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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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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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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
kobe W.
August 15, 2019
Sampath
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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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Tad H.

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Bridge
Starting at $50
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  • Speaks Polish, Russian
  • Teaches students 18 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Edward A.

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Billiards
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • PBIA Instructor from Professional Billiard Instructor Association
  • Teaching since 2016
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I am a PBIA Instructor with over 30 years experience playing pool. My studio has a 9ft regulation table and the best training aids available. I also provide video analysis of your stroke. In house lessons or in your home.

About Edward

Hello, My name is Eddie, I am a PBIA Instructor, I have been playing pool for over 30 years. I offer the latest training aids along with video analysis of your stroke. I can help you learn the game of pool properly and become a better player,proper stance,stroke and proper aiming. I can teach you

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March 11, 2019
John
Edward and I had a horrible time trying to connect via the Take Lessons interface. I could see and hear him but he couldn't hear me. This being interactive doesn't work. We futzed with it for about 20 minutes and then went to Skype, which worked perfectly. Take Lessons needs to get their act together on their interface.

Once connected via Skype, we had an almost instant "buddy" connection. Eddie is really pleasant and very good at working with what you have, which in my case is not much. We spent the first ten or so minutes with me hitting simple shots with the cue ball only so he could study my "technique." He immediate spotted about three flaws and we spent the next thirty or so minutes working on grip, alignment, open and closed bridge (left hand use for a right hander) and ball striking for an on line shot. From there he had me shooting a simple cut shot explaining how to aim it, hit the spot and pocket the ball. I must have hit that shot for him 30 times with only ONE miss. The whole time he was giving me feedback on minor corrections and positive reenforcement when I got something right. We finished the hour with him giving me practice instructions for the next week and a brief conversation about sticks and tips. It turns out I lucked out and bought what he called "an excellent entry stick".

I played a match with a friend right after the lesson and applied what Eddie had given me in our lesson. I made a lot of shots I would normally not have expected to make utilizing Eddies instruction. I still lost the match (my friend is highly advanced) but gave him more of a game than normal, and won two out of five. I'm very pleased.
August 14, 2018
David
First lesson. Great start.
July 23, 2018
Melvin
helped my game appreciated his teachings
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Savetha C.

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Chess
Starting at $25
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  • Awarded Commonwealth Bronze Medalist from All India chess federation
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Welcome to Riyaa School of Chess!

About your tutor:
My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do!

Notable achievements:
In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019)
Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi)
World Youth Team Silver Medalist (Russia)
Best Women Award (Spain)
Best Female Player (Singapore)
Mississippi Open State 3rd
Mississippi Women Chess Champion

I focus on quality teaching on a 1 on 1 basis and making the learning experience the best to improve your chess skills.

About Savetha

Hi! My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do! Notable achievements: In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019) Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi) World Youth Team S

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November 6, 2019
Emma
Excellent. Thank you
November 4, 2019
Steve
She has great materials! Thanks!
October 8, 2019
Janani
Savetha was fantastic to work with. She catered the puzzles specifically around the areas that I needed the most work in, and focused it around my need to improve my middle game. I would highly recommend Savetha to anyone looking to improve their chess skills

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"Aaron is the perfect combination...he has a mastery of the game and is able to relate it to you on your level. Something you don't find very often. Best of all, my chess has improved dramatically since taking just a few lessons from him. Friends that used to destroy me in chess are now on the receiving end!! Thanks so much Aaron. I'm looking forward to him working with my son, who is turning 6, as well."
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Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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"The lesson was amazing, Christopher was very attentive to us and paid attention to our progress requirements and corrected our errors on the spot. We are looking forward to the next lesson."
- Olga
Took Billiards lessons from Christopher C.
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"Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level."
- Kyle
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"We've had Dawn teach a variety of classes at the Simsbury Public Library (CT). Our most popular is the arm knitting class we open to Teens & Adults. Everyone gets to take home an infinity scarf and they all leave learning a new skill. Dawn works well with all ages, is patient, and really enthusiastic about teaching what she loves. We can't wait to have Dawn back to teach more classes this Fall!"
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Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I just had my first lesson and I'm SO happy that I found Dawn. She's GREAT!!!
To be honest, I was a little afraid to book lessons online with all the scammers out there. But she is wonderful and I know I'm going to want more lessons with her. I could finally make the sewing project I want to make knowing that I have her there for assistance. Thank you SO much Dawn!! I'm looking forward to our next class."
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Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"She was patient without being patronizing. I like that she assessed how well I was working on something then moved on as soon as she felt it was appropriate."
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"Cheryl is an excellent teacher!"
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"Siddharth is an excellent teacher. My son goes to beginners chess class and he totally loves it."
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Took Crocheting lessons from Monica T.
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