December 2014

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Bad Habits to Avoid. ~ Allan Sand

The vast majority of pool players—both casual and regular—have one or more of their fundamentals out of whack to some degree. The problem mostly arises because the player never took the time to check with someone who could show him/her how and why to do things correctly. The closest most people come to correct fundamentals

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PoolSchool: The Bridge. ~ Boris Vidakovic {Part 4}

Open Rail Bridge When you are in the situation that the cue ball is too close to the rail or on the rail, it is very hard to use a closed rail bridge, so we have to use an open rail bridge. Please notice that word “rail” is part of the name of this type

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Was Manny Chau My Kryptonite? ~ Greg Hogue

Clicks Billiards (San Antonio, TX,) was host to a full 64 man field of some of the finest talent the Lone Star State has to offer at the Texas Tornado Clicks Nine Ball Open on November first, 2014. The cast included the Texas Tornado herself, Vivian Villarreal, Space City Open Women’s Champion; Texas Open Champion

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Mezz State Tour: Broadcast Release. {Press Release}

Once again, Oscar Dominguez and Desiree Rivera’s Mezz West State Tour will be making a stop at Delbert Wong’s ‘Family Billiards’ venue in San Francisco, California—chalking up the 7th in a total of 11 stops in its debut season on the west coast of the United States. Playing 9 ball on Delbert’s collection of 18

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Welcome to Pool! It’s Dying, So Don’t Get Comfortable. ~ Kyle Eberle

“Less than a year into learning pool for the first time, Kyle Eberle, one of my beginning students, has plenty of enthusiasm and more than a few opinions about our sport.” ~ Jacqueline Karol The sport of pool is fading rapidly. Pool halls that have stood for decades are vacant or closing. Professional tournaments barely

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Top 10 Billiard Brawls. ~ Jason Moss

What is it about a pool hall that seems to instigate unbridled paroxysms of rage, extended periods of bedlam and brutal bouts of barbarity—at least in the imaginations of filmmakers, screenwriters and producers? In their defense, the linkage is not totally unfounded. In a five-year study done by the Research Institute on Addictions at the

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