September 2014

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7 Keys To Playing Consistent Pool. ~ Max Eberle

Playing consistent pool is the result of a combination of many factors that when combined, make you a more powerful pool player. Here are 7 Keys To Playing Consistent Pool: 1. Stay in the present moment. It is easy to get distracted by thoughts of the past and future, the score, the crowd and what they

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Pro Chalk Comparison. ~ Eli Ceballos {Product Review}

NIR Super Professional Italian made NIR Super professional is premiere chalk to be sure. It applies evenly and sticks well to the cue.Its texture is finer than most standard chalks like Masters, but it is also quite messy. At $2.60 a cube, it is certainly an affordable investment that will make a difference. With a

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Poison Billiards Support Team USA Again at WPA World Junior Championships. ~ Samm Diep-Vidal {Press Release}

September 24, 2014 (Denver, CO): For the second year in a row, Predator Group, through its Poison Billiards division, is outfitting the U.S. Junior National Team at the upcoming WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships November 15-19 in Shanghai, China. The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF), who qualified these nine student-athletes through their annual Junior National 9-Ball

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PoolSchool: Stance. ~ Boris Vidakovic {Part 4}

See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this series. In the last three articles I have covered the fundamentals and types of stance, how it relates to your shooting technique and thirdly, your level of comfort and how it relates to the time involved in your game. In this article I am going

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The Entrepreneurial Spirit Lives On in Pool ~ “Mighty” Joe Young

Meet John Tidd.   It is always inspiring to hear the successes where opportunity meets hard work. In an industry where it is commonly heard and feared for the lack of interest and growth, John Tidd of Crown Billiard Supply, found such an opportunity. His story is not unlike yours or mine—the colorful balls rolling

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What Would a Sucker Do? ~ Jacqueline Karol {Part 4}

If you look around the room and don’t see any suckers….you are the sucker! You have stripes here. You each only have one ball left and the 8-ball. Your opponent’s ball—the solid—is sitting in the jaws and is directly blocking your corner pocket shot. What do you do? 1) “Bank your stripe in the corner!” 2)

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Cue Ball Control like the Pros. ~ Richard Wojnarowski {Part 2}

If you read my first article Cue Ball Control like the Pros {Part 1} and you practiced the concepts you should have seen improvement already but this would just raise more questions. So you can stop the cue ball from any distance, you can predict the tangent line, you can draw or follow approximately the

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