February 2018

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The Lag # 6 ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

  February 8, 2018 Are you handicapped? What a touchy subject this can be! Handicapping in leagues and tournaments, whether from a formulated system or simply as assigned by someone who claims to know, always seems to stir up a storm among players, league operators and tournament directors. But what is the purpose of handicapping

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The Lag # 5 ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

  December 21, 2017 Pool Etiquette I recently made the comment to someone at a “pool league party” that I wished this particular large league would incorporate some pool etiquette into their system. It seems to be so prevalent amongst players in the league to have no idea of what any kind of etiquette is

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The Lag # 4 ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

  December 14, 2017 I originally wrote this in January of 2016. I thought I would share it again. Even though it is my story, it applies to many others as well. January 30, 2016 Love and Pool Recently, while in one of the pool rooms I frequent, I heard someone make a comment. This

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The Lag #3 ~ Kelvin Greenleaf

Tuesday November 28, 2017 Here I am again, sitting at my desk in the warehouse office. I am supposed to be doing “job related” activities like processing returns, scheduling pickups, inventory management, answering the phone and pretending to care about whatever the caller’s dilemma may be when in reality, I couldn’t care less! But what

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Trick Shot ~ Brian Pauley

Everyone has seen someone do a trick shot on a pool table at some point. Whether it’s trick shot videos on social media, watching a competition on TV, or witnessing a trick shot show in person, people like seeing pool trick shots because they are entertaining and often times unbelievable. There is just something about

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The Cincinnati Kid ~ Anthony Beeler

A cold breeze and the sputter of snowflakes marked a cold February afternoon back in 2007.  Robert Walker, a close friend, hosted a monthly 9-ball tournament at The Billiard Café’.  It was a small, old time pool room nestled in the heart of Lancaster, Kentucky’s city square. Even though the pool room was small, local

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Common Mental Mistakes ~ Anthony Beeler

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.   Don’t Analyze your

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McDermott I-Pro Shaft Review ~ Dustin Crowe

I have had the chance to play with McDermott’s I-pro shaft over the past couple of months. Yes, this was planned to be a late review. It’s been on the market now, for some time. When CEO Garret Troop approached me to do a review of the shaft it was an easy decision. With all

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Kaylin Wikoff is changing the face of WPBA ~ Kollet Probst

If you had one opportunity to tell the world something about you, what would it be? For Kaylin Wikoff, who’s transgender, it’s she wants to be judged for who she is, not what she is. She started shooting when she was 10 with her father’s direction. What started as a male bonding with her father,

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“Don’t Miss” ~ Tim “The Monk” Miller

                   The Monk Willie said, “Don’t Miss” if you want to win more games. Players talk to me about missing the winning shot, the key ball or the shot that will open up the run for them.  They miss the shot and then see how the table has opened up and they could have run out

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