Anyone can play pool or snooker, of course, as long as they have a table, a set of balls and a cue. But there’s a major difference between playing the game and playing the game well. Cliff Thorburn has a passion for cue sports and a strong belief that improvement is the key to enjoyment. Nurturing and developing talented players have become a mission for the man that all snooker fans call The Grinder.
More than four decades of involvement in these sports and a wealth of prestigious titles won around the globe – including of course the Snooker World Championship, the biggest prize of them all – place Cliff in the perfect position to coach others. Through his Academy147, he now has the opportunity to offer top-level coaching to both individuals and groups.
Whether you’ve only just discovered these wonderful sports or you’re a professional player who needs to improve certain areas of their game, Cliff Thorburn can help. He offers coaching that can cover general snooker or pool skills or that will target specific issues that you feel may have been holding you back. Coaching from a World Champion can help to bring out your very best.
During an incredible career dating back to the 1970s, Cliff Thorburn can rightly claim to have been there, done that AND worn the waistcoat. His years of experience and his many tournament wins place him in a unique position to assess your game, identify improvements and tailor sessions that will help you achieve your goals. To find out more, all you have to do is get in touch.
Snooker is a game of many variables, and it’s one that requires immense powers of concentration. As you stand over every shot, you need to be clear in your mind about your intention