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Dive into some pool

Focus. Intensity. Power. You have probably seen the game of pool and know how it works, but there is an entire side to it that takes strategy, practice and a little bit of luck in order to defeat the competition.

Mark Streb, a member of the Unites States Air Force, said he thinks the game is about luck.

“Sometimes I’ll go and play and I’ll amaze myself, and then I’ll play somebody else and they’ll be fantastic,” Streb said. It’s also a game you just have to practice – get a technique down. My technique is you obviously try to get them in but also set up the next course of action I’m going to do.”

It all starts from the beginning. If a player has a bad shot, then he or she immediately give the competition the advantage. That is why players must have their “A” game from the very beginning. But it is also why it is a unique game.

“I think it takes lots of controlling yourself because you have to hit the ball precisely sometimes to make the cue ball go where you want it to go,” said Nischal Shrestha, a sophomore studying computer information technology.

Shrestha said a player has to think before they hit the cue ball or it could end up going somewhere he or she did not intend.

“It’s like I’m playing chess,” Shrestha said. “You need to use your brain.”


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