Key shot - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Key shot
Key shot is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
The term key shot has several contexts within the cue sports realm.
A key shot is a shot that includes a key ball that is required to run out.
A key shot is any shot that helps the shooting player to obtain shape on the next ball which was previous in a very difficult playing position.
Alternatively, a key shot refers to the 14th object ball in a rack of straight pool that fosters easy position play on the 15th object ball when proper position is attained. This leads to an inter-game break shot, and thus, is a key shot.
See: key ball for more on the meaning of "Key shot".
Key shot - Usage
Be careful on this one Ross, it is a key shot, and we have a lot at stake on this billiard game.
Billiards - Key shot
- Title: Key shot
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/9/2008 7:55:37 PM
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