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

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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.





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PBIA CODE OF CONDUCT


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.
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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.