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Oval Stroke: why use it?


Oval Stroke: why use it?

Why do some players (particularly the Filipino players: Efren Reyes and Bustamante) have such an oval stroke and not very straight (like snooker players). I would assume this is just to give them some flexibility in the feel of their stroke so they are comfortable when using english, but I feel like there must be more to it? It even appears that the cue is often swinging sideways before they hit the ball--which can't help in accuracy--but they still play so well. What is this about?

Oval Stroke: why use it?

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  1. forestMonsieurX on 1/5/2010 6:11:50 AM

    You get a better feel of the cue's weight and the power you can or want to deliver... But it is definitely not recommended for beginners or non-advanced players - it's too easy to induce an error. Lots of players find their perfect stroke and stick with it despite them looking awkward...

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Oval Stroke: why use it?

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  • Published: 9/8/2009 1:00:17 AM