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Category Archives: Snooker
A snooker player’s bridge hand has limits and when these are reached, some form of artificial bridge/rest/spider is required to extend the player’s range, elevation or angle in order to continue with the shot. The problem with these artificial bridges/rests is that they take the player away from close contact with the cue ball and a fair amount of ‘touch’ or control can be lost due to the distance i.e. the length (and weight) of the rest/spider handle.
My idea to help overcome the loss of control caused by the use of rests is to simply remove the ‘business end’ of rests and provide them as an attachment/glove that can be used/worn directly on the player’s bridge hand. Continue reading
Snooker Ball Kicks and Bad Contacts – a Possible Solution
Sometimes the object ball jumps into the air a few millimetres, sometimes the pace is taken out of the cue ball, and sometimes, the object ball goes off at an unintended angle. Also, I notice that my friends seem to get a lot of kicks just prior to missing easy shots 😉 This aspect of the phenomenon may also be worthy of further scientific investigation. Continue reading