Beginner Guides

We all have to start somewhere, right? This is why I have compiled a catalog of questions you might have on everything pool, snooker or billiards related. Through my years of experience, I have amassed a fountain of knowledge on all cuesports which I have documented here for all to see, share and learn from, so you can go forth and enjoy your game at a higher level. This might be the Beginners Guides section, but believe me, you’ll find something here for every skill level. Curious about something you can’t find, just the handy search bar.

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Bumper Pool History

Bumper Pool History – Roots to Present Day

Have you ever heard of a type of billiard game played with table-fixed obstacles preventing you from making a pocket? If yes, that’s the Bumper…

Compare a pool cue with a snooker cue

Detailed Difference: Pool Cue vs Snooker Cue

Can you tell the difference between a pool cue vs snooker cue, if they were next to each other could you tell them apart?  The…

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What is a Slate Pool Table

Billiards evolved from a lawn game to an indoor game now played on what is called a Pool table. The pool tables used in the…

Discover The Standard Size Of A Pool Table

Standard Pool Table Sizes & Space Needed

One of the most common questions surrounding pool is what is the standard pool table size or how big is a standard size pool table. …

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How to Tell if a Pool Table is Slate

Looking for your first pool table or perhaps looking to sell one? In order to price accordingly you’ll need to know what type of table…

What is a sneaky pete cue

What is a Sneaky Pete Cue – With Examples

Playing pool is enough excitement on its own. The bond it creates with friends, the relaxation you get, the joy and laughter shared in gaming…

Compare Slate Vs Wood Pool Tables

Slate vs Wood Pool Table – Everything You Need To Know

Are you looking to buy a new pool table or are you just trying to understand the difference between a slate vs wood pool table…

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Snooker Ball Order & Point Know Which Colour To Pot

You may be wanting to get started playing snooker but are curious what the correct order is to pot the colored balls? Well, this quick…

pool table pocket reducers

Pool Table Pocket Reducers – Improve Your Pool

Want to improve your pool? become a sharpshooter? Be afeared potter at the table? Need a shortcut to get you to that masterly level, quick?…

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Step-by-Step: How to Hold a Pool Cue For Beginners

Are you wanting to learn how to hold a pool stick for beginners? the best stance in pool, how to aim or even how to…