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Backcut - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Backcut

Backcut is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

The backcut shot is a type of billiard shot is also called a reverse cut.

A backcut shot is when a ball is shot from inside it's natural angle.

You can apply a backcut to a natural shot or a bank shot, although a backcut on a bank shot is the easiest to understand.

You can execute a backcut shot by imagining a "V" opening up back toward you from the object ball. Any time the ball rebounds within that "V" you have backcut that ball.

Backcut definition in billiards

See: back cut for more on the meaning of "Backcut".

Backcut - Usage

Try to execute a backcut billiard shot. It is your only hope in that current situation.

Billiards - Backcut

  • Title: Backcut
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 6/3/2008 7:54:05 PM
  • Last Updated: 10/23/2016 3:24:28 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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