After more than a decade of interviewing poker winners and losers and hundreds of hours coaching poker players, it is perfectly clear that the line between winning and losing has very little to do with the cards.
Even though I'm in training for this summer's WSOP® Main Event, my poker coach did not accompany me to last Saturday's tournament. After busting our early, I desperately needed to hear his reassuring voice. You see, besides being my poker coach, he is also my life coach, mentor, best friend, and husband. Despite …
After the womens poker tournament, I was on post-tilt, and my head trash was drowning out my sanity and reason. Regardless of how confident you are or how correctly you play, you can still have doubts and garbage that undermine your game.
In preparation for a major poker championship, last night I asked one of the new members of my Poker Pure & Simple™ 8-week live, poker training program to answer one question instantly with whatever came to mind
Imagine my surprise when I found the following private message in my Facebook account, “Are you the poker guru?” Some say I am, but I think of myself as a poker coach, who teaches poker as a personal-development tool. It is just a 2-degree difference in thinking that makes us either successful or a failure in life and at the poker table.
Then, I started thinking about how to make this poker coaching program, “Poker, Pure and Simple”, stand out in other people’s minds, and how to convey its unique features and benefits. I know it is a first-of-its-kind, and that there has never before been a program just like it.
Your physical poker game has many layers, but it is definable. It is necessary but relatively clear-cut. It is left-brain information with boxes where you tidy up your poker strategy. Perfecting your physical poker game is a critical part of winning poker. However, it is just the beginning.