The traditional way of improving one’s poker game usually involves reading poker books, watching poker strategy videos, taking poker courses, posting hand histories in forums, etc. A, perhaps, more unconventional way of improving at poker is to coach a student; yes, really!
Believe it or not, taking a student under your wing to teach them poker will also benefit you as the coach. You’ll solidify the strategies that work for you and be able to weed out your own leaks to boot!
Have you ever wondered what sort of events and life circumstances set into motion the feeling in someone that they need to become a poker coach?
Experienced poker coach Tadas Peckaitis opens up in this article, where he reminisces about the path that took him from “just” being a player to someone who helps other players improve their game via poker coaching.
If you’ve always wanted the chance to get some top-level instruction from professional poker players in order to help you improve your game, you should sign up for the live coaching event being held by Just Hands Poker and Thinking Poker on March 25-26.
Among the benefits: live running commentary of your $1/2 game at a professional RFID poker table, replays of your live sessions on Twitch, a drill down analysis from the pros of your strengths and weaknesses at the tables, as well as lunch + meet and greet opportunities with Andrew Brokos & Nate Meyvis of Thinking Poker and Zach Resnick & Jackson Laskey of Just Hands Poker.
There’s a plethora of poker training material out there covering nearly every topic under the sun. With that said, some training material truly stands out as unique, such as Zachary Elwood’s Reading Poker Tells video series. This course gives you a holistic picture of how emotion, biology, and evolution combine at the poker table, and thus a deeper understanding of a critical aspect of live poker play.
Ever wonder what makes a great poker coach? In this profile of professional poker player Alex “Assassinato” Fitzgerald you’ll be sure to find out. The consummate professional at and away from the felt, Fitzgerald’s model is certainly worth emulating.