This book by BCA certified instructor Phil Capelle has 400 illustrations on fundamentals, shot making, position play, etc. and is a complete course on pool. This 10th Anniversary Edition has 440 pages devoted to 8-Ball and 9-Ball. It begins with fundamentals and aiming techniques to help establish a rock solid foundation for your game and devotes 140 pages to strategy and game winning principles. Diagrams are drawn perfectly to scale with track lines, directional cues, and where and how to stroke the cue ball. Other chapters cover shotmaking, how to use english, position play, run-out patterns, safeties, kick shots, the break and more. Additional chapters on the mental game and competitive play teach you to think like a winner and compete successfully in tournaments, money games and league play.
Play Your Best Pool is an excellent resource book and a valuable tool for intermediate and advanced players.