KNR 108 Billards
Terms in this set (34)
The ball placed at the top of the triangle?
When a conventional open bridge V is formed:
By pressing thumb against forefinger
Stance when shooting should be _________.
Balance and Comfortable
Does evaluating the cue stick add accuracy in the shot?
In cut throat if you do not contact the opponents ball first it is a ______?
In 9 ball do you have to pocket all other balls before the 9 ball?
_________ added to the cue ball will affect the path of a contacting object ball.
How can a "Rail Bridge" be formed?
By placing the cue stick on the rail and aligning the stick with the thumb and first 2 fingers
When establishing an accurate object ball contact point, what should you do first?
Draw an imaginary line between the center of the object ball and the center of the pocket.
To make the cue ball follow after striking an object ball, what should you do?
The cue should be contacted above center with a parallel stroke.
If the player wants the cue ball to draw immediately after it strikes the object ball. How should the cue ball be contacted?
The cue ball should be contacted below center with a parallel stroke
What is the game that has a point value described to each ball?
What is the primary function of a bridge?
To provide the most stable support
What is the direct result of striking the cue ball slightly to the right of center?
In the game of cut throat with 3 people, how many balls is each individual responsible for?
How do all games in billiards begin?
With a break
What is the purpose of a mechanical bridge in billiards?
Is to execute shots beyond the players reach.
What is the strategy that is used for stop shots?
Striking the cue ball in the center
What is a method that determines who breaks first?
During a set up, you must:
1. Comfortable stances
2. Head and chin position directly over the cue stick
3. Bridge position 6 to 8 inches from the cue ball
In 8 ball, what is the procedure if you call the middle right pocket for the eight ball and you pocket it in corner pocket?
In the game of 8 ball what is required so that the ball is considered to be a legal shot?
The cue ball must contact one of the shooters own group ball
In the game of 8 ball what happens to all illegally pocketed balls?
They balls remain pocketed
In the game of cut throat the player whose group balls have been eliminated may gain reentrance into the game if the cue ball:
1. Jumps off the table
2. It is a foul and any pocketed balls are spotted
2. More than one ball must be re-spotted
In the game of cut throat where are the balls 1, 6 and 11 racked?
In the corners of the triangle
In a standard game of 8 ball, how may balls are in the rack?
Which game does the legal shot constitutes contacting an opponents group ball first?
Legal break in 8 ball?
1 must drive 4 number balls to the rail or pocket a ball
What is the maximum point value possible in a game of rotation with 2 people?
A push out in 9 ball is available after break, must be declared as such:
1. In rotation ball
2. Should be racked
In rotation the balls should be racked accordingly,
1 ball in foot spot
2 ball in right corner
3 ball in left corner
15 ball in center
What is the part of the cue stick that is held with the dominate hand when making a shot called?
Why is the strategy in 9 ball is somewhat easier than other games?
The table dictates your next shot
In order to play billiards with proper etiquette, you should avoid sharping. What is sharping?
1. Making nosies when your opponent is shooting
2. Moving around in your opponents line of site
3. Dropping cue stick on the floor