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Pool And Billiards For Dummies

Author : Nicholas Leider
ISBN : 0470633948
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Practical, step-by-step tips for players of all levels From Snooker to Carom to good-old-fashioned 8- or 9-Ball, Pool & Billiards For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play, covering the variety of the ever-popular games that make up pool and billiards. This hands-on guide discusses everything from the rules and strategies of the games to how to set up a pool room to choosing the right equipment, and is accompanied by dozens of photos and line drawings. See how hard to hit the cue ball and where to hit it, the angle to hold the cue stick and how much chalk to use, how to use a bridge, and how to put spin on the ball Includes advanced pool techniques and trick shots for the seasoned pool sharp With Pool & Billiards For Dummies, even a novice can play like a champion!
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Illustrated Principles Of Pool And Billiards

Author : David G. Alciatore
ISBN : 1402714289
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 85.52 MB
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Master one of the world’s most popular games with the help of a mechanical engineering professor who has a passion for pool. More than 80 principles of the game, presented with 250-plus precisely scaled illustrations and photographs, offer players of all levels a thorough overview of the fundamentals of 8-ball and 9-ball, including grip and stance, basic shots, position play and strategy, bank and kick shots, and advanced techniques such as carom and jump shots. Organized for quick study, this must-have guide features extensive cross-references and is supplemented with video clips, interesting mathematical formulas, and other resources also available at www.engr.colostate.edu/pool.
Category: Sports & Recreation

How To Play Pool

Author : Tim Ander
ISBN : 9788827502341
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56.53 MB
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Take Your Pool Skills to the Next Level and Win Big! Inside How to Play Pool, you’ll discover the rules for many popular variations of the game: Eight-Ball Nine-Ball One-Pocket and Snooker With this book, you can strengthen your pool game with the right posture, physics, and geometry. You’ll learn to execute many different types of shots, such as straight, angled, and spin shots. For example, you’ll learn to combine top/back with left/right spin and get all kinds of impressive results! How to Play Pool explains how you can use your cunning to plan ahead and out-strategize your opponents. You’ll find out why to use just the right amount of force to avoid reflections and “own” pockets. By targeting clumps of balls, you can set yourself up for a great endgame layout. If you pay close attention to the cue ball’s trajectory after it hits the target ball, you’ll set yourself up for shot after easy shot. With these simple and powerful pool-playing tips and techniques, you’ll dominate the table – and the competition! You’ll even learn how to pull off a variety of crowd-pleasing trick shots: Pocketing the Eight-Ball on the Break Jumping Over Obstacles Sinking the 4-in-a-Line Shot Don’t wait – Take the plunge and become a pool shark today with How to Play Pool! It’s fast and easy to order – just scroll up and click the BUY NOW WITH ONE CLICK button on the right-hand side of your screen.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Byrne S New Standard Book Of Pool And Billiards

Author : Robert Byrne
ISBN : 0156005549
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 55.90 MB
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An instruction manual for cue games covers the fundamentals of each game, specific shots and techniques, keys to winning, and trick shots
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Sport Of Pool Billiards 1

Author : Ralph Eckert
ISBN : 9783941484979
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 90.92 MB
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Together with his partners Andreas Huber, Jorgen Sandman and Dirk Schwiewager the author developed the PAT System (Playing Ability Test), a standardized evaluation and training system for pool billiards that has been recognized by the WPA (World Pool-Billiard Association) and the European association EPBF. The player‘s level is checked at regular intervals in a series of tests, for which points and emblems are awarded. This book is written for beginners through to slightly advanced players who want to make their game of pool more professional using the PAT systems and generally have more fun playing (PAT 1). The training units in the book are accompanied by comments from the German national trainer Andreas Huber, a graduate of engineering born in 1969. Andreas is an expert pool billiards player who also helped to develop the PAT System as well as setting up the Dachau Billiards Academy. His tips on how to play in practice draw on a wealth of expertise and experience collected over years as a player and trainer.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Best Damn Pool Instruction Book Period

Author : Ron Schneider
ISBN : 0883911310
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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An instructional book on how to play pocket billiards in a simple and concise teaching format.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Knack Pool Billiards

Author : Bruce Barthelette
ISBN : 159921959X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 36.52 MB
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This book covers all aspects of the sport, from choosing equipment, keeping score, and dissecting a variety of games (Snooker, Eight Ball, and Cut Throat among them). It also offers helpful tips on holding the cue and getting the proper angles.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Byrne S Advanced Technique In Pool And Billiards

Author : Robert Byrne
ISBN : 0156149710
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 41.80 MB
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Here is the companion book to the landmark Byren's Standard Book of Pool and Billiads--what every pool player needs to perfect his or her game. Byrne treats the finer points of the game with the comprehensiveness and clarity that have won him a loyal readership among the many thousands of players who have taken up the game in the recent pool boom.
Category: Games & Activities

Advanced Pool

Author : George Fels
ISBN : 0809233215
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 44.86 MB
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Tackles why players do what they do, addresses novice and intermediate players.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Pool Billiards

Author : Ewa Mataya Laurance
ISBN : 0028626451
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 69.55 MB
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Discusses the rules, lingo, equipment, and techniques of the sport, and provides tips and illustrations
Category: Games & Activities

Billiards Manual Three Cushion

Author : Gerhard Hüpper
ISBN : 9783941484214
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 29.57 MB
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3-cushion is the highest form of carom billiards. To score a hit with the cue ball on both object balls after contact with three cushions, is one of the most difficult billiard disciplines of all. Sport, artistry and physics come together here in impressive fashion, shown in text and graphics in this book. This two-volume work presents the most comprehensive publication of 3-cushion billards ever to appear in print. It deals in depth with all areas of the game, illustrated with over 1,800 graphics. Volume 1 discusses the basics: Intelligent shot selection - stroke preparation - stroke types and execution - precise aiming - correct speed - physical principles. The main section, organized by patterns, deals with the various possible solutions in detail. On account of the volume of subjects and the partly deeper analyses the book is not only intended for beginners, but particularly for advanced players as well. It is suited for practice and as a reference manual. Advice is offered under consideration of different playing strengths of readers. Priority is given to the question of the best solution to a task, and to position and system play as a way to marked improvement of results.
Category: Fiction

The Science Of Pocket Billiards

Author : Jack H. Koehler
ISBN : 0997622741
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THE SCIENCE OF POCKET BILLIARDS covers the complete spectrum from the basic fundamentals to the most complex concepts in pocket billiards. There are no opinions, no fairy tales from dead pool players, and no Voodoo explanations that violate the laws of physics in this book. Every concept from stance and stroke to cue-stick induced deflection is examined from a technical point of view. Take english as an example concept. English is examined and analyzed in minute detail. There is inside english, outside english, draw english, follow english, running english, and reverse english. Then add to that collision-induced english, transferred english, and cushion-induced english. It may sound like the concept of english is a chaotic mess but it all comes together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Bank shots are a problem for everyone and especially so for the casual pool player. The brain of each individual is wired a little differently. A banking system that works best for one person may not work for another individual. This book presents eight different banking systems; try them all to determine which system works best for you. POOL & BILLIARD MAGAZINE has the largest circulation of any monthly pool magazine in the world. In their August 1994 issue they did an evaluation of all the available instructional books and video tapes. They concluded, "Subjectively and, I hope, objectively, I think "THE SCIENCE OF POCKET BILLIARDS" by Jack H. Koehler is the best." THE SCIENCE OF POCKET BILLIARDS covers the entire spectrum from the basics to the most advanced concepts in pool. The occasional player can skim through the book and learn enough for a lifetime of casual play while an avid pool enthusiast can study this book for months, or even years, and continue to gain knowledge. 8 1/2 X 11, 253 pages (Paperback only)
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Willie S Game

Author : Stanley Cohen
ISBN : 9781453295267
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A “fascinating” memoir by America’s greatest professional billiards player, a child prodigy in the pool halls of the 1930s who became a world champion (Library Journal). Willie Mosconi’s father never wanted him to play billiards. At night, the boy would lie awake listening to the clatter of balls downstairs in the family pool hall, and when his father wasn’t around, he would climb onto an apple crate to practice his shots. When his dad started locking up the balls and cue, young Willie improvised with potatoes and a broom handle. By the time he was 7 years old, he was good enough to play against Ralph Greenleaf in a match billed as “The Child Prodigy vs. The World Champion.” It was the start of a magnificent career that would include an unprecedented 15 world championships and the record for most consecutive balls run without a miss: 526. Nicknamed “Mr. Pocket Billiards,” Mosconi was instrumental in popularizing pool in America, serving as a consultant for iconic films such as The Hustler and The Color of Money and facing off against the famed hustler Minnesota Fats in 2 celebrated matches. Cowritten with journalist Stanley Cohen, Willie’s Game is the colorful, captivating autobiography of an illustrious champion who lifted his sport to new heights and played by one simple rule: If you don’t miss, you don’t have to worry about anything else.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Billiards As It Should Be Played

Author : Willie Hoppe
ISBN : 9781447498834
Genre : Games & Activities
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Willie Hoppe dwells on the ABC’s of the game – the stance, grip, bridge, stroke, etc., before going into fundamental shots, and rules to following order to make them easily. The instruction set forth in this volume is intended not only for those who desire to begin playing after they have grown up, but for those players who have started out on the wrong foot, those others who want to improve their game, as well as for the youngsters. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
Category: Games & Activities

The Black Widow S Guide To Killer Pool

Author : Jeanette Lee
ISBN : 9780307421852
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Pool-playing legend Jeanette Lee--"the Black Widow," who wears only black during tournaments and devours her opponents--explains every aspect of playing to win, from holding the cue to performing combination, kiss, and trick shots. Lee shows wannabe winners of every level how to compete intelligently, lose gracefully, win frequently, stay focused, and achieve goals in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. This hip, engaging guide to the game is designed to turn you into the player to beat--in basements, bar leagues, local tournaments, and beyond. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Pool Billiard Workout Pat Level 2

Author : Ralph Eckert
ISBN : 9783941484658
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This ring-bound workbook includes the official World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) Playing Ability Test (PAT) for intermediate players. At 72 pages this is more advanced than the first POOL BILLIARD WORKOUT and very well organized and designed. The second half is devoted to Technique Training and will help you put together effective short, mid, and long term training programs. There are additional exercises and training games to record your personal performances and help prepare you to take the Playing Ability Test for LEVEL 2. How do you really rank!
Category: Sports & Recreation

Cue Ball Control Cheat Sheets For Pool Pocket Billiards

Author : Allan P Sand
ISBN : 9780979345425
Genre : Billiards
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Sand reveals how easy it is to control the cue ball and move it around the table. With study and practice, this text teaches how to master and manage the cue ball and handle other shot opportunities with similar configurations.
Category: Billiards