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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaching since 1993
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Ryan D.

Vernon Hills, IL

(12)

A passion for bridge with extensive knowledge of the game.

About Ryan

I've been playing and teaching the game of bridge for the past 26 years. I love this game, and I love introducing it to others so they can share in the joy of bridge. I've taught people from age 8 to age 88 and everywhere in between. My goal is to make the lessons fun because this is a game, and

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September 30, 2019
Judy
Ryan explains things well.
May 13, 2019
Cristina T.
Excellent, Ryan is very patient and has a lot of intuition.
April 29, 2019
Sallie K.
Ryan’s very patient and gives clear explanations.
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Nicole B.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Latin, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Wish you didn't have to go to the alterations shop every time a button pops off? Looking to up your DIY game? Whether you are making table runners for a wedding, or want to build your own Halloween costume from scratch, with my experience as a costumer and as a performer, I will teach you the basics of sewing so you can give that glue gun a rest!

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Co

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October 3, 2019
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
October 15, 2018
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!
September 29, 2018
Paul B.
Nicole surely knows what she's talking about, She's the best

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Luis B.

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Poker
Starting at $42
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 21 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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I have played and studied poker for over 20 years. Having a background in Mathematics and Chess, I have developed a strategic plan that is based on technique and statistics and guarantees a win. I can teach you to win at least 58% to 66% of the sessions you play, which will allow you to make enough money to earn a living and not having to work for others. I play tournments but my major field of expertise is cash game. I will be happy to show my stats to you and work on any level you may have to achieve your goals. Contact me for more! I teach in English and Spanish.

About Luis

Technique based apporach for a guaranteed win! Over 20 years of experience. Lots of patience and tools to guide you into achieving your goals. I have studied Poker in detail for years using a Mathematical approach. I can teach you how to win at least 58%-66% of all the games you play which can actu

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Joseph B.

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Billiards
Starting at $45
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  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
  • Awarded Ranlet Award First Prize Winner from Rochester Philharmonic Women's Legue
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Sharing the words and wisdom of Irving Crane...

I have played billiards and devised inventions as well as new games over the many years. My mentor in the game and the art of pocket billiards was Irving Crane. Teaching the finer principles of the game and the psychology of performance at the billiard table is a legacy I would like to pass on in my life. So, here I am.

If you would like to learn how not to stress out over the last ball, how to breath properly, align your shot, aim, follow through and visualize the entirety of the shot- that is a good foundation. How to plan and treat the game as a chess board, think through many shots in advance and choose the right path as it changes... these are good building blocks. if you would like your blood pressure to go down while your opponent's goes up, its a good topper.

Most importantly, billiards is a game of the mind first and foremost. We play against ourselves before we play the opponent. Knowing your own process of ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am now happy to share my diverse and vast experience as a professional musician with you. I come from a family of renowned musicians. I have

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November 14, 2019
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
November 12, 2019
Ron
Joseph shared his composition at the bedside of a dying man. Everyone listened and stopped crying for a moment. We were transported from the terrible tragedy into his world of beautiful music. His compassion and sensitivity of spirit touched us. When he teaches this gift to others, the world becomes a better place.
November 12, 2019
Egmont
A great teacher and an amazing pianist! This was an experience of a lifetime for me. I have studied for many years but have never met anyone who can explain and demonstrate with such depth and clarity. In one lesson I learned more than I have in the past year! I am so grateful and would recommend this masterful teacher to everyone.
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Kimberly M.

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Crocheting
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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I am obsessed with crochet and would love to help grow your passion! On my down time you will most likely find me making beanies, pumpkins, scarves and Doiles. I teach crochet fundamentals and crochet basics.

About Kimberly

I am a fall loving crochet gal! I started crocheting a year ago and have become obsessed. I started posting things I made on social media and things have blown up for me since then. I have consistent orders from friends and have taught several friends how to crochet beanies for charity. I would lov

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"My lessons were based on altering a tunic top for a custom fit. Jessica, is a pro! I learned so much from her instruction that I will continue to take classes for other sewing projects."
- Sandi
Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"Mya was an awesome teacher! I am/was a complete novice prior to this lesson and, after an hour, she had me confident enough to go out and buy my own machine and start practicing with easy projects. After I get all set up at home and get some practice in, I will most definitely be returning for more lessons! I also love that she sent me home with notes and the practice samples we did so I can remember them later. Great experience - will definitely be back!"
- Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Donna was very personable and nice. I learned a lot from her and she made sewing less awkward for me. I went home immediately and tried my new techniques. I was able to complete another project from what I learned earlier that day. Donna’s great!"
- Tony
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. I'm not new to crochet but learned by way of being shown what to do for a project. I am now learning how to read instructions and how to determine where I made my error (s) and how to correct it. I am very pleased with this instructor."
- Lisa
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Athan is an excellent teacher. Very enthusiastic about the subject.
I'm looking forward to the rest of the lessons.

Allen"
- Allen
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
- Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Josh is awesome. He taught me how to do castling.

-- Paul (age 6)"
- Paul
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
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"My friend and I were just playing a game of 8 ball and Dan suggested a game call loop . We were impressed at how much we learned about the tangent line and how we had to focus at where the ball had to go in order to stay at the table. Dan really improved my game with just 3 hours of lesson today. He also showed us 2 other games and both required us to play differently and it made us focus on cue ball control. I was smiling each time as if I discovered fire. Dan would walk us through why and how. I had a great time If i have time to play again i would call dan no doubt."
- Ace
Took Billiards lessons from Daniel P.
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"Lorena is amazing! Exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend."
- caryn
Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"Thank you Vinita, I love your class. Vinita is patient and very sweet."
- Maggie
Took Sewing lessons from Vinita M.
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