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Precision Pool 2nd Edition PDF

Precision Pool 2nd Edition PDF

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    Sharpen your strategy and shot-making skills! Whether it’s eight ball, nine ball, straight pool, or one pocket, Precision Pool will reveal the secrets the pros know in this attractive full-color offering. Authors Gerry “The Ghost” Kanov and Shari “The Shark” Stauch leave nothing to chance, sharing the wealth of experience they gained from coaching or competing against virtually every top professional player. The result—Precision Pool—is simply the most comprehensive and useful book ever written on pool. This updated second edition includes the following:
    • Grips
    • Vision and aim
    • Power breaks
    • Bank shots
    • Combinations
    • English
    • Safeties
    • Practice plans
    • Match strategies
    • 200 full-color diagrams of critical shots, common patterns, and trick shots
    Whether you are a weekend player or seasoned professional, if you are serious about improving your game, Precision Pool is your best shot. Contents Chapter 1. The Shooter’s Checklist Chapter 2. Aim and Vision Chapter 3. Cue Ball Control Chapter 4. Game Breaks Chapter 5. Critical Shots Chapter 6. Rules of Pattern Play Chapter 7. Playing with Patterns Chapter 8. Safety Play Chapter 9. Which Way to the Win Chapter 10. Match Strategy and Tactics Chapter 11. Mind-Body Toughness Chapter 12. Practice Made Fun!

    Table of Contents

    Table of Contents

    Part I Teaching and Evaluating

    Chapter 1 Teaching Sport Skills

    Chapter 2 Evaluating Technical and Tactical Skills


    Part II Teaching Technical Skills

    Chapter 3 Foundational Skills

    Chapter 4 Strokes and Shots


    Part III Teaching Tactical Skills

    Chapter 5 Singles and Doubles Tactics

    Chapter 6 Offensive Tactical Skills

    Chapter 7 Defensive Tactical Skills


    Part IV Planning for Teaching

    Chapter 8 Season Plans

    Chapter 9 Practice Plans


    Part V Match Coaching

    Chapter 10 Preparing for Matches

    Chapter 11 During and After the Match

    About the Author

    Coaching Football Technical and Tactical Skills was written by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) with the assistance of Rob Ash, head football coach at Drake University.

    ASEP has been developing and delivering coaching education courses since 1981. As the nation's leading coaching education program, ASEP works with national, state, and local youth sport organizations to develop educational programs for coaches, officials, administrators, and parents. These programs incorporate ASEP's philosophy of “athletes first, winning second.”

    Reviews

    "Firmly grounded in theory, this book provides a stellar analysis of the influential role of perceived self-efficacy in athletic development and functioning.  It is uniquely broad in scope, offering a masterful overview of the foundation, research, and application of self-efficacy theory in the field of athletics.  Because of the scope and depth of coverage, this book is an invaluable resource for theorists and practitioners alike seeking an understanding of how beliefs of personal and collective efficacy contribute to the quality of athletic life.  But it is about more than sports.  The insights it provides can also serve one well in other life pursuits.  This is a truly outstanding book that has the makings of a classic in the field of athletics."

    -Albert Bandura

    "The benefits of this book reach well beyond just sports. The techniques are easy to learn and represent tools you will use throughout your career..."

    -Doody’s Review Service

    Articles & Links

    Interview With Shari Stauch

    Sample Content

       Sample pages: aim and visionSample pages: aim and vision
     Shari Stauch discusses the need for the book  Shari Stauch on the importance of the preshot rituals  Shari Stauch provides keys to getting started  Shari Stauch shares pool insights and tips  Shari Stauch's tips for shot making