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*A POOL PLAYER'S JOURNEY

- In Pursuit Of Excellence. This latest edition of Dale F. Brandt's book presents the game of pool as a body and mind experience that must be kept in sync. Physical concepts are presented in detail, but the heart of the book focuses on the intellectual and emotional elements that need to be incorporated in a player's development to achieve maximum performance. Seeing similarities with martial arts training, the author stresses mental discipline, focus and positive life-style choices. There is also a very comprehensive and insightful glossary.

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*CAPELLE'S COLUMNS

- 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.

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*THE BCA OFFICIAL RULES & RECORDS BOOK 2017-2018

This is the latest rule book from the Billiard Congress of America. It contains the latest version of the World-Standardized regulations and general rules for pocket billiards and the up-dated rules for most pool, snooker and carom games. It also contains the tournament results for the major amateur, league and professional events and brings the historical records of the world titles and the BCA Hall of Fame up to date.

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3 CUSHION BILLIARDS SYSTEMS

“System Sid” Banner's 65 years of studying three cushion billiards resulted in this 200-page, spiral-bound guide with over 165 diagrams, historical pictures, extensive glossary and the rules. Nearly every system is covered: the Clock System, the Diamond System, 3/C Ball Hit System, the Carom or Bank System, the Corner Plus System, the Cross Table System, the End Rail System, and more. In this revised 4th printing you will learn the formulas and the precise speed, bridge height, bridge length, cue angle and english to make the shot, with adjustments to find the ball when it is off the original location. For 3-cushion with a lot that pool players can use.

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ADVANCED TECHNIQUE IN POOL & BILLIARDS

Robert Byrne certainly raised the bar for pool books with his first one. In this complementary first book, he clearly explains, with helpful diagrams, a long list of specific techniques such as jump shots, killer breaks, and artistic billiard strokes. Besides the shots and techniques, there are lots of background features and profiles of famous personalities of pool and billiards today.

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AIMING ON THE CUTTING EDGE

This big 500 plus page book by Todd Leveck, a Certified BCA Instructor, is undoubtedly the most comprehensive book on aiming ever written for the players of pocket billiards. With more than 300 illustrations, demonstrations, experiments and practice drills, this book will help you aim better, with more confidence and consistency. Some of the major topics are: The Geometry of Pool, The Physics of Aiming & Shooting, Mental & Physical Alignment Techniques. Your Vision for Winning, and Developing a Million Dollar Stroke. In this book you will explore a myriad of Aiming Systems designed to keep your game on aim and learn what “matters most” and what will take you to the next level. Lots more. $69.95 (ACE)

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ALL FOUR IPAT WORKBOOKS

This group contains all four of the IPAT workbooks recommended by The World Pool-Billiard Association. Each one includes the International Pool Playing Ability Test (IPAT) for the respective level. The Start Level workbook is for beginners. The Level One Workbook is for advanced beginners to intermediate players. Number Two is for Intermediate to Advanced player and the Level Three book is for Advanced to World-Class Players. This group saves you $18.

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ANSWERS TO A POOL PLAYERS PRAYERS

Willie Mosconi inspired Richard Kranicki to write this 110 page spiral-bound book. It is focused on alignment, one of the most important concepts in pocket billiards, with much on human eyesight, spherical balls and the inherent errors in that relationship. Chapters on: Aiming Methods, Straight Shooting Test, Outward/Inward Eyesight Angles, Aim Compensation, The Real Cue Ball Center, Cue Tip Compensation and more. Buddy Hall says, "I highly recommend it. It contains unique and practical information to help you improve your personal game." OUT OF PRINT - VERY FEW LEFT.

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BANGKOK POOL BLUES

This 156 page book is a lively, inside look into the Bangkok pool scene. Tom Crowley has lived in SE Asia over 40 years and takes you right into the nightlife and action of Thailand’s most fascinating city. Sammy "The Shot" Barracas says "It's the real picture. This is essential reading if you want to have a good tour of the Bangkok pool world and taste the life there." Photos by Yoonki Kim capture the gritty world of the pool halls and the people who float in and out of them. Chapters are: The Scene, The Owners, Gamblers and Gambling and The Thai Players.

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BANKING WITH THE BEARD

Freddy "The Beard" Bentivegna reveals the secrets that made him one of the most feared money players in the country. In this book he teaches how to bank accurately using his banking method which 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. "I'm glad Freddy waited until I quit playing to release these secrets." - Leonard "Bugs" Rucker. "Finally, a worthwhile book on Bank Pool from a Chicago banking legend." - Grady Mathews

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BCA OFFICIAL RULES & RECORDS BOOK 2003

This 216 page book from the Billiard Congress of America contains the rules for the major tournament games, 18 secondary games and the major snooker and carom games. It has the tournament results for the major amateur and professional events of 2002 and historical results of the major world titles, some going back to the 1800's. There are brief biographies of the BCA Hall of Fame members to date, a glossary of pool terms and coverage of the main diamond system. Only a few left.

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BCA OFFICIAL RULES & RECORDS BOOK 2005

This 216 page book from the Billiard Congress of America contains the general rules for pocket billiards and the specific rules for most pool, snooker and carom games. It contains the tournament results for the major amateur and professional events from 2004 and brings the historical records of the major world titles and BCA Hall of Fame biographies up to date. It has an updated glossary of pool terms and coverage of the main diamond system. Only a few left.

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BCA OFFICIAL RULES & RECORDS BOOK 2008

This 216 page book from the Billiard Congress of America contains the World-Standardized regulations and general rules for pocket billiards and the up-dated rules for most pool, snooker and carom games. It contains the tournament results for the major amateur, league and professional events of 2007 and brings the historical records of the world titles and the BCA Hall of Fame biographies up to date. It has a glossary and coverage of the main diamond system.

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BCA POOL LEAGUE RULE BOOK - 2008-2009

This 105 page book was widely considered to be the most advanced and workable set of rules in the sport and used by the BCA Pool League and dual-sanctioned leagues of the ACS and VNEA. There are sections on: Equipment Specifications, Definitions and Diagrams, General Rules, Rules for 8-Ball, 9-Ball, 10-Ball, One Pocket, 14.1 Continuous, Bank Pool, Wheelchair pool, Referees, Applied Rulings and more. Mike Shamos says, "The official rules of the BCAPL are the most extensive set of rules in history.” $5.95 (BCAR)

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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.

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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 (BDP)

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BREAK SHOT PATTERNS - BOOK & DVD

: How to Close 14.1 Racks Like a Pro - This book & DVD combo will teach you to master end-of-rack play in straight pool using three proven learning methods: studying the book. watching the pros on the DVD and practicing the run outs! This 288 page,spiral-bound book is packed with insights & instruction, the principles of planning patterns, 110 four-shot run outs and 380 illustrations. Each presentation includes: shot-by-shot analysis, alternative patterns and DVD fine points. Practicing these patterns is your ultimate training tool for high runs. The two-hour DVD features 110 closing patterns from Accu-Stats’ library of championship matches.

Our Price: $49.95
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

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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

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CAPELLE COLLECTION - EIGHT TITLES

This group is for all eight of Phil Capelle's titles. That is eight books, of which three also contain DVDs. Titles are: Play Your Best Pool, Play Your Best Eight-Ball, Play Your Best Straight Pool, A Mind For Pool, Break Shot Patterns, Practicing Pool, Capelle On Nine-Ball,and Play Your Best 9 & 10 Ball. (For more information go to "Capelle" under "Shop By Author."" This group price saves $35 from the individual combined retail prices.

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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.

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CONFESSIONS OF A POOL HUSTLER

The outrageous tales of well-known road-man Robert LeBlanc are in this 350 page hardcover book. It covers a lifetime of thrilling experiences, from 30 years on the road to Technical Advisor and cameo actor in the 2003 movie, “Poolhall Junkies” Take the journey as he bounces along the back roads of a life from Poolhalls to Bar-rooms, from Broads to Booze to Bar fights. A teenage prodigy player from Memphis, LeBlanc shares stories of machine guns, “drop-dead gorgeous women,” stacks of money and diamonds, pistol-whippings, and more. Great photos throughout.

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CORNBREAD RED: POOL'S GREATEST MONEY PLAYER

This book takes the reader into the life of pool's legendary money player. He was a champion, a hustler, a gambler, and sometimes a con man. He started as the son of a sharecropper and became a famous and feared money player. This book is action-packed, entertaining, and easy to read, with an inside look into the Johnson City tournaments and the world-famous Rack, where millions of dollars changed hands. Top players from around the country came to try, but few left with the cash. Cornbread Red ended up with a lot of it, only to blow much of it in future match ups. Like Red said, "I don't live by the month, by the week, or even by the day -- I live by the game."

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DO IT FOR THE GAME

As a young man, Brian Dwyer walked away from the game to go after the “good” life. So he collected a big house in the suburbs, and a nice corporate job. Then, one by one, he lost everything. As the story opens, now adrift and drinking heavy, he returns to his hometown to bury his father and ends up in the old time neighbor pool hall where he once ruled. This novel centers on Brian’s reawakening to his authentic values and his struggle to get back into competitive pool, helped and hindered by the colorful characters that hang out at The Cue. Few copies left. This book will soon become a collectible title.

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GUARANTEED IMPROVEMENT

This ring-bound book fits in a cue case pocket and contains 20 shots and drills that will help you reach the higher levels. It also has a unique rating system to help you compete and improve. This title comes with a DVD where Joe Tucker leads you through these fantastic drills. Joe's still the most value for the buck going in pool instructional titles! Get his one before he raises his prices.

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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.

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I CAME TO WIN

This new and revised edition is about 240 pages long and focused on the inner man, that emotional/mental/spiritual part of each person that defines and limits our abilities and successes. If you have reached a plateau and don’t seem to be improving, perhaps a deeper look at your attitude is in order. There is physical skill and there is mental skill. Included in the latter is attitude skill. Did you come to win? Master the Way You Think, The Road to Success, Words to Shape Yourself By, Instinct, The Ultimate Tug of War, and Making the Right Choice. ONLY HAVE A FEW.

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IPAT WORKBOOK: LEVEL START - BEGINNER

This ring-bound 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 preliminary stage of the International Pool Playing Ability Test (IPAT). This 60 page workbook contains all the exercises and training games to prepare for and to record your personal performances and help you develop skills.

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IPAT WORKBOOK: LEVEL 1 - BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE

This ring-bound workbook is written by Ralph Eckert, Jorgen Sandman, and Andreas Huber and 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 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 64 page workbook contains exercises and training games to record your personal performances and help prepare you to take the International Pool Playing Ability Test for LEVEL 1.

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IPAT WORKBOOK: LEVEL 2 - INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED

This ring-bound workbook includes the official World Pool-Billiard Association Playing Ability Test for intermediate players. At 71 pages this is more advanced than the first Pool Billiard Workout and is 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 International Playing Ability Test for LEVEL 2.

Our Price: $32.95