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The everything pool & billiards book : from breaking to bank shots --all you need to master the game, Amy Wall & Francine Crimi

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The everything pool & billiards book : from breaking to bank shots --all you need to master the game
Title
The everything pool & billiards book
Title remainder
from breaking to bank shots --all you need to master the game
Statement of responsibility
Amy Wall & Francine Crimi
Title variation
  • Everything pool and billiards book
  • Pool & billiards book
  • Pool and billiards book
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Wall, Amy
Dewey number
794.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Crimi, Francine
Series statement
Everything series
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  • Pool (Game)
  • Billiards
Target audience
adult
Label
The everything pool & billiards book : from breaking to bank shots --all you need to master the game, Amy Wall & Francine Crimi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Is It Billiards or Pool?
  • Judging Distance
  • 90
  • Making Shots in Side Pockets
  • 92
  • Focusing on the Object Ball
  • 92
  • Art of English
  • 95
  • What Is English?
  • 96
  • 3
  • Using English
  • 96
  • How to Practice English
  • 97
  • Follow and Draw
  • 100
  • Deflection (Squirt)
  • 101
  • Curve
  • 102
  • History of Billiards
  • Throw and the Gear Effect
  • 102
  • Aiming
  • 103
  • Position Play
  • 105
  • Importance of Position Play
  • 106
  • Follow Shots
  • 107
  • 4
  • Follow Bridge for Ultimate Control
  • 109
  • Draw Shots
  • 111
  • Draw Bridge
  • 112
  • Stop Shots
  • 115
  • More on Practice
  • 116
  • Science, Skill, or Luck?
  • Essential Shots
  • 119
  • Are You Ready?
  • 120
  • Combination Shots
  • 120
  • Carom Shots
  • 124
  • Dead Caroms (or Dead Kiss Shots)
  • 125
  • 7
  • Basic Shots
  • 127
  • Bank Shots
  • 129
  • Shots for Sticky Situations
  • 135
  • Jump Shots
  • 136
  • Kick Shots
  • 140
  • Equipment Overview
  • Curve
  • 140
  • Masse
  • 142
  • More Lifesaving Shots
  • 143
  • Trick Shots
  • 145
  • Time to Show Off
  • 146
  • 8
  • Four on the Floor
  • 146
  • Butterfly Shot
  • 148
  • Football Shot
  • 149
  • Pick-a-Pocket Shot
  • 151
  • Over-and-Under-the-Bridge Shot
  • 153
  • Preparing to Play
  • Ball-Combo Shot
  • 155
  • Rules of Basic Pool
  • 157
  • Lagging
  • 158
  • Breaking
  • 159
  • Legal Shots
  • 161
  • 13
  • Fouls
  • 162
  • Dirty Pool
  • 164
  • Mystery Movement
  • 165
  • Straight Pool
  • 167
  • Good for Learning
  • 168
  • Top Ten Reasons to Play Pool
  • Stance: What to Do with Your Feet
  • Object of the Game
  • 168
  • Rules
  • 169
  • Fouls and Penalties
  • 171
  • Break
  • 175
  • Safety Strategies
  • 177
  • 14
  • Handicaps
  • 178
  • Game of Eight Ball
  • 181
  • Overview of the Game
  • 182
  • Racking
  • 184
  • Importance of the Break
  • 186
  • Gripping the Cue Stick
  • Rules
  • 188
  • Winning Strategies
  • 191
  • Nine Ball: The Game of the Pros
  • 193
  • Challenge
  • 194
  • Object of the Game
  • 195
  • 16
  • Racking
  • 196
  • Breaking
  • 198
  • Strategy
  • 198
  • Rules
  • 200
  • Getting the Win
  • 202
  • Bridge
  • Snooker: A Different Kind of Game
  • 205
  • Snooker vs. Billiards
  • 207
  • Setup
  • 210
  • American Rules
  • 212
  • International Play
  • 216
  • 17
  • Rule Differences
  • 217
  • Governing Organizations
  • 218
  • Carom Billiards
  • 221
  • A Brief History
  • 222
  • Table and Accessories
  • 224
  • Focusing on the Ball
  • General Rules of Pocketless Pool
  • 225
  • Three-Cushion Billiards
  • 227
  • Straight Rail
  • 228
  • Balkline Billiards
  • 228
  • Other Pool Games
  • 231
  • 23
  • One Pocket
  • 232
  • Seven Ball
  • 235
  • Six Ball
  • 237
  • Cutthroat
  • 238
  • Golf
  • 239
  • How to Aim
  • Bank Pool
  • 241
  • Honing Your Skills
  • 245
  • Beginner
  • 246
  • Intermediate Player
  • 247
  • Advanced Player
  • 249
  • 25
  • Professional
  • 250
  • Practice Drills
  • 251
  • Stroke Drills
  • 252
  • Ball-Pocketing Drills
  • 254
  • Position Play Drills
  • 256
  • x
  • Watch Your Speed
  • Developing Style
  • 256
  • Playing in Poolrooms
  • 258
  • Pool Halls: Etiquette and Sportsmanship
  • 261
  • Pool and the Art of Being Polite
  • 262
  • Rules of Distraction
  • 263
  • 26
  • Mind the Mess
  • 264
  • Chalking Up
  • 265
  • No Jumping!
  • 266
  • Be a Good Sport
  • 266
  • Racking
  • 27
  • Breaking
  • 28
  • Know Your Table
  • 31
  • Regions of the Table
  • 32
  • Billiards Basics
  • Table Bed
  • 35
  • Table Cloth
  • 36
  • Table Sizes
  • 38
  • Pockets
  • 39
  • Table Cushions
  • 40
  • 1
  • Buying a Home Table
  • 41
  • Maintaining Your Table
  • 44
  • Importance of the Cue Stick
  • 47
  • House Cue Sticks
  • 48
  • Buying Your First Cue Stick
  • 48
  • For Fun or for Sport?
  • Important Components
  • 49
  • Comfort and Grip
  • 53
  • Different Kinds of Cues
  • 54
  • Caring for Your Cue
  • 57
  • Object Balls and Rules They Roll By
  • 61
  • 2
  • Evolution of the Object Ball
  • 62
  • What Makes a Good Ball?
  • 63
  • Testing Consistency and Quality
  • 65
  • Standard Sets
  • 66
  • Cue Ball
  • 68
  • Popularity of Pool
  • Legal Shots
  • 69
  • Illegal Shots (or Fouls)
  • 70
  • Rules of the Rack
  • 72
  • Rules for the Road
  • 73
  • Concerns with Your Home Table
  • 75
  • 2
  • Aim, Contact, and Collision
  • 77
  • Basics of Taking the Shot
  • 78
  • Aim and Collision Points
  • 82
  • Visualization Techniques
  • 84
  • Cut Shots
  • 86
Control code
ocm52047248
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781580629683
Lccn
2003008266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
794.73 W154 ; P ; XX-N ; SA ; CO12-03BT2/S0405BT2 ; S0506BT2 ; REINSTATE0811RT ; DONE0811.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52047248
  • (Sirsi) o52047248
  • i1580629687
Label
The everything pool & billiards book : from breaking to bank shots --all you need to master the game, Amy Wall & Francine Crimi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Is It Billiards or Pool?
  • Judging Distance
  • 90
  • Making Shots in Side Pockets
  • 92
  • Focusing on the Object Ball
  • 92
  • Art of English
  • 95
  • What Is English?
  • 96
  • 3
  • Using English
  • 96
  • How to Practice English
  • 97
  • Follow and Draw
  • 100
  • Deflection (Squirt)
  • 101
  • Curve
  • 102
  • History of Billiards
  • Throw and the Gear Effect
  • 102
  • Aiming
  • 103
  • Position Play
  • 105
  • Importance of Position Play
  • 106
  • Follow Shots
  • 107
  • 4
  • Follow Bridge for Ultimate Control
  • 109
  • Draw Shots
  • 111
  • Draw Bridge
  • 112
  • Stop Shots
  • 115
  • More on Practice
  • 116
  • Science, Skill, or Luck?
  • Essential Shots
  • 119
  • Are You Ready?
  • 120
  • Combination Shots
  • 120
  • Carom Shots
  • 124
  • Dead Caroms (or Dead Kiss Shots)
  • 125
  • 7
  • Basic Shots
  • 127
  • Bank Shots
  • 129
  • Shots for Sticky Situations
  • 135
  • Jump Shots
  • 136
  • Kick Shots
  • 140
  • Equipment Overview
  • Curve
  • 140
  • Masse
  • 142
  • More Lifesaving Shots
  • 143
  • Trick Shots
  • 145
  • Time to Show Off
  • 146
  • 8
  • Four on the Floor
  • 146
  • Butterfly Shot
  • 148
  • Football Shot
  • 149
  • Pick-a-Pocket Shot
  • 151
  • Over-and-Under-the-Bridge Shot
  • 153
  • Preparing to Play
  • Ball-Combo Shot
  • 155
  • Rules of Basic Pool
  • 157
  • Lagging
  • 158
  • Breaking
  • 159
  • Legal Shots
  • 161
  • 13
  • Fouls
  • 162
  • Dirty Pool
  • 164
  • Mystery Movement
  • 165
  • Straight Pool
  • 167
  • Good for Learning
  • 168
  • Top Ten Reasons to Play Pool
  • Stance: What to Do with Your Feet
  • Object of the Game
  • 168
  • Rules
  • 169
  • Fouls and Penalties
  • 171
  • Break
  • 175
  • Safety Strategies
  • 177
  • 14
  • Handicaps
  • 178
  • Game of Eight Ball
  • 181
  • Overview of the Game
  • 182
  • Racking
  • 184
  • Importance of the Break
  • 186
  • Gripping the Cue Stick
  • Rules
  • 188
  • Winning Strategies
  • 191
  • Nine Ball: The Game of the Pros
  • 193
  • Challenge
  • 194
  • Object of the Game
  • 195
  • 16
  • Racking
  • 196
  • Breaking
  • 198
  • Strategy
  • 198
  • Rules
  • 200
  • Getting the Win
  • 202
  • Bridge
  • Snooker: A Different Kind of Game
  • 205
  • Snooker vs. Billiards
  • 207
  • Setup
  • 210
  • American Rules
  • 212
  • International Play
  • 216
  • 17
  • Rule Differences
  • 217
  • Governing Organizations
  • 218
  • Carom Billiards
  • 221
  • A Brief History
  • 222
  • Table and Accessories
  • 224
  • Focusing on the Ball
  • General Rules of Pocketless Pool
  • 225
  • Three-Cushion Billiards
  • 227
  • Straight Rail
  • 228
  • Balkline Billiards
  • 228
  • Other Pool Games
  • 231
  • 23
  • One Pocket
  • 232
  • Seven Ball
  • 235
  • Six Ball
  • 237
  • Cutthroat
  • 238
  • Golf
  • 239
  • How to Aim
  • Bank Pool
  • 241
  • Honing Your Skills
  • 245
  • Beginner
  • 246
  • Intermediate Player
  • 247
  • Advanced Player
  • 249
  • 25
  • Professional
  • 250
  • Practice Drills
  • 251
  • Stroke Drills
  • 252
  • Ball-Pocketing Drills
  • 254
  • Position Play Drills
  • 256
  • x
  • Watch Your Speed
  • Developing Style
  • 256
  • Playing in Poolrooms
  • 258
  • Pool Halls: Etiquette and Sportsmanship
  • 261
  • Pool and the Art of Being Polite
  • 262
  • Rules of Distraction
  • 263
  • 26
  • Mind the Mess
  • 264
  • Chalking Up
  • 265
  • No Jumping!
  • 266
  • Be a Good Sport
  • 266
  • Racking
  • 27
  • Breaking
  • 28
  • Know Your Table
  • 31
  • Regions of the Table
  • 32
  • Billiards Basics
  • Table Bed
  • 35
  • Table Cloth
  • 36
  • Table Sizes
  • 38
  • Pockets
  • 39
  • Table Cushions
  • 40
  • 1
  • Buying a Home Table
  • 41
  • Maintaining Your Table
  • 44
  • Importance of the Cue Stick
  • 47
  • House Cue Sticks
  • 48
  • Buying Your First Cue Stick
  • 48
  • For Fun or for Sport?
  • Important Components
  • 49
  • Comfort and Grip
  • 53
  • Different Kinds of Cues
  • 54
  • Caring for Your Cue
  • 57
  • Object Balls and Rules They Roll By
  • 61
  • 2
  • Evolution of the Object Ball
  • 62
  • What Makes a Good Ball?
  • 63
  • Testing Consistency and Quality
  • 65
  • Standard Sets
  • 66
  • Cue Ball
  • 68
  • Popularity of Pool
  • Legal Shots
  • 69
  • Illegal Shots (or Fouls)
  • 70
  • Rules of the Rack
  • 72
  • Rules for the Road
  • 73
  • Concerns with Your Home Table
  • 75
  • 2
  • Aim, Contact, and Collision
  • 77
  • Basics of Taking the Shot
  • 78
  • Aim and Collision Points
  • 82
  • Visualization Techniques
  • 84
  • Cut Shots
  • 86
Control code
ocm52047248
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781580629683
Lccn
2003008266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
794.73 W154 ; P ; XX-N ; SA ; CO12-03BT2/S0405BT2 ; S0506BT2 ; REINSTATE0811RT ; DONE0811.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52047248
  • (Sirsi) o52047248
  • i1580629687

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