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John S.

Somerville, MA
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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

Lisa T.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa T.

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Embroidery is a great way to get started in hand stitching. We start with basic stitches and work up to more difficult skills.

About Lisa

I am a lifelong sewist with experience in Quilting, Embroidery, Mending and many other textile techniques. I have been teaching sewing classes to adults and children for over 20 years at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

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Nicole
Lisa is an excellent instructor! Her love of quilting combined with years in public education as perfectly suit her for this learning platform.
Heidi
Lisa is an amazing presence. She is a great coach, providing instruction and then the independence I needed to try. She has taught me to sew and embroider, and I have used her lessons in other projects. She is kind and supportive. Just what every teacher needs to be!
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Cheryl V.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor's Early Childhood Education from Ashworth College
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Cheryl V.

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Are you excited about learning how to crochet? Are you ready, to create great gifts, crafts, projects, and more, to keep, or give away to someone special? If yes, than come learn with me! I have been crocheting for over 10years. I am very passionate, skillful, and successful in this art of work. I will teach you the basic, beginner to intermideate level concepts and techniques of learning how to crochet.
Each session, we will focus on a skill, following a small craft, for more practice on the skill. We will move at your pace, so, no need to worry!
Remember, crocheting is a relaxing, fun, skill/technique! If you stick with me, have fun, and continue to practice over a period of time, I can guarantee, that you will eventually master the skill, and off to making beautiful crafty projects!

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Are you excited about learning how to crochet? Are you ready to create great gifts, crafts, projects, and more, to keep, or give away to someone special? If yes, than come learn with me! I have been crocheting for over 10years. I am very passionate, skillful, and successful in this art of work. I w

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MARCIA
Cheryl was very patient with me and concise in her instructions. I enjoyed the lesson and am enjoying the homework as well - I can't wait for the next lesson.
Jamie M.
Canceled all of the lessons. I bought everything on the supply list and she didn't give 1 lesson!
Faith HoSang
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.

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Ashwini S.

31 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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Ashwini S.

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Let’s learn to make different types of Paper flowers, various types of fans, bags, greeting cards, many more things

About Ashwini

Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication. I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal. As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

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Kayla Padilla
Very helpful!
Tania A.
Was good !!
Ganesh
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.
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Dipankar G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dipankar G.

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Learn from an International Chess Coach who has coached more than 80 students from ages 5 to 65! Specializes in teaching beginner and intermediate students.

Each lesson will be personalized to the unique strengths and weaknesses of the individual student. You will go through a structured chess curriculum based on the Soviet chess school which will ensure there are no gaps in your understanding of the game.

Lessons will consist of the following :

->Analysis of the student's recent chess games with detailed feedback on all stages of the game
->In-depth discussion of openings, middlegame tactics and strategy, endgame technique
->Analysis of model games by World Champions and Grandmasters
->Anwering all chess-related questions of the student and filling in any gaps in understanding
->Homework assignments to reinforce the topics covered during a lesson

If you have always wanted to learn chess but never did, or you are an avid chess player but are tired of being stuck in a ...

About Dipankar

Learn from an experienced International Chess Coach (Taught over 80 students ages 5 to 65). If you want to learn chess in a fun, engaging way and want to see improvement in your game, you have come to the right place. I am an Class A Chess player (USCF 1873) and an experienced chess coach. I

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Jordan H.
He was very good with my son who had never played chess before. He can’t wait for next weeks lesson.
Richard Blinkoff
I can't say best instructor ever, since he was the first I ever had. But he was clear and smart and taught me a great deal in our session. I can't wait to take the second lesson.
Brett
Dipankar has been an absolute wonder for my chess improvement; after only one lesson! He has a real talent for finding one's weaknesses in their play simply by quickly analyzing their games which is a huge asset. Secondly, he also takes time to not only give you areas to work on, but also the means and resources to do so. Dipankar was constantly giving me advice as weeks went by and has been coaching me regardless of wether or not I am in a lesson! He is a natural teacher and a stellar guy. I recommend him for anyone looking to improve their chess.
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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2012 Delaware State Championship U1600 Section: 2nd Place from Delaware Chess Association
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Mathew M.

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I have been coaching chess for many years. What makes chess lessons unique with me is that I make the chess lessons exciting, fun to learn, I point out mistakes/weaknesses in a very kind way, I give good examples of moves/positions relate to real life, I teach people the psychology of playing chess, and I improve people's game through love and repetition. I teach several opening variations as well as middle-game and end-game tactics. But I focus on what people's weaknesses are and I make those weaknesses their greatest strength.

About Mathew

I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won sever

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John G
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
Emmit
Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Leo
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.

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"She took her time with me and made me feel like I knew more than I thought :) Great teacher !"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Guner A.
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"This was great. He was extremely through and detailed. I was absorbed by the lesson and never looked at the clock. Looking forward to many future lessons."
Deborah
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Mr. Siddharth is an excellent chess teacher with great patience and experience! My son has been enjoying the chess classes he teaches online."
Kevin
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Magaging na teacher at mahusay ang pag turo ni Mrs W. Na Toto ang anak ko at masaya na marunong na sya ng basic Tagalog, e toloy toloy pa nya ang pag aaral ng Tagalog Kay Mrs W. Salamat sa pag teach nya. Mahusay at Clair na madaling maintindihan.

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Sally
Took Crocheting lessons from Loudel W.
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"SHe was absolutely the best! Kind and patient and definitely went above an beyond the call of duty!"
Melissa
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Rhiannon is super nice, knowledgeable, and patient. It's hard to say much from the first lesson but I look forward to more!"
Laura
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"I was a beginner chess player before Mathew started instructing me. My skill has improved significantly in the last several weeks since I started taking lessons. I have had a great experience with Mathew. He is a patient teacher and creates interesting lessons."
Anthony
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Randy has been instrumental in leading me through the basics and providing insights furthering my awareness to the game of Poker."
Victoria
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"Angela is an excellent teacher. She listens and is very patient. I look forward to my lessons!"
Patricia
Took Crocheting lessons from Angela C.
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"Amazing teacher! My daughter has had many other coaches, but her rating wasn't improving. After only a couple months under Danial's instruction she was able to improve 100 rating points and learn more than she did in a year with other coaches! He is a very engaging, hardworking teacher and all around a very nice person."
Angela
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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