Monthly Archives: August 2017

Particularly for players below regular 40 break standard, and often for players up to 100 break standard, the most common misdiagnosis I see is to do with aiming. Usually, your problem is still that your CUEING is clouding how good or bad you are at aiming. So, my point is, is that YOU HAVE NO…

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Of all the things that frustrate my clients, it is playing against opponents who are overly cautious / negative (or actively spoil the position of the balls!), and slow around the table. Often in practice, this happens between club players who are scared of losing to each other. So, they can tend to go into…

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Going from making a few fifty breaks one night on the snooker table to making not even twenty breaks the next night can be a very frustrating experience for a keen player. This situation usually comes down to seven things: Getting out of ruts Self diagnosis & self prescription Consistency Psychology Acceptance Use playing badly…

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A player in The Snooker Gym Community on Facebook asked: Should you risk playing poorly on a bad table? Or stick to a good table (the one you practice on the most) and play well??? My answer was that learning to adapt to different tables is a vital skill. So, because ‘a lesson in life…

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