Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication and sales trainer (numerous companies) and has been coaching since 1999. He is now available for online coaching sessions for a number of varied and essential subjects. Some of Mr. S's most requested business skills to learn? Sales and Public Speaking, and even Poker! How to command the poker table and the boardroom to increase your hourly rate, by effective communication and reading people well. He integrates Public Speaking Skills or "Speaking in Public Skills" as he likes to say, to illustrate how that essential ability changes everything in your game, your book of business, and your personal life. He has helped students of ALL ages and backgrounds, including people with English as a Second Language, develop their communication skills. This is essential to prepare them for important school and job interviews and for promotions and opportunities in life. A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a BFA degree in Theatre, and also the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mr. S is an expert in the art of the spoken, presentation and performance word. He looks forward to helping new students achieve their communication and business goals. His teaching style is focused, practical and useful, and incredibly entertaining and educational! His classes are truly edu-train-ing!
Teaches all skill levels
Teaching since 1999
Teaches ages 4+
Has background check
During our first lesson, it was clear that Joshua is high-energy and excited to share his wisdom. He has a breadth of experience across many verticals. Very likable and easy to get along with -
Joshua is a fantastic poker coach. I was a complete beginner and he taught me all the basics (& much more) to get me going. Joshua is really enthusiastic, engaging and full of energy. I thoroughly enjoyed the sessions and would definitely recommend for anyone to sign up!
I'm very fortunate that Joshua agreed to be my chess instructor. His teaching methods motivate me to learn. Complicated concepts that could leave me overwhelmed and defeated are broke down for purpose of simplification so that I, as an individual, can progress at my comfortable pace. Joshua has shown me that by learning and applying tactics of chess, I can be more successful in all areas of my life. Under his guidance, I am excited to be on this adventure, progressively becoming skilled at strategizing and working toward excellence.