Instructional Articles

Past Contributing Writing for the following publications:
  • AzBilliards.com (online)
  • PoolDawg.com (online)
  • BorderBilliards.com (online)
  • InsidePOOL Magazine (international)
  • MxmBilliards.com (online)
  • Professor Q Ball Pool & Carom News (national)
  • Cue Times (CO and WY)
  • Inside English (MI, WI, IL, IN, OH, PA, WV, KY, TN, MO, IA and SD)
  • On The Break News (CA, WA, and CO)
  • Rack’Em Midwest Magazine (MN, IA, WI)
  • Stroke (East Coast)
  • Cues, News, and Brews (NV)

Archives to most articles can be found at my pool blog, The Tip Jar (PoolTipJar.com)

Pro Vision column on AzBilliards.com

Pro Vision: A Closer Look into the Professional Mind features a different top professional in each article with Q’s & A’s on the strength they’re best known for. Samm Diep gets the pros to divulge the truth on how and why they do what they do.

Pro Vision #1 The Complete Athlete: Thorsten, The Hitman Hohmann

Pro Vision #2 Sylver Ochoa on Adaptability

Pro Vision #3 Jennifer Barretta: Balancing Family & Pool

Pro Vision #4 John Schmidt, Modern Day Straight Pool Master

Pro Vision #5 Chris Bartram: Action!

Pro Vision #6 Nick Varner: The Art of the Comeback

Pro Vision #7 Stevie Moore: Mind over Matter

Samm’s Cue Tips on PoolDawg.com

Player, writer, instructor, and billiard personality Samm Diep shares tips on basic care, instruction, and etiquette.


Jan 2010 Chalk It Up, The Proper Way

Feb 2010 The Big Break Theory

Mar 2010 The Bridge To Victory

Apr 2010 The Anatomy of a Pool Match

May 2010 Consistency Begins with 1-2-3

Jun 2010 Tried and True (Tip 1 of 2)

Jul 2010 Tried and True (Tip 1 of 2)

Aug 2010 The Eyes Have It

Sep 2010 The Power of the Stop Shot

Oct 2010 The Power of the Stop Shot (Part 2)

Nov 2010 Happy Feet

Dec 2010 10 Resolutions to Improve Your Pool Game

Tournament Coverage

Jan 2010 AZBilliards (Complete Derby City Classic Coverage)

Sep 2009 AZBilliards (Krystofiak Takes Shooting Star Classic Men’s Open Title)

Sep 2009AZBilliards (Champions Crowned at Shooting Star Classic)

Jul 2009 InsidePool Magazine (Crawford Crowned Colorado Billiards Champion)

Feb 2009 InsidePool Magazine (NG Hauls in Big Billiard Win)

Jul 2009 AZBilliards (Two Stooges Brekke and Burbul Dominate in Golf and Pool)

Mar 2009 InsidePool Magazine (2009 Derby City Classic)

Jun/Jul 2008 InsidePool Magazine (2008 BCA Nationals)