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Tad H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Polish, Russian
  • Teaches students 18 to 85
  • Awarded Silver Life Master from ACBL
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Tad H.

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I love to teach what Eddie Kantar calls "thinking bridge". One of the aspects of thinking bridge is ability to count hands: distribution of suits and points.

Another, is learning DEFENSE. Every bridge player, on an average, defends 50% of a time, declares 25%, and does nothing another 25%.

My gurus are above mentioned Eddie Kantar and Mike Lawrence.

About Tad

Tad, a licensed Professional Engineer, is an avid bridge player, member of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) since 1981, ACBL Accredited Teacher and Club Director, holding a rank of a Silver Life Master (SLM), and consistently placing in tournaments and club games. In high school, he wa

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Diane S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA from Augsburg College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Diane S.

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Learn crochet basics including chain stitch, single and double crochet. I can teach you to make a hat, scarf, shawl, simple sweater, etc.

About Diane

***Online lessons only until the pandemic is over*** My journey in music began when I was around 5 years old and first heard the children's choir sing in church. My mother used to tell me that I would beg her to let me sing in the choir but she would always have to tell me I wasn't old enough.

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Alnathan M.
Diane was an excellent instructor and I enjoyed her professionalism and patience with my daughter. unfortunately my daughter became dis- interested due to a need for " a personal touch" that only in home or studio practices could provide.

Elizabeth G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Medicine doctor from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
  • Teaches Beginner
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Elizabeth G.

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I love crochet. I am sure I can help you initiate in this art.

About Elizabeth

Hi, how are you? I am a patient and calm teacher. I like to help people to succeed.

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Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
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Richard G.

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Starting in September 2018, will be offering courses in Epic's Unreal Engine UE4 - please check back for a breakdown of topics and training offerings. Thank you!

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa
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Carly P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Carly P.

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I can teach students how to piece and quilt a lone star quilt from begging to end

About Carly

My name is Carly and I have a passion for both education and speaking Spanish. I have experience as an instruction aide and after school program teacher with grades K-8 as well as experience tutoring college level students. I am also an artist and seamstress. I have shown my works in a professional

Diana B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design from Miami International University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Diana B.

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Tired of paying for alterations? Interested in giving your wardrobe a DIY makeover? Whatever your needs, my classes cater to your goals.

I learned to sew in a high school Costume Design class when I was 15 and I haven't stopped since. In 2013, I received a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design after which I started a cottage business making women's clothing and accessories.

My skills are specific to pattern-making, machine sewing, hand sewing, basic alterations, and how to start a fashion business.

I believe that with a strong sewing foundation you will find endless capabilities.

My classes are offered to children to adults, all ages welcome! I look forward to hearing about your sewing goals!

About Diana

Hello! My name's Diana, I'm a Miami native with a passion for sewing and design. As a kid I spent most of my playtime with friends playing dress up, raiding their closets and constantly coordinating mine. I love clothes, fabrics and textures. When I started sewing at 15, nothing beat the rush a

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Faizah A.
This is my first lesson. Diana was very kind and patient. And good at giving instructions. Which was very important since our lessons are online.
Tatiana A.
Diana is great. I’m delighted.
Very sweet, patient and excellent teacher.

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"I was a beginner chess player before Mathew started instructing me. My skill has improved significantly in the last several weeks since I started taking lessons. I have had a great experience with Mathew. He is a patient teacher and creates interesting lessons."
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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!!"
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"Melissa is the perfect instructor for my 8 year old daughter. Melissa taught her the basics of a sewing machine and by the end of the lesson she made 2 items and was delighted. She is patient and sweet and my daughter can't wait for her next lesson."
Holly
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"Sarah is sweet, patient, incredibly knowledgeable and takes extreme pride in her craft - all things I appreciate. I HIGHLY recommend working with her."
Anjali
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Absolutely wonderful instructor. Patient and helped me along perfectly. I’m much more confident than I was before we started! Can’t wait for my next class. Thank you Sonya!"
June
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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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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"As a high rated 1500+ player, Danial was able to teach many new things about my openings and how I ca imrpove. Great coach!"
Dean
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Kathy is an inspiring knitting teacher as well as a caring person. She takes the time to guide you through the pattern and is able to troubleshoot any errors you may make. Kathy really cares about her students."
Kathleen
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"friendly. detailed. supportive and patient. It was our first session and I honestly feel like I learned the confusion I had about a sleeve. I am booking again next week 😊"
Darylondra Thompson
Took Sewing lessons from Anne-Louise M.
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