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Pool & Billiards: Everything You Need to Know to Improve Your Game (Knack: Make It Easy)

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Publisher Comments:

Bruce Barthelette does an excellent job of tackling all aspects of the game, from describing winning strategies to solid defense tactics. The inclusion of current top player's profiles and colorful stories makes this an engaging read as well.-- Jeanette Lee, The Black Widow

A winner of a book. --Nick Varner, eight-time world champion

Whether you shoot pool on weekends with friends or play for higher stakes in your local league or in college tournaments, Knack Pool & Billiards is the ultimate guide to improving your game. In a uniquely picture-driven, quick-reference, step-by-step approach, Bruce Barthelette covers all aspects of the sport--from choosing equipment and keeping score to dissecting a variety of games such as Snooker, Eight Ball, and One Pocket. He also offers helpful tips on holding the cue and getting the proper angles.Bruce Barthelette is a professional pool player and is ranked as one of the world's ten best players in trick shots. He has appeared on ESPN numerous times and has played with leading professionals including Jeanette Lee, aka The Black Widow; Mike Massey, Andy Segal, and Tom Rossman. Bruce and his wife, Ann, have run America's second largest pool league, the Connecticut division of the American Poolplayers Association (APA), for more than twenty years. Visit him at brucebarthelette.com. Eli Burakian is a photographer whose work has appeared in several other Knack books, including Knack Chess for Everyone, Knack Bridge for Everyone, and Knack Kayaking for Everyone. He lives in Windsor, Vermont. Visit him at burakphotography.com.

Synopsis:

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.
 

Synopsis:

Whether you shoot pool on weekends with friends or play for higher stakes in your local league or in college tournaments, Knack Pool & Billiards is the ultimate guide to improving your game. In a uniquely picture-driven, quick-reference, step-by-step approach, Bruce Barthelette covers all aspects of the sport—from choosing equipment and keeping score to dissecting a variety of games such as Three-cushion Billiards, Straight Pool, and One Pocket. He also offers helpful tips on holding the cue and getting the proper angles.
 
350 full-color photos

Aiming * Cue Ball Control

Banking & Kicking

Positioning * Offense & Defense

The Games of 8-Ball & 9-Ball

Practice Drills * Trick Shots

About the Author

Bruce Barthelette is a top professional pool player—and ranked as one of the world's ten best players in trick shots—who has appeared on ESPN numerous times. He and his wife run the Connecticut division of the American Poolplayers Association.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599219592
Author:
Barthelette, Bruce
Publisher:
Knack
Photographer:
Burakian, Eli
Author:
Burakian, Eli
Subject:
Pool, Billiards, Snooker
Subject:
Games-General
Subject:
General Games
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Knack: Make It Easy
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
350 full color photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 8.5 in

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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.
 
"Synopsis" by ,
Whether you shoot pool on weekends with friends or play for higher stakes in your local league or in college tournaments, Knack Pool & Billiards is the ultimate guide to improving your game. In a uniquely picture-driven, quick-reference, step-by-step approach, Bruce Barthelette covers all aspects of the sport—from choosing equipment and keeping score to dissecting a variety of games such as Three-cushion Billiards, Straight Pool, and One Pocket. He also offers helpful tips on holding the cue and getting the proper angles.
 
350 full-color photos

Aiming * Cue Ball Control

Banking & Kicking

Positioning * Offense & Defense

The Games of 8-Ball & 9-Ball

Practice Drills * Trick Shots

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