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A Plain Vanilla Draw
Self discipline is a necessity for all draw shots. Make sure you keep your bridge hand on table a couple moments after cue impacts cue ball. Very often, we try to get bridge hand out of path of returning cue ball and in our hast to do this we fail to commit to a crisp stroke and as a result, end up with a stop shot.
Remember also, you want to set up your bridge so you can achieve a low hit on cue ball. You do this by using an open bridge and extend bridge hand fingers out towards cue ball.
Here's an interesting "twist" with an old friend, "ghost ball". Visualize a ball two inches beyond object ball and imagine your cue tip going through object ball to this imaginary ball. This will help you deliver a nice reverse spin.
Get your draw shot attempt out of your mind. You need to be completely relaxed. If you are thinking about your draw, you will have problems.
You need to loosen up on all shots, but particularly draw shot. You must turn brain off when you are shooting. Your efforts should be automatic.
“Use The Force Luke, Use The Force!”
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