THE MENTAL GAME Pool is largely a mental game. So if you want to real ize your full potential, you've got to eliminate the mental mistakes that are holding you back. A Mind For Pool will show you how to think pool like a championTHE MENTAL GAME
Pool is largely a mental game. So if you want to real ize your full potential, you've got 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'll learn how to:
Play under pressure
Handle troublesome opponents
Concentrate fully on every shot
Adapt to the playing conditions
Compete successfully in leagues, tournaments, and money games
Evaluate and improve your game
Have much more fun
Experience a quantum leap in your game
A USER FRIENDLY BOOK
A Mind For Pool has been designed to be your "easy to use" reference to the mental side of pool for years to come.
295 of Capelle's Laws for Pool summarize key points ?? Icons highlight tips, warnings, insights and facts *? Over 500 quotes from history's great thinkers
reinforce each lesson *? 80 checklists help you to analyze your game
Praise for A Mind for Pool
"All sports are about being able to control the mind which enables a talented player to become a champion at any level. This book combined with Play Your Best Pool covers everything any player would need to know to easily understand and enjoy the game. I highly recommend it to aspiring players who want to try to improve."
Allison Fisher Three time World Nine-Ball Champion
"A Mind For Pool is a perfect complement to Play Your Best Pool....This one gives you a handy reference to everything about the mental side of the game. The end result is that you 'II get much more out of your game?more fun and more success?after reading this book."
Tom Shaw Pool & Billiard Magazine
"In fact, I find this book to be quite a writing accomplishment. ... Capelle goes on correctly interpretations attitudes, good and bad, and perceptions and misperceptions?you can hardly quarrel with a thing he says. Highly recommended once again, for intermediates on up."
George Fels Billiards Digest
"Phil Capelle has come up with another phenomenal jam-packed edition! A Mind For Pool gives you the facts necessary for you to explode your pool game to the next level. This book is a mandatory teaching tool at the American Billiard Academy."
Roy Yamane Master BCA Certified Instructor
PART ONE - Your Game
1. Getting Started
2. Getting Instruction
3. What You Need to Know
4. Changing Your Game
5. Secrets to Big Improvement
6. Your Game
7. Knowledge is Pool Power
8. Evaluating Your Game
PART TWO - Competition
9. Basics of Competition
10. Preparing for Battle
11. Playing Under the Heat
12. Winning Techniques
13. How to Think Like a Player
14. All About Winning and Losing
15. Playing for the Cash
16. League Pool
17. Playing Pool with Class
PART THREE-Your Journey
18. Your Journey
19. Enjoying Pool
20. Pool People
Phil Capelle has written seven instructional books on pool and over one hundred articles and columns on the sport. He is a Certified Instructor with the Billiard Congress of America and has been involved in pool for over 35 years.