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Pool Player's Edge-2nd Edition

Pool Player's Edge-2nd Edition

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    The best-selling guide that helped countless players improve their game is now updated, expanded, and better than ever!

    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.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1: Become a Player
    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