7 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Pool Cue Stick

Written by Ashley Barnard

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4. The size ofrepparttar tip is also important. Tips vary in diameter between 12 mm and 14 mm. Make sure thatrepparttar 151000 tip is round, and not flat. A larger tip is thought to be better for English.

5. Next checkrepparttar 151001 weight ofrepparttar 151002 stick. Depending onrepparttar 151003 manufacturer, cue sticks weigh between 18 and 21 ounces. Find a weight that is comfortable for you, and feels well-balanced.

6. If you can afford it, purchase a separate stick for breaking. This will protect your tip, and help to keep your stick in top form longer. The tip for your breaking cue should be larger than your playing one.

7. When purchasing your stick, don't forget to buy a case for it. Properly cared for, some sticks can last a lifetime.

Whether you choose a production or custom cue, takerepparttar 151004 time to look around before buying. Check out different manufacturers. Play with a couple of different ones, to get a feel for them. Find out ifrepparttar 151005 dealer offers a money-back guarantee if you're not satisfied with it. The main thing when purchasing a Pool cue stick is to find one that feels right and that you're comfortable using. You never know, it just might help your game! You can see a wide veriaty of pool cues at http://www.poolcuestore.us for more information

Ashley Barnard is a keen Pool Player and has been playing pool in Pub and clubs around the country and has now ready to share with us some of his tips about choosing the right cue. You can see a wide variety of pool cues at http://www.poolcuestore.us for more information

Tips On Running A Baseball Tryout

Written by Coach John Peter

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Shortstop- The leader of your infield and very quick and hopefully, fast. If he can't coverrepparttar whole left side ofrepparttar 150917 infield, than he should be a 2nd baseman. Should be very athletic and maybe your leadoff or #2 hitter.

3rd baseman- Strong arm, doesn't have to berepparttar 150918 quickest but should be able to coverrepparttar 150919 line because your shortstop will cover to his left if he can't reach it. The olderrepparttar 150920 player,repparttar 150921 more he is looked at as a power guy.

Left Fielder- Should be able to charge in very well because he needs to play deeper than most of your outfielders due to so many right-handed pull hitters. Doesn't needrepparttar 150922 best arm but couldn't hurt.

Center Fielder- Good to great arm, should be one ofrepparttar 150923 best and quickest athletes on your team. If he can't cover much ground, don't pick him or put him in left or right if he has a superior arm. He givesrepparttar 150924 corner outfielders confidence. Remember…the game is won "Uprepparttar 150925 Middle"!

Right Fielder- Big arm, needs to makerepparttar 150926 longest throws onrepparttar 150927 field. Again,repparttar 150928 olderrepparttar 150929 player,repparttar 150930 more he is expected to hit for power. Doesn't need great speed, covers limited amount of ground.

Always watch players warm up and practice when they are not "inrepparttar 150931 spotlight;" that will tell you a lot about how they play.

Always make sure most of your team can pitch or catch. You can never run out of those. Pitchers atrepparttar 150932 younger levels tend to berepparttar 150933 most athletic and/or advanced players.

Inrepparttar 150934 end, play a game. Here'srepparttar 150935 best idea I have. Line them up and number off by threes. The 1's hit,repparttar 150936 2's play infield, andrepparttar 150937 3's play outfield. A coach or machine pitches. Start them with a 1 ball and 1 strike count to speed it up. Pitch average fastball speed forrepparttar 150938 age group, nothing on either extreme. You will see a lot of repetitions, situations etc. andrepparttar 150939 guys will relax and have some fun. Remember, kids know how to play, some just don’t "test" as well as others. Coach JP’s Note: When evaluating baseball talent… Think Arm Speed, Bat Speed, Foot Speed And never forget, attitude, and all that that implies.

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Coach John Peter, presently aged 50 something, is a lifelong student of the greatest game on earth. After being asked to find a more suitable occupation at age 26, many seasons after donning his first uni at age 7, he has transcended his skills into the much more important role of coach and especially as an instructor! He prides himself as never having charged any player or coach for a single lesson!

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