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Stealth Bomber Edition (7/17/12)
One of the great things about being friends with a guy who spent 20 years in the US Air Force is that I get to hear little pieces of trivia and factoids about airplanes and stuff. One of those interesting tidbits? 22 years ago today (July 17th 1989) was the first flight of the Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber.
And what does this have to do with pool you ask? Well, there just happens to be a very unique line of pool cues that bears the name Stealth. You know how much I love to tie these fun facts to my weekly sales pitches, so this week we'll be talking all about Stealth cues and their patented Dooley handle technology.
As always, putting up with these emails does have its rewards. This week, you'll be rewarded with another article from Jennifer Barretta. This week she'll be talking about playing the percentages. And away we go!
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Jennifer Barretta - Playing the Percentages
A phrase that is often heard in the pool world is that you have to play the percentages. What is often left out is what that means. At face value, of course that means that you should take the shot that you are most likely to execute, but how do you know which one that is? After years of playing and competing I can probably give you a little insight into what should go into your decision making process so you can play your own percentages and choose the shot that will give you the best chance for success.
So how do you figure out your percentages? You could set up all sorts of shots 10 times and keep notes on how many times you make it, but I doubt this would be helpful. Pressure and how you feel from day to day will affect your success rate. A simpler way to know your percentage is to feel it ...keep reading