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Eric R.

9 Reviews
Scottsdale, AZ
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Eric R.

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Whether you have never touched a chess piece in your life or you have already beaten everyone who will play with you I would be thrilled to help you plan your next move. A typical first lesson would likely involve playing a game and analyzing it for mistakes, but if that isn’t your speed I will happily provide you with tactical puzzles or lessons on notation or work with you on a particular phase of the game you want to focus on. Let me help you take things to the next level while having fun along the way.

About Eric

My students have described me as patient and engaging. It is important to me that you have fun on your journey towards mastery. That doesn't mean it will be easy. Improvement requires consistent effort over time. Let me show you some of the tools that have helped me in my efforts, and help you avoi

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Elwin P.
I had fun working with Eric and I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Tim B.
Relaxed, no stress lesson. Eric is very encouraging with a complete novice.
Ramon L.
right on target and clear.
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Daniel L.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Daniel
I'm an advanced player, and Daniel is patient and clear in helping me to improve - he's extremely knowledgeable and provides resources and homework so I can prepare for the next lesson
Susie
I am new to chess will likely be a happy newbie for ever. I appreciate Daniel’s patience and willingness to explain details, sometimes multiple times, and answer basic questions about terminology, how to navigate chess sites, etc.
He is flexible with his lesson plans and adjusts them to meet the needs of his student.
Maria
My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!

Billie E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Billie E.

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Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She understands how life in our fast-paced world can lead one to feel the need to multi-task. Knitting allows you to do just that! You can have conversations or watch a film on Netflix while turning a piece of yarn into something useful, one stitch at a time. But it's also very relaxing, once you're up to speed. Billie is a patient teacher who will ensure that you'll be knitting in no time.

In your first class you'll learn how to cast on, and do the knit and purl stitches.
If time permits, you'll also learn how to bind off. Billie can help you select patterns to make things that will be at the right skill level for you.

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About Billie

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She unders

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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
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I have been coaching chess for many years. What makes chess lessons unique with me is that I make the chess lessons exciting, fun to learn, I point out mistakes/weaknesses in a very kind way, I give good examples of moves/positions relate to real life, I teach people the psychology of playing chess, and I improve people's game through love and repetition. I teach several opening variations as well as middle-game and end-game tactics. But I focus on what people's weaknesses are and I make those weaknesses their greatest strength.

About Mathew

I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won sever

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John G
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
Emmit
Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Leo
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.
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Sara P.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sara P.

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Sara has been sewing for almost her whole life. She was taught how to sew by both her grandmothers and has continued to sew in her fine arts practice today. She has a Masters of Fine Arts and has experience teaching people to sew at the University level. Sewing classes with Sara focus on personal development and studio craft skills.

About Sara

I am a practicing artist who has shows regionally in the Midwest as well as throughout the US and abroad. I am a professor at a Big10 college in the Department of Art and Design. As a teacher I want to work with you and encourage you to develop your work further. I can teach skills, but the content

Annelouise M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Fashion and Retail Studies from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Annelouise M.

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You will learn how to sew for yourself and others. I will teach you all the tricks and short cuts I have learned over the years so you can sew quicker and achieve great results.

Basic use of sewing machine.
How to use pattern in sewing.
Hand sewing techniques.
Garment sewing construction.
Basic alterations to clothing.
Construction of children's clothing.

About Annelouise

I have been sewing ever since my wonderful Auntie Anne lent me her manual sewing machine one summer. I caught the sewing bug and followed my passion all the way to Ohio State University. Since then, I sew clothes for myself, clients and even have an online store where I custom design clothes. A

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Zaria
Annelouise was so informative and patient. She was inspiring and my daughter is so excited about what is is learning and how she can use it to create. Signing up for 5 more!
Tyler &.
My daughters enjoyed her lessons and she was very patient and interactive with them

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"Mya is so patient and sweet! She’s an awesome teacher and explains things in a way that are easy to understand. Couldn’t have asked for a better instructor!!"
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"Eric is an incredibly talented chess player/instructor. His mastery of the game is only surpassed by his ability to teach it."
Vincent
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons."
Myat
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Great teacher! Very patient."
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Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Melisa was extremely patient and very nice. She was able to teach me the knitting technique I just couldn't get even after watching youtube videos. Positive experience."
Laura
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Siddharth is a wonderful coach.my son is a beginner in chess and learnt many in just 2 classes. Siddharth is very patient and thoughtful and helpful .He email me learning topic for supporting review during week .playing chess is becoming a popular table game in my family.my son loves learning with coach Siddharth. 2 Thumbs up👍🏽👍🏽"
Angela
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Easy to follow, thorough, patient and making it interesting from the first steps"
Kirstin
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Very patient and exciting coach! My son is a beginner and only 9 years old but Danial explained everything in such an easy to understand manner that he was so thrilled after the lesson. Definitely one of, if not the, best teacher on the website."
Raphael
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Instructor was on time, patient, and very professional"
Regina
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"I am very happy I did this. Now I feel confident. Lily is very good and very patient. I will take all of her classes, as long as I can afford them."
Penelope
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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