EBSA Cue Zone Day 2 – Portugal

Day 2 of the EBSA Cue Zone was held with EBSA Head of Coaching PJ Nolan was held on the 8th of March at the 2020 European U-18 Snooker Championships here in the Salgados Palace Hotel in the Algarve Portugal.

EBSA are conducting free cue zones each day for the EBSA players who attended this year’s European Championships with PJ Nolan from 10am – 4pm and his team of EBSA Coaches from 4pm – 6pm. Any EBSA Coach can book a cue zone in the Tournament office.

Booking a Lesson

Any player / country competing in this year’s EBSA Championship in Portugal has the opportunity to book a date and time into the EBSA Cue Zone Schedule for their 30minute solo or group lesson in the Tournament office.

Players in Action Today

PJ worked today with Kendrew Oei from Netherlands, Thor Van De Voorde from Belgium, Zak Sheldon from Northern Ireland, Lewis Casserly and Aaron Smith from Rep of Ireland, Maksim Kostov from Bulgaria and Viktor Mared from Sweden.

All the players really impressed PJ with their commitment and all the players said they really enjoyed their lesson with PJ. Each player who attends PJ’s Cue Zones this week will receive a Coaching Booklet to help them improve their Mental Side of the game.

EBSA President

Maxime Cassis EBSA President ‘’ said that the cue zones are a vital part in our development of the sport and we are delighted to have PJ holding EBSA cue zones to help our players improve their games from our experienced EBSA Head Coach and his team’’

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 77 Qualified coaches from Ireland, France, Romania, Israel, Bulgaria, Wales, Malta, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Iceland, Slovenia, Serbia, England, Wales, Moldova and Macedonia on the coaching team.

Become an 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 or attend a course.

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