"...the best and most complete instructional ever written on the game of straight pool." -- Tony Robles, High Run of 148 at the 2000 U.S. Open
"A wonderful adventure in straight pool knowledge is this worthy effort by Phil Capelle. You must have it." -- Grady The Professor Matthews
"It's a Straight Pool lover's treasure chest." -- Tom Shaw, Pool & Billiard Magazine, November, 2000
The quality and quantity of diagrams is exceptional. -- Mark Whiteside, The Amateur Billiard News, January, 2001
anyone playing any billiard game would benefit enormously from the information Capelle shares. -- Chalk and Cue, December, 2000
About the Author
Phil Capelle is the world's best and most prolific billiard instructional writer. His three books on pool total 1200 pages, with several more in various stages of development. He has been voted the top billiard instructional writer by the readers of Pool & Billiard Magazine the last two years. His column has appeared in every issue of the magazine since May, 1996.
In June of 1996, his Play Your Best Pool was voted one of the three best instructional books ever by Billiards Digest only 6 months after it was published! His books have been widely praised by world class players, major pool publications, numerous industry experts and, most importantly, readers like yourself whose games have benefited from his teachings.
Mr. Capelle has been continuously involved in the sport as a player, teacher and student since 1969. He is one of the original members of the BCA Certified Instructors, having joined the program in 1993. In 1995, Mr. Capelle founded Billiards Press with the singular goal of providing serious students of the game with the finest instruction possible.