PBIA Program Overview
(formerly the BCA Instructor Program)
The PBIA Instructor program is dedicated to:
- Providing quality billiard instruction to individuals at all levels of proficiency.
- Training and certifying individuals to become professional quality billiard instructors.
- Supporting and assisting PBIA instructors in their business of providing instruction services.
RECOGNIZED Instructor (Entry Level)
In general, this level verifies that an individual possesses a basic knowledge of the sport, its rules and basic training skills. Recognized Instructors typically work with novice and intermediate players.
Recognized Instructor Application
In general, this level is comprised of instructors seeking to enhance their knowledge, teaching methods, and curriculum.
Certified Instructor Upgrade Application
Certified Instructor Accelerated Upgrade Application
In general, this level is for instructors that want to become more serious about advancing their career as a professional billiard instructor.
Advanced Instructors may certify Recognized Instructors and upgrade Recognized Instructors to the Certified and Advanced Instructor levels.
Advanced Instructor Application
Advanced Instructor Accelerated Upgrade Application
In general, this level is for all professional billiard instructors wishing to make teaching the game of billiards their full-time occupation.
Master Instructors certify and upgrade all instructor levels.
Master Instructor Application
PBIA Instructor Confirmation of Ability
Instructor Confirmation of Ability
Recognized Instructor Confirmation of Ability
PBIA Instructor Reinstatement Application
Instructor Reinstatement Form
Questions? Please direct all PBIA correspondence to:
Professional Billiard Instructors Association
C/O Billiard Congress of America