How To Play Pool Book - Billiard Instruction Books
Informative pool playing and billiard instruction books for sale teach you billiard playing techniques. These pool training books explain how to play pool and how to make particular game shots from the masters of the game of pool. Any pool player will benefit from the lessons and tips that these billiard books give. Each provide their insight in such topics as standard & advanced techniques, practicing, mental mind and trick shot mastery.
Pool & Billiard For Dummies book by Nicholas Leider provides practical step by step tips for players of all levels. From Snooker to carom to good, old fashioned 8 or 9 ball, Pool & Billiards For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play, covering the variety of the ever popular games that make up pool and billiards. This hands on guide discusses everything from the rules and strategies of the games to how to set up your own poolroom.
Click Here for more information. Improve Your Game of Billiards with System Sid Banner's new billiard book. It will improve your knowledge and techniques necessary to become a better player, regardless of your skill level! 3 Cushion Billiard Systems is packed with 178 pages and 167 diagrams with simple instructions. 3/c ball hit Systems, Diamond Systems, Clock Systems and much more including 25 exclusive photos of past & present day players.
Robert Byrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards with over 400 illustrations. The best selling guide to all cue games, now with new sections on eight-ball, nine-ball and trick shots.
Robert Byrne's The Complete Book Of Pool Shots explains more than 350 shots ranging from tickys to double-kisses and from jump shots to diamond systems. This book takes you on an accelerated trip to graduate school. Many of the expertly diagrammed shots are described here for the first time.
Advanced Technique In Billiards by Robert Byrne (238 pages) tells you everything you need to know to reach the highest level of play. Has over 200 illustrations.
Byrne's Treasury Of Trick Shots In Pool and Billiards gives secrets and showstoppers from the world's greatest masters of the cue, with over 300 illustrations.
This book by BCA Master Instructor Tom Simpson is a compilation of ten years of Tom's best articles written on various aspects of pool. It is ring bound, 8.5" by 11" and 104 pages. You can think of this book as 100 one-page lessons to help you play better and compete more intelligently. Some examples are: In & Out of the Zone, Sink More Combinations, Getting a Feel for the Table, Draw Like Crazy, Jumping with the Dart Method, Extreme Bridges, Forcing the Corner, Nail-Bending Focus, Hanger Management, Straight-In Banks and 90 others! Tom is well-known for his National Billiard Academy clinics... here's a chance to get his training information at a fraction of the cost!
Three Cushion Billiards! - This book by 3-cushion star Bill Smith, offers billiard players some great learning opportunities in an easily understood format with an accompanying DVD to demonstrate the concepts even further. This 270 page book is logical in sequence with great approaches to both common and complicated shots. It is spiral-bound, so you can take it to the table and lay it flat as you work with it. It is intended for the intermediate and advanced player and is a ‘must have” for learning how to control the position of all three balls. All of the various systems covered in the book are clearly demonstrated on the 80 minute long DVD. Some of the concepts Bill covers are: Foundation-basic Fundamentals, The Theory of Position Play, Big Ball Position Shots, Short Angle Position Shots, Four and Five Cushion Position Shots, Across The Table Position Shots, Shot Making versus Position Play and Simple,
Effective Number Systems.
AIMING ON THE CUTTING EDGE BOOK is HUGE! Written by Todd “The Impaler” Leveck, a Certified Instructor with the Billiard Congress of America and is probably the most comprehensive book on aiming for pocket billiards ever written. With over 500 pages and more than 300 illustrations, demonstrations, experiments and practice drills, the subtitle of this book is How to Develop a Precision Aiming System for Pocket Billiards. Learn all about the geometry of pool, pool physics, english and how to aim using english, your vision for winning, mental and physical alignment techniques, equipment and problems with equipment and how to reach the next level and beyond. Tons of information on all the aiming systems out there.
The CUE BUILDING BOOK by Chris Hightower, this is the most extensive book on cue building written to date. As the title suggests, it takes you through the complete cue building process from the saw mill, to the finished cue, to marketing your cues. It covers working on wood lathes, metal lathes, and of course, cue lathes. It shows the table saw tapering machine, how to build your own spray booth, kiln, wood stabilizer dipping tank, collets, linen presses, inlay patterns and much more. It shows how to put on the finish with and without spraying. It shows you how to do Irish linen and leather wraps, V-groove and butterfly points, inlays and much more.
There is an "Advice from the Masters" chapter that gives advice to beginners from some of America ’s most well known cue makers. There is a brief history on cue building in the USA and a suppliers list showing where to buy almost everything you need to build cues from shaft wood, to exotic woods and veneers, cue parts, manual and CNC machinery and small tooling. The book has nearly two hundred drawings, showing how to do the various operations and how to make the special jigs. It is a wealth of information contained in a format that is easy to read and refer back to. Every beginner to intermediate cue maker should have this book and the advanced cue maker might still pick up some little tricks. Over 260 pages! BRAND NEW THIRD EDITION!
This new book is a lifetime of stories from the vibrant memory of Danny Diliberto, one of Accu-Stat Video's most popular commentators. Beginning with the Hustler's Tournaments in Johnston City, Diliberto was one of the fabled road players. He excelled in four sports: baseball, bowling, boxing, and pool. Boxing was his first love, but his own hands could not stand the power of his blows. Pool gave him greatest fame and that's what this book is about. Any devotee of the game will be fascinated with this look into the immediate past of the game. From Las Vegas to Hollywood to the smallest towns on the most distant highways, this is the life of the roadman. A gambler’s tale in his own words. A great book! Order on the More Books or Movies & Stories sections of the order page.
The Pro Book brings the latest advancements in training methods and techniques into pool. Intended for the competitive player, it will produce dramatic results in your game if you supply the effort. Improve your ability to play using 130 reference shots, keyed into your memory with 16 primary shots.....Expand your knowledge with reference safeties, kicks, kick safeties, and banks....Refine your table evaluation and pre-shot routines....Increase your mastery of peak performance with nutrition, mental training, and conditioning...and Organize your own training program for the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of pool.
Add the Pro Book DVD Series and save $16.00. These DVDs are a complete training system for developing and maintaining advanced table skills. It is based on the high-performance reference training section of the Pro Book and can be used independently or in conjunction with the Pro Book. This four video set is an organized system for mastering the strategically important shots, safeties, kick safeties, kicks, and banks that form the basis for offensive and defensive play.
Seven years of additional research from the author of The Pro Book, widely considered the most advanced training resource in pool. This new book covers five major areas of strategy and training techniques for the serious pool player: Honing Your Technique, Mastering the Shot Routine, Mastering Advanced Tools, Getting Your Game Out, and Match Strategy. This book contains advanced strategies and training techniques and is intended for the serious pool player. It’s a free standing book and the original Pro Book is not required to use it effectively, but being familiar with The Pro Book or The Pro Book DVD Series would be an advantage. Train to execute advanced shots, position play, defensive play, banks and kicks. Learn to get your best game out when you need it! Keep your focus under pressure! Discover advanced strategies for the front, mid, and end games. Learn to take control! Hone your technique to a master’s edge by using your own natural coordination! Increase your consistency by incorporating personal alignment, stroke and rhythm. Master the shot routine, visualization, and timing. Discover what is natural for you!
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THE ADVANCED PRO BOOK DVD SERIES - Advanced Reference Training for the Serious Pool Player. Finally! In response to popular demand, the most crucial reference training techniques from The Advanced Pro Book are now on this 4-disc DVD set. If you want to take your game to the next level — beyond its current limits — then this is your ticket!! All of the shot routines and exercises presented in this series will help you better understand the action off the rails, and the cue-ball and object ball paths. If you need help with position play, do the exercises in Volume I. If safeties are a problem, study Volume II. Each DVD targets very specific areas of your game. Break through those barriers that have held you back for so long!
Vol. I: Pro Shots - takes a closer look at aggressive reference training shots. Becoming skilled at advanced shots is crucial and understanding the principles behind them will help lock those shots into memory. This volume also goes into special shots that are used less frequently, but are important recovery tools. Very challenging!
Vol. II: Advanced Safety Play - addresses the most important concepts that make for powerful safeties. The most important pro safeties and front game situations are demonstrated in conjunction with the critical thought processes for each. Master these tips and become a devastating defensive player!
Vol. III: Advanced Kicking - is your key to rising above the competition. These skills are absolutely vital for competing (and winning!) at higher levels. This volume covers the Kicking Maps for one and two rails, and the related principles. Essential!
Vol. IV: Advanced Banking - exposes you to a whole new realm of the game. See more opportunities to pocket balls. Use them to play shape of get safe. These are great tools to have in your box. . .great tools to win!
If you watch them you will get a lot. If you study them you'll get even more. If you do the work, you could become a champion! Save $16.00 by adding the Advanced Pro Book Book to your order below.
The Pool Player's Guide to Dead Stroke. Dead stroke is what happens when you find that special place within your mind that some refer to as "The Zone." You've been there. You've done that. So why can't you bottle it up and use it whenever you need it?
Well, now you can. This NEW book by Bob Henning holds the nine keys and the nine actions that will unlock the doors to this magical kingdom. Learn to trust your intuitive self. Develop the mental discipline to silence inner doubt. Relinquish control and let it flow! Experience the thrill of functioning at a higher than normal state of awareness, shooting effortlessly and confidently time and time again.
Dead Stroke. Dead Punch. In the Zone. Playing out of your head. Out of your box. In stroke. Catching a gear. Read on. Pierce the myth. Enjoy the buzz...enjoy the action...get in stroke...and enter into The Stroke Zone!
Available in volume 1 or 2. Volume 1 is written by Phil Capelle and Mike Massey, this new book is the definitive work on trick shots. Learn to execute over 170 shots, give three complete shows, and amaze your friends. Over 180 diagrams, 40 artistic billiard shots, hustler’s specials and more! Lot’s of cartoons too! In Volume 2 Mike Massey continues to amaze and impress as he demonstrates a variety of stroke shots, jump shots, and his ever popular finger pool. Once again, he explains every detail of the set up and the stroke. Then the shot is shown in slow motion so you won't miss a thing.
NICK VARNER'S TOTAL SHOT TRAINER - THIS IS A TRAINING AID! Here's what Nick says about this new training device: "I love the visual references for seeing the aim line and the position route. Learning speed control is a snap. The Total Shot Trainer will definitely help you to improve your pocketing and position play."
This is simple, practical, effective and easy to use. The heart of the package is a circular diagram (11.5" wide) that is placed on the table and pointed towards the pocket you want to shoot the object ball. This "vinyl" circle sticks to the table and shows the position of the object ball, the ghost cue ball, the aim line, the tangent line, and position routes of the cue ball with one tip of follow for cuts of 10, 20, 30 and 60 degrees. The Total Shot Trainer stays in place while shooting and is reusable over and over again. It works on all size pool tables and is safe to use on all types of cloth. Also included in the package is a ten-inch practice landing pad, a five-inch landing pad, 12 ball markers to set up repeat shots, instructions for playing the Hit the Zone Game, the Ten Steps to Consistency on two different size cards, and a detailed User's Guide. This trainer is great for teachers and immediately and easily demonstrates the difference between the aim line and the contact point.
This new book is the definitive work on bar table 8-ball. If you want to learn the secrets of topflight 8-ball, this is it. Over 260 pages and 460 diagrams will help you understand how small tables play differently than the big ones. Sides vs. corners, slide-thru, smash-thru, strategy, pattern play, cluster work, and much more! Great sections on the diamond systems including some uses of the Corner-Five system you probably have never considered.
Freddy reveals the secrets that made him one of the most feared money players in the country. His book teaches you how to bank accurately. "The Beard's" system is the only bank method that incorporates cut angle, cue ball english, and force into a simple, easy to understand banking formula. The section on "Automatics" alone is worth the price of this book.
Volume 1 Pool Billiard Workbook is written by Ralph Eckert, Jorgen Sandman, and Andreas Huber and is used and recommended by The European Pocket Billiard Federation and The World Pool-Billiard Association. It includes the official WPA Playing Ability Test (PAT) for beginners to intermediate players. Ever wonder how you really rank in playing ability? The PAT section of this book will clear that up. It is a system to assess your skills on the basis of exercises evaluated. The rest of this 65 page workbook contains exercises and training games to record your personal performances and help prepare you to take the Playing Ability Test for LEVEL 1.
Volume 2 includes the official World Pool-Billiard Association Playing Ability Test (PAT) for intermediate players. At 72 pages this is more advanced than the first POOL BILLIARD WORKOUT and very well organized and designed. The second half is devoted to Technique Training and will help you put together effective short, mid, and long term training programs. There are additional exercises and training games to record your personal performances and help prepare you to take the Playing Ability Test for LEVEL 2. How do you really rank!
Volume 3 is a 78 page ring-bound book is written by Ralph Eckert, Jorgen Sandman, and Andreas Huber. As a training workbook it is used and recommended by The European Pocket Billiard Federation and The World Pool-Billiard Association. It includes the official WPA Playing Ability Test (PAT) for advanced to world class players and is far more advanced than the first Pool Billiard Workout and considerably more advanced than the second. There is a section devoted to Technique Training and a third on Training Games. Are you world class yet? Take the Playing Ability Test for LEVEL 3 and find out.
"How To Play Pool Right" is published by the Billiard Congress Of America contains a wealth of information on playing pool and contains information on equipment, grips, stance, cueing the ball, techniques, applying english, rules of basic games, playing position and making shots and more.