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Pool Game Distractions: How To Deal With Them

Pool Game Distractions: How To Deal With Them

Sometimes when you play your game of pool, you may find yourself getting distracted. You have to understand that pool is a mental game. You need your mental strength to succeed more than anything else, apart from skills and consistency. Still, you must know about how to counter these distractions. Most of it will be using your mind alone.

Why should you know about handling distractions? Well, distractions can cause you to miss on your shots.

Experience

Beginners often have difficulty from the nearby smoking players or the noises that they make. If you are used to playing in public pool halls that are noisy, you would have learned to focus on your game instead of getting distracted by tiny distractions.

Focus

You require an extreme focus of a certain level for this. Usually, in a state of deep concentration, your brain only focuses on the pool game and nothing else.

Verbal and physical distractions from other players

You can counter this by remaining deep in your thoughts on winning the game. This is done by keeping your cool. If you let the others get into your head, you are most likely affected. Don’t let it affect you at the first place.

If it happens just right before you shoot

You can simply stop the shot and repeat your shooting procedure (getting into your stance, moving the cue back and forth and finally shooting). Remember that you have all the rights in the world to step back and take a deep breath or rest. After all, you are being distracted.

Pool Game Distractions: How To Deal With Them

  • Title: Pool Game Distractions: How To Deal With Them
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/2/2019 6:32:02 PM
  • Last Updated: 4/2/2019 6:34:19 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Pool Game Distractions: How To Deal With Them

The Pool Game Distractions: How To Deal With Them article belongs to the The Mental Aspects of Billiards and Pool category. Pool playing tips to help you master the mental aspects of pool and billiards.

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