trick shot

Interview

Interview with Florian Kohler(Venom) ~ by Brian Pauley

When people think of trick shot artists, a few names come to mind. Mike Massey and Tom Rossman are names that people immediately think of. Now, you can add the name Florian Kohler to those names that players automatically think of when you talk about trick shot artists. Known as Venom, Florian has the most

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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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Blog

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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Trick Shot Tutorial ~ Tim Chin

Denver Sandwich By Tim Chin – www.trickshottim.com   The Denver Sandwich is an old setup shot that appeared in Robert Byrne’s Treasury of Trick Shots book. It hasn’t been too popularized, so it’s a solid under-the-radar shot if you wanted to use it in a tournament. I saw my good friend Ken “Sarge” Aylesworth shoot

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The Gentleman of Artistic Pool: William DeYonker ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Artistic Minute with Kevin Brown. Brought to you by WAPPA (World Artistic Pool Player Association): “Representing the finest in artistic pool and beyond.” Artistic Pro: William “The Gentleman” DeYonker Current WPA-APD Ranking: 7th Kevin Brown: When did you start Artistic Pool, and who were your influences? William DeYonker: I started at 14 years of age when I

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The Other Farmer Story. ~ Peggy Mallen

Are you tired of the usual run-of-the-mill story about the great names in billiards? Well, I’m here to tell you the “other” story about one of the great artistic pool players of our time, Marty “The Farmer” Carey. Sure, he’s had many accolades through the years (starting in the early 1990’s finishing first in many

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Brian Pauley. ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Kevin Brown: When did you start doing artistic pool and who was your influence? Brian Pauley: I started doing artistic pool about a year ago. But several years before that I met professional pool player/trickshot artist Steve Lillis of Gospel Trick Shot Ministries at the Derby City Classic. Steve is who influenced me to do

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Rolling Into The Blue

Steve Markle The 10th. ~ Missy Moran Capestrain

Steve Markle is not your typical 23 year old man. A native Philadelphian, he attends college and is majoring in criminology. His three days a week class schedule allows plenty of time for his weekends as a professional pool trick shot artist. Yes, you read that correctly! Presently he is ranked eighth in the world,

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Children

Junior Trick Shot Extraordinaire. ~ Missy Moran Capestrain

It was after seeing 14 year old Matthew Webber execute a trick shot and comment “Haha, I barely scraped it,” that I knew I had to interview this young man. As I continued to peruse his Facebook page, I saw several quite entertaining snippets. One where his mother, Gizelle, recommended that maybe he should not use

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Venom in Osseo. ~ Hannah Blue

I had the pleasure of meeting Florian “Venom” Kohler yesterday, in Osseo, WI, of all places. He was booked for shows this Saturday and Sunday (the 25th and 26th of April) at Exit 88. Unfortunately, I got there embarrassingly late, but I caught the tail end of the show and it was awesome. Fortunately for

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