KNACK Pool And Billiards

Whether you shoot pool on weekends with friends or play for higher stakes in your local league or in college tournaments, Knack Pool & Billiards is the ultimate guide to improving your game. In a uniquely picture-driven, quick-reference, step-by-step approach, Bruce Barthelette covers all aspects of the sport-from choosing equipment and keeping score to dissecting a variety of games such as Snooker, Eight Ball, and One Pocket. He also offers helpful tips on holding the cue and getting the proper angles.

Everything You Need to Know to Improve Your Game

About the Author
Bruce Barthelette is a professional pool player and is ranked as one of the world’s ten best players in trick shots. He has appeared on ESPN numerous times and has played with leading professionals, including Jeanette Lee. aka “The Black Widow”, Mike Massey, Andy Segal, and Tom Rossman. Bruce and his wife, Ann, have run America’s second-largest pool league, the Connecticut division of the American Poolplayers Association (APA), for more than twenty years. Visit him at Ell Buraklan is a photographer whose work has appeared in several other Knock books, including Knack Chess for Everyone, Knack Bridge for Everyone, and Knack Kayaking for Everyone. He lives in Windsor. Vermont. Visit him at

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