Snooker Bookshelf: Page 8
"The Philip Capelle Collection"
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"Capelle on 9-Ball: Archer V. Reyes"
Philip B. Capelle. 200 pages. Illustrated. Published 2011.
Includes a 2 hour DVD.
This book includes DVD of a match between Johnny Archer and Efren Reyes to give students of 9-ball the ultimate learning experience. Part I of the book analyzes over 120 of the shots and includes 88 lessons. 27 shots are diagrammed. Part II is an 80-page study that includes 23 lessons on how to improve your game. The DVD is a complete reproduction of a 21 game match. After the match, Capelle uses special effects to analyze 25 of the key shots. The book is 200 pages. The DVD is 2 hours.
"Break Shot Patterns: How to Close 14.1 Racks Like a Pro"
Philip B. Capelle. 288 pages. Illustrated. Published 2011.
Includes a 2 hour DVD.
This book is based on exhaustive research of the greats of the last 30 years, and will teach you how to close out 14.1 racks like a pro. You will learn precision position and pattern play by studying the book and watching the pros on a special 2-hour DVD produced by Accu-Stats and myself.
"Capelle's Practicing Pool:
Take Your Game to the Next Level & Beyond"
Philip B. Capelle. 292 pages. Illustrated. Published 2006.
14 Chapters cover all aspects of the game, including how to aim, positional play, the mental approach, safety play - how to control both balls, how to practice - as an individual or as a team, and how to break - in 8-ball, 9-ball, and straight pool.
"Mike Massey's World of Trick Shots"
Mike Massey & Philip B. Capelle. 300 pages. 180+ Diagrams. Pub. 2004.
This informative and entertaining guide contains 16 heavily-illustrated chapters on how to play the shots in pool. It also contains tips on how to give a show and is filled with anecdotes, cartoons and examples. Also includes Mike Massey's 'Poolography' - his 40 favourite short stories collected from his years of professional play.
"Play Your Best Nine Ball"
Philip B. Capelle. 480 pages. 470 Illustrations. Published 2002.
Another massive masterpiece from Philip Capelle. The many chapters include ones that guide you through the problems of positional play, strategy and safety. Almost 500 illustrations complement the text to give you a thorough understanding of this incredibly popular game.
"Play Your Best Straight Pool"
Philip B. Capelle. 416 pages. 355 Illustrations. Published 2000.
One of the best modern writers on the game, Phil Cappelle offers you perhaps the most complete instruction ever published for the hardest of all pool games. Straight Pool is also known as 14.1 Continuous, and was the game immortalised by Paul Newman in the classic film 'The Hustler'.
"The Mind for Pool: How to Master the Mental Game"
Philip B. Capelle. 306 pages. Illustrated. Published 1999.
Pool is largely a mental game. So if you want to realise your full potential, you have to eliminate the mental mistakes that are holding you back. A Mind for Pool will show you how to think pool like a champion. In the process you will learn how to: play under pressure; handle troublesome opponents; concentrate fully on every shot; overcome anger; adapt to the playing conditions; and compete successfully in leagues and tournaments.