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Carom Billiards: Some Riddles & Puzzles
Carom Billiards: Some Riddles & Puzzles$11.00

Half-table Problems and Predicaments to Improve Your Reasoning and Competitive Skills.

These half-table Carom Billiards layouts offer an excellent variety of table setups that show up in game after game. For full-table layouts, see the book Carom Billiards: MORE Riddles & Puzzles.

These layouts are designed to allow experimentation to try various cue ball speeds, spins, and angles.

Playing benefits include:

• Intellectual training

• Skills confirmation

• Skills advancement

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Carom Billiards: MORE Riddles & Puzzles
Carom Billiards: MORE Riddles & Puzzles$11.00

This book provides Full Table layouts. This is an extension of the half-table layouts presented in the book Carom Billiards: Some Riddles & Puzzles.

As with the Half-Table book, you have more opportunities to extend your skills. Learn to handle a wide variety of carom difficulties that show up in game after game. These layouts offer you a chance to do extensive experimentation.

These layouts are designed to allow experimentation to try various cue ball speeds, spins, and angles.

Playing benefits include:

• Intellectual training

• Skills confirmation

• Skills advancement

Also available in Print (Amazon).

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Carom Billiards: Around the World Patterns
Carom Billiards: Around the World Patterns$11.00

During competitions, many of the shots use a cue ball path known as "Around the World". Basically, the path is from a corner, across to the opposite long rail. From there, the cue ball goes to the short rail and then the other long rail. From the second long rail, the cue ball travels to the other, side corner.

This collection of around the world shots provides you with a extensive variety of scoring solutions. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

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Carom Billiards: Zig-Zag Patterns
Carom Billiards: Zig-Zag Patterns$9.50

During competitions, you will sometimes see a pro player will use the zig-zag pattern to score. The concept is simple - the first and second rail or the second & third rail occur cross table.

This collection of zig-zag shots provides you with quite a few different scoring solutions. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these zig-zag examples. First - as a mental exercise. You can study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the position and play the shot. Try to duplicate the shot. Experiment with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions.

Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

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Carom Billiards: Cross-Corner Diagonal Patterns
Carom Billiards: Cross-Corner Diagonal Patterns$11.00

One of the interest cue ball patterns in 3-cushion billiards is the diagonal cross-corner shot. The cue ball comes out of one corner of the table and then goes diagonally across the table into the other corner. The cue ball can follow a simple diagonal, a parallel diagonal, and even triple diagonals.

This is an extensive assortment of cross-corner shots, each showing an successful scoring attempt. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

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Carom Billiards: Half Table Circle Patterns
Carom Billiards: Half Table Circle Patterns$11.00

There are a lot of times when the two object balls are located in a half-table area. One of the more common shots is to play the cue ball in a half table circle. It comes off the first object ball, into the long rail, short rail, and opposite long rail and then connect with the second object ball.

This is a large selection of these types of shots. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

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Carom Billiards: Cushion First Patterns
Carom Billiards: Cushion First Patterns$11.00

There are a set of cue ball pattern shots that are fascinating. These are the shots where the cue ball goes into one or more cushions before contacting the first object ball. These are most common when the two object balls are close together. The player sends the cue ball into three cushions first. But there are many variations including one cushion first and two cushions first.

This book assembles large variety of these types of shots. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

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Carom Billiards: Full Table Circle Patterns
Carom Billiards: Full Table Circle Patterns$11.00

One of the interesting shot patterns is known as full table circle. These shots follow a clockwise or counter-clockwise path around the table rails.

This book contains a large assortment of these types of shots. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

Also available in Print (Amazon).

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Carom Billiards: Interesting Table Patterns
Carom Billiards: Interesting Table Patterns$10.00

As you watch the pro players compete, every once in a while you will seen an unusual shot. It is so unusual that you have to replay the shot in your memory to understand what happened.

This book is a collection of those shots that have occurred during international competitions. For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

Also available in Print (Amazon).

FYI - PDF can be viewed on all your smart devices (phone, tablet, computer).

Carom Billiards: Over the Hill Patterns
Carom Billiards: Over the Hill Patterns$12.00

These shots are very common. The cue ball comes out of one corner to contact the middle of the opposite long rail. It then travels into the corner on the same side at the other end of the table. This creates a path that looks like the cue ball is going up and down a hill.

For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

Also available in Print (Amazon).

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Carom Billiards: Small Table Circle Patterns
Carom Billiards: Small Table Circle Patterns$9.00

This is a collection of shots that occur within the quarter table at the short rail. The cue ball goes off the long rail, short rail, and the opposite long rail - but only within a two diamond area.

For each shot, there are two table layouts. The first is the ball positions on the table. The second is how the pro player made the point.

There are two ways you can use these examples. First - as a mental exercise. Study the ball layout and the ball paths to determine how the shot was played.

Second - as a table exercise. Set the balls up in the positions. Try to duplicate the shot. It may take only a few attempts, or a lot before you learn how to consistently score the point. You will do a lot of experimentation with different speeds and spins.

The result will be a better understanding on how to play similar shots during your competitions. Enjoy the learning process and good luck!!

Also available in Print (Amazon).

FYI - PDF can be viewed on all your smart devices (phone, tablet, computer).

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