Snooker & Billiards: Technique, Tactics, Training
A practical, no-nonsense book, this guide to cue sports will help give readers an leg-up on the competition and a competitive edgeLearn all about snooker and billiards in this second edition guide. This book covers a range of topics, including a history of snooker and billiards, top tips from many of the greatest players, the rules of the game, how to choose the right equipment, and much more. Though this is aimed at beginners taking up the game for the first time, this advice will also be important for false beginners who want to revise their techniques, and also more experienced players looking to develop their tactics.
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