February 2016

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Common Mental Mistakes. ~ Anthony Beeler {Instructional}

Most pool players lose way too many games because of poor mental decisions. They do not know how to systematically approach each shot and control their emotions to maintain confidence. This article will address three common mental mistakes that pool players make and will also show you how to eliminate them. 1. Don’t Analyze Your

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Anthony Beeler: Pool Teacher. ~ Patrick Sampey

Anthony Beeler is a no-nonsense billiards player, tactician of the pool table, and pool instructor of the highest caliber, providing lessons from his home and on the internet. He plays the game the way it should be played, with beauty, grace, and a simple elegance that sets him apart — moving around the table as

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Massé Away. ~ Florian Kohler {Tutorial}

This time I’ll introduce you a classical masse shot played in the trick shot championship. In the WPA program this shot is rated as a 7/10 regarding its DOD (degree of difficulty). This might look hard at the first sight but it’s actually very realistic for any good/medium pool player. A good thing too is

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Play One Shot At A Time. ~ Max Eberle

Many of us have heard this line of advice from friends or fans before we play a big match or as advice from a pro in a pool magazine or book, so let’s dive right in. First of all why do we get this line of advice? Well several things can take the place of playing the shot that you face at that point

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Excuses, Excuses. ~ Allan Sand

Many players need to have some handy excuses for missing a pool shot. Of course, your opponents don’t care — they’re just happy you screwed up and let them come to the table. For Railbirds, player excuses for a missed pool shot can be quite entertaining. As an audience, they always appreciate the more outrageous explanations for screwing up. There are

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Aaron Berg’s Black Magic. ~ Dakotah Schmidtknecht

Aaron Berg is originally from New Brighton, MN, and currently lives in Hammond, WI. Aaron is 43 and has been making cues since 2010 and doing repair work since 2003. His story really starts when a customer who bought a cue from him and asked him to make a jump cue as well. Aaron looked

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