Pool trick shot pro Florian “Venom Trickshots” Kohler recently smashed six Guinness World Records titles at the Gorilla Café snooker hall in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Now the 28-year-old Frenchman is back to share his top tips on how to become a record-breaking billiard expert.
Florian is a master of jump trick shots, holding records for Most pool balls potted into the middle pocket over an obstacle in one minute (70), Highest jump pot of a billiard ball (34 cm) and Fastest time to jump pot 15 pool balls on a US table (6.78 sec).
How does he do it? His advice includes using a specialist jump cue and using an open bridge hand position.
Find out how to execute the perfect jump shot in the tutorial video below:
Once you’ve perfected jump shots, why not move on to practising the Longest duration to spin a billiard ball?
Florian holds the current record after managing to keep a ball rotating for a dizzying 23.53 seconds.
His tips for this trick include hitting as close to the side of the ball as possible and using a lot of follow through:
For more mesmerising examples of Florian's trick shot skills, head to his YouTube channel, and for more incredible sports videos, check out Whistle Sports' channel.