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Athan S.

22 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $175
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA and Cornell BA and former professional poker player. I paid my way through undergrad and grad school playing and teaching poker (both online and live).

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!

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Michelle Adam Pinkert
We gave a poker lesson with Athan to our son for his 19th birthday. It was the best! Athan was extremely responsive and well prepared asking us in advance what our son wanted to work on. He made it fun while learning many skills. Highly recommend Athan!
Diego R.
Athan is very knowledgeable in the game of Poker. He has taught me the concepts needed to take my game to the next level. He has guided me in the right direction and I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.
Brandon
Very helpful and clear info

Guner A.

13 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Persian, Farsi, Turkish, English
  • Persian Literature from Ankara University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Guner A.

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We'll make needlework fun and easy together.

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I can't wait to meet you!

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Rachel
She is the best. A++++++
Tahsin
superb !!! highly recommended !!!
Rodrigo C.
She couldn’t be any more patient. Would definitely recommend.
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mac M.

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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)

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Arden R.

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Starting at $17
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Arden R.

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Do you have interest in crocheting clothing? Stuffed animals or toys? Blankets? You name it, we can create it together.

I have experience with a variety of crochet items and would love to share the wonderful experience of creating through crochet.

I will patiently guide you through learning the basics, to (eventually) creating patterns together of items you would like to make! Please feel free to reach out if you are interested.

About Arden

My name is Arden Ratmiroff and I have recently graduated from the University of Florida! I began crocheting in 2019, and have slowly progressed from there. I love crochet as a means to express oneself. The first thing I ever crocheted was dragon dice bags for D&D! (Taught by my mother-in-law! Ha!

Artem L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Protection from NAU
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Artem L.

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I'm excited o share my knowledge based on a combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS incorporated with Eastern philosophy principles and original ideas that will help you to get a broader chess basis understanding and not only gain an advantage over the opponents but to get better control and understanding of decision-making processes and life flow principles.

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I have a great opportunity to share my knowledge gained at the Soviet chess club along with US Chess and Scholastic Center education boosting my students from the very beginner to advanced players.

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Jesse S.
Artem- was very patient, kind, and knowledgeable. My kid loved it. Thank you!
Alona
I enjoy working with Artem as he personalized a learning program to my own pace and the best ability to improve my chess knowledge. Very patient and professional, has a great approach to studying. Each lesson is a great experience! Thank you 🙏
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Danial A.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danial A.

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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most patient, inspiring, and hardworking chess coaches none of this would have been possible.

I began to play chess at 7 years old and after my coach ended our first class by saying, "Every champion was once a beginner" my youthful imagination ran wild and I was hooked. My early development in chess proved to be nontraditional where my structured classes provided by my school were supplemented by the aggressive, unconventional playing styles I learned from spending my weekends sneaking games in with hustlers at my local chess park. Yet learning these vastly different approaches to the game allowed me to become a more complete player, and after 6 weeks of practice, I could beat every kid in my class and almost defeated my coach. ...

About Danial

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion, North American Junior Champion, and am currently the #1 19-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most pati

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Marie
Danial is a good instructor for very beginner too. He was so patient with teaching and good at making kid focus on his lesson.Although my son doesn’t speak English much, he could lead and satisfy my son with no problem.
Marcelo
Danial is a great instructor. He's able to understand your level and really guide your through the steps to improve your game. I am enjoying the classes and can't recommend Danial enough.
Salima Mussaji
Danial has been and continues to be an inspiration to my son. He encourages students to think for themselves and apply what they already know to challenge them even further. I am grateful that Danial is part of my son's life.

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"Siddarth is an excellent chess teacher and an absolute pleasure to work with. I'm learning a great deal in every lesson. I would recommend him to anyone."
William
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great instructor! He was very practical and has a lot of resources to help out a new woodworker!"
Jared Doud
Took Woodworking lessons from Paul B.
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"very clear and easy to understand thanks"
James
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"I've used Athan for several lessons now and he's become a friend. Happy to write this review for him (though I secretly don't want other players to get the same coaching :)). I can't recommend him enough as he's saved me tons of money and has made me much more. Athan is so smart and analytical. I already knew how to play before we started but I wasn't winning much if at all, in my home games and in casinos both in cash games and in tournaments. Athan came with a completely custom lesson plan and helped break apart how to think about the game in general, how to play players, the math, specific leaks/weak spots, and different situations. Just try one lesson and I think you'll see the same."
Edward
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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Melinda
Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson."
Spirit
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Good teacher. Knows the game and the lines well and can relate to his students."
Jon
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Coach Siddharth is an excellent coach!! He is very dedicated to his job as well as his student. He is always supporting and guiding Tyler to be the best at chess by providing different techniques to fit his age. Tyler has made so much progress and he enjoys coming to chess. I’m really happy and pleased with coach Siddharth!!"
Phuong Van
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"JP is a great instructor. He came in my home, videoed the session and promptly provided instruction and advice on things to work on. Very worthwhile!!"
Rich
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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Michael
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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