I haven’t posted much in the last few weeks because I have been busy with work, family, pool and the like. We just finished our 2nd week of pool league and everything seems to be going ok for my new team. The 1st week was kind of rough, we got 1 out of a possible 6 points but everyone did a good job. Most of the matches we lost were only lost by one game. I won my match against a really good player that was on my team last year. I was on my game and he seemed to be having a “off” night. I finished 3-1 against him. Nothing to gloat over but anytime you can pull a win off of this guy it’s a good day.
Last night we turned the tables so to speak by getting 5 out of 6 points. We matched up fairly well and had alot of fun. I am looking forward to next week when we will be playing a pretty strong team. A win against them would be nice. The best thing about all of this is that my team mates are relaxed and having some fun for a change. We all like to win but it isn’t the main thing this year and I for one am having fun again just playing the game.
Also I have been busy bringing our pool league into the 21st century. I made a website for my fellow league players with all the info needed for league. It is being updated weekly with team standings, team handicaps and a schedule. It also has all of our league rules so anyone can view them at any time. (even during a match!) I will be able to post any cancellations due to weather and so on. It will also allow players to leave some feedback so that everyone will have a voice, not just us captains. How about you readers that are in league? Is there someone doing this for your league? I imagine it’s not that uncommon.
If all goes well I might start a forum so that all the league members can bitch at each other and trash talk one another!! Maybe get some side action going, who knows!
I am also working on a upcoming article about Biohacking (as it pertains to pool) For those who haven’t heard of biohacking, the best way I can describe it is this: The fine tuning of ones body to obtain the optimal results. It covers everything from mental strategy to physical fitness to getting the most out of your diet. Now this might sound a little far fetched at first but you can’t argue with the results. If you are will to put in the work you will reap the benefits. Will it make you a pro player, no. But it will help you reach your maximum potential. For those who can’t wait for the article check out “The Billiards Biohacker Report” by Skippy on Itunes Podcasts. He has some great podcast and a website full of some great information. Hopefully I will be done with that article in a few days but for now I have to get back to work!
Have a great week everyone!