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"Play Your Best Pool: Secrets to Winning 8-Ball & 9-Ball” by Phil Capelle is a complete textbook on 8-ball and 9-ball strategies. This book is recommended by some of the best known people in the pool and billiards industry, including #1 Ranked WPBA Pool Player Allison Fisher.
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
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.
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.
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.
Are you looking to be a well-rounded player? Better check out “The GosPool of Bank Pool.” In this follow-up to the excellent, “Banking with the Beard”, Freddy "The Beard" Bentivegna delves deeper into bank pool with over 100 pages of new instruction. Clear and concise in language and technique, the book also delivers more colorful stories of the game's personalities with the added bonus of pictures from “back in the day.”
This rogues gallery of the most infamous pool hustlers includes the likes of Ronnie Allen, Cornbread Red, UJ Puckett, Billy Incardona, Jay Helfert, Buddy Hall and hundreds more. With over 300 photos and almost 400 pages, this book is filled with backgrounds stories and first hand personal experiences from the Golden Age of Hustling (1950-2000).
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.
Pro Skills Drills Book - Cue Ball Drills Speed and Position Control is the first in a series of training books from BCA Hall of Famer Nick Varner and Dominic “The Drill Instructor” Esposito. This book contains 54 practice drills guaranteed to help improve you game and confidence. Each drill is explained clearly with both word descriptions and visual illustrations. These are drills that sharpen your skills while correcting your weaknesses. They designed to fine-tune your focus and playing consistency.
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