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Athan S.

22 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $175
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MBA from Yale University
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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
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Dennis U.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as

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Liam H.
My son looks forward to his weekly chess lesson with Dennis
Charles C.
very good
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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Christopher A.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English (USA), Bulgarian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Christopher A.

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Are you a game enthusiast? Enjoy playing games but really want to create your own? Well, welcome to your gaming course :)

***This course is strongly dependant on the students past knowledge on programming, if no knowledge is present please see "Computer Programming" as the gateway course into this gaming course!***

This course has 3 paths to take based on the interests of the student:

1) Javascript Web-Based Game Development (All Platforms)
2) Roblox Lua Game Development
3) Python Scripting Game Development
4) Java development for Mobile
5) (NEW!) Java development for Minecraft Modding!

Javascript games can be set up to be played by any WebKit based browser on any operating system! We begin from basic programming to understand variables, loops, functions, classes, and API modules that will help us create games by hand with full coded text and custom images!

Python can be run on any computer that has the python interpreter installed (simple configuration) We begin ...

About Christopher

With eight years of teaching and tutoring experience at Valencia College from 2011 yo 2019 and University of Central Florida from 2017 to 2019; I have experienced a wide variety of students between the ages 7 to 60 years. This experience has enabled me to customize lessons in one to one sessions

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Karl K.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1994
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Karl K.

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hobby-player for 25 years

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Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Currently only teaching online due to COVID-19. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Mus

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Elizabeth Y.
Karl is very encouraging and patient. He is also very knowledgeable with the horn and is very helpful with providing insight into playing the horn at your absolute best abilities.
Amber K.
Karl was patient and generous with his time!
Elizabeth E.
I had a fun lesson. Karl is very knowledgeable and explains things very clearly.
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Haggit S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Haggit S.

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I am an origami artist and origami teacher with more than 20 years experience of teaching origami to children, adults and seniors. I live in NYC. I have been teaching origami in private and public schools as well as community centers, museums and senior centers. I work well with special needs children and adults. I use paper and materials you can find in your own home, like printing paper, napkins, dollar bills or business cards. Origami is not just another art or craft form. It is a way of acquiring multitude of skills, in a fun way . Origami engages students in learning basic math concepts like shape, size and number. In the process they learn patience and concentration sequencing and problem solving. Most importantly, people of all ages gain self esteem as they succeed in finishing a model and take pride of their work. They also find that the models they fold can serve them for practical purposes; All kind of boxes to store crayons, staples, A dish to put candies, a hand ...

About Haggit

As an origami teacher and an artist who lives in NYC. I have been teaching origami in prestigious private schools in NYC (Among them Bank street school, Spence school, and Hunter college) For many years I have taught origami at the 92stY and at the Museum of Natural History. I have been attending n

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Janice S.
Haggit is a wonderful instructor. She has a soft voice, calm demeanor and was very clear in her instructions. I had no problem completing the the tasks that she gave me to do.
Hillel International C.
We hired Haggit for a corporate event. I am so pleased that we did, Haggit's origami session was such a hit! Haggit was really easy to work with in advance when we were planning what to make during the session. The participants at the session had huge smiles on their faces and everyone left learning how to make 3 new things with origami!
Dante R.
Haggit was great. We had a fun time and learned some along the way. Thank you Haggit :)

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"I loved my first lesson with Mya. I feel confident to use my machine now as I was a total beginner. I feel like I accomplished so much in our first lesson, and we are going to make a copy of my favorite pair of lounge pants at our next lesson. Mya is patient and relaxed and I really enjoyed our time together."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My experience as working along with Sid as his Chess Aide at various school locations; is he has excellent classroom management skills which in turn the students grasp the lessons more quickly. Also, the students are more engaged in the lessons as well. He is aware of making sure all students understand how each piece moves and knows what to do at the end of each lesson before they play a game. He praises each student on their ability and knowledge of chess and helpful with others who are still learning the basics. As a chess aide and helper for Sid, I thoroughly enjoy working with someone who has great enthusiasm!"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mya is very kind and patient. She is an amazing teacher with a lot of talent and I would recommend her to anyone seeking to learn crochet."
Lilee
Took Crocheting lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. She took me from complete beginner to confidently stitching before the end of my first lesson!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Erin was wonderful. She was kind, and patient. I am a
terrible student but she but she ignored that and solved my problem. I am so grateful that the Universe threw her in my path."
Robin
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Thanks again for providing such clear & concise instructions. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson & am feeling more confident about sewing."
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Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Mya Mya was great. She was very friendly and welcoming. She was prepared for the session with printed materials and a lesson plan. When I brought a pattern I wanted to work on, she was able and willing to adapt her lesson plan which I appreciated. I have a lesson next week and am looking forward to it."
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Took Crocheting lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Karen has been a delight to work with on my beginner Crochet lessons. She is patient and encouraging. When I get frustrated with my errors, Karen knows how to help me understand ways to correct my mistakes. I enjoy crochet more and more and would like to continue lessons with Karen."
Denise
Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"He uses example games and turns them into puzzles, making it very useful to see how certain chess tactics have been applied in real life games, The puzzles then allow the student to apply those tactics. Very useful!"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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