Learn to Play Eight Ball – Striking the Ball
• As the surface of the Ball is round, the tip can only strike a certain area of the ball (as shown by the inner dotted line of Diagram “A” and side view of Diagram “B”).
• Your tip should be slightly dome shaped, which is attained by sandpapering.
• For true and accurate cueing, the Cue ball should be struck slightly below centre on the horizontal axis and dead centre o
n the vertical axis (see Diagram “C”).