Tag archive for ‘Strokes’
By Pool and Billiards News On Thursday, December 9th, 2010
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APA Dr. Cue – Lesson 30 – Changing Direction of Frozen Cue Ball/Object Ball

www.poolplayers.com – Knowing how to change the direction of an object ball when it is frozen to the cue ball is worth its 6 ounce weight in gold, so to speak! When a cue stick strokes straight through legally, More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
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How to Play Pool : Three Basic Strokes in the Game of Pool: Online Billiards Lessons for Beginners

Learn the basic strokes in pool and other pool techniques for beginners in this free how to video clip lesson. Expert: Richard Garcia Bio: Richard has been an avid pool player for the past 25 years and has played More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Friday, December 5th, 2008
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The Break Shot

The Break Shot      Depending on your level of play, the break shot can be the single most important shot in pool, no matter which type of game you’re playing. In 9-ball, for instance, for you to give your More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
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Adapting to a New Cue

In the last issue, I told you how I switched to a longer cue in hopes of improving my game. I gave you all the reasons why a 6-foot-plus guy like me, with long arms and legs, should benefit from such a move. I related More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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PRO POOL WORKOUT 23

The third phase of the shot process is the set-up. It begins the second your hand touches the cloth of the table, and it is over when you start your final backstroke. It is a crucial part of the whole, of course, More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Another Piece of the Puzzle

In my last article I wrote about the 4 T’s—Technique, Timing, Temperament, Talent, and Luck. These are some ingredients that contribute to making a good player. I received a question from someone saying that More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Ask Allison – How to Use the Bridge

How do you use the bridge? Having played snooker early in my career, I became quite proficient with the bridge, as I couldn’t reach many of the shots. I also used to practice most days with it. Starting from the More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Ask Allison – Speed Control

Hi everyone! Thanks for sending in more of your questions. Every month I will answer questions that come through my website – www.allisonfisher.com (http://www.allisonfisher.com/). What is the secret to playing More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Sunday, January 1st, 2006
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Doin’ the Backstroke – Beat People with a Stick

Beat People with a Stick By Tom Simpson Doin’ the Backstroke Most players don’t give much thought to their backswing. Their focus is primarily o­n hitting the ball. But to hit the ball with good quality, More...

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