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High Karate - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of High Karate

High Karate is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

High karate is Danny diLiberto's term for strong forward spin on the cue ball, when it briefly becomes reverse spin after rebounding from a direct hit to one of the cushions. In one pocket, it can be used intentionally to hold position near a rail after a firm shot, and can also come in to play accidentally when using top spin on shots with the object ball near the cushion.

See: follow for more on the meaning of "High Karate".

High Karate - Usage

Lloyd went high karate on that cue ball but it ended up helping him out in the long run because it left it in a good position for his next shot.

Billiards - High Karate

  • Title: High Karate
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/16/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:22 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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