When I was a young kid playing pool was always something special for me. I went to the local pool hall with my Dad and we played for hours. Unfortunately while getting older, I lost the fascination for the game and played only every couple of months – until it became even only once a year. I regret that every day, because if you want to become really successful in something, you have to train hard from an early age.
Everything changed at the age of 23 when I heard that there are actually clubs where you can play with other players than your Dad. I got curious and decided to join. At that time I was more than a rookie. I only knew the game of 8-Ball and had heard a little bit about stop, follow and draw shots. Turns out joining that club was the best decision I ever made. From that day on pool got me again and never let go.
I started to learn more and more about the game and realized how complex and beautiful it really is. It’s so much more than just hitting balls and watching them flying all over the table. Eleven years have elapsed since then. I’ve become a successful player and have won several tournaments. Sharing my knowledge with a wide audience, including over a hundred personal students, has certainly played a huge role in the development of my game.