EBSA final Cue Zone – Portugal

EBSA Head of Coaching PJ Nolan held his final day of Cue Zones for this year, at the Albufeira’s Vidamar Hotel Resort in the Algarve on Friday the 15th of October at the 2021 European Snooker Championships here in Portugal.

Today our EBSA Head Coach worked with a number of players and they really impressed him with their commitment. PJ said ‘’ he would like to personally thank all the players who attended the cue zones this year and he hoped to see them all again at EBSA Championships in the near future.

EBSA conducted free cue zones from 2nd – 15th of October for players who attended this year’s European Championships with PJ Nolan and from his team of EBSA Coaches. Any current EBSA Coach also had the opportunity to book his or her own cue zone in the Tournament office.

Booking a Lesson

Any player competing in this year’s EBSA Championship in Portugal had the opportunity to book a date and time to suit his or her schedule in the Cue Zone Schedule for their lesson in the Tournament office.

Coaching Booklets

Each player who attends PJ’s Cue Zones this week received a Training Booklet to help them improve their Practice game.

EBSA President

Maxime Cassis EBSA President ‘’ said that the cue zones were a huge success again and they are a vital part in our development of the sport. We were delighted to have PJ and his EBSA team holding EBSA cue zones to help our players improve their games led by our experienced Head Coach’’

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 106 Qualified coaches from Ireland, Austria, France, Romania, Israel, Bulgaria, Wales, Malta, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Ukraine, Denmark, Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, Slovenia, Serbia, England, Wales, Sweden, 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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