To start with the setup, I place the cue ball one balls width away from the cushion in the center of the table
I freeze two balls to the cue ball, each aligned at about 1-1/4 diamond up from the corner pockets. In this picture, I have placed chalk cubes on the diamonds to give you a better reference .
The following two balls in the cluster are placed with a small gap as you can see in the first picture. Figure 3 shows that I align them with the short rail point of the corner pocket, indicated by the chalk cube in the distance. This will, as usual, depend on your equipment. You may have to move it further on to the short rail if these balls end up hitting the long rail first.
As for stroking this shot, just hit straight through the cue ball and make it go straight down the table. If you get unlucky, the cue ball may carom off the two ball kiss/combo and get in the way of the other balls travelling down table.
This shot was invented by Yoshikazu Kimura. Paul Gerni named this shot Kyoto Freeway on Trick Shot Magic because you have lots of different balls travelling in different directions at different speeds. Watch out for traffic jams!
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