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This 14 page booklet is a nice little companion to have if you are just starting out. It covers a couple different basic skills you will need such as your cue grip, stance, your bridge hand, applying english and some basic shot and planning position. It also explains the rules and basic concept of 8 and 9 ball. It was written by George Fels with Alvin Blick and published by the BCA.
When it comes to playing great pool, they say that "aim is the name of the game". Aim plays a huge part in pool, but it is more than just aim that matters. You have to do more than just simply aim. You need to know what you're aiming for and how to properly aim. That's where the Pool Power Shot System comes into play.
Unlike other books that cover a wide variety of topics, this book is focused on one singular topic - aiming. The Pool Power Shot System is 36 pages of instruction and diagrams that will teach you an aiming system that is both highly effective and easy to learn.
The BCA Official Rules & Records Book contains the World-Standardized Rules for 8-Ball, 9-Ball, 14.1, One Pocket and many other popular games, along with fully illustrated schematics, diagrams and sketches. In addition, the book includes BCA Hall of Fame biographies, tournament results and records and instructional tips.
As the first monthly magazine to cover the world of pool and billiards, Pool & Billiard Magazine is the sport's oldest monthly magazine and boasts the largest readership of billiard businesses, players and fans. Learn More
Beat People With a Stick! is a conglomeration of over 120 one-page pool lessons assembled from instructional articles that Master Instructor Tom Simpson has written over the past 14+ years. Tom Simpson is one of the most well respected professional billiards instructor in the world.
One of the industry's most respected professional billiards instructors now has a DVD. In this 2 hour 25 minute DVD, Lee Brett shares secrets used by such pro players as Shane Van Boening, Darren Appleton and Mike Dechaine.
It's all here. Renowned PBIA billiards instructor Jerry Briesath blends his easy-going style, demonstrations from himself and World Class Player and Master Instructor, Mark Wilson (one of Jerry's students) plus easy to understand graphics to help players at all skill levels benefit from what he's learned and taught for many decades.
Widely considered the greatest pool movie of all time, Academy Award winner Martin Scorsese brings the tale of Fast Eddie Felson and his new protege Vincent Lauria. Featuring cameos from such pool legends as the late Steve Mizerak, Keith McCready, Jimmy Mataya and Grady Matthews this is the one movie that every pool player must have in their collection. DVD Widescreen format.
Johnny Cash and June Carter fans should not miss this hard to find feature film. A pool shark meets his son for the first time at a charity competition. When they discover their relationship, they decide to join forces financially and professionally, and open a pool hall together.
QMD is a patent pending orientation/motion sensing device specifically designed to aid you in developing a smooth, consistant and straight billiards stroke. While in use QMD alerts you when your practice strokes are off-line. The instant audible feedback allows you to adjust and attain a truly straight stroke. The sensitivity of QMD to off-line movements is user adjustable to best fit the way you stroke.
Works with Android and Windows Software, Not Compatible with iPhone or other Apple products currently
The Cue Ball Tracker™ is a simple, concise tool to answer the question of the cue ball's deflection path after contacting an object ball. If the cue ball deflection path is ever not clear to you, then Cue Ball Tracker™ is for you.
The Stroke Groover is an incredibly simple and effective way to immediately improve your pool game. Developed by Master Instructor Tom Simpson to allow players to feel when they drop their elbow during their stroke, this tool is extremely helpful for training your muscles to stroke the right way.
Diagram any shot, anywhere, with this compact magnetic pool table. This small table measures approx. 9” x 4.5” with balls to scales. Use the MagneTable to help improve your game to discuss shots with others. Learn More
The Perfect Shot trains you to play to the aim point, helping you learn basic and combo shots. Just place the training aid on the object ball, point the arrow to the desired pocket and shoot the cue ball to the aim point.
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