Billiard Pros Host Pool School

Predator Pro Pool School with Immonen, Bustamante and Williams
February 7-8,2009
Chicago, IL  at Palace Billiards

For the first time ever in Chicago and the midwest, Dragon Promotions brings you 2008 Player of the Year Mika Immonen of Finland , Former #1 Francisco Bustamante of Philippines, and Top 5 USA ranked Charlie Williams to the Chicago Predator Pro Pool School. These world class professional players will reveal in depth training methods and secrets of professional pool. Students will get insight on their style and knowledge of play which has inspired countless players hroughout Europe, Asia, the USA and the world of pool! This rare experience will be hosted by Palace Billiards and  brought to you by Predator Cues, Simonis Cloth, Brunswick Centennial Balls, and Master Chalk.
The instructors will cover a myriad of hot topics relevant to professional cue sports today. The pro champions also have had prior experience in teaching players of all levels from beginner to highly advanced levels.   Mika Immonen instructed at past  Pro Pool Schools in Roanoke VA, Korea, and Norfolk VA. Bustamante made his teaching debut in 2008 in Jacksonville FL, while Williams has taught in VA, Boston, Korea, India, and Florida.

For the first time ever in Chicago and the midwest, Dragon Promotions brings you 2008 Player of the Year Mika Immonen of Finland , Former #1 Francisco Bustamante of Philippines, and Top 5 USA ranked Charlie Williams to the Chicago Predator Pro Pool School.

The Predator Pool Scholl will be holding classes February 7-9 at Palace Billiards in Chicago, IL.

“The Predator Pro Pool School is a program that we really believe in. It plays an important grass roots role that gives players the opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in the game, first hand. We’re proud to be part of an effort that supports the growth of billiards and encourages constant game improvement.” explained Tara Walton, Marketing Manager for The Predator Group.
“I’ve attended almost every school out there and had the honor of taking lessons from many top pros. Out of all of them, Predator Pro Pool School was the best !” said John Rousseau of Phoenix, AZ.
World 9-Ball and US Open Champion Mika Immonen of Finland was recently announced Player of the Year by Pool & Billiard Magazine, Billiards Digest and Inside Pool Magazine, making him by popular vote the current greatest player in the world. Known as the “The Ice Man”  because of his near invulnerable skills and consistent error free match play, Immonen will cover subjects such as Development of a straight stroke,Banking Systems, Jump Shots, Cueball Control & Position playing,European Training Drills, Mental Game & Attitude, One on One  Q & A. Mika will also cover modern topics such as Fitness & Health Pool Training.

Former #1 Francisco “Django” Bustamante of the Philippines will be making his second appearance teaching in the United States. Bustamante has long been considered one of the world’s top four players and perhaps the most feared player in the world. Bustamante’s thunderous game has shocked and wowed audiences around the world with his unmatched ,explosive firepower and supernatural breaking power, Bustamante’s flamboyantly smooth stroke is world  renown. Francisco will cover Breaking, Safety Play,-Kicking systems, Shotmaking & aiming, Drills, Mental Game,One on One Q & A.

Francisco Bustamante teaching some pool lessons.

Bustamante teaching pool lessons to some eager students.

Former BCA Open Champion Charlie”Korean Dragon” Williams has been consistently ranked in the top 10 in the USA for more than half his pro career. Williams is known by his pro peers to be an astute observer when it comes to helping players and an expert on the mental game. Perhaps from his vast experiences in team play including 4 out of 5 wins for Team USA at the Mosconi Cup and playing vital MVP roles in winning for Team Korea vs Japan and Philippines vs The World in 2008. Williams also coaches billiard stars Shanelle Loraine and Yu Ram Cha, recent winner of the WPBA Most Improved Award. Williams will cover Perfect technique, Stroke Mechanics, Aiming and shot making, Fitness & Health Pool Training, Breaking techniques, Drills, Mental Game, One on One Q & A.
“The participants at our schools get hands on training by the best players in the world today, so they get all the modern information and knowledge of what works. Mika and Charlie are great examples of the modern pool player because they incorporate fitness and exercise in their training. The students also really get to know the players on a personal level. Our pro schools offer an experience unlike anything out there.” says Cindy Lee, CEO of Dragon Promotions.
“It’s really an honor to be hosting an event like this with Mika, Bustamante, and Williams. These are world class pros and I know my patrons, as well as people all over Chicago, will appreciate their presence. In an economy like this, programs like The Predator Pro Pool School  will help keep pool alive and inspire more long term business for roomowners. ” commented Bill Wickman, Owner of Palace Billiards.
Predator Pro Pool School Tuition
$1150 fee per student  To reserve your spot  Pay Online at  and click on the top banner or mail check/money order to
2516 Waukegan Rd Unit 144, Glenview IL 60025
For more info email or call Dragon Promotions at  407-782-4978
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The Predator Pool School boasts a smaller, exclusive enrollment.

Limited to only 15 students, the Predator Pool School boasts a smaller, exclusive enrollment.

Limited to the first 15 Students. (currently only 12 spots available)
The school will host a maximum of 15 students divided into 3 groups of 5 pupils. The class will take place over 2 days , 7 & 1/2 hours each day plus 1 hour lunch break where students will eat with Mika, Francisco, and Charlie. Total 15 hours of up close and personal coaching from three of the world’s premier players.  Lunch is already included each day.
There will also be an exhibition by the pros after the first day of class is finished on Feb 7 at 730pm.
On Feb 8, all the graduates from the Predator Pro Pool School will participate in a free entry 9-Ball Tournament with the champion receiving a free Predator Cue.
Students may also try out Predator products during the school at no cost. Predator shafts including Z, Z2, 314, 314 2, The BK Break Cue 2, and the Predator Air Jump Cue. Almost 70% of the world’s pros use Predator technology. Any student or fan who would like to purchase , Palace Billiards will be happy to sell you what you desire or place an order for you. Please visit
Thanks for joining this historic event and rare opportunity with Mika Immonen, Francisco Bustamente, and Charlie Williams. It will for sure be a memorable experience to tell your grandkids and friends about now and later.
Palace Billiards will be hosting this monumental event featuring  12,000 square feet with eighteen 9′ Brunswick Gold Crowns and six 7′ Diamond bar tables. Palace Billiards has had a rich history of hosting major events such as WPBA Pro Tour stops and the recent IPT Pro Am Championships won by non-other than the “Ice Man” Mika Immonen. Address: 160 West Roosevelt Rd. Villa Park, IL 60181. (630 ) 941-3500
Predator Cues, an international billiards industry leader, is a high-performance, professional pool cue producer focused on developing revolutionary technology that enhances performance for billiards players worldwide. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, Predator Cues is a division of The Predator Group whose core brands also include Poison Billiards and Uni-Loc®. For more information regarding The Predator Group’s products, visit,,

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