Category Archives: Billiards Tips

Your Playing Stance Could Affect Your Billiards Game

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Did you know that how you stand during play could impact your billiards game? If you have found inconsistencies in your accuracy, consider reexamining your playing stance. It could be making a greater difference in your pool game than you think. Establish Your Playing Stance During a Pre-Shot Routine  How you prepare your mind and […]

What Is Cue Ball Spin and How Do You Apply it?

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Some beginner pool players may not be aware of the amount of control they can have over the ball. Therefore, we’ve created tips to educate them on the basics of the game. Cue ball spin comes in three different varieties – top spin, bottom spin, and side spin. By knowing how to add a little […]

Pool Tips: Factors Affecting Sidespin

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When you apply sidespin or english to your cue ball, how the ball moves depends on multiple factors. Appreciating the impact these things have on the ball’s movement will help to make you a better pool player. When practicing your tip placement for improving sidespin, consider using a striped ball to verify positioning of your […]

Types of Pool Rules and How They Impact Play

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Think you’re using official rules when you play? You may be playing with one organization’s rules that another group may not accept. While the World Pool Association (WPA) publishes the official rules of the game, there are other rules that professional groups use, such as the American Pool Association (APA), Cue Sports International (CSI), and […]

3 Billiards Shooting Tips to Improve Your Pool Game

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You can only get better at your pool game if you practice the right strokes. We have just the right shots that will help you take your pool game to the next level. Practice these three shots to gain an edge in the game. Play the Rail Shot for Balls Next to the Rail You […]

How Knowing and Applying Physics Gives You an Advantage Playing Pool

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Billiards (or pool) is a popular game played all over the world. Did you know that knowing some physics can give you an advantage when playing pool? While the laws of Physics can be skillfully applied in a wide range of sports and games, their knowledge and deft application can become decisive in a sport […]

7 Tips Which Will Help You Focus in Your Pool Game

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Always fidgeting when it’s your turn to play pool? Lack of focus will make you struggle to aim and pot the ball. Here are seven simple tips which are tried and tested based on the first-hand account of those who are relatively newer to the game, as well as the seasoned ones, which you should […]

Pool Table Etiquette You Need to Follow

Pool Table Etiquette

When playing pool, it is important to have proper etiquette to avoid stepping on other players’ toes. During a game, emotions can run high and result in shouting, slaps, broken bottles, and other unwanted outcomes. When playing in a bar, maintain your cool and playing etiquette to ensure everyone at the table has a great […]

The Importance of Valuing Your Opponent In a Pool Game

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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

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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 […]

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