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Jerry Briesath - 05-08-2017, 09:31 AM

I haven't worked with anyone but Jerry but I think he must be the best. Ask Jeanette Lee and many thousands of others! See gave kudos to Jerry in her Hall of Fame acceptance speech.
  
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05-08-2017, 03:49 PM

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Who is the best instructor in the US? Easiest to understand and make the game as simple as possible? Whos the most popular right now? Ive taken some lessons and their ok. But i need somone whos good at explaining, teaching? A great player can be a so so teacher. Any help greatly appreciated! ����
I have an Idea. Why doesn't "Billiard Digest" go out and rank the pool teachers the way "Golf Digest" does golf teachers. It's high time these guys in this sport get the recognition they deserve. Ask their students, interview them, take a look at their drill handouts, what, if any, aiming system(s) do they teach, etc. etc.? Would be easy to come up with a criteria to rank them. The top 10 will be raising their rates... wait, never mind. If that were to happen, Robin Dryer will be right up there among the best.


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05-09-2017, 01:16 PM

I just did a small group clinic with Mark Wilson, this past weekend. Someone asked him who he would recommend, if they lived in a different part of the country. This is what Mark said, Jerry Briesath, Scott Lee, Allison Fisher there were a few more but I don't remember.
  
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05-15-2017, 12:31 PM

I've hired at least 6 instructors 40 some odd years.
Some I've asked back for tuneups. A couple I wanted to dig deeper into certain topics they specialize in. Each one had a gem or 6 and each gem was well worth the entire time and $$ money commitment.

This list is not exhaustive and the benefits I note isn't to say that each one couldn't have accomplished all of them. The top guys certainly know of this stuff. I was either not listening or the topic/conversation went somewhere else. There's only so much that can be covered in 3-8hours.

Sam Elizer - Got me hooked on 3C
Harry Sims - Hooked me again after quitting the game. Fundamentals, Systems, Systems Adjustments.
Mark Wilson - Great Fundamental Lesson corrected/adjusted several things (never took lesson 2, unfortunately)
Scott Lee - Got me serious about PSR, Eye Patterns, Mother Drills......
Joe Villalpando - Predictable/Calculated Spins & increased my interest in clocking.
Lee Brett - Precision Alignment, sighting and walking the table.
  
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05-15-2017, 06:49 PM

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I've hired at least 6 instructors 40 some odd years.
Some I've asked back for tuneups. A couple I wanted to dig deeper into certain topics they specialize in. Each one had a gem or 6 and each gem was well worth the entire time and $$ money commitment.

This list is not exhaustive and the benefits I note isn't to say that each one couldn't have accomplished all of them. The top guys certainly know of this stuff. I was either not listening or the topic/conversation went somewhere else. There's only so much that can be covered in 3-8hours.

Sam Elizer - Got me hooked on 3C
Harry Sims - Hooked me again after quitting the game. Fundamentals, Systems, Systems Adjustments.
Mark Wilson - Great Fundamental Lesson corrected/adjusted several things (never took lesson 2, unfortunately)
Scott Lee - Got me serious about PSR, Eye Patterns, Mother Drills......
Joe Villalpando - Predictable/Calculated Spins & increased my interest in clocking.
Lee Brett - Precision Alignment, sighting and walking the table.
I don't know where you live but I'd like to suggest you fly into Portland and maybe have the best pool lesson you've taken so far. Robin Dreyer. Here is a man that was born to teach pool. Sure, he's played the game at all levels but for the last 20 years he's taught the game full time out of his house. He has a 7' table and a 9' table at his house and won't have to meet you at some dark pool hall downtown. I think you will find his teaching rates very inviting because he's not well known (yet). He's compiling some amazing stuff that he shares with his students and stuff that won't be made pubic until he quits teaching and his book comes out. Ever hear of the books; "Billiard Atlas"? the 'go to' books for billiard players. Robin has boiled down these four books into somethings so simple, the pool world will be amazed. I would love to share what he's shared with me but I can't go into it as it is all proprietary.
Robin has his own drills, patterns, banking, rail systems, safety play, programs his own stat collection programs for aiming, safeties, competition, etc. etc. Nothing copied from anyone else. I am trying hard to share this secret with the pool playing public because he easily deserves to be in the top ten of pool instructors.
Here is his web site; WWW.robindreyer.com phone number is there. You can always PM me for more information.


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