FAQFAQFrozen Balls in Pool and Billiards

... how to aim, detect fouls, and prevent fouls with pool shots involving balls frozen together.

Dr. Dave's answers to frequently-asked questions (FAQs), mostly from the BD CCB and AZB discussion forums

maintained for the book: The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards, the monthly "Illustrated Principles" instructional articles, and the instructional video series: Video Encyclopedias of Pool Shots (VEPS), Pool Practice (VEPP), and Eight Ball (VEEB), How to Aim Pool Shots (HAPS), and the Billiard University (BU)


For more information, see Disc IV of the Video Encyclopedia of Pool Shots


aiming systems

How do you aim frozen-ball billiard and carom shots?




When it is a foul to hit into the CB when it is frozen to an OB?

See frozen cue ball resource page.


position control

How can you control the position of the CB when it is frozen to an OB?




Do frozen balls throw more than non-frozen balls?

See throw.


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