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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas Hodo. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, t

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May 24, 2019
William C.
Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember.
October 17, 2017
Aleah P.
Good teacher
September 29, 2016
Myat L.
I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons.
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Steve M.

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Skokie, IL
Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Understanding various levels of teaching method
Personalized curriculum for each student
Making lessons fun with different techniques and strategies
Developing discipline and critical thinking skills

About Steve

Provide personalized learning curriculum Assist in developing strategic and critical thinking skills Have fun while learning Learn the importance of patience and discipline

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Randy S.

(23)
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Randy S.

Mount Prospect, IL

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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.

About Randy

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, w

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September 16, 2019
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August 15, 2019
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July 2, 2019
Enrique
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.

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Jean E.

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Sewing
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Advanced
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Hello!
When you see items do you say " I can make that!" ? Well let me show you how!
I have over 40 years of experience in dressmaking and alterations. I can teach you how to make items from scratch or modernize thrift store finds. I can teach beginners as well as advanced skilled students. I also have experience with students from the age of 8 to almost 50. Let's get together and make your dreams reality.

About Jean

Hello! I have been sewing for over 40 years. I have had my own sewing business for over 20 years. The most rewarding position I have held was in the costume shop for the theater of our local college. I have also worked in a bridal shop. I love creating/altering garments for hard to fit customers. I

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Brianna S.

(28)
Knitting
Starting at $20
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music - Liberal Arts Track from North Central College
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With the knitting lessons, we'll start out learning how to prepare your piece, read basic patterns, learn how to cast on and off. We'll go through the basic stitches (knit and purl), and how to use them to make a scarf.

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical ne

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September 6, 2019
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September 22, 2017
Megan
Super kind and patient while I stumbled my way thru the basics
June 27, 2017
Glory
Brianna was a great teacher for my child.
She was encouraging and positive. She
tailored lessons to fit the range, talent and
interest of the student.
I would recommend her strongly.
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Shameen D.

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Crocheting
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 18 to 55
  • Teaching since 2017
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I will teach using visual aides such as videos and diagrams. If we meet up I will provide yarn and needle for you to practice with if you do not have your own. The first completed project will be donated. If you have trouble following we will find the right method that suits your learning style.

About Shameen

I have completed many different wearable projects using different techniques, such as hats, scarves, vests, blankets. I am now designing crochet jewelry, and accessories to match. I do not claim to be a professional trainer but I am willing to help others learn. I will share some of my previous w

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"Terry is very knowledgeable of sewing. She is a great instructor who is patient and great at explaining the steps necessary to complete the project. I would definitely recommend her and have recommended her to a friend."
- Tiana
Took Sewing lessons from Terry S.
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"Absolutely fantastic!! Very knowledgeable and helpful. I’ll definitely be booking her again!!"
- Barbara
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Very informational. I learn a lot and had a great time!

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- Chloe
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Awesome instructor. Incredibly knowledgeable and very engaging. Has been a pleasure to have her as my astrology instructor!!!"
- Ruth
Took Astrology lessons from Jennifer P.
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"He's a great teacher who really knows what he's talking about! Now we are moving to poker sites, (Betonline), and playing for real as are next lessons!"
- David
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"Erin was great, helped me build a pattern from something with no information. From beginner to advanced or an intermediate crocheter like me, Erin’s your girl !"
- Michelle
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Speaking as a beginner, he's able to convey his knowledge with chess well to students. Would recommend to others looking for a tutor to up their game."
- Jeremy
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
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"Had a nice online 1-hour lesson with Kyle, who helped me with some of my questions I had in certain position. Helped me realize which parts of the game I had to work on more."
- Elad
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"My lesson with Vena was amazing! So glad I found her. Very knowledgeable in all aspects of technical design! I learned so much in just one hour! I will definitely be back! Thanks Vena!!"
- Nadine
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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