Let me see you JUMP JUMP!

Here are some of my favorite jump shots!

I learned to jump last summer at BCA Nationals. I always had an appreciation for them, but never understood the stroke. It was explained, watched, tried about a billion times until one day it clicked. I found just the right stroke for the jump shot. I taught Mikey how to jump in an afternoon at The Park. Everyone learns differently and at different speeds with different teachers, mentors, and friends. I had a multitude of players work with me on learning how to jump. Ryan actually showed me the floating bridge one night we were practicing in the garage.

I like the floating bridge. It gives me more mobility than the rail bridge and maybe it’s because I’m short, but I don’t feel like I get the height I need off the rail or felt. The trick is stabilizing your body specifically your bridge arm to hit the exact contact point.
Try to narrow down the wiggle north and south, not left or right. That at least puts me on the right line. I prefer the dart stroke and recently started working on short shaft jumps (even though they are not legal in most leagues or tournaments…never know if you might need it someday!)
I’ve seen some great shooters that love full cue jumps and overhand strokes.I’m sure there are benefits to all of the different techniques for jump shots, depending on the shot and shape you’re going for.

I ran into Marty Carey down at Players one night and he was kind enough to show off an amazing jump shot with his Marty Carey Q. His specialty jump cue is specifically for very close jump shots. The cue is super light (4-6 oz) and made out of carbon Fiber with solid wood core. By putting the wood core into the carbon fiber shaft, it reorients the structural strength of the shaft. Marty pulled off some great shots to show off the cue that night, and proved what a valuable weapon it can be in your arsenal!

Of all the players and shots I’ve seen, here are a few of my absolute favorites:

Rhino Lay from Golden Cue hit the best money shot bank jump.

Rhino showed me the “Machine Gun Jump”

I ran into Clinton Watts in Vegas at BCA. He sold me a ridiculously heavy jump cue that is the beginners dream. It literally takes no effort to make that ball fly. This is still one of my favorite Jump shots!

I met Bobby Ferry, who is a pro and reps for Kamui. He showed me this cool jump double bank.

The best jump shot I’ve ever pulled off in a tournament was captured by my opponent — none other than Vic the Magician!

Janes Jump Gallery

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#jeffclark #master of the #fancy shots.... #jumping like a #froggy #janesjumps #jumpoftheday 🐸 #piazzassportsbar πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈ
Great job NIKKIB for catching #eljefe in #action πŸ™ŒπŸ»

#jeffclark #master of the #fancy shots.... #jumping like a #froggy #janesjumps #jumpoftheday 🐸 #piazzassportsbar πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈ
Great job NIKKIB for catching #eljefe in #action πŸ™ŒπŸ»
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#baby #jump. #janesjumps #jumpinjackflash #hops #railbridge #girlsthatplaypool can we go back to #normal now? Day 75 of #quarantine2020

#baby #jump. #janesjumps #jumpinjackflash #hops #railbridge #girlsthatplaypool can we go back to #normal now? Day 75 of #quarantine2020 ...

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#janesjumps #froggy 
Last week I made a bunch of jumps... #inspired #jumpstyle 
#girlsthatplaypool #poolplayers #poolhalljunkies #poolgirl 
Is it #summer yet?! #quarantinelife #quarantine2020

#janesjumps #froggy
Last week I made a bunch of jumps... #inspired #jumpstyle
#girlsthatplaypool #poolplayers #poolhalljunkies #poolgirl
Is it #summer yet?! #quarantinelife #quarantine2020
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So good to get some #scotchdoubles in... @adjling came with it #jumpinglikeafroggy #janesjumps #jump #jumpoftheday #girlsthatplaypool #poolplayers πŸ’ƒπŸ»

So good to get some #scotchdoubles in... @adjling came with it #jumpinglikeafroggy #janesjumps #jump #jumpoftheday #girlsthatplaypool #poolplayers πŸ’ƒπŸ» ...

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@adjling at it again... sporting a #fabulous new #comfy and soft @americanhustlerclothing girls T-shirt.... and making a #badass #jumpshot #janesjumps #janesteam #adrianavega #girlsthatplaypool #poolplayers #damnright

@adjling at it again... sporting a #fabulous new #comfy and soft @americanhustlerclothing girls T-shirt.... and making a #badass #jumpshot #janesjumps #janesteam #adrianavega #girlsthatplaypool #poolplayers #damnright ...

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Huge #shoutout to @omaralshahen #omaralshahen for an #amazing performance at the #derbycity #tournament this week! Still in the running for #masterofthetable and runner up in #banks. #waytogo #champion #poolplayers #travelling #poolpro #keepgrindin πŸ€‘
#janesjumps #thatshowitsdone

Huge #shoutout to @omaralshahen #omaralshahen for an #amazing performance at the #derbycity #tournament this week! Still in the running for #masterofthetable and runner up in #banks. #waytogo #champion #poolplayers #travelling #poolpro #keepgrindin πŸ€‘
#janesjumps #thatshowitsdone
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@omaralshahen #omaralshahen was a great #scotchdoubles partner. It’s not everyday you get to #play with a #Kuwaiti #champion. #feltbilliards #shenanigans watch out for this guy... he’s on tour and showing #nomercy. ☠️
#poolplayers #janesjumps

@omaralshahen #omaralshahen was a great #scotchdoubles partner. It’s not everyday you get to #play with a #Kuwaiti #champion. #feltbilliards #shenanigans watch out for this guy... he’s on tour and showing #nomercy. ☠️
#poolplayers #janesjumps
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#janesjumps #jumpshot #girlsthatplaypool #eightball #ftw #floatingbridge #poolplayers #hops 🎱#noscratch #janeshighlights #nailedit #jumpinjane πŸ’ƒπŸ»

#janesjumps #jumpshot #girlsthatplaypool #eightball #ftw #floatingbridge #poolplayers #hops 🎱#noscratch #janeshighlights #nailedit #jumpinjane πŸ’ƒπŸ» ...

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One of my very favorite moments from yesterday’s #scotchdoubles tournament. @matt_sac_4203 killed this #jump to get me #shape on the 12.  #impressive length, #accuracy and #control. #underpressure is when you need to #shine. #giveitallyougot #mypartnerisbetterthanyours #killinit #gottagoforit we were #hillhill for the #hotseat and this is what #heart looks like. You gotta #believe and take that #chance. 
#wewon did get to the #hotseat and managed to win the tournament. It was a #grind and a #superfun day #bcssportspub. #stillglowing #adrenaline #janesjumps #poolplayers #eightball #jackandjill

One of my very favorite moments from yesterday’s #scotchdoubles tournament. @matt_sac_4203 killed this #jump to get me #shape on the 12. #impressive length, #accuracy and #control. #underpressure is when you need to #shine. #giveitallyougot #mypartnerisbetterthanyours #killinit #gottagoforit we were #hillhill for the #hotseat and this is what #heart looks like. You gotta #believe and take that #chance.
#wewon did get to the #hotseat and managed to win the tournament. It was a #grind and a #superfun day #bcssportspub. #stillglowing #adrenaline #janesjumps #poolplayers #eightball #jackandjill
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#robfromthewreckroom came at us with a #sweet #jump on the #eightball #ftw at yesterday’s #scotchdoubles tournament at #kiwis. #janesjumps #wreckroom #denverpoolplayers #poolplayers #8ball #teamsport #froggy #lineditup and #nailedit πŸ€‘ #superbowlsunday #goodluck and #gododgers!! I love #baseball! 🎱

#robfromthewreckroom came at us with a #sweet #jump on the #eightball #ftw at yesterday’s #scotchdoubles tournament at #kiwis. #janesjumps #wreckroom #denverpoolplayers #poolplayers #8ball #teamsport #froggy #lineditup and #nailedit πŸ€‘ #superbowlsunday #goodluck and #gododgers!! I love #baseball! 🎱 ...

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#loveme some @lil_miss_stoney #raeevans #sandiegopoolplayers #oncuebilliards #girlsthatplaypool #janesjumps β€œIt’s not everyday I get to #pickup THE #janechalks at the #airport” πŸ˜ΉπŸ‘―πŸ€‘ #alllegs #babygiraffe πŸ’ƒ

#loveme some @lil_miss_stoney #raeevans #sandiegopoolplayers #oncuebilliards #girlsthatplaypool #janesjumps β€œIt’s not everyday I get to #pickup THE #janechalks at the #airport” πŸ˜ΉπŸ‘―πŸ€‘ #alllegs #babygiraffe πŸ’ƒ ...

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#RHINOLAY @poker2870 #jumpmaster #jumpbank #moneyshot πŸ€‘ #werenotworthy #janesjumps #awesome #instagood #accurate and #deadly 🦏 #socalpoolplayers #poolplayers #nineball #9ball #strong πŸ’ͺ🏻 #badass

#RHINOLAY @poker2870 #jumpmaster #jumpbank #moneyshot πŸ€‘ #werenotworthy #janesjumps #awesome #instagood #accurate and #deadly 🦏 #socalpoolplayers #poolplayers #nineball #9ball #strong πŸ’ͺ🏻 #badass ...

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#gregkingsbury #killinit at #milehighbilliards #vnealeague. This was a #positively #awesome #jumpshot with #right to setup for the #eightball #perfectly. #perfectshape #goals #crispy #beastmode #sofreshandsoclean #imafan #diamonds πŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’Ž #thirstythursday #prefriday #aaa #poolplayers #eightball #8ball #getout and #getsome. #denverpoolplayers #sniper #strike #janesjumps #winteriscoming #fridayeve @gbkmhb

#gregkingsbury #killinit at #milehighbilliards #vnealeague. This was a #positively #awesome #jumpshot with #right to setup for the #eightball #perfectly. #perfectshape #goals #crispy #beastmode #sofreshandsoclean #imafan #diamonds πŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’Ž #thirstythursday #prefriday #aaa #poolplayers #eightball #8ball #getout and #getsome. #denverpoolplayers #sniper #strike #janesjumps #winteriscoming #fridayeve @gbkmhb ...

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Jump shot! #Repost janechalks (get_repost)
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When they say you can't, show em their limits are not your limits. #janesjumps #jewcito jewcito #jameshanshewjumpcue #purpleheart #bca #vegas #nationals #latenightshenanigans #nineball #popit #overhandstroke #perfect

Jump shot! #Repost janechalks (get_repost)
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When they say you can't, show em their limits are not your limits. #janesjumps #jewcito jewcito #jameshanshewjumpcue #purpleheart #bca #vegas #nationals #latenightshenanigans #nineball #popit #overhandstroke #perfect
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#messinaround with #stevechan at #milehighbilliards. #jumpjump #nineball #janesjumps #perfect #bestshot I've seen in a while. #poolplayers #denver #colorado #shenanigans #highaltitude #levelup #longhairdontcare #poolninja #skills #americanninjawarrior @stevechan1873

#messinaround with #stevechan at #milehighbilliards. #jumpjump #nineball #janesjumps #perfect #bestshot I've seen in a while. #poolplayers #denver #colorado #shenanigans #highaltitude #levelup #longhairdontcare #poolninja #skills #americanninjawarrior @stevechan1873 ...

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#warrenkiamco took second at the #usopen @griffslasvegas tonight... great #jumpshot #nailedit #beastmode #pros #poolplayers #janesjumps #pressure #pickeditoff #shape #hesout #finals
One of many great #shots to come this week! #bca #vegas #griffslasvegas Warren is fresh off  the #westcoastswing #nineball #win at California Billiards last week. #champions doing what #champs do. #inspiring #motivation #getsum

#warrenkiamco took second at the #usopen @griffslasvegas tonight... great #jumpshot #nailedit #beastmode #pros #poolplayers #janesjumps #pressure #pickeditoff #shape #hesout #finals
One of many great #shots to come this week! #bca #vegas #griffslasvegas Warren is fresh off the #westcoastswing #nineball #win at California Billiards last week. #champions doing what #champs do. #inspiring #motivation #getsum
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#repost from janechalks
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#janesjumps #recovery shot off the #break with #shape on the two. #nineball #cantwait for #league tonight. Too bad #apaleagues doesn't allow jumpshots. #showinoff #mybestside #nohat πŸ™€
#girlsthatplaypool #floatingbridge #dartstroke #readyaimfire πŸ”₯ #RTM #rightthisminute

#repost from janechalks
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#janesjumps #recovery shot off the #break with #shape on the two. #nineball #cantwait for #league tonight. Too bad #apaleagues doesn't allow jumpshots. #showinoff #mybestside #nohat πŸ™€
#girlsthatplaypool #floatingbridge #dartstroke #readyaimfire πŸ”₯ #RTM #rightthisminute
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Had some #fun at #ButerasBilliards after the Sal vs Rodney match with @thewaterdragon and @mikey_miscues on the 9ft #diamonds πŸ’Ž #janesjumps #froggy  #floatingbridge #dart #stroke #funandgames what a great night. Got to see two of my favorite #poolpros and #play with a couple of my favorite #poolplayers. Can't wait for #vegas next week! Wish me #luck! πŸ€ Butera's is one of the most beautiful #poolhalls in #socal ... if you're ever in the area it's worth the drive. Great #atmosphere  great players and #fantastic equipment - the tables play like a #dream. πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°

Had some #fun at #ButerasBilliards after the Sal vs Rodney match with @thewaterdragon and @mikey_miscues on the 9ft #diamonds πŸ’Ž #janesjumps #froggy #floatingbridge #dart #stroke #funandgames what a great night. Got to see two of my favorite #poolpros and #play with a couple of my favorite #poolplayers. Can't wait for #vegas next week! Wish me #luck! πŸ€ Butera's is one of the most beautiful #poolhalls in #socal ... if you're ever in the area it's worth the drive. Great #atmosphere great players and #fantastic equipment - the tables play like a #dream. πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’° ...

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Congrats to #tonychohan #trex #gametight for #winning #thebigone for #ahundredgrand πŸ€‘ some #amazing shots - I don't usually watch #onepocket but most games don't look like this. @povpool did a #fantastic job with the four day coverage of the event at #cabilliards. #impressive #creative #aggressive #poolplayers #pros #levelup #janesjumps 
#Repost @chrisasaurous (@get_repost)
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Probably the best one pocket shot I've ever seen in the history of ever by T-Rex

Congrats to #tonychohan #trex #gametight for #winning #thebigone for #ahundredgrand πŸ€‘ some #amazing shots - I don't usually watch #onepocket but most games don't look like this. @povpool did a #fantastic job with the four day coverage of the event at #cabilliards. #impressive #creative #aggressive #poolplayers #pros #levelup #janesjumps
#Repost @chrisasaurous (@get_repost)
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Probably the best one pocket shot I've ever seen in the history of ever by T-Rex
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Three little #jumps. #oneset #easyas123 and yes, I know you can't see the last one well.... but #believe that it was so #freshandsoclean or I wouldn't have done the #happydance afterwards 😹
I also know #jumps aren't #high percentage shots for some people, but the more you #practice the easier they get and the more #control you have over it - even though the #cueball leaves the table. It isn't for everyone tho .... but I #love them ❀️
#happinessis #passion #lovewhatyoudo #threelittlebirds #poolplayers #nineball #quickset πŸ€‘ #janesjumps #floatingbridge

Three little #jumps. #oneset #easyas123 and yes, I know you can't see the last one well.... but #believe that it was so #freshandsoclean or I wouldn't have done the #happydance afterwards 😹
I also know #jumps aren't #high percentage shots for some people, but the more you #practice the easier they get and the more #control you have over it - even though the #cueball leaves the table. It isn't for everyone tho .... but I #love them ❀️
#happinessis #passion #lovewhatyoudo #threelittlebirds #poolplayers #nineball #quickset πŸ€‘ #janesjumps #floatingbridge
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