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Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching since 1975
Teaches students 5 and up
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.
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.
Speaks American Sign Language
Teaching since 2019
Bachelor's Degree - English - Creative Writing from California State University Long Beach
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 ...
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
Speaks Spanish, English
Teaching since 2015
Fashion Designer from Centro de Ingenieria textil
Knowing the sewing machine, handle it to sew the clothes with the techniques.
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
Teaching since 1999
Business from University of Utah
Awarded SFG Garden Picture Award from Mel Bartholomew
Jim T.Book Now
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 ...
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
Teaches students 10 and up
Teaching since 2009
Melissa R.Book Now
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!
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
Speaks Arabic, English
Teaches students 1 and up
Teaching since 2016
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!
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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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!)"
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