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Andrew B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Climatic Studies from Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Andrew B.

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Whether you're just beginning your poker journey or you've been playing for years and want to take the next step into profitably playing poker tournaments, I can help to get you there. Poker has been a passion of mine from before I was legally able to play for money and have hundreds of thousands of hands played in my lifetime. I have gone from novice player to consistently profiting in micro, low, and mid stakes games and I am extremely confident I can help you do the same. I will listen to you for exactly what kind of experience you want from my poker coaching and if you don't know, we can try a few things like hand histories, database analyses, or just some simple situational practice. I enjoy learning, playing, and the process of getting better at poker more than any other activity in my life so I can guarantee a fun and educational experience from our sessions that will end in you becoming a profitable tournament poker player. If you're interested, feel free to send me a message ...

About Andrew

I am a semi professional poker player who specializes in no limit texas hold'em and, specifically, multi table tournaments but can offer assistance in sit and go's as well. I took up the game when I was 9 years old after the Moneymaker boom and dove head first into it even at that age. I was hostin

Ryan D.

22 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded 6th at North American Pairs Flight B, 2018 from American Contract Bridge League
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan D.

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A passion for bridge with extensive knowledge of the game.

About Ryan

I've been playing and teaching the game of bridge for the past 28 years. I love this game, and I love introducing it to others so they can share in the joy of bridge. I've taught people from age 8 to age 88 and everywhere in between. My goal is to make the lessons fun because this is a game, and

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Ryan was very knowledgeable and personable. He was able to meet me at my level and play and explain things in a manner that I could understand. I look forward to my next lesson!
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Daniel L.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaching since 2016
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Daniel
I'm an advanced player, and Daniel is patient and clear in helping me to improve - he's extremely knowledgeable and provides resources and homework so I can prepare for the next lesson
Susie
I am new to chess will likely be a happy newbie for ever. I appreciate Daniel’s patience and willingness to explain details, sometimes multiple times, and answer basic questions about terminology, how to navigate chess sites, etc.
He is flexible with his lesson plans and adjusts them to meet the needs of his student.
Maria
My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!

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Kay B.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
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Kay B.

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I have been crocheting since I was seven years old. I have made hundreds of projects. I specialize in baby apparel but I also make specialty items such as: purses, scarves, beanies, headbands, and blankets. There isn't much I cannot make with a pattern by my side.

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I have been teaching Piano for 20 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major, you

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Thomas H.

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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas H.

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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Richard G.

6 Reviews
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  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
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Richard G.

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Starting in September 2018, will be offering courses in Epic's Unreal Engine UE4 - please check back for a breakdown of topics and training offerings. Thank you!

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

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"Erin is very patient and knowledgeable. We reviewed simple patterns the first time. I think I'm going to enjoy the other lessons!"
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