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Richard B.

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Medina, OH
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Jessica U.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Bachelor's Degree - English - Creative Writing from California State University Long Beach
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Jessica U.

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Chess is a great hobby for children and adults alike! Learning chess helps develop and improve critical thinking skills, patience, problem solving skills, and memory, as well as being an incredibly fun game to play. I've been playing chess since I was a child, though recently, as an adult, my love for the game truly ignited. I understand how complex of a game chess is, and I will help you gain a strong grasp over the main concepts involved in the game at whatever pace you prefer. I've been teaching chess for over two years now (through private lessons and at the Los Angeles Chess Club) and my lessons are as fun and engaging as they are educational. We will analyze historical chess games, as well as games that you've played, where we'll learn about common openings, tactical motifs, mating patterns, theoretical endgames, and so much more in our lessons. Whether this is your first time seeing a chess board in your whole life or if you've been a casual player for years, I can help you ...

About Jessica

Hello, I'm Jessica! I can't wait to help you learn more about chess! I've been teaching at the Los Angeles Chess Club and through private lessons for almost two years now and I love watching my students improve. I've been playing chess for many years now and I spend multiple hours a day improving m

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Andrew
Jessica is obviously an experienced player and teacher. Almost instantaneously, she figured out my level of play and tailored the lesson accordingly. I also liked that she picked a historical game for review based on my style of play. Basically, she can quickly size up a client's ability level and what they want to achieve, so minimal time is wasted. Jessica made the lesson low stress while packing in a lot of information. Highly recommend.
Steve K.
Had my first lesson today and I was impressed. Jessica is highly knowledgeable and patient. We reviewed some my games and a master game. She was patient when I had questions and is definitely a subject matter expert. Logging forward to future lessons!!!
Yiman
My 5 year old is taking chess lessons with Jessica and she thoroughly enjoys it. Jessica is knowledgeable, supportive and encouraging! She know exactly how to gently nudge my daughter in the right direction when she is stuck or makes mistakes. My daughter really looks forward to the lessons every week.

Lorena G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Fashion Designer from Centro de Ingenieria textil
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Lorena G.

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Knowing the sewing machine, handle it to sew the clothes with the techniques.

About Lorena

I encourage adults, youth and kids to create fashion, learn to design, create their ideas and develop them from creative training. Generations inherited, since I was a little girl, more than 20 years as a job, long experience doing what I love most... Creating fashion but the best and important it

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Summer, Luna, and Maja M.
Lorena is absolutely amazing. My girls just had their first lesson with her yesterday and they really enjoyed her class. They already are excited about having their next lesson!
Hawa B.
I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it.
Albertina
I really enjoy taking lessons with Lorena , she is a good teacher very professional and knows a lot about sewing. I made a skit from scratch and I enjoy every step, I will recommend her as a teacher for anyone how is serious about sewing.

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Jim T.

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Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Business from University of Utah
  • Awarded SFG Garden Picture Award from Mel Bartholomew
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Jim T.

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Food and seed shortages. Quarantines. Health concerns. Talk of food truck strikes. Panic in the stores. Food recalls. Take control of feeding yourself and your family with a gardening method that is 100% organic, safe, and produce delicious and healthy food for you and your family. I lived and interned with the inventor of the Square Foot Gardening (Mel Bartholomew) method over 20 years ago when it was located in Eden, Utah. I've been a certified square foot gardening instructor for over 20 years and have taught hundreds of people in the region and state how to do it successfully. I have a 4 season garden in northern Utah where I grow for my family, a few neighbors, and 3 local restaurants. The SFG system is one which there is no heavy digging, no hard work, no weeding, and no thinning. You'll use only 20% of the space compared to a traditional garden, use 90% less water, save 95% of your seeds, while enjoying 100% of the harvest. These gardens are 100% organic. Take control of your ...

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I've been a SFG'er for over 20 years and have been able to grow delicious, organic, safe food for my family, neighbors and local restaurants. I only have 174 sq. feet of garden space, but with a SFG, you get 100% of the yield in only 20% of the space normally used with a single row traditional gard

Melissa R.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Melissa R.

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I want you to enjoy crocheting! Let's smile, make jokes, and learn a new hobby together! After your initial lesson you will have a grasp on basic stitches. From there, I will help you develop your crochet skills so you can venture out and begin creating for yourself or for gifts! Nothing beats a hand-made gift!

After each lesson, I will give you a small assignment to work on that will help you develop. I will let you lead the pace. Crocheting is fun and should never be stressful!

About Melissa

I have been crocheting since I was 12 years old. Throughout the years I crocheted blankets, granny squares, Character hats, beanies, scarves, amigurumi, baby clothes, and so much more. Crocheting has been an outlet where I de-stress and unleash my creativity! I always have a can-do mind! If I can i

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Salma R.

27 Reviews
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  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Salma R.

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I've been teaching Crocheting for 10 years and my students have gone on to make things as small as bracelets to something as unique as jumping rope. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a pencil pouch and as time goes on you'll be able to make your own blankets. I specialize in making gift like ornaments to winter apparel, typically use patterns from books and online, and have the 22 different crochet hooks and yarn available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma. I've been teaching lessons since 2016. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Kayode *.
Excellent!
Jamil
Thank you Salma for giving me a great introduction to photography! I am looking forward to trying all the concepts we discussed out via lightroom
Josie

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"My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher."
Youjia
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"very informative and easy! will be scheduling next week!"
Jameisha
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Tough opponent clearly told me my mistakes and how to correct them. Taught my some tactics traps and openings"
Alex
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"I have to update my review now that I've had a bunch of lessons with Amy. People who can do something well and also teach well are rare and Amy is one of those. Before I started with her, I had been doing crochet using YouTube and had taken a couple of local classes. I was pulling things out and starting over frequently because i'd realize i didn't understand/had totally missed something, which was getting frustrating. Even in the live classes the teachers were nice and skilled but they didn't take the time to make sure we understood certain fundamental facts about crochet and what we were doing, focusing more on just getting it done. Amy makes a point of expressing the basic things one needs to know about the stitches we are doing, as much as helping me get the final result.

I looked up online lessons because the quarantine had started and I had purchased a sweater pattern that I really wanted to make, and thought i should be able to accomplish. Many people on Ravelry had complained about the pattern's shortcomings -- some had given up on it, though the people that did complete it, had great results - over 95 people posted pictures of their results, though some aren't quite like the advertised picture. I really wanted to make that sweater though, so I thought it was time to get some real lessons, and found Amy. The way she talked me through the pattern and other patterns, I totally got how to look at patterns and think about them. She lets you know her thought process so you can think it through yourself. Now, when i rip something out to do something over, it's not because i don't know what i'm doing so much as i now know what i'm trying to accomplish. The sweater is almost done and btw, looks just like the picture!! I've realized that it's a great idea to tell Amy whatever i'm thinking and she will give the best advice. Oh, and from the first lesson, she got me getting straight edges easily (now, it makes so much sense but at the time it seemed like a fluke whenever i had a straight edge!)"
Scarlet
Took Crocheting lessons from Amy N.
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"Beatrice is a great teacher! She taught me how to thread a sewing machine and how to do a bobin. Next week I have a double lesson. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew."
Kathleen
Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson."
Michelle
Took Knitting lessons from Barbara A.
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"Lots of clues and a passionate teacher."
Davi
Took Chess lessons from Daniel L.
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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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"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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"Have really enjoyed the first few lessons with Sam, he’s energetic and relatable, makes it a fun process-cheers!"
Pamela
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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