EBSA Cue Zone Day 1 with PJ Nolan

The fist EBSA Coaching Zone was held this morning in the Mirage Hotel Bucharest in Romania with EBSA Coach Head Coach PJ Nolan with players from Scotland, England, Ireland and Romania.

Callum Beresford from England, Lee McAllister from Scotland, Rodney Goggins from Ireland and Constantin Mateescu from Romania attended and PJ worked on their Cue Ball Control, Break Building skills, Safety Play.

All the players really impressed PJ with their talent and commitment during the cue zone.

New Practice and Mind Booklets

Each player who attends PJ’s Cue Zones this week will receive a Practice Booklet and a sports psychology booklet to help them improve their overall game. This is to help them improve their training when they return home after the Championships.

Lee McAllister said PJ’s Cue Zone was very professional. Using video analysis of recording the player and shown back the video so each fundamental can be fine-tuned was a big help. All the players said they enjoyed the lesson with PJ today.

EBSA Cue Zones

During the 2018 EBSA Snooker Championships here in Romania. PJ will conduct free cue zones for the players from 10am until 1pm from the 23rd – 27th June.

EBSA Assistant Coach Bratislav Krastev will hold cue zones from 1pm to 3pm also from the 23rd – 27th and there is a sheet to book your place in the Tournament office.

Private Coaching

Private Coaching will be also available with Bratislav Krastev Telephone number +359882711991. Players will need to arrange private coaching with Bratislav

Promotion of the game

The Cue Zones have been organised by The European Billiards & Snooker Association to highlight the EBSA Coaching Academy. At present EBSA have 66 Qualified coaches from Ireland, France, Romania, Israel, Bulgaria, Wales, Malta, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Iceland and Moldova on the coaching team.

Become a EBSA Coach

If you would like to become an EBSA Official Snooker Coach, first step is to get your National Governing body to write to the EBSA to nominate you to apply to hold a course.

For more information on the coaching Click on” Coaching” on web site or email PJ on

Yours in Sport

P.J. Nolan

National RIBSA Snooker Coach

World Snooker WPBSA Coach

Head of EBSA European Coaching