- 21 Years of Pool Instruction. This NEW book from Phil Capelle contains all 252 of his Pool & Billiard columns from May 1996 to May 2017. About 35 are excerpted from his books and others present different takes on topics and exploits of the pros. Many from 2011 have resulted from his ongoing research and present brand new material. They are arranged in order, but you can find instruction on specific topics in the detailed table of contents and in the cross-reference. With 512 pages and 430 diagrams, this book is a great addition to your pool library.
ADVANCED PRO BOOK DVD SERIES
This 4-DVD set is based on the on-the-table training section of The Advanced Pro Book. All shots are demonstrated and explained. Pro Shots: covers aggressive reference training shots. Becoming skilled with these is crucial and understanding the principles behind them will help you lock them into memory. Advanced Safety Play: addresses the important concepts that make for powerful safeties. Pro level safeties and front game situations are demonstrated. Advanced Kicking: is absolutely vital for winning at higher levels and working with the APB kicking maps will bring certainty to your game that is beyond systems. Advanced Banking: working with the APB banking maps will will add powerful tools to your ability to run out and to play safe. RETAIL - $134.95 - LIMITED TIME SPECIAL - $114.95 - SAVE $20
ALMOST ALL I KNOW
This five-hour, three-DVD set is the last contribution from Jimmy Reid who passed away in late 2016. It starts with a two-hour treasure trove of diamond systems used for kicking, banking and position: Long rail, cross side, cross corner, Plus 2 systems for short rail kicking, and a Zero 3 rail system. Three hours are then dedicated to Question and Answer situations on 9 Ball, Bank Pool One Pocket and 8-Ball. You will learn Jimmy’s 'Rules of Thumb' and patterns and strategies for all four games. You will learn the questions to ask yourself every inning, when it's your turn at the table until it's no longer your turn. Incorporated over and over in practice they will teach you how to find the correct shot for the situation at hand and provide you with positive feedback and confidence. $149.95
APPLETON VS DEUEL - 2010 US OPEN 9-BALL
FINALS. The win-by-two games format of this finals match forced a long, 180 minute battle. Darren Appleton, the British bar box gambler proved he has made the jump to big-table mastery completely. He took the championship away from disappointed Corey Deuel 15 to 13. The professional commentary was provided by Jim Wych, Bill Incardona and Danny Diliberto.
APPLETON VS KLATT - 2011 US OPEN 9-BALL
This match between Britain’s Darren Appleton and Canada’s Jason Klatt was a fight to the finish. Appleton was the favorite and did indeed win. But he was sorely tested by the young Canadian who battled him all the way to the hill, 10 to 10, before Darren was able to pocket the last nine ball of the match. Commentary came from Jim Wych and Bill Gibbs. 140 minutes.
APPLETON VS PUTNAM - 2011 US OPEN 9-BALL
FINALS. Darren Appleton, the reigning US Open Champion, made no qualms about defending his title in this 146 minute match. With jump shots, bank shots and spectacular position control, he left his opponent, Shawn Putnam, shaking his head in the chair. The final score, as witnessed by Jim Wych and Danny D., was 13-6.
ARCHER VS ORCULLO - 2010 US OPEN 9-BALL
Filipino player Dennis Orcullo took an early lead that most viewers thought would be impossible to overcome. But Johnny Archer, always a champion, did exactly what was necessary. He kept his game together and started piling up the wins, finally wrapping it up at 11-9. Jim Wych and Danny Diliberto were on the microphones throughout. 100 minutes.
BEAT PEOPLE WITH A STICK
This book by BCA Master Instructor Tom Simpson is a compilation of 15 years of his best articles. It is spiral-bound, 8.5" by 11" and about 132 pages. This book contains 129 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 119 more! Tom, who passed away in 2016, was well-known for his National Billiard Academy clinics.
BEST DAMN POOL INSTRUCTION BOOK
Once you get past the over-the-top title, you'll see this is a good,
all-around book with a lot of good information for pool players. Written by Ron
Schneider, it has 227 pages divided into fourteen chapters: The Stroke
Builders, The Practice Shots, Safety Play, The Kicking Game, Banking,
Combinations, Caroms, The Nine-Ball Break, The Masse Shot, The Jump Shot,
Position Play, Specialty Shots, Deflection, Squirt, Cling, Throw and Skid. It includes
a CD-ROM e-book that plays in computers and a laminated wallet card with
the 10 Winning Rules for Nine-Ball. $34.95
BREAK & RUN DVD BOX SET
This 3-disc set is geared towards advanced and expert level players. Featuring 13 of the world's top players, it includes: Advanced Fundamentals by Rodney Morris, 8-Ball Breaking & Strategy by Karl Boyes, 9-Ball Breaking & Strategy by Mika Immonen, 10-Ball Breaking & Strategy by Darren Appleton, Kicking & Banking by Alex Pagulayan, and Pattern Play & Cue Ball Control by Raj Hundal. Earl Strickland, Chris Melling, Donny Mills, Jayson Shaw, Dennis Hatch, John Morra, and Jason Klatt fill out the group with Offensive and Defensive Pattern Racking, Reading Racks, Advanced Position play and 13 runouts with instruction. With 11 World Championships and 11 U.S. Open titles, there is no better group of players from whom to learn.
BUDDY HALL'S NINE BALL INSTRUCTIONAL
In this DVD,
which was formerly entitled Position Play; Buddy shows what he considers to be
the most important position shots in pool. He demonstrates each one and shows
exactly how to cue and stroke it. He teaches you what can go wrong and how to
use each shot consistently. Buddy wraps up this 60 minute video by running three
unedited racks, explaining his decisions and emphasizing the key balls to each
run out. A very good Accu-Stats production.
BUILD YOUR GAME - HARDCOVER
This HARDCOVER edition is a collection of 365 Days of Instruction, Motivation and Insights for Pool Players. It's like having a professional coach hitting you with one short, focused topic on the game to set your day and keep you focused and on the road to playing better pool. Each of 365 topics covers an important element required to play at a masterful level. Some will remind you of things you have forgotten and many will lead you to a higher understanding of strategy, technique or execution. All will help you build a stronger game. Includes a directory of quotes, reference materials and a comprehensive index. RETAIL - $34.95 - LIMITED TIME SPECIAL - $24.95 SAVE $10
BUILD YOUR GAME - SOFTCOVER
This SOFTCOVER book is a collection of 365 Days of Instruction, Motivation and Insights for Pool Players. It's like having a professional coach hitting you with one short, focused topic on the game every day to keep you focused and on the road to playing better pool. Each of 365 topics covers an important element required to play at a masterful level. Some will remind you of things you have forgotten and many will lead you to betterstrategy, technique or execution. All will help you build a stronger game. Included is a directory of quote sources, reference materials and a comprehensive index. RETAIL - $29.95 - LIMITED TIME SPECIAL - $24.95 - SAVE $5
BUILDING THE INTERIOR OF THE STAR
This is the third video of Bert Kinister’s fantastic 4-disk set. The Star Patterns are a set of drills that will bring your run out rate way up if you do the work. This DVD expands on Using the 6 Pointed Star and needs to be worked successfully before you attempt the material in the final DVD.
BUILDING THE POINTED STAR
This is the first video in the Star Patterns, a total of four videos from Bert Kinister. Certainly one of the best series of drills you can use to bring up your run out percentages, these DVDs need to be used in order as each one develops from the previous one. Spending a few hours with just this one will bring your game up.
BUSTAMANTE VS REYES - 2003 US OPEN 9-BALL
The two most feared Filipino pool players of the era battle it out to the very end. Efren Reyes lands on top in the last game, winning over Francisco Bustamante 11-10. This 105 minute match is a fine exhibition of world-class pool. Commentary by Jim Wych and Bill Incardona.
CAPELLE ON NINE-BALL - BOOK & DVD
This 200 page book and DVD video combination by Phil Capelle analyzes a dramatic hill-hill match between Johnny Archer and Efren Reyes. The book is keyed to the video and is an in-depth look into the shots, technique, and strategy used by both players. The video is the Accu-Stats original of this famous match and has been edited to include an instructional section. A very comprehensive study.
CHAMPIONSHIP 9-BALL DVD
In this Classic video Nick Varner walks the Nine Ball player through several game scenarios, emphasizing the importance of the break shot and looking ahead at least three or four balls. Helpful tips are offered to increase your chances at staying at the table and running out. Nick shares his knowledge on how to hit several key shots that will put you ahead of the competition and shows a few defensive strategies that will keep you in the game. Practice what Nick preaches, and you, too, could become a champion! This is a CLASSIC video originally filmed in 1982 by camcorder. The content is great, but the production values are consistent with 1982 camcorders. Do not expect sharp resolution, etc.
CJ WILEY'S MASTER COLLECTION
Eight videos on six DVDs: Ultimate Pool Secrets - CJ describes each step in his unique pre-shot routine. Inside Billiards Secrets - Hand Connection & Alignment, Planes of the Stroke, Pro Alignment and a lot more. Touch of Inside - Blending the calculations you make on each shot – speed control, shot angle, and cue ball target – into one routine. Banking Secrets - An effective Banking System. The Million Dollar Shot - Earl Strickland ran 11 racks and won a million dollars. How he trained, the legal battles that followed and eye witness accounts. The Million Dollar Challenge - Strickland and Wiley battle it out in the Semi-Finals and Finals of the same tournament.
FAST & LOOSE IN THE ROCKIES
This 2-DVD set is a ‘must see’ contest between Efren “The Magician” Reyes and Johnny “The Scorpion” Archer at the height of their careers. Both players go on the offensive in this winner take all 9-Ball & 8-Ball challenge match. After shooting safeties for a couple of games, they bust loose and hit you with 2 hours and 40 minutes of the most go-for-it, pocket splitting, position playing, perfect run-out pool you’ve ever seen! Set in the beautiful Foundry Billiard Club in Boulder, Colorado, pool legend Bill “Weenie Beenie” Staton and trick shot champion Paul Gerni commentate and predict plays with uncanny accuracy. Their combined knowledge about the sport would fill volumes. $24 (FAL)
GRADY MATHEWS ON POOL - 4 DVDS
This is a four DVD set titled "Grady Mathews on Pool." The DVDs are packaged in one album and the material is relative to all POOL games. The four DVDs included in this set are: The Advanced Principles of Pool & Billiards (a Classic video), The Finer Points of Pool (a Classic video), The Finer Points of Banking & Safety Play (a Classic video), and Sixteen Steps.
For more information on any of these DVDs, please go to the Grady Mathews section via "Shop by Author." BEBOB PRICE - $89.95
GUIDE TO KILLER POOL
Pool-playing megastar Jeanette Lee, known as the “Black Widow,” explains every aspect of playing to win, from holding the cue to performing combination, kiss, and trick shots. She shows pool players of every level how to compete intelligently, lose gracefully, win frequently, and stay focused to achieve your goals. Jeanette has matched up with a lot of the top men players and this is a very modest price for a book that has a lot to offer, even for advanced players.
HATCH VS VANN CORTEZA - 2011 US OPEN 9-BALL
Dennis Hatch, the former American Mosconi Cup player, gets in the ring with Filipino Lee Vann Corteza. Hatch is well known for his aggressive and powerful style, while his opponent is more of an artist, with plenty of finesse and precision. Big hearts both, they battle it to hill-hill, where Hatch lands the final blow, winning 11-10. Excellent commentary from Jim Wych and Bill Gibbs. 122 minutes.
HSUAN VS BOYES - 2015 US OPEN 9-BALL
FINALS. This US Open had 5 players from China and 3 of those made it to the final 8 players. One, Cheng Yu Hsuan, made it to the finals to square off with Karl Boyes of Great Britain. After 137 minutes, the score was finalized at 13-6 and Hsuan was the 2015 US Open Champion. Danny D. and Mosconi Cup Captain Mark Wilson explain it all.
IMMONEN VS MILLS - 2009 US OPEN 9-BALL
SEMI-FINALS. Florida’s Donny Mills drew a lot of spectators during this US Open with his athletic, fast-shooting style. Coming from a tough hill-hill match which he lost to Ralf Souquet, he fought his way in this match to the hill where he faltered again, losing to Mika Immonen 10-11. Jim Wych and Danny D. provide the commentary. 113 minutes.
IMMONEN VS SOUQUET - 2009 US OPEN 9-BALL
FINALS. This race to 13 ends with Mika Immonen winning the championship for the second year in a row, besting Ralf Souquet 13 to 10. It was tied at 10-10, but Mika played without mercy, squashing Ralf’s chance to win his second US Open crown. Jim Wych and Danny Diliberto entertain and talk shop. 172 minutes.
KIAMCO VS IMMONEN - 2013 US OPEN 9-BALL
Mika Immonen scored an exemplary .948 TBA in this match, which means he missed very few shots. Warren Kiamco didn’t execute quite as high, but he also came with a bushel of cunning, which was what it took to win the match 11 to 10. Jim Wych and Danny Diliberto added insight and instruction. 100 minutes.
KINISTER STAR PATTERN COMBO
This package contains all four of Bert Kinister’s fantastic 4-disk set, the Star Patterns. These contain a set of drills that will definitely impact your run out percentage. These four videos need to be used in order: Building the Pointed Star, Using the 6 Pointed Star, Building the Interior of the Star, and Using the 9 Pointed Star.
KINISTER WORKOUT COMBO
This package of three DVDs from Bert Kinister contains his very first DVDs, often referred to as the 60 Minute Workout DVDs. This group contains The 60 Minute Workout, Run Out 9-Ball, and Secret 9-Ball Knowledge. These DVDs should be used in order to get the full value from them.
LEGENDS INSTRUCTIONAL DVD - NINE BALL
This DVD from two of pool's most accomplished champions is over two hours long and features professional insights on the game of Nine Ball. Nick Varner and Buddy Hall have won MANY Nine Ball championships. In this DVD they pass on to you the expert knowledge that will help you build a stronger game and a deeper shot arsenal. As Nick says, "After all these years of playing and winning tournaments, Buddy and I still learned some new things from each other while making these DVDs. I know you will learn something too."