RecPoker | Episode 343 – Gareth James

By Steve Fredlund
January 18, 2022

Gareth James is the founder of the MTT Poker School and Academy and brings a lifetime of work as an educator and coach to his passion for helping people improve their study of poker. Gareth recently started a monthly study group for RecPoker Premium Members and we talk about that. We also discuss Gareth’s poker philosophy, what he finds interesting about the game, how recreational players can improve the most, and more.

We go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Go Premium! – https://rec.poker/premium/

RecPoker is a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. We are committed to learning the game, but our priority is building healthy relationships where we can not only grow in the game, but grow in our enjoyment of life. The membership website at rec. poker is awesome, but it’s just a tool to help us build that community. You can join for FREE, giving you access to the groups, forums, and other member benefits. If you want to enjoy the premium content, or become part of the RECing Crew, those options are available, and you can get $10 off your first payment using the code RECPOKER.

Time Stamps

00:09 Welcome & Introduction
01:46 Introduction to Gareth James
03:32 Gareth on how he connects with recreational players
07:07 How does Gareth see things that are usually too close to see himself?
11:40 Gareth on helping students at MTT Poker Academy figure out their areas of the game
20:26 The number of hands Gareth considers to make an evaluation of the game
22:20  How do you find a good balance of time for playing and studying to improve
24:36 Jim: For players who play live, what’s a good way for them to be honest with themselves?
29:03 Gareth talks more about the previous session on C-Bet 




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Steve Fredlund

Steve Fredlund is the host of the RecPoker podcast and Rec.Poker website, both of which are committed to building a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. Steve also works diligently to encourage people live their most fulfilling lives through coaching, speaking and writing; information about that is at stevefredlund.com.

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