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Tournament Preparation ~ by The Monk “Tim Miller”

Tournament preparation I have written a lot about how to prepare for tournaments and on the membership site I provide you with a section on drills to strengthen your stroke and shot making skills. When you do those drills you will be more than ready to win a tournament. In this article I want to

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Black Ice Shaft Review ~ by Garret Troop

There are a lot of different styles of breaking cues appearing on the market today.  Some are lighter than others and it really depends on your style and stroke as to what is best for the player. For those of you that like the forward weighted breaking cues there are some options.  The idea is

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Carom Billiards:  Around the World Patterns Patterns~ Allan Sands

Three-cushion Carom Billiards From the book “Carom Billiards:  Around the World Patterns Patterns” Group A: Short Leg into Long Rail, Group 1, Shot A1b Starting layout For this shot, this is how the balls are laid out on the table. With the cue ball at the lower left corner of the table, the other balls

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A Pool Instructor’s Journey – Build the Foundation ~ Tanner Pruess

A Pool Instructor’s Journey – Build the Foundation Fellow pool enthusiast – let me take the time to share my background as we begin this journey to continually improve your skills.  My name is Tanner Pruess and I was born in South Dakota, a haven for bar-table pool. Growing up with a long line of established

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Roku Chalk Review ~ by Steve Sherman

Roku is another high quality chalk manufactured by Kamui. It was released in July 2018. I had an opportunity to get a pre-release version of this chalk back in April, which is the basis for this review. The pre-release version I reviewed is exactly the same as the official production released version of the chalk.

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Kamui Roku Chalk Review ~ Garret Troop

The Kamui brand has always stood for excellence in quality and craftsmanship. The new Kamui Roku is a new line of chalk on the market that is turning heads with looks of interest and skepticism. The chalk it self has a new look and feel to it. The new Hexagon shape that Kamui has chosen

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The Secret of the Half-Ball ~ Bill Smith “Mr3Cushion”

Bill Smith “Mr3Cushion” has been one of the top players in the country for all of his 40 year career as a professional 3 Cushion player. He can teach as well as he played and brings us a great opportunity to this great game.   The SECRET of the Half-Ball The Half-Ball Aiming System THE

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Raise your skill level ~ The Monk (Tim Miller)

When you study my concept in teaching you will find that I focus on skill development. I can show you a shot and you will know it before you build the skills for the shot, so I spend most of my workshop and private lessons time on skill development. I want you to return to

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Equipment

Travel Mate Cue Holder ~ Steve Sherman

The Travel Mate is one of the most innovative billiards accessories to hit the market in recent memory.  I first saw the concept of the Travel Mate at Super Billiards Expo in 2016.  I waited on line for ten minutes just to sign up to be on the mailer.  Ever since then I have been

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Going for the Short Rack~ Tim “The Monk” Miller

There are many opportunities to go for a short rack. It is important however that you follow a formula. Specific elements must present themselves before a ride on the nine is the right move. Obvious dead combo Table is cluttered up with no real chance to run out. In this case, you look for a

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