Geared toward the intermediate and advanced player, Grady cements the
basics and immediately whisks you into the advanced world of 2-rail kicks,
frozen ball shots, the effect of english on object balls, and the mirror system
with varying cue-ball hits. He reminds you of the
percentages of shots and when to lean toward softer vs. harder hits for given
situations. You will learn the degrees of masse'; the
"umbrella" shot and tickies.
This video takes an in-depth look at how a champion would handle tough
situations, divulging information that will get you out of many tricky
situations. The Professor offers a
checklist to help you examine your strengths and
weaknesses. (This "classic"
DVD is made from the original 1985 master.) RETAIL $29.95 - BEBOB SPECIAL - $24.95
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 - BEBOB SPECIAL - $24.95
On this DVD, one of his last contributions to pool, Grady reveals the
sixteen most important aspects of competitive pool and explains how a
professional player would relate with each one. Advanced information on grip,
stance, banking and tempo are covered, along with demonstrations on shot
selection and safeties. This video will teach you how to play aggressively, yet
smoothly, never lacking one or the other. It is a professional guide for
advancement of your competitive game and filled with great tips. Study it,
practice it, and enjoy playing at a higher level. RETAIL $29.95 - BEBOB SPECIAL - $24.95
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
This DVD is on The Official WPA Set of Rules for 8-Ball and 10-Ball. It features "the world's leading pool referee” Michaela Tabb as she supports Thomas Overbeck, the director of sports, as he answers game questions by means of the WPA’s (World Pool-Billiard Association) official rules. The game scenes and demonstrations are performed by the German national coach, Andreas Huber. Runtime is approximately 145 minutes. It is produced in Germany and plays in either English or German as you choose.