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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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
In this autobiography, the uncrowned champion of pocket billiards recounts his life in his own uninhibited words. This book is Illustrated with photos and line drawings which gives you techniques for chalking the tip, cuing up and hitting the ball. Minnesota Fats talks about speed of stroke as well as development of effective combinations.
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.
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.
If your kids are interested in learning the game of pool, this new book by touring pro and ESPN commentator Dawn Hopkins is a must have. Featuring 72 pages of easy to follow text and pictures, your kids will learn the basics of pool starting with stance and grip and taking them through how to bank, break, etiquette, rules and even trick shots.
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