If Sun Tzu played, this is how he would teach strategy & tactics. This is the Philosophy of War as it is applied to the Philosophy of Pool! This is the mind set that a serious player must learn.
The words of the famous and ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu have been read, studied, and applied by millions of students of warfare and those who compare their livelihood to be a similar life and death competition. Many advisers to the movers and shakers of the world have made their fortunes by converting his words for the applications in sports, business and politics.
Many aspects of the 2500 year old treatise on how to wage war have a direct application to the tactics and strategies used in games played upon pocket billiard tables across the world. This book is a presentation of those similarities.
With this knowledge, your viewpoint about how you play pool will will shift and adjust. This will be your voyage of discovery that leads to new strategies and tactics on the table. The application of that knowledge will stay with you until the last day you ever pick up a stick.