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Dipankar G.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Bachelor of Technlogy (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering) from National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Giuseppe B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 3 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Giuseppe B.

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Have you ever wondered how games are made?

Want to learn how to develop your very own video games?

I can teach you to create your very first video game using the Unreal engine today!

I will teach basic Programming using Unreals Visual Scripting.

Learn about Functions, variables, Character Animations and more!

About Giuseppe

Hello, my name is Giuseppe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and

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Eduardo L.
Just had my first lesson with Guiseppe, and should a great experience bought a 5 pack!
jen
very easy to follow and finally understand how things interact....looking forward to next lesson.
Lisa
As expected another awesome course and experience. Thanks for helping me stretch my brain, and i look forward to continuing this journey with an excellent instructor.
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Ryan L.

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  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Ryan L.

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Experienced teacher of 15 years, specializing in beginner/intermediate baseball with a specialty in pitching and hitting, beginner chess, beginner to intermediate cooking classes Cajun cuisine! For adults I specialize in life coach training which includes nutrition, exercise and overall well-being. Individual programs will be personalized for each individual. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing, learning and cooking in no time, but you will be building strong foundations for life and better yet just having fun.

About Ryan

Experienced teacher of 15 years, specializing in stand up and improv comedy, beginner/intermediate baseball training with a specialty in pitching and hitting, beginner chess, beginner to intermediate cooking classes Cajun cuisine! For adults I specialize in life coach training which includes nutrit

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Kim "The Dragon" Y.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kim "The Dragon" Y.

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Advance your skills faster than your skill level can keep up! Whether you're a leisure player looking to make more banks, a league player trying to be more competitive, or an aspiring pro who needs an equally serious coach, I will tailor my teaching style to meet your needs.

About Kim "The Dragon"

Practice doesn't make perfect...perfect practice makes perfect! From stroke mechanics and fundamentals to the diamond system for the trickiest kicks and banks, I want to help you maximize your potential and take your game to the next level!

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Jill ..
Kim was awesome!! Very patient and entertaining - while still getting the job done! He's got a great perspective on the importance of the basics how that foundation - even simple tweaks - will make a difference that grows as my skills do. "Don't rehearse the curse" - play consciously, so every shot is on purpose...with the correct mechanics. GREAT instructor!!!
Andrew A.
Kim is a real professional, very knowledgeable and patient. His approach to teaching the game is excellent...
Morgan
Had a great first lesson, Kim was able to spot several technique issues and made corrections to help build a more solid foundation.

Ahmet Fahreddin U.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Arabic, English, Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ahmet Fahreddin U.

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Reading books of chess, doing puzzles, going through the Chessmaster academy, looking at openings, tactics, end-game patterns, pins, forks, discovery attacks, strategic thinking, famous games, and the psychology and philosophy of the game as well as my personal thoughts and analogies based on this eternal game.

About Ahmet Fahreddin

BA in English Language and Literature, MA in Science Technology and Society. 8 years of teaching experience in 3 countries. Taught IELTS, TOEFL, CAE, FCE, AP, and other exams, Business English, General English and more. I know 5 languages fluently which are English, Spanish, Russian, Turkish an

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Maksym
Ahmet is a good teacher who explains the materials very well. He explains it easily and if you need the Russian translations, it wouldn't be a problem for Ahmet.
My lessons are interesting because I practice Grammar, Speaking, Listening and Writing skills. Since the lessons are always different, I do not have the time to get bored or distracted. Our lessons go so fast that I wonder "Ноw come!? Did I waste my time in vain?"
My skills get better with each lesson, and I dont even notice how. But I know that nothing is better than having lessons with a native speaker. I had a lot of lessons with Ukrainian teachers, but nobody was able to give me as much pleasure while learning English as Ahmet.
You don`t need to worry about your level, because even if you are a beginner, Ahmet will be able to help you since he has a good command of Russian language to explain materials.
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Dawn Z.

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

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Unsure where to start in the quilting world? I can show you tips and tricks for improving your cutting, piecing and finishing your quilt. I'm not interested in teaching applique and I do not own a long arm quilter, so I would not be the right teacher for those areas.

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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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"Sonya was great! She took her time, but kept focused on showing me some great sewing techniques and tips. I will definitely be taking another session from her in the near future."
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"I enrolled my 11-year old daughter in Felicia's Saturday sewing class. Because the lesson is some distance from our house, I stuck around and observed the lessons. Felicia is unfailingly patient, kind and unhurried. She does not jump in and take over if something goes wrong; she teaches the child to cut, measure, stitch, etc. and expects the child to master and complete the task alone. Her classes are fun and my daughter has taken a real interest in sewing."
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"Anne-Louise is very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. She explained things so well during the lesson that I didn't have any questions. Learning to sew seemed so overwhelming. It's so great to find someone that is able to help me along the way."
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