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How Important is Physical Fitness in Table Sports?

There are many misconceptions about table sports and fitness. A lot of people do not view table sports as being the equivalent of a physical based sport like basketball or baseball because you aren’t exerting yourself in the same way.  I disagree with people who laugh off table sports as not being a real sport or that you don’t need to train yourself.  of course, when playing billiards or ping pong, you won’t be expending the same amount of energy or calories as a heavy game of soccer, but you are still required to be in top shape to play the game well.

christmas-elf-ideasI have a competitor in my tournaments who is a trim guy and he has always been my number one competition. I see him yearly.  Last year, I was shocked when I saw him, he had put on about 50 pounds I’d wager and looked like a different guy. and while he was still a great shot, someone was slacking in his play. Maybe his energy or focus, or just that he couldn’t swivel and twist his body in the way that he used to be able to.  That was the first time in three years that I advanced him.  Obviously, it could have been anything but I feel like I should attribute it to his weight gain.  I’m a pretty lean guy and that has really helped my game. in all sports.  Being fit physically keeps you sharp, tuned and trained.

Recently I lost 10 pounds using my girlfriend’s bottle of skinny fiber. The reviews are amazing and the skinny fiber cost is quite cheap if you buy a 6 month supply. I think that losing weight is all about self-control, patience and practice. You need to be consistent when starting any sort of diet or weight loss program.  I take these pills twice a day at breakfast and dinner and then I find myself snacking less throughout the day which is great.

Christmas is coming up in a few weeks so I advise you all to ask Santa for some skinny fiber or any other type of fiber supplement in addition to a new set of billiard balls!  I plan on spending Christmas with the family and then on boxing day we’ll have a pool tournament with my buddies in the North.  Merry Christmas to all of you and hope you enjoy a happy and healthy holiday remembering to train and practice and don’t forget your goals!

Happy healthy holidays from Billiards Game Stroke Trainer!

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We want to provide you with the best strategies for improving your game! Here are some great tips:

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Billiard Tips: Have you ever wished you could turn back time?

I had just returned from the 2003 BCA Jr. Nationals Billiards tournament held at The College, University Of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan.

Adam Pendley, who works with my StrokeTrainer, lost his first match and won 10 matches in a row to end up in 2nd after losing on the hill 9-8 in the finals.

I saw some of the best Billiards/pool ever.

There were three different age groups starting with 18 & under Boys, 18 & under Girls, and 14 & under Boys.

I had always heard about how good some of these kids could play but I could never have imagined it until I saw it in person.

I was amazed at the level of billiard play at such an early age.

For the kids who are starting to play pool today they all seem to have the same problem:

“Their stroke”

Because they are too short to reach over the top of the pool table, they all tend to hold their arm out to the side, which becomes a bad habit as they get older.

Now there is a training aid on the market to help them with stroke after they are tall enough to reach over the table.

The Stroke trainer!

Anyone who has ever played pool or billiards knows the importance of having a solid stroke. This is the basis of the entire game, a skill which takes years of practice to truly master.

But we have created a training aid to do this in a matter of days not years – endorsed by Tom “Dr. Cue” Rossman and “The Monk” Tim Miller, World Master players and Professional Instructors.

In the meantime if your child is too short to reach over the table please try to build them a box or give them something to stand on when they are playing pool.

It will save them a lot of work in the future. This is a billiard tip I saw a long time ago.