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Dawg Appreciation Month Edition (4/10/12)
As you know, I'm always desperate to find a tie in for my weekly emails and this week is no exception. Fortunately, it just so happens that April is Dog Appreciation month and since our mascot is a dog (albeit a ceramic one), I'm pretty sure you know what's coming. In honor of this very important month, I figured it would only be appropriate to tell you about some of the wonderful and stylish products we carry that feature the PoolDawg logo.
Once again, as your reward for putting up with my weekly gratuitous sales pitch, you get another Jennifer Barretta knowledge bomb. This week she'll be talking about rotation games (9 ball and 10 ball to be precise). And away we go!
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The PoolDawg Comfort Strap
Jennifer Barretta - The Basics of Rotation Games
The first and most popular billiards game that most people learn is 8 ball. 8 ball happens to be a very strategic game that is, oddly enough, only played at the amateur level. If you feel like you're ready to take your game to the next level, you have to learn rotation games, specifically 9 ball and 10 ball.
9 ball and 10 ball are essentially the same game in that you must run the balls in numerical order from one to nine or ten, and they are both heartbreaking because you can run every ball, miss the last one, and lose. Some say that rotation games are not very strategic because the order of the balls is already dictated to you, but here I have to disagree. There are hundreds of different ways to play the table, but there is usually one best way. I could go for days on end talking about the best way to play patterns, and maybe some day I will, but for now I'm just going to give the basics...keep reading