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Essential Pool: A Complete Course from a World Champion

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Expert advice on every aspect of playing pool for anyone-beginner to pro-wishing to improve his or her game.Pool is one of America's favorite pastimes, and it's a game everyone can enjoy. In Essential Pool, Hall-of-Famer Babe Cranfield takes the mystery out of playing well, providing encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction in everything from the basics to "playing position" for your next shot to developing a winning attitude. Topics covered include: selecting equipment; perfecting your aim, using Babe's unique "Arrow" tool; the major games and their rules;practice techniques and strategy; manipulating the cue ball using English, draw, and follow. (6 x 9, 224 pages, diagrams)Arthur "Babe" Cranfield is one of only forty-one inductees to the Billiards Congress of America's Hall of Fame and is the only player in the history of the sport to win the National Junior, National Amateur, and World Professional Pocket Billiard Titles. He lives in Syracuse, New York. Laurence S. Moy is a partner in a law firm, a former college pool champion, and an accomplished pool player in his own right. He lives near New York City.

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Twenty-seven amusing and enlightening tales of those who beat the odds, and those who failed trying.

Synopsis:

Pool is one of America's most popular pastimes, and it's a game everyone can enjoy. In "Essential Pool," Hall-of-Famer Babe Cranfield takes the mystery out of playing well, providing encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction in everything from the basics to developing a winning attitude. Topics covered include:

-- selecting equipment

-- perfecting your aim, using Babe's unique "Arrow" tool

-- The major games and their rules

-- practice drills and strategy

-- manipulating the cue ball using English, draw, and follow

Having instructed many beginners, Babe knows just how to present his information for maximum effect. "Essential Pool" is a must-read for every aspiring player.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585745005
Subtitle:
A Complete Course from a World Champion
Author:
Cranfield, Arthur
Author:
Cranfield, Arthur "Babe
Author:
Moy, Laurence S.
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Location:
Guilford, CT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Pool & Billiards
Subject:
Pool (Game)
Subject:
Bodybuilding & Weight Training
Subject:
Pool
Subject:
General Games
Subject:
Pool, Billiards, Snooker
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Essential
Series Volume:
no. 86 (Dec. 1986)
Publication Date:
20020601
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw illustrations and photographs
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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Twenty-seven amusing and enlightening tales of those who beat the odds, and those who failed trying.

"Synopsis" by , Pool is one of America's most popular pastimes, and it's a game everyone can enjoy. In "Essential Pool," Hall-of-Famer Babe Cranfield takes the mystery out of playing well, providing encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction in everything from the basics to developing a winning attitude. Topics covered include:

-- selecting equipment

-- perfecting your aim, using Babe's unique "Arrow" tool

-- The major games and their rules

-- practice drills and strategy

-- manipulating the cue ball using English, draw, and follow

Having instructed many beginners, Babe knows just how to present his information for maximum effect. "Essential Pool" is a must-read for every aspiring player.

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