Poker Mental Game

You Are the Master of Your Actions: Stop Knowing, Start Doing

Are you the master of your actions? Do you have control over what you choose to do and NOT do? In this podcast episode, I help you get beyond your inaction and to start doing…

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Slow is Smart and Smart is… WINNING

“Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast.” – Special Forces mantra I love this, and I especially love taking great ideas from real life and applying them to poker. Let’s relate this to poker: “Slow…

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No Expectations, No Frustrations – Podcast #491

Poker Mindset: No Expectations, No Frustrations. Let’s dive into this mindset and see how I’m using it to remain calm and cool as I play. Watch this article as a YouTube Video:   Listen to…

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Playing Poker with an A-game Mindset

A-game mindset means that you’re in the best mental state to play lights out poker. You’re thinking about all the available info and you use it to make solid reads and exploitative plays.  You’re paying…

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Mindset for Poker Players: 6 Japanese Words to Motivate Your Journey

I’ve been practicing my Japanese in preparation for a month-long trip to  Japan later this year. This practice has reminded me of my 6 favorite Japanese mindset/learning concepts, and I share them in the podcast…

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The Agony of Letting Go: The Psychological Battle of Folding Top Pair or Better on a Soaked River

Article by Smart Poker Study Contributor Jeff Conner Making the right decision isn’t always about playing the cards; it’s about mastering the mind. One of the most excruciating situations a poker player can face is…

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