Quick-Start Guide to Pocket Billiards

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 176 pages
The secrets of billiards--taught by two of its greatest players Pool legend Steve Mizerak has teamed up with Ewa Mataya Laurance, the "Striking Viking," to write A Quick-Start Guide to Pocket Billiards, an essential resource for players of all levels to learn the skills required to attain proficiency at the game and then take their games to the next level. In clear, step-by-step instructions and friendly language, it teaches readers how to: Think like a pro Select and hold the perfect cue Sink balls Analyze and set up shots Play the offensive in a game

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Choosing Your Weapons
The Stance
The Grip

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About the author (2003)

Steve Mizerak was the youngest member ever inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame and has played championship pool for nearly fifty years. He is a three-time World Pocket Billiard Champion and holds more than eighty first-place finishes in world-class tournaments. He lives in Sanger Island, Florida.

Ewa Mataya Laurance is one of the most well-known and recognizable stars in the history of pocket billiards. She is a past winner of multiple world championships including the sport's biggest prize, the WPA World 9-Ball Championship. She currently serves as president of the WPBA and resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Jerry Forsyth is the tournament editor of Pool & Billiards Magazine and lives in Carrollton, Texas. He is also the billiards commentator for Sky Sports of London and TSN of Toronto, Canada. He competes professionally on the Senior Billiards Tour.

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