Picture Yourself Shooting Pool
Course Technology PTR | 2008-07-02 | ISBN: 1598635190 | 368 pages | PDF | 9 MB
Picture yourself dazzling your friends with your new and improved pool skills as you master the cue ball’s movements and hone your aiming and shooting techniques. "Picture Yourself Shooting Pool: Step-by-Step Instruction for Successful Pocket Billiards" provides practical and accessible pool theory and instruction to beginners and casual players. Filled with full-color images and step-by-step instruction on each new skill and strategy, the book also features an accompanying DVD that walks you through each step of the tactics presented and also includes bonus tricks and special pool shots.
Beginning with the basics, you’ll learn how to select your equipment, including the proper cue stick for you. You’ll then cover how to grip and guide the cue and how to best align the body with the pool table. The book moves on to specific cue strokes for various shots and even offers instruction on pro stick moves to incorporate into your game. Master how to guide the cue ball and get an understanding of various ball impacts as you learn the key shots of the game. Strategy and tips on how to read the table, as well as basic rules for different pool games, table etiquette, and even information on how to purchase and maintain a personal cue stick and table are also covered.