Billiard Gloves - How To Buy
As with all games, we have quite a number of billiard accessories to help players maximize their influence in the pool game. Billiard gloves, also known as pool gloves or cue gloves, are considered important accessories to pool player. Billiard gloves help reduce friction when playing and make your stroke more consistent. We have the 3-fingered glove that make the cue shaft slide better on your bridge hands making your shots more accurate. The reduction in friction makes your strokes to be better, consistent and accurate. Like with all sports, billiard gloves can also be personalized to a player’s personal taste & preference.
You have the option of left-handed & right-handed gloves. Personalized gloves are made using different materials each claiming to offer better control and smoother action over the others. We have different prices starting as low as five dollars a pair. A good pair will cost you between ten to fifteen dollars. Pool gloves are easily recognizable.
They have the same look as ordinary gloves and they cover only three fingers; the thumb, index & middle fingers. The fabric is made of silky material that is frictionless. When you buy the gloves you will find that they have leather or leatherette patch at the palm section to help reinforce your grip over the table cloth. The good thing with pool gloves is that they are a one-size-fits-all because of their elasticity. The more costly ones are made to be reversible in order to accommodate both left-handed and right-handed pool players. Velcro straps allow you to hold the glove more firmly to your wrist. Spandex and Lycra are the most commonly used materials to make the gloves. These materials allow for a strong comfortable grip while at the same time allowing better traction for the cue stick. When made using these material, you won't find the one-size-fits-all type of glove but are made with different sizes. Over time pool players can develop a liking for one type of glove material or brand over another.
We don't have rigid rules to determine which are the best pool gloves in terms of design or material. Pricing points to the durability and built quality of the gloves. As with most things where the personal subjective preference takes first choice, a billiard player will obviously have a liking on pool gloves no matter the pricing. Some pros prefer not to use billiard gloves, opting to develop their skill in developing an intimate feel with the pool cue & plus the table. Pros prefer skill over assistance in devoping their game.