What are progressive practice drills?

Progressive practice is an approach to drills where the difficulty level matches the players ability. The drill also results in a rating score that can be tracked over time to monitor improvement. More info can be found in “VEPP – Part II: Progressive Practice, and Draw Drills,” (BD, May, 2012), in Bob Jewett’s handout, and in Mike Pages’s video.

Here’s an example progressive-practice drill from Vol. I of the Video Encyclopedia of Pool Practice (VEPP):

and here are some fun draw shot challenge drills from the same instructional video:

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