English or Sidespin

English or Sidespin

English or Sidespin is an advanced technique in pool referring to spin that is put on the cue ball. You can apply it in a number of ways. It comes down to aiming at the cue ball in different spots other than the straight center shot. You can hit the cue ball on the...

Pool Increases Mental Clarity

Yes! INCREASES MENTAL CLARITY! Literally – let me say it again – playing pool increases mental clarity – and focus! Isn’t that the greatest news! It’s true, so… Rack ’em up, grab a cue and concentrate on your strategy. Pool...
Learning Backspin

Learning Backspin

HOW TO USE BACKSPIN Learning backspin can be hard. Let’s start by saying any shot that is not performed by a straight on centered approach will be difficult to master, not to mention hard to control. A shot that is made by aiming at any point other than the...

Pool Cue Tip Maintenance

MAINTAINING YOUR CUE TIP The pool cue tip is active in every one of your shots and is of utmost importance to have a good, clean tip at all times. Cleanliness affects backspin, accuracy, touch, smoothness of stroke, and the precision of each shot. When your pool cue...
Choosing a Pool Cue

Choosing a Pool Cue

HOW TO CHOOSE A POOL CUE When it comes to choosing a pool cue, it’s difficult to tell if you’d like a cue stick just by reading about it. The terms that people use to describe characteristics (hard, soft, harsh, stiff, forgiving, well-balanced, etc.) are...