Buying a New or Used Pool Table: Pros and Cons

New or Used Pool Table

Looking for a pool table? If so, should you buy a used or a new one? This factor becomes imperative to consider, especially because buying a pool table can become a very expensive proposition. Read on for an overview of the pros and cons of buying a used or new billiards table. Advantages and Disadvantages […]

The Importance of Valuing Your Opponent In a Pool Game

Pool Game

What’s a game without an opponent? How can you play pool without another player on the table? Without an opponent, there is no way you can play and enjoy pool. Playing pool is more than just putting balls in the pockets. Strategy and luck play an important role in the game. Your goal at the […]

Pool Playing: Classic Tips for Positioning the Cue Ball

Cue Ball

How you position the pool cue ball greatly determines whether you will hit or miss a shot. Mastering the correct positioning will take you far in the game. Here are some classic tips you should follow to increase your chances of winning a game of billiards. Pace the ball instead of chasing it. Consider the […]

Tips for Playing a Defensive Shot In Pool

Shot In Pool

When playing pool, all your shots should help you win the game. Sometimes, you will have to play defensive. This simply means playing your shots in such a way that your opponent will be left with a difficult shot when playing next. Here are some examples of defensive shots: Leaving your opponent a long difficult […]

A Step By Step Guide to Replace a Pool Cue Tip Yourself

Pool Cue Tip

Is your cue tip worn out and the local repair guy won’t be back before your next tourney? If so, you can replace the tip yourself! Replacing a pool cue tip is easy, even if you have never attempted the task before. All you need is a DIY repair kit. Follow the steps below to […]

10 Essential Billiard Pool Tips No Beginner Can Do Without

Billiard Pool Tips

If you are a beginner at playing billiards, you may wonder how long it will take for you to get to an intermediate or pro level. The truth is that your dedication to practice is what will determine how quickly you will master billiards. However, you cannot ignore some basic rules, if you want to […]

Tips for Playing the Less Common Types of Billiards Games

Types of Billiards Games

You probably already know how to play the standard 8-ball pool and may have heard of the word snooker before. But do you know there are other, less common, varieties of pool? Here are five different types of billiards games you should learn if you are looking for a fun challenge that’s not the standard […]

What Are the Health Benefits of Playing Billiards?

Billiards

A lot of people love playing billiards, as it is a great way to improve your own skill, or simply pass the time with friends. However, there’s more to playing billiards than you might think, and we don’t just mean technique. Playing billiards actually has some health benefits. While you may not have thought about […]

Basic Instructions for Playing Billiards and Snooker

Billiards and Snooker

Elvis Presley. Elizabeth Taylor. Babe Ruth. Janis Joplin. All are among the most beloved American superstars–and all loved billiards and snooker. Yes, billiards and snooker could both easily be considered America’s favorite pastime. Both require strategic thinking, touch and the ability to out-smart and out-perform your opponent. But do you really know the rules? Or […]

5 Exercises That Will Make You A Better Pool Player Off The Table

Exercises for Pool Player

Are you trying to improve your pool skills but all the drills, matches, and tournaments you’ve been participating in don’t seem to have any impact? If so, change your strategy. Getting better at pool requires more than just practicing shots. Here are five exercises you can pursue off the table to improve your plays. Get […]