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May 18 2022

My Pocket Aces In The 2010 Main Event

May 18 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

Today I am going to write about one of the more famous hands in poker. We will look back at my famous hand 12 years later and see what decisions I may have changed. I am going to discuss my thought process in the A-A/J-J hand versus Jon Duhamel during the 2010 WSOP Main Event. … My Pocket Aces...

May 16 2022

Trusting The Poker Process

May 16 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header mindset & lifestyle

For today’s, article I want to write about the process and journey of a poker player. Being a poker player, or at least a successful, high-level one, involves a process outside just sitting down at the table and playing. Such a process involves countless hours of study, warm-up routines, cool-down routines, and reviewing play among …...

May 11 2022

Gut Instinct At The Poker Table

May 11 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header mindset & lifestyle

Gut instincts are often misunderstood, especially by weak poker players and those who are superstitious. I’ll preface this article by stating I am no psychologist and everything I write today is from my experience and discussions with Jared Tendler, a highly regarded mental performance coach. My inspiration for this article stemmed from being at the …...

May 09 2022

Become A Poker Equity Expert

May 09 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

I want to discuss three relating poker terms that often get mixed up and misused by players. We will be discussing the relationship between equity, expected value, and equity realization. Equity is the most common term that most serious to even recreational players have heard before. Equity is simply the percentage share of the pot …...

May 04 2022

Choosing Hands To Three-Bet Bluff With

May 04 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

Choosing the correct poker hands to three-bet as a bluff can be very difficult. Many professionals of all levels fail to study enough and know the correct hands to bluff with in certain situations. Mistakes that are made in three-bet pots are magnified due to the size of the pot. Constructing a proper three-betting range …...

May 02 2022

Becoming A Winning Poker Player

May 02 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

In today’s article, I want to talk about what it takes to become a winning poker player in today’s environment. With solvers, GTO strategy and other complex systems, it can be as confusing as ever to become a winning poker player in 2022. However, the opposite can also be said where it is as easy …...

Apr 27 2022

Defending The Big Blind Multiway

Apr 27 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

One of the biggest mistakes that I see in weak players is that they defend their big blind too wide when facing multiway action. In today’s article, I want to discuss adjustments that need to be made when calling in the big blind multiway. Poker is a game that is constantly evolving, 5-6 years ago …...

Apr 25 2022

When To Use The Donk Bet

Apr 25 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

I recently asked for topics to write about on Twitter and had a couple questions regarding donk betting. Followers were interested in hearing when is the correct time to donk bet and what strategies to use when implementing a donk betting strategy. Today we will define donk bet, equity/betting, donk betting later streets, and exploits. …...

Apr 20 2022

Maintaining Confidence In Poker

Apr 20 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header mindset & lifestyle

Today we will talk about a mental issue that I see in a lot of poker players, including myself. The issue in question is the failure to realize that the objective of this game is to not win the most pots, but to win the most money. The ability to recognize in your game when … Maintaining...

Apr 18 2022

3 Errors Made By Bad Tournament Players

Apr 18 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

In today’s article we are going to discuss three of the typical mistakes I see from weak tournament players. The three mistakes we will discuss are over continuation betting (c-betting) on the flop, playing too passive/not fighting for pots, and hand selection at various stack depths. Over C-Betting Let’s cut right to the chase, you …...

Apr 13 2022

How To Run Up Your Bankroll

Apr 13 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

This is your beginner's guide to running up your initial investment, so you don't have to re-deposit. If you want to get serious with your game, then you're going to need a big bankroll, lots of patience, and consistency to climb the ladder. If you never want to re-deposit as you learn to be a great …...

Apr 11 2022

Building Stacks Early In Tournaments

Apr 11 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

I am often asked what are the strategies that pros use to build big stacks early on in tournaments. Many players believe that it is some secret strategy that pros use to build huge stacks in tournaments. First, variance is a big part of getting a big stack. Anyone that has doubled up early in …...

Apr 06 2022

The Aspirations Of A Poker Player

Apr 06 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header mindset & lifestyle

A great military strategist once said that there is a large difference between wanting to become someone and wanting to do something. He rallied against the office politics that surrounded military high command. He discussed how wanting to be “one of the boys” in the top brass meant sacrificing your values and differing opinions. However, …...

Apr 04 2022

Continuation Betting 101

Apr 04 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

Continuation betting (or c-betting) is one of the core fundamentals of No- Limit Hold’em. It is however one of the most misunderstood aspects of the game. Many players simply do not understand the reason for the continuation betting or why they would want or not want to do so. There are certain properties that are present …...

Mar 28 2022

So You Wanna Be A Pro?

Mar 28 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header mindset & lifestyle

Being a poker pro can be very exciting and very fulfilling; if you go about it the right way. When you go pro, it's no longer a game; it's your job, so you have to be willing to work long hours and study the same way you would if you were in college. Going pro … So You Wanna Be A Pro? Read...

Mar 23 2022

Impulse Plays At The Poker Table

Mar 23 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

Today I am going to talk about one of the mental issues that I am working the hardest on in my poker play, impulse plays. Impulse plays are hard to describe, some may call them something different, for me, its any play I make and immediately regret. Acting on impulse is different than being results … Impulse Plays At...

Impulse Plays At The Poker Table

Mar 23 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

Today I am going to talk about one of the mental issues that I am working the hardest on in my poker play, impulse plays. Impulse plays are hard to describe, some may call them something different, for me, its any play I make and immediately regret. Acting on impulse is different than being results …...

Mar 21 2022

The Tournament Player’s Guide To Cash Games

Mar 21 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

If you're currently playing MTT's (Multi-Table Tournaments) or Sit n Go's (SNGs) and are looking to make the switch to cash games, here's everything you need to know. Cash Game 101 Before you make the jump to a new format of poker, ask yourself this: why? Why do you want to play cash games? Is …...

Mar 16 2022

Remembering Versus Knowing

Mar 16 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header mindset & lifestyle

“But this teacher says I should do this play in that situation.” “Why did he say that?” I ask. (Crickets) The above exchange is worrying to me. When I am talking to aspiring poker players, I am struck with an impression: They want firm answers. They want a poker trainer who they can trust 100%. …...

Mar 14 2022

How to Effectively Review a Hand History

Mar 14 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  free-header poker strategy

After a deep run in a tournament, it is common practice to do a hand history review of the tournament. Essentially, this is a check-up on your game to find any major leak and spend extra time on decisions you are unsure of. This doesn’t even have to be a deep run in a tournament, … How to...

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