Howard The Chess Teacher Or Billiards Teacher

Howard The Chess Teacher Or Billiards Teacher

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Currently teaching seniors and young students (average age is 8-10 years old) Strong background in teaching and playing chess and avid player for over 50 yrs. Currently semi -retired and scheduling can accomodate your needs. 

I also have 50+ years shooting pool with over 20 video's on YouTube providing instructions on aiming, position and shooting technique. Instructions at your neighborhood pool hall.

Teaching and providing my experience to someone to benefit there interest. I play chess and learn new things almost daily for over 50 yrs! Great game to see your own achievements gradually getting better.

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Howard Beach, NY 11414
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Active with study plans depending on skills of the students and work with audio/visuals as well as board activity to learn the fundamentals of playing chess.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Have BA College Deg, very active in the Chess community and currently teach both youngsters and older players.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Generally pricing is $25-50/hr based on 2 hour minimum.Will workwith you on speciifics depending on class size,ages of students, etc.

How did you get started teaching?

Have started in a volunteering capacity as I was working and now due to retirement, actively teaching

What types of students have you worked with?

Ages from 5 yres old to 12 is the average and groups of 8 children at a session.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Have had parents acknowledge my teaching of their children with very positive results and feedback.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Student should be committed and will to "want" to learn Chess and also able to spend the time learning out of class.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

They should know what they are seeking to do with the knowledge, whether with Chess or other activities.