How to Make the "Hand is Quicker than the Eye" Pool Shot

Learn how to make the "Hand is Quicker than the Eye" shot from pool trick shot champion Andy Segal in this Howcast video.

Transcript

"Hi. I'm Andy ""The Magic Man"" Segal. I'm here at Willow Billiard in Hoboken, New Jersey doing some trick shots and pool instruction. So if you're ready, let's get started.

So in Nine Ball, if you hit the one ball and make the nine, you win the game. In this situation here, I have the cue ball, the eight ball, and the nine ball all lined up for the corner pocket, but the one ball is in the way. It's about an eighth of an inch gap, and it's straight up and down the table. Now, the cue ball does not have a direct path into the eight ball, but what I'm going to try and do, is I'm going to try and hit the one, and have the eight ball then hit the nine ball and make the nine ball in the corner pocket, to win the game.

Did you see what happened? Do you want to see it in slow motion? Maybe that'll be better, and easier for you to see what exactly happened. Here's the shot in slow motion. That's why it's called ""Hand is Quicker than the Eye.""

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