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    Quote Originally Posted by kflps View Post
    i'm kinda confused now because you said alignment isn't the problem if i can't even feather straight.maybe when you say 'alignment' you mean something different.
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    i'm not sure why they don't work for you,they open normally when i click on them.what does it say when you click on the links?i've listed them as public because i had them on private maybe that is causing the problem
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    Quote Originally Posted by kflps View Post
    i'm not sure why they don't work for you,they open normally when i click on them.what does it say when you click on the links?i've listed them as public because i had them on private maybe that is causing the problem

    that was the problem
    all videos showing now.
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    Try and get the Camera in a direct line with the cue ball and object ball for a straight pot. When you first get down your cue should be in a straight line through the middle of the balls and pocket. If your not in perfect line then you will cue across to correct this initial error. I would also suggest staying down after the shot longer to feel where your grip finishes at the chest. You can practice along the baulk line without a cue ball and find where your grip should finish on the shot completion. You can then aim to replicate that on every shot. I hope that helps a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pottr View Post
    Get down for a shot with your feet pointing out... Then address the white...

    Keeping your chin on the cue and the tip to the ball, move your elbow off the line of the shot.

    You'll find you could pull your cue off line to a point where you can miss the white ball entirely (not that you'd want to)


    Now... stand square on to the shot with your feet facing forward and try to do the same thing...


    You'll find you can't move the tip of the white ball away from the white entirely (even if you wanted to)


    The fact that changing your stance slightly can reduce the margin of error so greatly, shows that it is a very important fundamental and should not be ignored.

    Pure mechanics. But remember, the right technique is the one that produces the right result and can be repeated. There is no 'one size fits all' cue action.
    A mate of mine has his both feet pointing outwards and he's knocking 130+ in for fun

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    Personally I don't put much attention into the stance. As long as you are comfortable, have got your body down to the cue and you can play without your cueing being impeded by your hip or other body part then I don't see too much of an issue. I would say try and stand in the same or similar position on every shot for consistancy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GavinYorkSnookerCoach View Post
    Personally I don't put much attention into the stance. As long as you are comfortable, have got your body down to the cue and you can play without your cueing being impeded by your hip or other body part then I don't see too much of an issue. I would say try and stand in the same or similar position on every shot for consistancy.
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