Welcome to Billiards NV

"Califon" Ed Smith
Certified PBIA Pocket Billiard Instructor
​Cell:  702-672-7819

Contact Info:

Cell:  702-672-7819

Email ID:  [email protected]

Last update: 11/282018


Private and Group Instruction

Group classes can be arranged for 4 or more participants and can be structured based upon their individual needs and skill sets .

Some topics include:

  • Pool Etiquete 
  • Rules for various games such as 9 Ball, 8 Ball, 14.1 or Straight Pool, and other fun games.
  • Basic Fundamentals - Bridges, Stance, Approach, Stroke, Aiming etc.
  • "PEP" Shooting Sytem
  • Introduction to English or Side Spin
  • Position Play (Tangent line concept)
  • Introduction to the Diamond System.
  • Advanced shots
  • Safety Play
  • Bank Shots
  • Kick Shots
  • Practice Drills
  • Video Analysis
  • Setting Goals

​Feel free to contact Ed to discuss your specific needs and to schedule a lesson.  This can be done in your own home, community center or nearby billiard room.

Ask about special pricing for league members, seniors and military.




This is the standard by which all PBIA Insructors provide services to students and commit to continuous improvement.

  • My primary obligation is to help my students improve their playing skills and gain a greater understanding of the game.
  • My instruction techniques will incorporate effective, positive teaching techniques.
  • I will maintain high professional standards in all aspects of instruction.
  • To ensure that instructional behavior is not misunderstood, situations that require some physical guidance, such as properly positioning a student's body will be preceded by a full explanation and a request for permission.
  • I will continuously strive to advance my instructional skills and training materials.
  • I will contribute to the development and success of the PBIA.
  • I will teach within my level of ability, and will not attempt to mislead a student or another instructor of my current instructor level.
  • I will not communicate disparagingly of any PBIA Instructor, the PBIA Instructor program or the Billiard Congress of America.
If you experience any PBIA Instructors not following the Code of Conduct as state above please feel free to contact the PBIA at [email protected] or call 303-243-5070 ext. 23.

Private Instruction Information​​

Let Ed introduce you to the "PEP" shooting system.  This serves as the basis for future lessons and coaching sessions as students advance.