Dr. Dave demonstrates 8-ball break “cheat codes” including pattern racking, the 2nd-ball break, ball gap effects, and how to read a rack. Useful breaking strategy advice is also covered.

0:00 – Intro
0:27 – Pattern Racking
1:52 – 2nd-Ball Break
3:23 – Ball Gap Effects
5:58 – Tight Rack
6:19 – Standard Power Break
7:33 – Wrap Up

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– “Dr. Dave 8-Ball RUN-OUTS and BREAK ADVICE” video:
– “8-BALL 2nd-Ball Break Strategy … How to POCKET THE 8 ON THE BREAK” video:
– “Best Pool BREAK SHOTS of All Time in 9-ball, 10-ball, and 8-ball”video:

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