Rotation – Game of the Month – April 2010

Rotation, as I bet you’ve already guessed, is one of a number of games where the balls must be played in order, starting with the 1 Ball and working your way to the highest numbered ball. It is the most difficult of these games because all 15 balls are used, making the table more crowded, […]

Two Rail Kicking Systems – Scott Rohleder

Before you master two rail kicking, make sure you read and study Scott’s previous kicking articles. And, of course, you can’t just read this stuff, you have to get out there and practice it until it’s second nature. One Rail Kicking Systems – Part 1 One Rail Kicking Systems – Part 2 System Sid – […]

System Sid – Part 2 – by Scott Rohleder

I want to finish discussing the system I described last time, System Sid, by going over some additional applications and extensions of the system. As a brief review, this system is a dead ball (no english) system that is easy to calculate and very useful for 1 rail, end rail first kicks. See the last […]

System Sid – Part 1 – by Scott Rohleder

The system I want to discuss for this article is usually referred to as System Sid. I learned this from a few billiard players, and also have seen it referred to in various publications. I believe it’s named after 3-cushion billiard player Sid Banner, although I’m not sure if he invented it or is credited […]

One Rail Kicking Systems – Part 2

This is a continuation of Scott Rohleder’s One Rail Kicking article. If you haven’t read part 1, you can get up to speed here. Parallel System This is a popular system and a practical one to use in a game – you will see quite a few top players using this method in competition when […]

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