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Pool and Billiards For Dummies - 
      Nicholas Leider

Pool and Billiards For Dummies

Practical, step-by-step tips for players of all levelsFrom Snooker to Carom to good-old-fashioned 8- or 9-Ball,Pool & Billiards For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks,and rules of play, covering the variety of the ever-popular gamesthat make up pool and billiards. Les mer
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Practical, step-by-step tips for players of all levelsFrom Snooker to Carom to good-old-fashioned 8- or 9-Ball,Pool & Billiards For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks,and rules of play, covering the variety of the ever-popular gamesthat make up pool and billiards. This hands-on guide discusseseverything from the rules and strategies of the games to how to setup a pool room to choosing the right equipment, and is accompaniedby dozens of photos and line drawings. * See how hard to hit the cue ball and where to hit it, the angleto hold the cue stick and how much chalk to use, how to use abridge, and how to put spin on the ball * Includes advanced pool techniques and trick shots for theseasoned pool sharpWith Pool & Billiards For Dummies, even a novice canplay like a champion!
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Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9780470565537
Format: 24 x 3 cm
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Introduction. Part I: Fundamentals of Pool. Chapter 1: Arriving at the Pool Party. Chapter 2: Getting Down: Building a Solid Stance. Chapter 3: Handling the Cue. Chapter 4: On Target: The Science and Feel of Aiming. Chapter 5: Hit It: Creating a Solid Stroke. Chapter 6: Playing Nice: The Etiquette of the Game. Part II: Controlling the Cue Ball. Chapter 7: Getting Control and Stopping the Cue Ball. Chapter 8: Aim High: Incorporating Follow. Chapter 9: Using Draw: Putting Backspin on the Cue Ball. Chapter 10: The English Effect: Using Sidespin on the CueBall. Part III: Taking Your Shots. Chapter 11: Opening Shots: The Rack and the Break. Chapter 12: Thinking Ahead: Position and Pattern Play. Chapter 13: Shot-making: Tackling the Most FrequentSituations. Chapter 14: Eying Combinations: Making Shots with MultipleBalls. Chapter 15: Billiards and Caroms: Finding New Ways to PocketBalls. Chapter 16: Banks and Kicks: Making the Most of the Rails. Chapter 17: Thinking Defensively: Playing Safe. Part IV: The Games You ll Play. Chapter 18: The Magic of 8-Ball. Chapter 19: 9-Ball: The Hustler s Game. Chapter 20: Pool s Many Other Games. Part V: Gearing Up. Chapter 21: Equipment Check: Looking for Quality Tools. Chapter 22: Pool Is Mental: Winning the Head Games. Chapter 23: Drilling It Home: Practice Techniques. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 24: Mastering Ten Trick Shots. Chapter 25: Overcoming Ten or So Common Problems. Index.
Nicholas Leider is Managing Editor of Billiards Digest magazine, for which he continues to write extensively on billiards play and game strategy.