How does the 2-to-1 kick system work?

The system is described in “Improved 2-to-1 System” (BD, January, 2024) and “VEPS GEMS – Part VI: One-Rail Kicks” (BD, June, 2010). Here are good videos, covering the system in detail:

Here are additional videos, the last from Vol. IV of the Video Encyclopedia of Pool Shots (VEPS), with more explanations:

The following videos show various visual ways to apply the 2-to-1 system, the 2nd from Vol. III of the Billiard University (BU) Instructional video series:

The visual equal-distance mirror system is also based on the 2-to-1 system. The mirror kicking handout shows how to change the reference line based on shot speed.

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