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Dipankar G.

27 Reviews
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  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Dipankar G.

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"My rating has gone up from 935 to 1474 in just 3 months working with Dipankar."
" I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points."
"The sessions are fun and educational and although I was a total beginner, I recently got my first ever medal in a chess tournament."

These are the testimonials from just a few of my students.

Learn from an International Chess Coach who is ranked in the top 7% of all players in the United States. As a coach, I have coached over 100 students ages 5 to 80 for 4+ years. My students have gained more than 500 rating points in a span of 3 months.

As a player, I have over 14 years of experience competing in various national and international tournaments. My USCF rating is around 1900 which puts me in the top 7% of all players in the United States.

Each lesson will be personalized to the unique strengths and weaknesses of the individual student. You will go through a structured ...

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"My rating has gone up from 935 to 1474 in just 3 months working with Dipankar." " I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points." "The sessions are fun and educational and although I was a total beginner, I recently got my

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Andrew
Dipankar has been an amazing coach for my chess. He's thoughtful and precise with his teaching while keeping the lessons fun! Each lesson has been building on the previous one and I highly value his specific approach to helping adult learners of chess improve. I'm very excited to continue to work under his guidance.
Jared
When I first started getting lessons from Dipankar, I was rated around 1000 on chess.com. Since then, I've climbed up to 1500! Dipankar has a wonderful way of teaching. He lets you figure things out, and helps you along the way when you get stuck. He's given me great opening recommendations, game analyses (my games and master games), as well as many other resources to continue improving outside the lessons. Dipankar has helped me improve a TON!
Aaron
I have been taking lessons from Dipankar for five weeks. My game has already shown improvement. When I started my rating was 1050, now I am at 1250. That is a significant improvement. His lessons are engaging and he provides a lot of feedback. I recently won a difficult game using the tactics and pointers he provided in a recent lesson. I was elated. I recognized the advancement in my game. This coupled with Dipankar's tutelage continues to encourage me to strive for my goal of attaining a 2300 rating. I look forward to see what else I can achieve under his guidance.
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Queen W.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Queen W.

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I am an enthusiastic teacher, but my passion has always been jewelry- I have always loved jewelry,and I own a small business selling handcrafted pieces. I would like to show you various techniques that I use when I make my own products.

I can teach you about metal stamping, chainmaille, beading, semi-precious stones and crystals. If you are looking to learn about different techniques to use when making your own jewelry, then look no further! I am here to teach!

About Queen

I have been designing jewelry and serving women who feel a need to look and feel their best. My jewelry-making career was born out of humble beginnings. I have always loved jewelry. When circumstances led me back to my family home in New Jersey, my admiration for jewelry led me to the wholesale

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Christina
Queen is a great instructor! She's super helpful, and we've had some great conversations! I'll be sure to sign up for more lessons with her!
Bridgette
Queen did a great job of showing me her jewelry making techniques. She made me feel comfortable and confident that I too can make beautiful jewelry.
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Dawn Z.

31 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Dawn Z.

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Learn to machine stitch (not machine embroidery) from an experienced sewing educator. Lessons are customized based on age and goals of the student.

Group pricing available, please contact customer service for more details on how to set up group lessons.

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessi

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Sara
Great teacher. Very Patient with my daughter.
Teresa
Dawn is a great teacher. She is very clear and was patient with me at the beginning. I highly recommend her.
Gina
My first class was excellent; I learned several new things from Dawn. She taught me how to use several of the feet for my sewing machine as well as several straight line designs I can use while quilting. Thank you Dawn for your patience and willingness to share your knowledge.

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Richard B.

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  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Richard B.

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My approach to teaching is that the lessons have to be customized for each student. I start beginner lessons with exercises that help familiarize them with the movement of each piece. They will also develop a sense of the powers and unique abilities possessed by that piece.

My focus on intermediate and advanced students is to help them develop their tactical ability. Chess is primarily an exercise in pattern recognition. I helped them develop that pattern.

We will then customize the lessons based on the student's interests and the topics that I feel will improve their game. We will play over the games of the great grandmasters and develop endgame technique. We will utilize openings that promote tactical situations.

Finally, we will have a lesson on chess etiquette.

About Richard

Chess is an exciting game that provides mental stimulation. It is a good way to increase math and reading ability. It is also a good way to avoid Alzheimer's. I try to make chess instruction as interesting as possible. I will show the student how to build on their knowledge.

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Dillan
Richard is great! Super clear and to the point. Efficiently helped me analyze my mistakes and positions.
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Felicia A.

23 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Chicago State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Felicia A.

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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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Dana L.
She was comfortable to work with and patient with me as a beginner. She listened to me and wanted to know what my goals were and she has an open door policy meaning I could text or email my questions and she would respond .
Regina
Very patient and helpful. Pleasant attitude.
Regina
Instructor is very patient and explain in details.
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Arden R.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Advanced
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Arden R.

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Do you have interest in crocheting clothing? Stuffed animals or toys? Blankets? You name it, we can create it together.

I have experience with a variety of crochet items and would love to share the wonderful experience of creating through crochet.

I will patiently guide you through learning the basics, to (eventually) creating patterns together of items you would like to make! Please feel free to reach out if you are interested.

About Arden

My name is Arden Ratmiroff and I have recently graduated from the University of Florida! I began crocheting in 2019, and have slowly progressed from there. I love crochet as a means to express oneself. The first thing I ever crocheted was dragon dice bags for D&D! (Taught by my mother-in-law! Ha!

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"Mya Mya is patient, knowledgeable, and has her lesson plans and objectives ready. From one teacher to another, I give her an A+."
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great instructor. My son wanted to join chess, but I wasn't sure how much online classes can help. After few classes, I could see my son started showing more interest in chess and he was proud of his progress as well. He is looking forward for the class. Thats a very good sign for me. I would highly recommend Mr.Siddharth."
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"Knew the game well and had lots of experience. Good at explaining."
Pablo
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I have taken several lessons from JP. It's a rare and pleasant experience to receive more than you were expecting or paid for. JP is not only a coach but a really good player. He was very patient and helped me get a better understanding of position play. Defense is next."
John
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"Karl was explained things in a way I completely understood. He patiently and thoroughly addressed all my questions; and, didn't mind my interruptions or requests to repeat himself."
Denise
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"JP was a wonderful teacher. He was able to pinpoint areas where I needed to improve. He provided practice exercises and carefully walked me through them. JP was easy to learn from. I appreciated his insights and tips for helping me improve. I look forward to practicing and getting better at the game!"
Charles
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"Instructor is very patient and explain in details."
Regina
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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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."
Angela
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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