Playing snooker is competitive , interesting and fun. And just like any other game hardwork and mastering its art is a must. So we can say , the greatest snooker players who managed to get to top ranks had to master the skill and perfected it to get there. Watching experts like Ronnie play snooker appears an easy thing to attempt. Until you pick the cue stick and make a try. To become an excellent player and pot as many balls as possible into the snooker requires practice and practice, a basic know-how of the rules and tips on how shooting is done. Once you master the above steps, potting that ball and beating your friends becomes a routine.
What it takes to potting the ball
Learn the rules
Snooking might seem an easy game, but without rules, the game is useless. The basic rules are easy to understand and you are advised to inquire from your friend right at the snooker place. Once you have the rule, try practicing it on the snooker table.
Take a necessary evaluation of your table.
This evaluation will lead you to a clear target ball. With your cue stick, find a clear path that the cue ball will follow to hit the target ball into the snooker hole. The target balls that are closer to the snooker holes are the easy targets that will award you many points. Taking a walk around the snooker aids you in locating easy targets. Using your dominant eye will assist you in lining up obvious shots. Easy targets give you easy scores.
Picking your target that is in a straight line and aiming is an easy and as you hit the cue ball, the ball hits the target into the cup. When the ball is not in a straight angle, use your stick to find an angle that can enable the shot hit the side of the snooker and thereafter hit the ball into the cup.
Position your body for the aim
Your body posture and standing position will matter a lot when it comes to shooting and scoring. When you want to aim, position your aiming hand and make a v shape with your fingers to create a bridge. The ball cue stick will find direction and balance from your hand. This will ensure your target ball is aimed at and the cue ball heads to the desired direction.
Position your legs in the best way possible so as to a have an easy time to push the cue ball. The cue stick should not touch the snooker board. Make a hit while aiming at your target ball. This call for a relaxed mind and confidence. When aiming at the opponents balls with the right posture; you will find as many target balls as possible and winning for you will be the easiest task.
To become a better snooker player and gain the confidence of putting the ball into the snooker cup needs training and following the basic rules. Confidence with the snooker table will make you relax. When you play snooker and score, the game becomes interesting. Scoring doesn’t need magic; instead, focus on your training and the basic rules. You will be a champion.
Snooker is a simple game but can get quite difficult with tough competitors. The real challenge while playing is not only the way you control your cue, or how you break, or your winning streaks but it is the way your mind develops a strategy for playing the game or how your brain responds in an under-pressure situation.