This group contains all three of the International Pool Ability DVDs. The first DVD is Level One which is for beginners and players up through the regional league level. The Level Two DVD is for intermediate to advanced players and offers a challenging training program to bring your basic skills to a higher level. Level Three is for expert players and anyone interested in the fine details of world-class technique. All three contain the prep work and the IPAT test for the corresponding level. The group price saves you $22.
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
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.
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.
This DVD is
for intermediate to advanced players and offers a challenging training program
to bring your basic skills to a higher level. It includes advanced drills, exercises
and workouts. All are explained by Huber and Eckert and played by World
Champion, Thorsten Hohmann. Based on the training program, they demonstrate an
integral way to quickly improve your ability. Speed Drill, Straight Drill,
Follow Drill, Draw Drill, Small Position Drills 3 & 4, Big Position Drill 3
& 4, English Part 1, 2, 3 & 4, Frozen Rail Drill 3 & 4, Endless
Position Drill, Standard Position Balls, 9-Ball Situation, and more. At 160
This 77 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 International Playing Ability Test for advanced to world class
players and is far more advanced than the Pool Billiard Workout Level One
(IPAT) and considerably more advanced than the Level two. Besides the IPAT
Level Three preparation and test, there are sections devoted to Technique
Training and Advanced Training Games.
Robert Byrne's Power Pool Workout: Volume 5 – Practice Drills and Training Secrets for the Serious Player. This was the fifth DVD in the Byrne’s series and by far the most powerful! A definite work-out video for your pool game and includes: improving your stroke; shot making secrets; power position play; the winning attitude; precision bank shots; cut shot control; and charting your progress. If you are willing to work at it, this video will improve your game by leaps and bounds! Limited supply.