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Dead Stroke - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Dead Stroke

Dead Stroke is a billiards term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.

Similar to playing on autopilot where a player is at peak playing level and is playing without any conscious effort or thought. Dead stroke is a sustained period of play where the specific player is in stroke. In simple terms, dead stroke is where a player is performing so flawlessly that he or she just cannot miss. To a player who is experiencing dead stroke, the game seems effortless.

See: shot, stroke, in stroke, catch a stroke, dead punch, free stroking for more on the meaning of "Dead Stroke".

Dead Stroke - Usage

Roger has been playing dead stroke since the start of the tournament, and shows no signs of slowing down.

Billiards - Dead Stroke

  • Title: Dead Stroke
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/10/2006
  • Last Updated: 12/26/2007 9:49:06 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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