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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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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Randy S.

(23)
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $25
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  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Randy S.

Mount Prospect, IL

(23)

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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
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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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Ryan D.

(12)
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $22
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  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Maryville University
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Paige B.

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Weaving
Starting at $20
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Intermediate
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I love making rugs. And would love to teach someone my method of weaving. The only tools you'll need are scissors and fabric.

About Paige

My name is Paige. I'm 26 years old. I have 2 beautiful children and I'm a homemaker. I started making rugs 2 years ago. And I would love to be able to share my knowledge with someone else. The method I use is fairly easy and easy to pick up. And needing less tools makes it easier to get started wit

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Erin R.

(11)
Knitting
Starting at $25
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  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erin R.

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I've been teaching knitting for 7 years and my students have gone on to create bags, scarves, headbands, and bracelets. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to complete a headband or scarf and as time goes on you'll be able to knit a hat in the round. I specialize in working with heavy weight yards and creating a funky, wildly textured projects. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Erin

I have been working with knitting and crochet since 2004. I am a craft yarn certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts as well as Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School. As my student,

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October 18, 2019
Shari Binkney
Knowledgeable, easy to follow, and nice.
October 14, 2019
Natalie L.
Erin is an outstanding instructor. She is very, very knowledgeable. I have a pattern and it was poorly written. She was able to untangle it and explain it to me so that I can work on it independently. She is very patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone learning knitting, stuck on a pattern, or want to expand on their knitting skills. She has a lot of knowledge and can explain and impart this knowledge very well. She is a truly great instructor.
October 4, 2019
Shari Binkney
Erin is a great explainer and helps any way she can!
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Lakisha J.

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Jewelry Design
Starting at $17
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 2 and up
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I use refurbished jelwery of all kind. I love making bracelets, necklace, earrings etc. I also love allowing my students to flow creatively while learning from them as well.

About Lakisha

Hello, my name is Lakisha Jones. I am a special ed assistant for Mount Diablo Unified school district. I just started my own business as a well rounded self taught herbalist, jewlery designers, life coach and healer. I enjoy working with people of all walks of life as well as learning new things.

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"Hans is a great woodworker! I wanted to hire him to do the trim work in my new house - but the scoundrel moved on me! I helped Hans do some work on the tiny house he built, he was very patient with me as he explained tool use and how the pieces I was working on fit together. He also built a beautiful bench for my new home that is extremely unique."
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Took Woodworking lessons from Hans N.
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"Taryn is very knowledgeable about the craft and really very patience encouraging and research oriented. We had a great session almost wished it didn't end."
- Ayesha
Took Sewing lessons from Taryn H.
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"Great lesson. Karl is patient and an expert. I enjoyed my lesson immensely."
- Cheryl
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"We are happy to see that Sam is also teaching privately now. He's been teaching chess at my son's school since we moved to Fl. And its been fantastic, with Sam's help our school won 3rd place at the Florida States Championships!!!
You rock SAM!!!"
- Maria
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Cheryl is an excellent teacher. Not only was class informative but fun. She’s a great teacher not only for beginners but for anyone wanting to bush up on their skills."
- Faith HoSang
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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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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"Sarah is great! Takes time for things I don’t know and has good materials to look over between lessons"
- Jeanine
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Mya is a very good instructor. She was very patient and gave a lot of good tips. I enjoyed my first lesson. I look forward to my future lessons"
- Sharon
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"She was fantastic. We all loved her. Very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher."
- Francesca
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Cheryl is a very professional instructor. She has a passion for crocheting which she passes on to her students. She takes her time ensuring you understand before moving forward.

Cheryl will readjust if needed to fit your schedule. If you have something you want to learn Cheryl is the instructor you would want every step of the way!

Every beginner wants a instructor who has confidence in the student from the very beginning. Cheryl will give you the confidence you need to want to continue crocheting and be successful at it.

Thanks Cheryl I really enjoyed your class and definitely plan to take more."
- Vonda
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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