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John S.

Somerville, MA
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

Satoi A.

Brookline, MA
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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Satoi A.

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I’ll teach you the background of Mizuhiki culture and how to make various forms of Mizuhiki works then to apply to accessories.

All ages are welcome, and no need to prepare any materials (authentic Mizuhiki imported from Japan and accessory parts are all included). If you have pliers and scissors which you are familiar with, would be appreciate it if you would bring them, otherwise please feel free to use ones I have.

FIY; Please check out my works;

https://www.instagram.com/wa_decorativecollection_tokyo/

I’m working as an instructor of Adult Education Center in Brookline casually, as well as open private lessons at home. I will be flexible to visit you for lessons if you would prefer (the $10 transport fee will be charged).

Thank you very much.

About Satoi

Thanks for finding me! My name is Satoi, a Japanese national who has been in the US since July 2018. I’m an instructor of handmade “Mizuhiki” accessories - “Mizuhiki” is Japanese traditional paper cords which have been originally used for decoration of greetings and presents since 7th century.

Aaron C.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin, English, German
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Aaron C.

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Whether you are looking to learn a new system, gain masterpoints, or master the basics of this most wonderful game, I am here to accelerate your growth.

My primary system is 2/1, but I also play precision. I know pretty much every convention our there in case want to pick up some new gadgets.

About Aaron

I have played bridge since I was a teenager (20+ years), and have played well over 1 million hands over this time period. I am continually honing my own game via Bridgebase.com (handle = aceman34), arguably the best teaching tool out there. I generally prefer online lessons because I find my stu

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Tanya R.
Game was very nice and not earth shattering. This may take a while in getting to the next level (2500 for gold) as I currently have 1980 at ruby life master. There is a lot to learn.
Sheila
Aaron was pleasant, professional, patient and a real pleasure. Can’t wait for our next lesson.
Linda Berez
Very good lesson.

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Kyle B.

39 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle B.

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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess seriously for just over a year, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I have an International Master as a coach, so I am con

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Kannon
Kyle is very patient with my 8 year old. He was able to identify my child’s weaknesses quickly and begin to quickly improve his skills. I would recommend him as your son or daughters chess coach.
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Alec F.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alec F.

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I am currently 21 years old and have had chess be a part of my life ever since my great grandfather had taught me how to play. I started my teaching career as a helper for my old teacher when I was 12 years old. I started doing 1 on 1 lessons and small group lessons starting when I was 15 years old and did it all through out high school. In college I volunteered at the local library and would teach chess lessons for free. I have experience working with students from ages 5-13 and still keep in contact with a few of my past students. I have a straight forward style and will not only teach your child chess but also discipline, curiosity, and thoughtfulness. I look forward to connecting and working with you.

About Alec

My name is Alec Feygin and I am currently an honors student at Marquette University. I study Finance and History at school, but have many outside interests. I believe that a good fundamental education has been important in my development. I am an active member of my community and put in my best ef

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Valeria B.
Alec was very thorough with the lessons from the start and he seemed to have a set plan for how to progress next. He did not only teach the elements of chess but also trained in particular techniques and with "puzzles" for additional practice.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec is a phenomenal teacher and mentor. Well thought out lessons . Develops strong connection with students.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec tailor's each lesson to reinforce what was already tought and builds on it. Lessons are organized and well thought out, challenging and fun. Most importantly, effective.

Natalie F.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Natalie F.

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Are you ready to tackle some basic sewing that can decrease your alteration cost? Let me show you how to do some simple hand or machine sewing. You will learn how to fix a hem, replace a button or shortening and lengthening pant/skirt or dresses and even altering the waist.

If you are ready for something advance, I can teach you how to garment sew or household accessory sewing.

About Natalie

Hello students! I've been sewing for over 20 years and have decided to start teaching others how to sew. I will show you basic sewing techniques and help you fall in love with this great gift. I am able to teach basic alteration sewing and fashion sewing if you desire something more advance.

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"Felicia was extremely knowledgeable and patient. I couldn't be happier with my experience and I look forward to my next lesson!!!"
Tiffany Gunn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Excellent teacher who really helped my grasp knitting.
Jane is clearly very passionate about knitting and teaching and this makes her an excellent instructor.
Strongly recommended to anyone, whatever their knitting skill level."
Ben
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"She is very nice girl and knows how to teach professionally. She tries her best to make sure her students master the chess game. She is really an excellent teacher who knows her stuff very well and teach her students great techniques . Try her you will never regret."
Talar
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Sonya was very helpful with getting started. I honestly didn't have a super solid plan of what to ask and only had a simple goal in mind, but she was able to work with that no problem. I'm very glad that I chose her as a teacher."
Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Very easy going while teaching you all aspects of Billards. I liked the approach of playing the game while answering questions. Emphasizing repeatability"
Robert
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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"Dawn was giving embroidery lessons to my 10 yr old daughter over summer. Every week, over the course of 8 weeks my daughter worked on a new project or new stitch. Dawn was very patient with her and my daughter enjoyed the lessons a lot. Dawn got her so much interested that she diligently finished her homework and was always looking forward to her next class."
Tanushri
Took Embroidery lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Billards is my new favorite hobby thanks to great instruction from David. He is super patient and gets excited when he sees progress. I'm looking forward to many more lessons."
Mary
Took Billiards lessons from David B.
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"Simona is so patient! I don't feel pushed or rushed. Also she is,very pleasant and knowledgeable. I always,look ford ti my next lesson."
Connie
Took Sewing lessons from Simona B.
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Tracy
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!"
Meret
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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