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Cutthroat Billiards Distraction Technique

Cutthroat Billiards Distraction Technique

Since cutthroat billiards is played with three people, you can "work on" that third player when they are not at the table. You can point out to them their easily sinkable balls owned by the third player to create a sense of nervousness. As you are doing this, you are, at the same time, breaking their attention and sight from your own balls. This breaks concentration and creates a sense of nervousness in that player, which can work to your advantage. Some writers on this game contend that you should make the loser pay for the beer

Cutthroat Billiards Distraction Technique

Replies & Comments

  1. RossGinger on 5/19/2006 7:57:55 AM

    nice one, we'll all become billiard experts/social engineers!

  2. RossRoss on 5/22/2007 11:31:47 PM

    Yes, it is interesting that defensive play depends a lot on diversion from an area you don't want your opponent to notice. Its almost like a visualization/mind game more than it is of billiard skill. Needless to say, this technique usually works only on beginners or inexperienced billiard players.

  3. Rosskellystick on 7/27/2007 1:13:42 PM

    Hate to say it but if you let your opponent distract you from looking at the entire table before shooting every shot then you are not focusing at all. The table is not really that big and if you focus on just one area, geeze...

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Cutthroat Billiards Distraction Technique

  • Title: Cutthroat Billiards Distraction Technique
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  • Published: 5/17/2006 8:55:29 AM
  • Last Updated: 5/17/2006 8:51:49 PM
  • Last Updated By: Ross