The 99 Critical Shots in Pool: Everything You Need to Know to Learn and Master the Game by Ray MartinThe 99 Critical Shots in Pool: Everything You Need to Know to Learn and Master the Game by Ray Martin

The 99 Critical Shots in Pool: Everything You Need to Know to Learn and Master the Game

byRay Martin, Imgs, Inc., Estate Of Rosser Reeves

Paperback | October 5, 1993 | Large Print

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World Champion Pool Player Ray "Cool Cat" Martin shares his secrets for playing winner's pool in this classic book, which includes an introduction by the author. Written with co-author Rosser Reeves, The 99 Critical Shots in Pool remains one of the most authoritative guides to the game ever written. Over 200 illustrations show the proper form, technique, and approach to shots such as:

• The Center Ball Cheat-the-Pocket
• The Hook Shot
• The Seven Ball Stop Shot
• The Jump Shot
• The Frozen Kiss Shot
• The Nudge Shot
• The Side Pocket By-Pass Shot

Ray Martin, a Billiards Congress of America Hall of Fame inductee, is one of only seven players in the twentieth century to win three or more world 14.1 titles. He co-wrote this book with Rosser Reeves in 1976.
Ray Martin is an American professional pool player. He acquired his nickname, “Cool Cat,” when he won a 1971 world title in the middle of an earthquake. In addition to holding the title that year, he held it in 1974 and 1978. He was inducted into the Billiard Congress of America’s Hall of Fame in 1994. He is the coauthor with Rosser Re...
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Title:The 99 Critical Shots in Pool: Everything You Need to Know to Learn and Master the GameFormat:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:240 pages, 9.19 × 6.51 × 0.63 inPublished:October 5, 1993Publisher:Diversified Publishing

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0812922417

ISBN - 13:9780812922417

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you don't read this book, I'll beat you This is by far the most comprehensive guide to pocket billiards shots available. There are no banking systems, kicking systems or any of that, this is just as the title says.... 99 critical shots in pool. This book shows you almost every imaginable situation, the shot for that situation and the result of the shot(where the cue ball goes) What more can you ask for?
Date published: 2009-04-02

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Taking a cue from the millions of younger Americans who have recently rediscovered pool, Times Books has revamped and redesigned this classic guide to the sport. Here's the low-down on how to play off the cushions, use the bridge, make curve shots, "Cheat the Pocket", finesse a "Double Kiss", and more. Photographs throughout