Billiards and Pool Principles, Techniques, Resources

by David G. Alciatore, PhD ("Dr. Dave")

Online instructional resources and reference materials for learning and teaching how to play and excel at pool and billiards, and how to understand the physics of the game.

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Normal Video (NV) Clips:
Instructional videos of various pool and billiards shots and techniques.

High-Speed Video (HSV) Clips
Super-slow-motion clips illustrating various pool and billiards principles.

Technical Proof (TP) Analyses
Physics and math-based proofs of pool and billiards concepts.

Online Video Collection

Instruction, matches, shots, highlights and general interest.
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Instructional Articles:
Collections of instructional columns from Dr. Dave and others.
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Instructor and Student Resources:
Drills, summaries, forms, templates and diagrams.
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Dr. Dave and others answer common questions in well-organized resource pages.
Internet links
Links to Useful Online Resources:
Websites, instructional resources, magazines, organizations, instructors/schools and online retailers.
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Pool/Billiards Physics Resources:
Books, technical articles and websites.

Additional Learning Resources (from dr-dave-billiards.com):
Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards,
Video Encyclopedia of Pool Shots (VEPS),
Video Encyclopedia of Pool Practice (VEPP),
How to Aim Pool Shots (HAPS) and Billiard University (BU)


Useful Online References:
Online Glossary  
Online Pool Tutorial
Top 100 Pool and Billiards Tips, Tricks, "Secrets" and "Gems"
Top 100 Pool and Billiards Maxims, Sayings, and Quotes
Top 100 Pool and Billiards Myths  
Video Tour of this Website