Whether you choose a hundred packs of dominoes, a pint glass, or just the standard pool balls to pull off your pool trick shot, you’re bound to earn the respect of fellow pool players and anyone watching. Below are five of the best pool trick shot videos on Youtube that create an almost physics defying illusion by skilfully potting the balls in non-traditional ways.
“Trick shots, or artistic pool, is an entertaining and demanding discipline of pool, just like any other pool game. Casual observers are often fascinated by the poetic dancing of the balls and their magical disappearances into the pockets.” – trickshottim.com
This video shows an amazing pool trick where a pool player pots all the balls on four pool tables using a carefully laid out trail of dominoes and pool cue ‘bridges’ between tables. This is one of the most popular pool trick shot video on Youtube with over 6.8 million views!
This trick shot video by Inside Pool Mag shows a collection of great pool trick shots including masses, jump shots, stop watches and juggling.
This video shows a collection of amazing jump shots and masses.
This video from Inside Pool Mag shows Segal potting a ball on a full size pool table whilst chipping the ball onto a mini pool table and potting a miniature ball from a rebound.
This video from Inside Pool Mag shows a trick shot whereby the pool player chips the balls through a swinging pendulum triangle into the pots.
If you want to try some of these shots out yourself it is important to start off with the right equipment and resources to learn how.
Almost all professional pool players recommend practicing trick shots like the ones in the videos above on a Slate Bed Pool Table as these are heavily weighted, and stay perfectly flat, which is fundamental to pull off tricks that rely on such carefully planned precision.
There are many websites that have a large collection of pool trick shot learning resources such as 9ballpool.com and trickshottim.com
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