> before, and you want to get better, you need to travel to a pool hall
> where it's played and watch good players. It would take you years to
> learn shot selection and strategy on your own.
I like the Fels 'Friendly Four' strategy: works quite well and is simple
to describe: always try to hit one of the corner balls of the rack with
the cue ball. This will break up the rack in a good way and reduces the
chances of the cue ball staying glued to the rack after the shot. One
further thing I try to do is to leave about a half ball cut to pocket
the last ball: you don't need much force then, and the cut is still easy
enough so that you make it.
Would you like a little drink of apple-jack?