Instructional Articles

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Archives to most articles can be found at my pool blog, The Tip Jar (PoolTipJar.com)

Pro Vision column on AzBilliards.com
Pro Vision: A Closer Look into the Professional Mind features a different top professional in each article with Q’s & A’s on the strength they’re best known for. Samm Diep gets the pros to divulge the truth on how and why they do what they do.
Pro Vision #1 – The Complete Athlete: Thorsten “The Hitman” Hohmann
Pro Vision #2 – Sylver Ochoa on Adaptability
Pro Vision #3 – Jennifer Barretta: Balancing Family & Pool
Pro Vision #4 – John Schmidt, Modern Day Straight Pool Master
Pro Vision #5 – Chris Bartram: Action!
Pro Vision #6 – Nick Varner: The Art of the Comeback
Pro Vision #7 – Stevie Moore: Mind over Matter

Samm’s Cue Tips on PoolDawg.com
Player, writer, instructor, and billiard personality Samm Diep shares tips on basic care, instruction, and etiquette.
Jan 2010 – Chalk It Up, The Proper Way
Feb 2010 – The Big Break Theory
Mar 2010 – The Bridge To Victory
Apr 2010 – The Anatomy of a Pool Match
May 2010 – Consistency Begins with 1-2-3
Jun 2010 – Tried and True (Tip 1 of 2)
Jul 2010 – Tried and True (Tip 1 of 2)
Aug 2010 – The Eyes Have It
Sep 2010 – The Power of the Stop Shot
Oct 2010 – The Power of the Stop Shot (Part 2)
Nov 2010 – Happy Feet
Dec 2010 – 10 Resolutions to Improve Your Pool Game
Jan 2011 – Alignment, My Dear
Feb 2011 – Dealing with Performance Anxiety
Mar 2011 – Can’t Read My Poker Face
Apr 2011 – The Perfect Pendulum Stroke
May 2011 – 5 Key Ingredients for Improvement
Jun 2011 – 20 Minute Tune Up
Jul 2011 – Winning 8 Ball Tip #1: Have A Plan
Aug 2011 – Winning 8 Ball Tip #2: Variety
Aug 2011 – Back to Pool!
Sep 2011 – The Last Ball Jitters
Oct 2011 – The Right Bridge for the Job
Nov 2011 – 10 Ways To Avoid Dawg-ing It

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