Standard pool table sizes in most homes are 8′ tables. Consider 4′ x 8′ as the professional size. We recommend opting for a larger table if the room is spacious enough to accommodate it. Different sizes, such as the 7′ tables (known as bar size) are better suited for smaller rooms and casual players.
NEVER MISCUE AGAIN: THE REASONS TO CHALK YOUR POOL CUEIn every pool hall, bar, or home with a pool table there are balls, cue sticks, and of course, chalk. Everyone knows you’re supposed to use chalk when playing pool, but not everyone why you put chalk on a pool cue. So, to shed some light on this mystery, here are the reasons that you should use chalk during your games and the right way to use it to avoid those pesky miscues.Why Use Chalk?To understand chalking you need to understand the relat
POOL SYSTEMS: THE CLOCK SYSTEMTwo elements of pool are needed to run out a rack during every game: pocketing and position. The easier the shots you leave yourself during a rack, the better chance you have of running out and beating your opponent. One of the simplest methods to get good position is to use the clock system which was designed by Buddy Hall, one of the best position pool players of all time.The system is used to measure how much spin to use on each shot to get precise position from
HOW TO PLAY BALL IN HANDAmateur players who aren’t very familiar with pool always try to shoot shots that are the easiest for them to aim and to make the ball. This is why so often you see a player who has ball in hand and immediately sets up their next shot for a 2 foot straight in shot that’s easy to make. The problem with this strategy is that even though playing ball in hand straight in guarantees that you’ll make the ball, most of the time it doesn’t set you up for the second shot.Not plann
SPEED AND SPIN WHEN CALCULATING BANK SHOTSOne of the coolest and most useful shots to use when in a jam, the bank shot is a shot worth mastering which takes both skill and knowledge to execute. For any beginner looking to learn about banking, check out the banking lesson to learn the basics of aiming a bank shot. This lesson will cover some of the variables that come into play when banking balls.Once you have the basics of bank shots down, you’re going to want to know about a few variables that