How to Make the 8-Ball on the Break

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Angle Of Attack

Making the 8-ball on a break doesn't happen often and does involve a good bit of luck but with the right approach and technique you can increase your odds. If you play often, with this technique, eventually your bound to win a match right off the break by sinking the 8-ball in on a break.

JP shows how aiming for the center of the rack can cause the 8 ball to stay in place. When approached at the proper angle the energy transfer through the rack causes the balls to spread more and allows the 8-ball to travel around the table more which increases your changes of pocketing more balls and possibly the 8-ball.