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Pool and Billiards For Dummies Paperback – 5 Mar 2010

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (5 Mar. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470565535
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470565537
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 2.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 242,877 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Practical, step–by–step tips for players of all levels

From 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 games that make up pool and billiards. This hands–on guide discusses everything from the rules and strategies of the games to how to set up your very own poolroom.

  • Gearing up — find, buy, and maintain the cue that′s best for you and accessorize your game with chalk, racks, lights, and triangles

  • Get schooled on the fundamentals of pool — find out how to build a solid stance; get a feel for aiming; and create a dependable, consistent stroke

  • Control the cue ball — discover how to control the movement of the cue ball to make stop shots and incorporate topspin, backspin, and sidespin

  • Take your best shot — follow instructions on tackling common shots, eyeing combinations, and playing offensively and defensively

  • Oh, the games you′ll play — get the rules and strategies for playing 8–ball, 9–ball, multiplayer games, and professionals′ games

Open the book and find:

  • The differences between pool and billiards

  • Game–winning strategies no matter what version of the game is played

  • Helpful diagrams and photos

  • Drills for all skills

  • Games to measure your progress

  • The etiquette of pool

  • Coverage of the Ghost Ball System

  • The secrets of creating a powerful break shot

  • Tips on finding the right cue for you

Learn to:

  • Play by the rules and develop game–winning strategies for the most popular games

  • Hold the stick correctly and hit the cue ball properly

  • Play like a champion regardless of your experience

  • Perform trick shots to amaze your friends

About the Author

Nicholas Leider is Managing Editor of Billiards Digest magazine, for which he continues to write extensively on billiards play and game strategy.

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