Matchroom is proud to offer two Nineball Fundamentals Coaching Classes with Mosconi Cup captains Ralph Eckert and Jeremy Jones at the upcoming US Open Pool Championship from September 25-30th in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Aiming to nurture development of the fundamental skills of 9-ball, participants will gain an understanding of cueball control and practise routines to learn speed control, with the opportunity to pick the brains of two of the most prestigious coaches in the world of pool.
Demonstration equipment will be provided by the official cue sponsor of the World Nineball Tour, Cuetec, with the sessions taking place at the Diamond Billiards vendor booth – the official table sponsor of the US Open Pool Championship.
The classes will be free of charge and a total duration of 45 minutes, that shall be pre-booked and selected randomly. Nineball FDM will include photo opportunities, and take place on Wednesday 27th September at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City to 16 applicants.
Applications to register your interest are now open, with a closing deadline of Wednesday 20th September. Successful applicants will be notified and announced on Friday 22nd September ahead of a jam-packed week of Nineball at Pool’s most historic major.
Matchroom Multi Sport CEO Emily Frazer is excited to get stuck into the grassroots of the game.
“Let’s go back to basics! I’m thrilled to be setting up a fundamentals coaching clinic for our next superstars of the game and what better time to launch than at the US Open Pool Championship – such a historic, longstanding event in Nineball.
“Like the WNT, the coaching clinics are open to anyone and everyone; sign up with the world’s best coaches to learn the fundamentals of 9-ball. Beginners can focus on stance and technique, with advanced members improving their form and progress. A class for all and a class we intend to stage at every Matchroom Open event.
“Thanks to our Mosconi Captains, Jeremy Jones, Ralph Eckert and our sponsors, Diamond Billiards and Cuetec for their contribution to such a great cause. “
Applicants must have a valid ticket for the US Open Pool Championship on Wednesday 27th September. Tickets are still available to purchase here.