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Should I Pay for Cue Sports Lessons?

Simple question: Should I pay for pool playing lessons from a billiard instructor?

Should I Pay for Cue Sports Lessons?

With cue sport culture in an upswing, more people are flocking to bars and finding the activity engaging as well as rewarding. Yet, some are quickly disenchanted as the subtleties of the various games are often lost on novices who are unable to land a ball in the right pocket.

This has led to an upsurge in billiard instructors willing to teach, and often at great prices. When you take a look at the available snooker betting odds, you can clearly see that the demand for the sport is nowhere near dying down.

In fact, you could as well argue that it's experiencing a renaissance. So, what can you expect from cue lessons and are they worth the money, time and, ultimately do they lead to anything meaningful? Let's find out.

Are Such Lessons Worth It?

Most people who have approached billiards and cue sports with an open mind have been more than happy to pay for tuition under a much more experienced player or even a professional. While the lessons could cost between $20 and $100 per lesson, the reward value of each lesson is great, and you walk away not just with an hour or so of play.

Rather, a coach will show you tricks to shooting exactly the way you want to and then leave you to it to practice and practice, and then practice. The truth is that the most common mistake that new players make is not to study the game in a little more detail.

From the standpoint of someone who has played all sorts of cue sports, paying for a tutor to rid you of the bad habits as early on as possible is definitely worthwhile.

How to Find a Tutor?

We agree that finding a tutor is always a great idea, but to guarantee the best results, you will want to make sure that whoever you entrust to teach you is actually a certified instructor and they have undergone the necessary training themselves.

To put this way, you can hire pretty much anyone to train you and this is a reasonable thing to do. However, if you are going to be paying a little more, picking a more experienced tutor is always better.

Now, there may be some geographical restrictions that you need to consider. For example, there may not be a tutor who lives close to you, which will create certain difficulties, such as the frequency of the classes, but possibly also increase the price of each lesson.

These are understandable concerns and something you ought to be prepared for. If you are having a hard time deciding, just ask yourself what the upsides are. It would be nice to be a little more skilled next time you play some cue sports in your favorite place for the purpose.

While you don't have to book too many lessons, the things you will see and learn, even in two or three lessons, could define your game and make you see the game in a completely different light.

Should I Pay for Cue Sports Lessons?

  • Title: Should I Pay for Cue Sports Lessons?
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/31/2021 6:28:49 AM
  • Last Updated: 1/31/2021 6:44:06 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Should I Pay for Cue Sports Lessons?

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