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Matthew K.

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Boulder, CO
Starting at $59
  • B.S.E Biomedical Engineering from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Matthew K.

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My course will include an assessment of your skills, followed by an outline on where we will focus your training.

Topic options include:
Rules of the game, body-mechanics, stance, bridge, aiming, stroke, speed control, basic spin (top-spin, back-spin, stop-shot, stun), advanced spin (side-spin, running english, throw, doubling the rail), breaking, common unnoticed fouls, psychology of competitive play, gambling, focus training, cut-shots, bank-shots, kick-shots, carom-shots, combo-shots, masse-shots, jump-shots, roll-through shots, tickys, cheating the pocket, double-kisses, break-outs, safety play, playing for position, diamond systems, strategizing based on your skillset, and advanced physics of pool.

I am offering sessions at my home on my 9ft pro-sized table. I am also willing to meet at pool halls, bars, or homes in Boulder and Longmont, but may ask for an additional $5 in travel expense.

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About Matthew

If you are looking to learn to play pool for the first time, seeking a deeper understanding of the game, or trying to advance your skills to a higher competitive level, I am offering lessons and coaching in the Boulder and Longmont areas. I am only 28, but I have been playing pool regularly for

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Jeff
Very informative lesson. We were able to spend time just playing a round of pool and evaluating where I was at in the process. Then took up more advanced topics and also breaking bad habits. Will be scheduling more lessons soon!
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Teresa V.

9 Reviews
Westminster, CO
Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BFA Theater/Acting from University of Utah
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Teresa V.

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Beginning sewing lessons on single stitch machines, as well as with over-lock/serger machines. Basics for working with patterns and designing own. Basic alterations, repairs, and creating clothing and interior design items.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Sarah
Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!
Paige L.
Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her.
Alec S.
Teresa is an incredibly knowledgeable and considerate teacher! We took ten Salsa lessons with her, coming in with no dancing experience and leaving feeling comfortable and confident showing off a myriad of awesome moves! We would highly recommend her!
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Joshua S.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BFA Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner
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Joshua S.

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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job options. I prefer students at the introductory levels to eliminate bad habits.

About Joshua

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 a

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Michael Cohen
Very knowledgeable. Gave me some good perspectives that I think will help my game significantly.
Johnny
Josh is a professional, well rounded, effective and engaging teacher who is taking my Chess game to the next level!
Rolita
Command of the Art of Speaking. Exactly what I needed for my new role in management.

Thanks Josh!

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Dennis U.

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  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • psychology / bio sciences from ucla
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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.
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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Barbara A.

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Self-taught knitter with experience and patience. Ability to teach beginner through advanced, with various tools - double pointed, circular or single-pointed needles, from dishcloths to socks to afghans and sweaters. Tutoring includes information on yarn and knitting tool selection. Also state certified to teach high school students and possess natural teaching style.

About Barbara

Hi! I'm a mom and former high school teacher. I enjoy cooking, crocheting, knitting, and reading. It can be relaxing to create by yourself, as well as rewarding to make something for yourself or a loved one to enjoy. Whether you want to learn for fun or have the hopes of making money from your crea

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Sarita
I had a difficult pattern and Barbara walked me thru it.
Michelle
Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson.

Huyen G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Vietnamese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor degree from Vietnam National University, Hanoi
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Huyen G.

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I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!

About Huyen

Teaching is my passion, I love seeing my students progress! Originally born and raised in Vietnam, I traveled to America on a student Visa and have now been living here for 4 years. My students say that I am patient, enthusiastic, and kind. But I am not afraid to push them forward when things get c

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Isiah W.
Ryan
Very caring! Hyuen Will work with you to fit your needs of learning. In addition, she also teaches Northern and Southern Vietnamese which is perfect if you looking for instruction in either side of the countries language,
Moises J.
I cannot rate Mrs. Huyenny highly enough! - she has made learning 'VIETNAMESE" fun! It is a totally different experience from learning Vietnamese on some Purchased downloaded program - Huyen uses a variety of different tools and methods in her tutoring, ones that help memorise verbs, grammar and vocabulary, and have given me some really useful hints and tips, so that learning "VIETNAMESE" is easy and fun.I now feel more confident in speaking to natives. Highly recommended.

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"Great patience and positive energy"
Myla
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Very patient, as I am a new learner. Great teacher!"
Alia
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it."
Hawa
Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"Karen is very patient and has a great attitude and personality. She is very talented and appears eager to share her knowledge. I really enjoyed the experience. Peas Patricia"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Karen D.
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"Had my first lesson today and Vena showed me many tips on how to lay out the pattern properly on the fabric and reviewed what the pattern symbols mean. I learned things I never knew and, as we went along, she gave me the reasons why things are done a certain way which is good so it'll make sense and I won't be as likely to forget them. I'm very happy and can't wait for Lesson 2."
Nina
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Angela was a an excellent instructor! She was very engaged with staff as we had zero experience! Angela was able to incorporate mindfulness practices into our knitting session with my management team. I would highly recommend her!

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Dawnielle
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"my instructor Felicia was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, patient & extremely helpful. I learned so much in the half hour class. She was able to improvise when I was missing an important component to my machine. She truly is a genius. I scheduled another session at the conclusion of my 1st class, but find I must cancel due to physical problems. I am disabled with severe arthritis & her class is on the 3 rd floor. She carried my machine up for me & I made it up the stairs but when I got home later that evening my knees were so swollen I had to ice them & take pain medication. I know I cannot do that again & will let my instructor know it is not het fault."
Angela R Joned
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Ryan was very helpful. He communicated in a very clear and concise fashion. Looking forward to next week’s session."
Lori
Took Bridge lessons from Ryan D.
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"Lisa was great! She is very kind and knowledgeable of the Machine. She made it fun while teaching me how to learn the machine. Thanks"
Luenett McElroy
Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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"This guy is awesome! Really patient."
Mo Aimaq
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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