Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently conducted an audio interview with Jared Tendler, author of the Mental Game of Poker volumes 1 and 2. Jared’s a great guy and has become quite well-known in the poker industry. I’ve met him before in person and he’s also contributed in the past right here on Cardplayer Lifestyle, so we’re definitely big fans of his. Below, you’ll find the entirety of Episode 220 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Jared starting at around the 14-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript below.
I had a 5-star experience meeting The Mental Game of Poker author Jared Tendler in person a couple days ago. A professed fanboy and follower of his mental poker game advice, there are a number of takeaways I’d like to share with you all from my meeting with him. Read on to find out what they are.
Jared Tendler, author of The Mental Game of Poker, like my review of his book. He was kind enough to agree to be interviewed for us here at Cardplayer Lifestyle. We specifically asked him for his thoughts on taking notes while playing live poker, as note taking was an oft-repeated theme of his book. Read on to see what Tendler had to say.
Jared Tendler’s The Mental Game of Poker is a true 5-star classic! For years people have said that Brunson’s Super System or the Harrington on Hold’em series are must-reads for the poker playing set. This book shouldn’t just be added to that list, it should be at or near the top. Arguably, having an A+ mental poker game is more important than your poker game itself. Read our full review to see why this book is guaranteed to make you the best poker player you can possibly be.