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Follow

Follow is nothing but forward motion on the cue ball after contact with the object ball. Imagine a straight forward blue from near the pink spot with a loose red in the baulk area. You will have to hit the cue ball with low to medium speed and high to medium amount of follow to …

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Stun

This is one of the most important techniques to master because of the way the cue ball travels afterwards. Let me explain. The cue ball will travel in a line perpendicular to the line which joins the object ball (OB) and the pocket, after successfully executing a stun shot. Look at the following images to …

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Backspin

Screw back or backspin arises on the cue-ball (CB) after it contacts the object (OB) and when it is hit anywhere between the center of the cue ball and the extreme bottom non miscue-able point on it. How much backspin it undergoes, depends on how much  the cue ball is hit below center along with …

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Snooker Basics

Snooker basics, a revised and complete article. Snooker is a game of strategy and expertise where in every shot, the player tries to pot a colored object ball with a white colored cue-ball using a cue-stick as the striking force generating device. If you have ever played a game of snooker, you must have realized …

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