Without a doubt, ducking kisses is one of the big topics in three-cushion billiards. In this book series of 3 volumes all the obvious and hidden dangers of kisses are examined carefully and according solution strategies are presented. Volume 1 is about kisses in the classic patterns „Natural Around“ and „Opposite Around“. By means of diagrams and symbols the problem is explained and followed by an adequate strategy and technique. At the beginning of each chapter a training suggestion is proposed to the reader which enables the player to train these very complex subjects in a reasonable and structured way.