I possess an adept understanding of mathematical and scientific subject matters. I have accrued a great deal of knowledge and experience tutoring in these subjects over the last seven years. I have a wide arsenal of tutoring approaches, as I've worked with a number of students possessing a wide variety of learning styles and personalities.
I'm very patient and easy-going, so let's get you started!
I teach and play poker extensively. Winning at poker is a lot more than luck. It is about the skill of reading people, understanding incentives, math, and storytelling. When this all makes sense, you can win regularly in poker. I'll teach you how to win, and win consistently.
Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player.
By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication and sales trainer (numerous companies) and has been coaching since 1999. He is now available for online coaching sessions for a number of varied and essential subjects.
Some of Mr. S's most requested business skills to learn? Sales and Public Speaking, and even Poker! How to command the poker table and the boardroom to increase your hourly rate, by effective communication and reading people well. He integrates Public Speaking Skills or "Speaking in Public Skills" as he likes to say, to illustrate how that essential ability changes everything i
n your game, your book of business, and your personal life.
He has helped students of ALL ages and backgrounds, including people with English as a Second Language, develop their communication skills. This is essential to prepare them for important school and job interviews and for promotions and opportunities in life.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a BFA degree in Theatre, and also the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mr. S is an expert in the art of the spoken, presentation and performance word.
He looks forward to helping new students achieve their communication and business goals. His teaching style is focused, practical and useful, and incredibly entertaining and educational!
I have played a lot of on-line Texas Hold-Em. My biggest take was a 12k win. I understand the game from the basics to the more advanced techniques. THIS IS TEXAS HOLD 'EM ONLY.
I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, with a few years behind me; I'm ready to pass on what I have learned. At the risk of tooting my own horn; I am well trained, professionally, both as an actor and a teacher with more than a few credentials to support those claims. I invite you to please peruse my background on the site and feel free to ask any questions you desire.
Regarding Texas Hold 'em (poker), I have been playing and teaching the game, and working for online casinos for over thirty years. My approach is simple, requires extreme discipline, but I can show you how to win mo
re than you lose. And this is true of all subjects I teach whether literal or figurative.
My undergraduate Bachelors is in Acting & Directing I was taught by the same professors who launched the students that formed the now famous Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago (Illinois State University); I also have a Masters degree in Theatre History and Criticism (Theatrical Critical Theory). I have teaching experience both as a GA and in the private sector. I have been exposed to many different types of teaching styles and locales, (i.e. classroom, studio et.al). I hope that gives you a thumbnail concurrently I hope I didn't bore you to death.
Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.
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).
- 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!). I love my students and helping them achieve their dreams!
Athan is an excellent teacher. Very enthusiastic about the subject.
I'm looking forward to the rest of the lessons.
June 25, 2019
Athan was great. Can’t wait for next lesson
January 19, 2019
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.
Experienced poker player of 6 years with over 50k in live earnings. Specializing in 1/2 and 2/5 cash game strategy as well as low-mid stakes tournament strategy. Lessons are designed and created around the student's goals, bankroll, and base knowledge of the game as a starting point. I will help you to understand the math behind decisions, average player tendencies at these stakes, and how to manage your money to be a long term winner at No Limit Texas Holdem'
I am a semi-professional poker player with 6 years of experience in low-mid stakes cash games and tournaments. After having multiple 4 and 5 figure scores on the felt, I feel I am qualified to help you on your poker journey to do the same. I am an avid student of the game and believe that studying is the only way to truly stay ahead of the curb. However, IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE BORING! Long gone are the days where monotone poker pros make you listen to their 8 hour podcast full of difficult math and impossible-to-understand jargon. I break down the math with you, offer new lines of thinking, and will help you make more winning plays in the long run.
I teach anyone who is willing to learn, from beginner to intermediate. We cover any poker related topic you want to know more about, from bankroll management to tournament final table strategy
. The only question left is, do you want to get that big win?
I have played a number of different poker games successfully in the bay area card rooms, and Las Vegas casinos for more than 20 years. I will show tou the basics of how to play each game, as well as lessons in strategy, discipline, amd momey management.
Greetings! Teaching has been my profession for 40 years! I have taught all levels of high school, and have always enjoyed working with students in a 1-1 setting where we can focus on your individual questions and needs. As a professional educator, I have completed federal and state background checks for eachnemployment. My students have often commented that I humorous, caring, enthusiastic, patient, and genuine. I believe that true teaching happens best when both parties have a sense of relationship and interest. I will strive to get to know you as a person, and tailor our lessons so that you get what you need most from our time together! My goal is to help you learn, and develop the skills necessary for you to be your best self. I offer a variety of lessons, from academic, to personal growth, to finance and gaming.
Winning player for over 30 years online and live poker if you're teachable I'll turn you into a solid winning long-term poker player
I've been a winning poker player for 35 years...I've turned many losing players into winning players...If you're teachable and you're able to understand in a few short lessons what I teach you will become a winning player... winning at poker takes heart patience math skills money management and control of emotions...if you think you have what it takes to be a winning player then let me help you .