Tag: poker mental game

Apr 08 2021

An Interview with Mindset Coach Pat Bailouni

I had the opportunity to interview mindset consultant Pat Bailouni (website PatBailouni.com) who is a trained Demartini Method Facilitator. He's also a financial market trader and he uses his understanding of human behavior and psychology to help traders, poker players, entrepreneurs and athletes sharpen their edge in their respective fields. Check out his recent article:...

Mar 30 2021

What am I doing wrong?

Let’s be real. Poker can be infuriating at times. So much so, that most of us who have played the game for a considerable amount of time likely have our fair share of moments where we were forced to question our own sanity. The question below comes from a student of mine who is also a highly successful chess player. Their question arose...

Mar 27 2021

How Emotions Can Destroy Your Poker

Mar 27 2021 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts poker mental game

How Emotions Can Destroy Your Poker “The most important of these skills, and power’s crucial foundation is the ability to master your emotions. An emotional response to a situation is the single greatest barrier to power, a mistake that will cost you a lot more than any temporary satisfaction you might gain by expressing your […] The post How Emotions Can Destroy Your...

May 31 2020

A Winning Mentality in Poker - How the Pros Think

I rarely mention the mental side of the game on this blog. I have talked about tilt on a few occasions before. However, the mental side of the game runs a lot deeper than that. One aspect that I want to touch upon today is having a winning mentality. You may have heard me talk before about knowing that you are the best...

How to Think and Act Like a Professional Poker Player [2020]

What is the real day to day life of a poker grinder like? It is kind of crazy that this gets discussed so rarely because what you do away from the tables is just as important as your strategy. How do you prevent tilt for instance? This is something that is especially important for inexperienced poker players who often suffer the most from...

15 Mental Tips That Will Double Your Results at the Micros

I say it all the time on this blog and elsewhere. Your results at the micros are largely based around how you think. The truth is that most players at these stakes are just starting out at poker and aren't very good yet. A very simple TAG strategy plus a little bit of table selection and tilt control is easily enough to still...

Interview With Renowned Poker Mental Game Coach Jared Tendler

The mental side of poker is arguably more important than the strategy side especially in today's tighter higher variance games. Yet it seems like 95%+ of the educational material out there is about the latter. This has always seemed crazy to me. This is why I am happy to bring on my blog today arguably the world's most well known poker mental game...

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