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WHAT IS SNOOKER?
Snooker is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth called baize. Using a cue, players take turns to try and pot the 22 balls in various sequences into the six pockets on the table. Awarded points for the balls potted or when the opposing player fouls, a frame is won by the player who has the most points and a match is won when a player reaches the required number of frames.
SNOOKER HEALTH BENEFITS
Playing snooker has numerous physical and mental health benefits. As well as burning a surprisingly high number of calories, snooker also helps hone good hand-eye coordination, balance and aids muscle conditioning. Snooker also requires a great deal of focus and concentration which improves mental health.
COMMON SNOOKER INJURIES
The most common injuries experienced by professional snooker players are due to repetitive strain from poor posture when preparing to take a shot and include, shoulder or neck pain, muscle soreness, lower-back pain and muscular fatigue.
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Our snooker health insurance is suitable for semi-professionals and professionals offering all the standard benefits of private health insurance as well as that all important cover for and sports-related injuries. Our Sports Health Insurance will give you peace of mind if you become injured so you can focus on getting back to what you love doing.
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As an alternative, General & Medical can also offer private health insurance to look after the health of you and your family. We offer a range of different levels to suit all needs and budgets.