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Champion Sports — Quality Cues At Great Prices ~ Patrick Sampey

Champion Sports — Quality Cues At Great Prices (The Cues I Play With)     Pool players want a pool cue they can count on for repeatable precision, solidly constructed, smooth in their hands, and a standard they can rely on time and again — shot after shot. Champion Sports has said cues.   My

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Purse Snatcher ~ Tim Chin

The Purse Snatcher is a classic set up shot that can get infuriating when you try it on an unfamiliar table. It was once in the Artistic Pool shot program but has been removed for so long that some of the younger, aspiring trick shot artists wouldn’t even know where to begin. The objective is

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Just Look in the Mirror ~ Jacqueline Karol

There are several powerful exercises that you can do using a mirror.  You can use it to break bad habits or to help you visualize a bank/kick shot.  For example, if your cue stick is not staying level, it is typically due to inadvertently raising or dropping your elbow.  Fixing this bad habit usually requires

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The QuicSlick by the Billiard Engineer ~ A Review by Garret Troop

It’s hard to come up with something new in this industry much less recreate something and make it better.  What the crew at the Billiard Engineers did was take the micro sandpaper film, they created a malleable silicone handle to give you a better grip to hang onto. It comes with three different grittiness’. This

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No Bull, Jacoby Jumper Cue Review ~ Garret Troop

Jacoby custom cues have a long-standing relationship with innovation and most of all above average customer service.  The introduction of the jump cue over the last 20 years has really changed the face of the industry. Now every other company has a form of a jump cue. Some of them have a specific.  Like Marty

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McDermott August 2017 Cue Giveaway ~ Press Release

McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for August 2017 MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 1, 2017) – McDermott Cue Mfg., LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, high-performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Free Cue Giveaway for August 2017. Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue

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ZenSports: The Future of Amateur Sports ~ Catherine Fiorilla

Have you ever found yourself wondering if there were any leagues or tournaments going on in the area? Did you ever miss an event because you didn’t have cash for the entry fee and the director couldn’t take a credit card? Maybe you were out of town and looking for a pickup game or just

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Snap Out of It ~ Anthony Beeler

Pool is a game of ups and downs.  Most pool players experience a slump at some time or another. Slumps occur when you play below your expected ability for a prolonged period of time. Most pool players do not know why they are playing bad, so they tend to look for solutions in all the

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JB Custom Cases — A Case For All Seasons ~ Patrick Sampey

For pool players, we live in a day and age where there’s a plethora of varying products for the billiards enthusiast to choose from. We have low deflection shafts, phenolic tips, jump cues, break cues, cue extensions, billiards gloves, layered tips, etc. With all the gear to select from, it can be hard to determine

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