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General FAQs and Laws of Pool ~ by Allan Sand

General FAQs – Laws of Pool These apply to just about everyone. It is nearly impossible to avoid these laws and their consequence. They don’t apply every time, but when they do, it is a personal intervention from the hands of any one of the many billiard gods. • The more balls you make in

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It’s Time To Start Winning: Beliefs ~ by Simon Capon

We all know that our beliefs have a huge impact on our lives. From an early age we are in pursuit of the elusive self-belief. Discover it and almost anything can seem achievable, but we are also told that self-belief is something we either have or don’t have. It’s essentially a gift we are born

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Trick Shots

EASY FOUETTE By Tim Chin – www.trickshottim.com

A fouette is a “whip shot” used when the cue ball and object ball are close together which makes it easy to keep spin on the cue ball. It is also used in ballet to describe“whipped turns” where the dancer whips their leg around performing a pirouette. These can be some of the most difficult

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See the Shots the Right Way ~ by Tim “The Monk” Miller

    Standing up I see the shot with my eye. There are no thoughts going through my mind. Just see the shot. With my brain, I know the stroke I am going to use, again, no thought going through my mind. Knowing the stroke enhances the target. I do not take my eye off

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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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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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