22 06, 2017

The Ultimate Pool Players Workout

This is a copy of a guest post done by Basic Billiards for Delta 13 Billiards Supplies. The original post can be found on Delta 13's blog. Getting better at any skill takes dedication and practice. So when it comes to pool that can only mean spending more time at the table if you want to [...]

28 05, 2017

Effects of English on the Rail

In pool, or any other billiards sport, side spin has a dramatic importance to the game because of the way it affects the trajectory of the cue ball off the rail. English allows many more options than what is normally available with top, center, or bottom spin since it lets you take different paths to [...]

19 05, 2017

New Lessons

We are going to try to update this site as often as possible with new content and lessons. A lot of this content is going to be updated in this blog, but some of it will be in the actual lessons section of the site. Since most people aren't scanning the lessons section everyday with [...]

12 05, 2017

Top 7 YouTube Channels for Watching Pool

The best way to learn pool is through practice, but if you want to become a great player or accelerate your learning nothing can substitute learning from the best. Watching pool and studying how players approach certain shots will help with your shot selection and safety strategies, which will make winning games easier. Here are [...]

5 05, 2017

Welcome to Basic Billiards!

Welcome to the Basic Billiards blog. We are a new website dedicated to bringing you the best educational content about pool that we can. And this blog is a big part of that process. The main website covers structured lessons that help you gradually go through and learn about pool. Unfortunately there is no course [...]