Category: Table Talk

What’s In the Case?

At some point in most pool players’ careers, the question is asked of them: what’s in the case? As I am sure you are all just dying to know, I’ll let you know what I carry…

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American Rotation

American Rotation

American Rotation is a fresh take on a traditional game, created by Joe Tucker.

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Table Talk: Playing the Ghost

Sometimes, your best opponent is yourself

Posted in Practice, Table Talk, The Break / Rackem / Stroke Magazines

Gimme a Break! (Bonus Edition)

Ok, I know I said my last article concluded my series on breaking. Consider this an epilogue.

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Gimme a (One-Pocket) Break!

Part four of a short series on breaking Other Gimme a Break! articles: Gimme a (9-Ball) Break! Gimme a (8-Ball) Break! Gimme a (Safety) Break! Gimme a Break! (Bonus Edition) Frankly, I don’t think there is much wisdom I can

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Gimme a (Safety) Break!

This month, we are going to focus purely on control, while we talk about the softer breaks required for Straight Pool.

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Gimme a (8-ball) Break!

Last month, we started a conversation about breaking. This month, we’ll focus on 8-ball.

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Gimme a (9-ball) Break!

Honestly, I could write a whole book on just the break. I don’t have that many words available to me, so I’m going to stick to the basics, and hopefully help you improve your 9-ball break.

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Mind Games

It’s all in your head, they say. Sometimes, this is brought home all too clearly.

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Billiards Etiquette

“The game of pool is supposed to be fun. … we all have a love of billiards in common, and if you play with good manners, we can all have fun together.”

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