How do you achieve good power draw?

First of all, make sure you follow all of the advice concerning good draw shot technique. Also, many important principles involving power draw can be found in the physics-based advice section. More general advice and video demonstrations can be found in the elbow drop and pendulum stroke section.

Here’s a good video demonstration from Vol. I of The Video Encyclopedia of Pool Shots:

For more information, see: “Draw Shot Physics – Part I: basics” (BD, April, 2009) and “How High or Low Should You Hit the Cue Ball?” (BD, September, 2011).

Here’s a video analysis of Corey Deuel’s famous power draw shot:

Here are some other good examples from pro players known for their exceptional draw shot technique and power:

Here’s a power-draw shot by Mike Massey, with a recreation (with no elbow drop) by Timothy “The Oyster” White:

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