3-cushion is the highest form of carom billiards. To score a hit with the cue ball on both object balls after contact with three cushions, is one of the most difficult billiard disciplines of all. Sport, artistry and physics come together here in impressive fashion, shown in text and graphics in this book. This two-volume work presents the most comprehensive publication of 3-cushion billards ever to appear in print. It deals in depth with all areas of the game, illustrated with over 1,800 graphics. Volume 1 discusses the basics: Intelligent shot selection - stroke preparation - stroke types and execution - precise aiming - correct speed - physical principles. The main section, organized by patterns, deals with the various possible solutions in detail. On account of the volume of subjects and the partly deeper analyses the book is not only intended for beginners, but particularly for advanced players as well. It is suited for practice and as a reference manual. Advice is offered under consideration of different playing strengths of readers. Priority is given to the question of the best solution to a task, and to position and system play as a way to marked improvement of results.
Format: 29,7x21 cm