• The Appliance Of Science
  • Making A Racket
  • Landmark WDBS Event Staged in Woking
  • Tour’s Top Players Turn to Preston
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The Appliance Of Science

Chris Henry’s innovative theories and techniques, based on neural science, have helped top snooker players fulfil their potential. We caught up with Henry, who is currently working with Shaun Murphy and has previously coached the likes of Stephen Hendry, Peter Ebdon, Jimmy White, Ding Junhui and Luca Brecel, to find out more about his philosophy. Chris, could you explain how your coaching methods work? I’m working on the mental side,…

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Billiard Blunders: Common Pool Playing Injuries

Even though billiards is not a contact sport like rugby, or football –you can still sustain injuries from playing. It is important to know what common injuries to look out for, so you can treat them when they emerge.  We will look at two of the most common injuries that billiard players experience. Tendonitis Tendonitis in the wrist is a common injury that many billiard players will experience at one…

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Joss Tour, $1,500/$500 Added, June 4 & 5, Snookers – Providence RI

Players & Fans, Congratulations to our previous event winners at Salt City Billiards, Bucky Souvanthong ($1,000 main event), Jose Mendez ($330 second chance) & Derrick Beckwith ($1,700 Joss Cue Raffle Winner)     Our final regular season stop of the Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour will take place on June 4 & 5 at Snookers Billiards Bar & Grill in Providence RI. This will once again be our third event at Snookers this season and we all owe owners…

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More events & prize money at top level

The new snooker season starts just 26 days after Mark Selby became world champion at the Crucible in Sheffield A revamped World Snooker tour will see an increase in both ranking events and prize money next season. There will be 18 ranking events – up from 10 – with £10m total prize money. “This underlines how much the sport is growing and the fantastic opportunities available,” said World Snooker. However,…

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Making A Racket

Even the most observant snooker fan may not have recognised Nick Matthew when he came to the Betfred World Championship this year, despite the fact that he has competed several times at the Crucible. That’s because Matthew’s sport is squash rather than snooker. He was enthralled by the atmosphere of the famous Sheffield Theatre when he played here in the English Open, which was staged at the Crucible from 2003…

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Poison Title Sponsors Lone Star Billiards Tour

In 2008, the Lone Star Billiards Tour began as a series of random, independent billiard events, founded and directed by WPBA Pro Player, Kim Newsome.  It wasn’t until June 2009 that the official Lone Star Billiards Tour was established, and by 2010, it was well on its way to becoming one of the most well-known billiard tours in the United States.  Now, in its 8th year, the Lone Star Billiards…

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NAPT Inaugural Event – Full Of Talent

Come watch your favorite female players compete in the NAPT Inaugural 10-Ball Invitational! Karen Corr, Janet Atwell, Linda Shea, Briana Miller, and Jia Li have committed to the competition, and accepted invitations are rolling in daily! This player-centered organization offers a new and exciting option for players across the globe. The NAPT Inaugural 10-Ball Invitational is a much-needed alternative event for Division I players, and an opportunity for up-and-coming Division…

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Landmark WDBS Event Staged in Woking

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) held its third event at the Woking Snooker Centre in Surrey last weekend. The three-day competition was a landmark event for WDBS, as it was the first open to disability classification groups incorporating visual impairments, hearing impairments and learning disabilities. Players received free coaching on the day Following an Open Day at which players with all disabilities were able to practice and receive free…

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Tour’s Top Players Turn to Preston

Some of snooker’s biggest stars will return to the iconic Preston Guild Hall next week for the qualifying rounds of three international ranking tournaments. Judd Trump will be among those competing in Preston Fan favourites including Judd Trump, Shaun Murphy and Neil Robertson will be joined by legends Jimmy White and Ken Doherty as they compete for the final stages of the Indian Open, World Open and Kaspersky Riga Masters…

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