RecPoker | Episode 547 – Sky Matsuhashi

By Jim Reid
January 02, 2024

Ho Ho Ho! This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew interview Sky Matsuhashi, and he has a fantastic gift for all RecPoker members to enjoy!

If you want to set SMART goals, you have to know where you need the most help, and what areas you can work on to immediately improve your poker skills. To do that, you need to know your own game and its weaknesses. Join The Poker Forge between December 29 – January 2nd and get a HUGE discount on your monthly membership, plus a fantastic BONUS video course about getting the most out of PokerTracker4 – check it out here: https://rec.poker/go/pokerforge/

Sky talks about the importance of setting goals, and why SMART goals give you the best chance at success. The panelists share some of their goals for 2024, and Sky offers some great examples of poker goals that can work for YOU in the new year ahead. They also help Jim and the gang refine their own goals for the coming months. They talk about specific stats and frequencies to keep an eye on, what to look at first when you are reviewing your own play, how to break down long-term goals into short-term goals and action steps, and how to get the most out of your study time.

See all the details about the amazing sale at The Poker Forge here: https://rec.poker/go/pokerforge/

Check out Sky’s free YouTube videos here: https://www.youtube.com/@SmartPokerStudy

Say hi on Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartpokerstudy

We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Home Games – https://rec.poker/homegame/
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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 free 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. Music by Peter Troolin, [email protected].


04:20Sky talks about setting the right kind of goals
09:32Breaking down long-term goals into short-term ones
12:21Sky shares the formula for making SMART goals
14:41Introducing a level of accountability when it comes to goal-setting
17:32Offers and great deals for RecPoker members
21:22Keys, metrics, and stats to track
27:29How to approach studying and retaining information
30:36Advice to players on taking their games to the next level at Poker Forge
32:31Sky plays Stake, Study, or Stack, and Closing the Action



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Jim Reid

Jim Reid is the host of the RecPoker Podcast and one of the leaders of the free poker learning community at www.rec.poker where you can find an amazing array of training resources and social community activities to help you develop and share your love of this great game we call poker! Learn more about Jim […]

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