New Audio Book “Play Pool In The Zone” Now Available!

April 24, 2020By maxeberlepool

My brand new Audio Book (Physical CD Set) entitled “Play Pool In The Zone’ Systems, Strategies, Ideas, and Methods For How To Control The Cue Ball, Pocket Balls With Accuracy, Run More Racks, And Win More Tournaments, For Amateurs And Aspiring Professional Pool Players” is now available for you to order at with FREE … Read More


September 4, 2016By maxeberlepool

This is a limited edition run of 200 prints and there’s only 10 left! The original is 3 feet by 3 feet and glows in the blacklight, while the print does not glow. The print is a super high quality litho on think print paper printed on a 3 million dollar digital printer in Las … Read More

Make more pool shots with a clear positive thought

April 3, 2015By maxeberlepool

In pool there is an importance to not thinking any negative thoughts right before or during a shot that you want to make.  All pool players have experienced missing right after thinking that they would miss.  This negative thought could have crept in before they got down to shoot, or in the instant before they pulled the trigger. … Read More

A Slight twist on an old faithful drill…

March 12, 2015By maxeberlepool

Back in 2011 I wrote and article about utilizing the “Pool table driving range”  which is the long straight in shot.  Practicing it everyday for a while will help so many different aspects of your game from aim to body alignment.  You can read the article here. Long straight in shot So the slight twist … Read More


February 6, 2015By maxeberlepool

This January 2015 I went to Yushan, China to play in the first annual China Billiard World Championship, the game is known as Chinese 8-Ball and its basically 8-Ball on a 9 foot snooker table.  It was truly a world class event sponsored by STAR Tables out of Bejing.  There were over 300 volunteers, mostly … Read More

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2014By maxeberlepool

Twenty tracks of Christmas music (an hour+) from some of America’s greatest musicians. Enjoy! 1. ‘Merry Christmas Baby’ 1979 – Ray Charles 2. What Christmas Means to Me – Stevie Wonder 3. Joy to the world- Nat King Cole 4. White Christmas & Silent Night – Dinah Washington/Ella Fitzgerald 5. Please Come Home For Christmas … Read More

More Important Than Fundamentals

December 10, 2014By maxeberlepool

One of the things I’m most know for in teaching pool is fundamentals.  I’ve been blessed receive many compliments from many top players and world champions on my own technique and I’m thankful to have helped players from dozens of countries improve their physical approach to the game and make them better players.  This pleases … Read More

7 Reasons Why I’m Thankful For You

November 27, 2014By maxeberlepool

Thanksgiving is a National holiday and special for everyone who enjoys time with their friends and family, a good feast and taking notice of all that we are fortunate have in our lives. Today is also my birthday and because of this, Thanksgiving has always had a very special place in my heart.  I love … Read More


October 29, 2014By maxeberlepool

“The Magician” Efren Reyes Biography Early life Reyes was born in Pampanga in 1954. He moved to Manila with his family at the age of 5. In Manila, he worked as a billiards attendant at his uncle’s billiards hall, where he started learning the various cue sports. Because he was not tall enough to reach the pool table, he … Read More


October 28, 2014By maxeberlepool

BCA Hall of Famer Francisco Bustamante aka “Django,” sit’s down with me at breakfast September 20th, 2014 and discusses his life in billiards, 15-Ball Rotation, and the future of pool in the Philippines with Manny Pacquiao becoming involved… His friend and fellow legend Efren “Bata” Reyes aka “The Magician” sits by and listens before their … Read More


October 9, 2014By maxeberlepool

Now I know why growing up I never heard a Filipino pool player complain about table conditions, it’s because the billiard table conditions in the Philippines can be so difficult that even “bad” conditions on a pool table in the States is like a well manicured PGA Tour golf course compared to the normal conditions … Read More