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About JDub Poker

Get to know us

JDub Poker offers classes and coaching for all level of players.

 

 

JDub Poker is the answer to those who want live face to face learning and coaching. We offer small class sizes for individual attention, taught by trained teachers and experienced live tournament and cash game poker players.

Learn to Play

Get to know the basics with an optional game to follow

"Learn to play" classes for beginners of all ages. Friendly group lessons where you can learn all the basic skills in Poker. Start at the very beginning and learn the lingo and what the game is all about.

 

Get a group of friends together for a private class or join one of the monthly classes and make new friends. 

 

Private group lesson (max 7 players) available upon request.

 

By the end of the class you will know and understand the following:

  • What does the lingo mean and an explanation of the terms commonly used in poker

  • Introduction to the structure of the game

  • What are the hand rankings? Which are the best hands?

  • What are the Blinds?

  • What is a good hand to play and when

  • What does ‘range’ mean

  • What sort of hand do I have and how do I play it.

  • What position am I in

  • Introduction to what to do when I first get cards.

    • Raise

    • Call

    • Fold

  • Poker etiquette 

Each class will receive handouts and “cheat sheets” for all players.
 

Poker Chips
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Advanced Beginner Class

This is designed as a series of 3 x Two-hour Class to build and expand your beginner skill.

Book each class separately or book the whole series.

Special Package deal

Book the whole Advanced Beginner Series at the same time and get free entry into the BPU Game at the QA hotel.

Advanced Beginners can join one or more of a series of 3 x 2 hour live classes with the option to play in live tournament with your teacher there to assist.

 

Over 3 separate classes you can take your confidence to a level where we will attend a live tournament game (with your teacher to assist) so that you experience the fun and excitement of playing poker in a tournament.

This series of classes will include the following topics:

 

  • Reinforcement of what was learnt in the ‘Learn to Play’ Class

  • Advanced basics of the game – moving from ‘what do I have’ to ‘what might they have’

  • When should I be first to Raise

  • What is a 3-Bet and when do I use it

  • Should I play if someone raised before me

  • What to do after the flop comes out. 

  • What size bet to I play after the flop

  • Best way to use my position

  • Playing a raised pot

    • As the Preflop Raiser

    • As the Preflop Caller

  • 3-Bet Pots 

    • as the Preflop Raiser

    • as the Preflop Caller

  • Playing the ‘Turn’

Masterclass

Grow from a beginner to a Master of NL Texas Hold'em with our Masterclasses

Once you are confident with the advanced beginner level you can take on a Masterclass for a specific skill you wish to develop.  These Masterclasses will be 4 hours with one or two focus topics. 

 

The masterclass will be followed by a friendly game with the coaches giving feedback on the skills developed that day.

Masterclasses will be in groups of 16 or less and will have one or two focus topics for each 4 hour class.  Each Masterclass will be followed by a friendly game where the coach or coaches will give feedback on the skills developed in the masterclass.

 

Coaching is for individuals or small groups who wish to take their skills further and have a personal coach or coaches increase their playing levels.  Players choose the topics they wish to be coached on and we will find you the coach to match.

Coaches can be arranged to attend tournaments or cash games with you and coach from the rail throughout the game.

Individual or Group Live Coaching

Take your poker playing to the next level!  Whether this be cashing in a tournament or taking on the sharks in a cash game.

JDub Poker coaches are for individuals or small groups who wish to take their skills further and have a personal coach or coaches increase their playing levels.  Players choose the topics they wish to be coached on and we will find you the coach to match.

Coaches can be arranged to attend tournaments or cash games with you and coach from the rail throughout the game.

 

What is Covered:

 

  • Playing the Blind

  • 3-Bet Pots

    • Out of Position

    • In Position (Cutoff vs Button)

    • Preflop Caller IP

    • OOP Caller (Cutoff vs Button)

  • Multiway Pots

  • 4-Bet Pots

  • Overbets

  • Advanced Preflop Strategy

  • Post Flop Sizing

  • Paired Flops

  • C-Betting

  • Raising on the River

  • Heads Up

  • Deep Stack Strategy

  • Short Stack Strategy

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Two Day Boot Camp

19 and 20 April, 2021

Get a head start on the upcoming big tournaments

Do you want to hone your skills before the big tournaments like APT and WPT Deep Stack.  For 2 days in April leading up to the WPT International Deepstack Tournament and Festival we will hold a bootcamp for players who want that edge on the others.

Coaches will discuss stages of the tournaments, body language, mindset and how strategy and play varies throughout each stage.  Look at grinding the short stack and how to build the stamina to ‘grind it out’.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions of coaches who have been through it all and who have made it to those elusive final tables. Coaches include WSOP Circuit Ring winner, Poker Coach and trainer Brendon Rubie and PokerStars lead designer for their education program and LCAPoker Director Tom Bower.

Book early for these bootcamps and with very limited places they will fill up quickly.

Early Bird discount if booked before MARCH 21

Participants will also have the opportunity to play a game with the RIFD table and take home a recording of the game including hole cards and percentages.  The game will also have coaching feedback and commentary by the Boot camp coaches.

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