When it comes to billiards instruction, Phil Capelle has no equal. He is widely considered to be pool's top instructional author and has written some of the most popular training books in the industry.
Capelle founded Billiards Press in 1995 and has been writing some of the best selling and most loved pool and billiards training books ever since. His writing style is easy to read and his books feature lots of detailed drawings and diagrams.
If you want to play your best pool, pick up a book from Phil Capelle today.
The Eight Ball Bible is one of the most impressive guides to bar table play on the market. This 283 page book features instruction and diagrams on the topics of pattern play, shot safety, the break and much more.
Sharpen your strategy and shot-making skills. Whether it's Eight Ball, Nine Ball, One Pocket or Straight Pool, Precision Pool will reveal the secrets the pros know. Authors Gerry "The Ghost" Kanov and Shari "the Shark" Stauch leave nothing to chance, sharing wealth of experience the gained from coaching or competing against virtually every top professional player.
The long-awaited outrageous tales of well-known pool player and road-man Robert LeBlanc is now available! A lifetime of Cotton’s thrilling experiences—30 years on the road leading up to becoming Technical Advisor and a cameo actor in the 2003 cult hit movie, “Poolhall Junkies” starring Christopher Walken—are contained within 350 shocking pages of his very personal memoir, “Confessions of a Pool Hustler.” Great photos are also included throughout. Learn More
Phil Capelle's book and DVD combo will teach you to master end-of-rack play in straight pool using three proven learning methods. This book is your ultimate training tool for high runs in straight pool. Spend enough time with it at the table and your position and pattern play will soar to a whole new level.
Rather than writing pages and pages of text, this book uses simple text with detailed images to teach you the game of pool. Author Bruce Barthelette and photographer Eli Burakian start with the basics on equipment and take you through rules, aiming, ball control, defense, banking, kicking and even trick shots.
Are you new to the game of pool or just getting started? If so, this is absolutely the book for you. Written by one of the true legends of the game, Arthur "Babe" Cranfield takes you through all the basics of pool. This book goes beyond fundamentals though, as it talks about both playing and how to find the best equipment for you. Learn More
Secrets and Showstoppers from the World's Greatest Masters of the Cue, with over 300 Illustrations. You will also get nearly 350 drawings of trick shots. You will learn everything from basic formation to the most difficult and impressive shots. Robert Byrne is the bestselling author in pool and billiards. He was inducted into the Billiard Congress of America's Hall of Fame back in 2001.
This book opens with a thorough description of terminology and background information on equipment and technique that will be of value to the aspiring trick shot artist, and to any player. Andy then describes how to play over 120 of his modern day trick shots.
Best selling author, Hall of Famer and master teacher Robert Byrne presents his most impressive effort yet: an exhaustive compendium of more than 350 pool shots that will take its place among the game's classic instructional books.
Take your game to the next level and beyond with Capelle's Practicing Pool. From the author of the bestselling classic "Play Your Best Pool" comes Phil Capelle's latest book. Featuring a special "Fast Start" section for new players, this new book covers shotmaking, aiming, position and pattern play, safety play, kicking, break shots and much more. Over 290 pages packed with diagrams and illustrations.
From the author of "Play Your Best Pool," Phil Capelle has broken down the game of pool into this extremely useful reference guide. “A Mind for Pool: How to Master the Mental Game” covers the non-physical elements of the game. The book covers such topics as the psychology of competitive playing and overcoming nerves, learning to focus and handling bad breaks. But the book goes even further to discuss how to handicap a game, negotiate a game and how to evaluate spots.
Massey's World of Trick Shots gives explicit direction on set up and execution of hundreds of trick shots from the recognized master of trick shots and nine time world champion, Mike Massey. With the help of this 300 page book, you'll learn how to shot pool's best trick shots. Prop shots, mystery shots, masse shots, jump shots and hustler's specials are all covered in this book. Learn More
Pool's #1 instructional author is back with his latest book, Play Your Best Eight Ball. This book is over 450 pages and it includes 535 diagrams of pool shots, over 100 examples taken from the pros and much more.
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