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Article: Common Learning Errors

Tweet With all these great resources available at Pokerstrategy it’s impossible not to learn, but generally poker players don’t always have a particularly organized approach when it comes to how they learn. In some instances, they’re too passive and hope that by following the lead established by other players they will get to where they […]

Article: Key Factor to Find the Zone

Tweet One area where poker differs significantly from other sports is the degree to which the competitors are evenly matched, especially among professionals. Soccer teams compete with similar level teams determined by leagues, sprinters only race against those with high enough qualifying times, and boxers are matched against fighters in their weight class and of […]

Learn to Multi-table

Tweet People who suggest that mass-multitablers are playing a ‘mindless’ form of poker, don’t really understand the skill behind it. The truth is that successful multi-tablers, like my good friend and Pokerstrategy coach, Dusty “Leatherass9” Schmidt, have automated an incredibly complex decision-making process. That makes Dusty, and others, look like they’re playing mindlessly, when in […]

How Damaging is Multitasking to Poker Players?

Tweet Check out this article Barry and I wrote for Pokerstrategy.com. Last week, industry-leading psychology magazine Pyschology Today ran a series of features on the destructive role that distraction and multitasking is playing on our lives. They found that attention problems were not only greatly reducing our ability to perform, they also were a contributory […]

PokerNews: How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

Tweet Written for PokerNews.com December 23, 2011 How To Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution Shortly after the calendar turns to 2012, thousands of people around the globe will begin a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, exercise more, or spend more time with family. Poker players are doing the same thing. They’re making poker goals […]

Achieve Your 2012 Goals

Tweet Check out this article I recently wrote for Pokerstrategy.com. Whether it is in the form of a New Year’s resolution, or simply looking ahead to 2012, now is the time to begin setting goals for the next 12 months. The best way to do that is to think back to where your game was […]

You Need Rest

Tweet World Poker Tour Magazine, Issue 92 You Need Rest To Be The Best If you want to reach your peak mental performance you need to take regular breaks. Jared Tendler explains why rest is such a key factor in poker. Poker players often get caught up in their hourly win rate or their $$ […]

Who’s Afraid of the Sharks

Tweet World Poker Tour Magazine, Issue 90 In my previous articles I’ve covered the major mental games issues that may be affecting your game, including tilt, confidence and motivation. In this article I’m going to explore the largely overlooked issue of fear. The general definition of tilt assumes that it is anything that causes you […]

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