Play Your Best Pool: Secrets to Winning Eight Ball and Nine Ball for All Players

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Billiards Press, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 442 pages
The pros make pool look so easy because they've mastered the art of position play. Play Your Best Pool shows you how to use english and then provides you with over 130 diagrams on all facets of position play so you can also learn expert cue ball control. Phil Capelle's 21 Principles of Position Play alone are worth far more than the price of the book. Speed control, natural position, how to plan for three balls at a time and down the line position are just a few of the principles covered in this section.

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OBSOLETE. Wonderful in its time, but long since replaced by the 2005 Revised Edition (ISBN 9780964920484).


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Mr. Capelle has been a player and a student of the game since 1969. He has won numerous local tournaments as well as a major southern California Amateur Eight Ball Championship. Mr. Capelle is a certified instructor with the Billiard Congress of America. He has overseen several tournaments, including the 1993 Orange County Bar Table Nine Ball Championship. He has spent a good part of his time balancing his pool playing activities with a career in the financial services industry. He has edited and published a stock market advisory service and served as a financial columnist for the Orange County Business Journal. Play Your Best Pool is his second book. He previously authored Investing in Growth (Probus, 1992). Mr. Capelle resides in Huntington Beach, California where he enjoys golf, reading, music, movies and sports when he's not playing, watching and teaching pool. For More Information For more information on publications and instructional products by Phil Capelle, please visit out web site at I would welcome your comments on the book and your suggestions for improving future editions. You can write me at: Billiards Press P.O. Box 400 Midway City, CA 92655.

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