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Free Stroking - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Free Stroking

Free Stroking is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Free stroking is a term that has a few different meanings as related to cue sports. Free stroking may refer to the act of a shooting player to be in stroke so well that he or she is just quickly shooting without regard to position play, yet is still pocketing well. Free stroking can also refer o the carefree and loose play, whether or not the player is successful. A player is said to be free stroking when they are playing at a very high level as such that they can more or less execute shots in a carefree or lackadaisical manner and still pocket them successfully. Free stroking players exhibit a relaxed aura, and are generally playing stress free. Essentially, the term free stroking has the same meaning as dead stroke.

See: in stroke, catch a stroke, dead punch, dead stroke, free wheeling for more on the meaning of "Free Stroking".

Free Stroking - Usage

You've been free stroking all game. You are going to have to be more careful because although you are still in the lead, Tim is catching up. What a show off. Look at her just free stroking like its nothing.

Billiards - Free Stroking

  • Title: Free Stroking
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/11/2008 5:39:36 AM

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