RecPoker | Episode 364 – Sky Matsuhashi

By Steve Fredlund
April 05, 2022

This week, Jim Reid and the panel interview Sky Matsuhashi about his life in poker, how he finds time to get everything done each day, the kinds of games he likes to play, and how to study in a way that suits your own brain. They even find some time to talk about ICM and Final Table considerations!

Sky is active on Twitter as @smartpokerstudy and you can also find his videos on YouTube under the same name – and you can learn about his excellent training site The Poker Forge here. He’s also a regular poker strategy contributor right here on Cardplayer Lifestyle.

We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Time Stamps

00:08 Welcome & Introduction
02:26 Introduction to Sky Matsuhashi
02:50 Sky describes what he thinks he is in the poker world
03:43 The virtues of Active Studies 
05:15 Sky talks about his way of coaching for cash games and MTT players
07:31 What is it about cash games that Sky enjoys?
10:22 John: It’s really difficult to play well  at cash unless cash is actually on the line
24:00 Sky shares how he stays productive 
26:44 Sky’s activities to unwind and have fun 
35:01 John: Home Game Result updates
48:17 Rob: Book Study updates 




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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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