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Billiard Strategy

Billiard Strategy

I need some help with billiard strategy. I don't have a game winning strategy and I have no idea how to go about creating one. Any advice?

Billiard Strategy

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  1. Gingerbilliardsforum on 10/3/2006 9:10:20 PM


    Strategy is your overall approach to billiards. This is true whether you play in weekly matches, leagues or tournaments. You'll have to be a little more specific with what you want to accomplish.

  2. Gingeraspin on 10/3/2006 9:14:05 PM

    You are definitely going to need to be more specific as to what you feel your weaknesses in billiards are, as well as your strengths. You can then build a strategy around that. For example, if you are weak offensively, you may develop a billiard strategy around safety play.

  3. GingerGinger on 10/3/2006 9:16:35 PM

    Thanks for the replies.

    It is not that I am weak in a specific area or that I have a specific billiard strategy in mind. My problem is that when I approach the table, I seem to have no "plan of action" which in itself makes me nervous or uneasy. We all know that these states of being are not conducive to playing a good billiard game!

  4. Gingerbilliardsforum on 10/3/2006 9:22:46 PM


    A good strategy consists of several tactics such as Safety Play, offensive play, the break, bank shots, running a table, knowing your opponent, and pattern play.

    Simply knowing your weaknesses and strengths in each of these areas all areas of billiards will help you to better assess the table as you approach for your inning. So, let me summarize this thread for you:

    • when your inning starts, calmly assess the table, and the layout of the balls.
    • Consider your opponents weaknesses and strengths.
    • Think of strategy as your overall approach
    • Don't discount the power of a good safety play.

    I'm sure that others can add more, but hopefully this should give you a decent idea.

  5. GingerGinger on 10/4/2006 6:42:01 PM

    Thanks for the replies everyone. This definitely helps!

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Billiard Strategy

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  • Published: 10/3/2006 4:44:05 PM