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Trick Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Trick Shot

Trick Shot is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

A trick shot is a type of billiard shot used in artistic pool that is intended to impress onlookers by the shooting player's skill level and knowledge of the table's angles and the ball's set up. Trick shot set up often involves the use and placement of items that are not normally part of a normal billiard game. Items such as bottles, cans, and spare cues are commonly used.

See: artistic pool, fantasy billiards, fantaisie classique for more on the meaning of "Trick Shot".

Trick Shot - Usage

Jimmy is the trick shot king. He jumped the cue ball over 4 bottles, then pocketed8 object balls in 4 pockets on the same shot.

Billiards - Trick Shot

  • Title: Trick Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 12/20/2007 9:50:04 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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