September 2017

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Willie Blade 2017 Interview ~ Ashley Kellem

A pool player is only as good as his or her cue, and no one knows that better than Willie Blade, a Ukrainian born cue craftsman. Thirty-one years of age, he’s been in the cue-making family business from the young age of fifteen, falling in love with, and developing a keen mastery ever since. The

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iPro McDermott Low Deflection Shaft ~ Review by Garret Troop

Well, ladies and gents it’s here. The new McDermott low deflection shaft.  The iPro has a conical taper to it like some other LD shafts on the market.  The shaft played stiffer than the shaft I currently play with. It took a few strokes to see what exactly what it can do. I am impressed

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Starcade Billiards ~ Patrick Sampey

Dave Proctor — Starcade Billiards “I know what they don’t wanna tell you Just hope you’re heaven-sent, and you’re hell-proof I walk up in the world and cut the lights off And confidence is a stain they can’t wipe off” — Lil Wayne. When I think of all the pool players that have won various

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The game that quiets down my mind ~ Pepijn de Wit

I frequently wonder what pool means to me and what I want it to mean. Pool was my sport at first. Now, it’s a hobby. I want it to quiet down my mind. That’s why One Pocket is my favorite game. It’s the only game capable of blocking all other thoughts not related to the

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A Dutch pool player on a mission: Project One Pocket ~ Pepijn de Wit

“One Pocket, it’s an epidemic and there ain’t no cure.” – Strawberry Brooks Project One Pocket is a project in which I advocate One Pocket and try to inspire others, especially in the Netherlands and eventually in the rest of Europe as well, to start playing One Pocket, to share knowledge and ideas about the

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