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BU Summer School Boot Camps

These are intensive but fun and rewarding weekends of training and evaluation run by three knowledgeable, experienced, and enthusiastic instructors:

Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave Alciatore

Samm Diep

Randy Russell

Our goal is to help you raise your game to the next level. The Overview Course (see topics covered below) is open and appropriate to players of all ability levels from beginner to advanced. The Advanced Course (see topics covered below) is open only to those who have already taken the Overview Course or who have solid proficiency in all Overview Course topics. In both courses, the instruction is catered to each individual so you can learn at your own pace. BU and PBIA instructor certification and upgrade training is also available for those interested in teaching.

Upcoming Dates and Location

Spots fill up early, so sign up soon!

If you don't get a spot in 2018, please join us in 2019.

Private lessons are also available throughout the year
via Dr. Dave's Pool School or Samm Diep.

Goals of the Programs

To Reserve a Spot

Cost for Each Course

Topics and Skills Covered

Overview Course (for players of all ability levels):

Advanced Course (recommended for people who have already taken the Overview Course, or those having decent proficiency in all of the topics listed above as demonstrated by a good performance on the BU Playing-Ability Exams, with a recommended total score of 85 or above):

Example Testimonials From Past Student Course Evaluations

From all past-student end-of-course evaluation surveys:
100% of past students "agree" or "strongly agree" that
"the course was useful and beneficial"
(with over 75% selecting "strongly agree").

Travel and Accommodation Recommendations

Optional Pre-School Homework Assignment

Discounted Instructional Products (book and DVD videos)

Recent Graduating Classes

2017 Overview Course
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2017 Advanced Course
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Past Graduating Classes