This is the combo pack of both the book and the cd for the The Best Damn Pool Instruction Book Period! Save money by purchasing both at the same time. This book has some great information on safety play, kicking systems, banking, combinations, caroms, jump shots, and a host of other professional techniques. This is the only pool instruction CD that features Flash technology in such accurate detail. Ron Schneider is an active Certified Instructor by the Billiard Congress of America. He is an instructor graduate of both the CUE-TECH BILLIARD ACADEMY in Carrolton, Texas and the AMERICAN BILLIARD ACADEMY in Garden Grove, California. While his professional and business career as a pharmacist, drug store owner, and chain drug executive and his family have kept him away from pursuing the art of pocket billiards on a more serious level, he has won countless tournaments in various states. This book is the culmination of over 50 years of learning, playing, and teaching the game of pool.