Pool Player's Edge
«<p><i>"</i>Pool Player's Edge<i> is a shortcut to mastering the game, no matter what level you strive to reach.”</i></p><p><b>Ewa Mataya Laurance</b> -- "The Striking Viking", World Trick Shot and 9-Ball Champion </p>»
With Pool Player's Edge you will sharpen your strategy and shot-making skills while mastering tactics and techniques in the four most popular forms of the game: 9-ball, 8-ball, straight pool, and one-pocket. Les mer
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With Pool Player's Edge you will sharpen your strategy and shot-making skills while mastering tactics and techniques in the four most popular forms of the game: 9-ball, 8-ball, straight pool, and one-pocket.
In this new edition, billiards experts and tour pros Gerry "The Ghost" Kanov and Shari "The Shark" Stauch share their secrets on every aspect of the game. In Pool Player's Edge you will learn these skills:
- Perfect your aim and master your shots
- Control the cue ball
- Set the tone for the game with a power break
- Handle the most common and troublesome shots
- Map the table and set up shots
- Strategize your game
- Remain focused and unnerved in competitive play
Step-by-step professional instruction and over 200 full-color detailed diagrams will show you how to take your game to the next level. Whether you're a league player or a seasoned professional, if you're serious about pool and looking for a competitive edge, Pool Player's Edge is your best shot.
Forlag: Human Kinetics
Utgave: 2. utg.
Format: 28 x 22 cm
Chapter 1. The Essentials
Chapter 2. Perfect Your Aim
Chapter 3. Cue Ball Control
Chapter 4. Top-Shelf Shots
Chapter 5. Map the Table
Part II: Act the Part
Chapter 6. Think Ahead
Chapter 7. Master the Mind Game
Chapter 8. Put It in Play
Part III: Expert 8-Ball
Chapter 9. 8-Ball Openers
Chapter 10. Midgame Strategy
Chapter 11. End-Game Excellence
Part IV: Top-Notch 9-Ball
Chapter 12. 9-Ball Openers
Chapter 13. Winning Moves
Chapter 14. Table-Closing Tactics
Kanov has been playing professional and amateur pool since 1968. He has dozens of local and national top-three finishes and championships, including two national team championships as a player and coach. He is an instructional editor and technical advisor for Pool & Billiard Magazine and has written dozens of instructional articles, including the columns "Ghost" and "Eight Ball Ernie," both reader favorites.
Kanov was a touring professional on the Camel Pro Billiard series and a coach for several top players. He also has a screen credit: He portrayed a referee in the motion picture The Color of Money. Kanov and his wife make their home in Nashville, Tennessee.
Stauch, a 2007 inductee into the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Hall of Fame, was a touring pro on the Women's Pro Billiard Tour from 1980 to 2004, when she retired to pursue promotion of the sport full time. She was consistently ranked in the top 32 players in the world, even while serving as executive editor of Pool & Billiard Magazine and handling publicity for the Women's Pro Billiard Tour. She has performed dozens of exhibitions for clients, including ESPN.
Stauch was the founding president of the Billiard Education Foundation, which conducts youth billiard national championships and scholarship programs. Stauch also was involved as a consultant for The Color of Money. Shari resides with her husband and two children outside of Charleston, South Carolina. She is a BCA- and ACS-certified instructor and certified coach.