Trick Shot | Double Jump Shot
This shot is a double jump. There are two lines of dominos on the table, but you can substitute pool balls. Jumping over the first line is easy. The second line is the hard part. You need to get the cue ball as high as possible so it will bounce over the second line.
Setup the Trick Shot
Place a row of dominos (or balls) from the 2nd diamond to midway across the table to the corner pocket on each end. Place an object ball in pocket 'F'. Place the cue ball near pocket 'A'.
How to Jump the Cue Ball
To get the cue ball high enough, elevate the cue stick higher than normal. You also need to get the distance, so you can't elevate too much. You need to find the middle ground where the cue ball jumps high enough to bounce over the second line of balls, and far enough so that when the cue ball bounces, it doesn't come down again until it has cleared the second line of dominos (or balls).
You can also shorten this shot and shoot it across the short width of the table. For that you will need to elevate more to get more height and less distance. This shot will take some practice in adjusting the elevation of the cue.
As with anything, Trick Shots take practice. Keep practicing the shot to get the feel of exactly how high to jump the cue ball and make the shot!
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