What is the best technique to use with a mechanical bridge?

See Section 2.03 in The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards and the following videos:

To see pros using these and other creative bridges during actual matches, see the links in the YouTube video description.

For some other creative bridging and stroking options from snooker, see:

The mechanical bridge can also be used for breaking if it helps you get a more stable support at the bridge height you want, like Corey Deuel in this 10-ball break example.

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