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11 12, 2011

SCORE YOUR DARN HAMMER FOR CRYING OUT LOUD

2016-12-11T15:30:59+00:00 December 11th, 2011|Hammer|0 Comments

How many times have you said that under your breath when your partner has chased a block, how many times have you said it to yourself! If you want to see the proper use of the hammer, go watch Glen Peltier and his partner play. Unless game point is on the board, he’ll score his [...]

11 12, 2011

TO WIN YOU JUST HAVE TO BE AHEAD!

2016-12-11T15:31:05+00:00 December 11th, 2011|Frame Games|0 Comments

In a frame game you just have to have the lead when the frames run out! Let’s look at a situation from a recent game. You have the hammer from the foot, you lead 25-19 and it’s the last frame. You stick and the opponent shoots you for the kitchen rolling himself a corner 8 [...]

11 12, 2011

HOW DO YOU USE YOUR PRACTICE SHOTS

2016-12-11T15:31:25+00:00 December 11th, 2011|Practice Shots|0 Comments

You have to have a plan! I start practice off by sliding a disc with the non shooting end of the cue back and forth across the shooting box, both my side and the opponents side. Players are surprised to find out they can feel if a corner is turned up or down or there’s [...]

11 12, 2011

YOU’RE ABOUT TO LOSE! WHAT DO YOU DO?

2016-12-11T11:21:03+00:00 December 11th, 2011|General Tips|0 Comments

You’re opponent is about to win, but you have one shot left and a clear board. What do you do? Almost everyone will say shoot a high 10; a few will say a high 8. Wrong, get the block on the board, the other guy is nervous, he’s trying hard, often he will roll off [...]