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"Excellence through training and testing ...
graduate your game to the next level.”

Try the free billiards ability tests and pool workout.
See where you stack up worldwide.
Discover what needs work, and improve your game.
Earn a pool diploma!!!

*** ANNOUNCEMENT ***
Reserve a spot now (a limited number are available) for the annual
Billiard University Summer School Boot Camp
being held July 4-6, 2014 in beautiful Denver, Colorado

BU Mission/Vision:  to provide online assessment tools, a rating system, and learning resources to help pool players strive for and achieve excellence, and to officially acknowledge excellence through the awarding of diplomas.

BU Introduction and Overview: The following video explains the entire BU rating and diploma process:

Additional online videos cover the details and provide exam demonstrations.

Why You Should Practice the BU Playing-Ability Exams:


Instructional Videos: The 3-DVD instructional video series provide instruction on techniques and aiming systems that can help raise your game to the next level. The BU DVDs also provide advice, guidance, and hot tips concerning how to practice and learn strategies to achieve the highest BU score and diploma possible.


BU Instructors: Contact information for BU instructors can be found here: complete list of the BU Instructors. All BU instructors can provide training and administer examinations for diploma applications. Students can also take the exams and submit videos online to apply for a diploma. The original founding professors involved with the development of the BU are shown below:

BU founding professors