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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • 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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Juan M.

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Chess
Starting at $15
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I love teaching chess to people who are interested to learn this fascinating game. I have played chess all my life and i am very passionate about it. I can teach little kids as well as to people who wants to improve their chess skills and strategies.

About Juan

I enjoy teaching people who has the desire to learn. I can teach you what you need to know in order to improve and expand your knowledge.

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Sergey V.

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Gaming
Starting at $15
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  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 90
  • Teaching since 2007
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i can teach you how to play madden 18 and win games online. i'm not the greatest player and i do lose some games, but i do run a good scheme that has gotten me in all madden 1st string and i have won super bowls.

About Sergey

Hello. My name is Sergey. I'm from Brooklyn, New York. I am a NASM certified personal trainer, i have been training and teaching over 10 years. I'm currently a professional powerlifter, but i also do body weight training, bodybuilding, strongman and weightlifting. I also breakdance even though i no

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September 24, 2017
Heather C.
Wow Sergey is really great at this! My daughter just turned 5 and is still practicing her headstands against the wall hours later. Sergey's advice to have her 'help' me practice MY stretching is a double win and making her more willing to do her pushups and splits too. We are really looking forward to the next class already. Thank you so much for all the advice and feeback post class too, Sergey!
September 9, 2015
kaylee
my dad said that i could only do gymnastics if there was one in stamford and i guess that there is you sound likea really good teacher and itlooks likeother people like you so im going to tell my dad about you and see if i can do it
July 14, 2015
Sarah Newton
It was a great lesson and Sergey speant way more time with me than what he needed to. He is very knowledgable about exercise and very flexible.
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Vanessa P.

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Knitting
Starting at $20
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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You will learn how to cast on, how to form the knit and purl stitches, how to increase and decrease, how to read a pattern, how to read a yarn label, and about fiber content. First projects will include: a scarf, beanie and shawl.

About Vanessa

Hello! My name is Vanessa and I love to knit and want to share my passion of knitting with others. It’s a great craft to learn with lots of benefits. Some to name a few are as follows: it has the same effect as meditation does, helps with anxiety, stress and depression, helps slow cognitive dec

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"Great first lesson for my 8 year old! Siddhartha is energetic and patient!"
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"George was great! Fun guy, smart pool player, good teacher. We had a good time learning from him and definitely came away as better pool players. Would recommend!"
- Ryan
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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"Great crochet lesson from Claudette. I wanted more info on design and the lesson was tailored around specifics that I needed to help me design new garments and also improve my existing designs. Claudette is very friend and personable and hugely knowledgeable on crochet!"
- Michelle
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"Woodwork is going to be grand with this travelling guy, always patient and thoughtful, make sure you do your homework!"
- Tanna
Took Carpentry lessons from Hans N.
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"Adenike was well-prepared and very flexible to the situation and all my questions. She adopted my goal as her own and did everything possible to get us there--which she did! I look forward to our next lesson."
- Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Adenike O.
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"Eric has been super with my nephew Enzo. He is very knowledgeable, and is really good to work with younger learners. He is also willing to sit with the rest of the family during the lesson so they can benefit from his knowledge as well!!"
- Laurie McGuire
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Great teacher. Smart, patient, easy going, and really knows the game of chess."
- Dan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Excellent excellent excelkent"
- Dorothy
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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"Donna was very patient and flexible with myself and my 8 year old daughter :)"
- Nella
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!"
- Missy
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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