In the spring of 2009, BCA Instructor Mark Finkelstein joined the NYC Grind team as our instructional columnist. Mark is currently the house pro at Slate Billiards on 21st Street in New York (formerly Chelsea Billiards), and is an American Cue Sports Level 4 Instructor. Mark has been featured in two of Bert Kinister’s pool training tapes, and conducts national pool intensive seminars with Tom Simpson.
Mark has also provided pool consultation for the film “The Thing About My Folks” as well as for a Van Heusen apparel ad that appeared in the Super Bowl in 2007. He is also a former UPA Touring Pro, and has played on the Joss 9-ball Tour and Predator Pro-Am Tour.
Mark’s weekly instruction column, CueTips, appears every Thursday, so be sure to check it out every week for new tips and advice.
If you have questions for Mark, or if you would like to see a specific topic covered, you may contact him at email@example.com. Mark Finkelstein is also available for private lessons and clinics in NYC and the surrounding areas.