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Free Poker Strategy | Smart Poker Study Podcast #1


Sky Matsuhashi

on January 1, 2016

Free Poker Strategy, Podcast #1

Free Poker Strategy, it's a beautiful thing.

If you’re anything like me, then you’re prolly a fan of free: free coffee and donuts at the car dealership, free samples at Costco, free shipping, and of course free poker strategy content.  There are so many sources of free poker strategy out there, and if we know where and how to access it and how to learn from it, then man, we’re on our way.

Download and listen to this episode as you follow along below.


Podcast Mission

At the end of this podcast you’ll have a plan on how to get the most out of these free resources without overloading yourself.  Plus, you’ll have a giant list of free strategy creators online that you can dive into and learn from to improve your poker game.

The 5 Keys to Getting the Most From Free Poker Strategy

  1. Be Consistent in Your Studies
    • Dedicate at least 1 hour daily
    • Challenge yourself to do this for 30 days… Build it into a habit
    • Find sources of free poker strategy and stick to them.  The more comfortable you are with their teaching style, the more you'll learn
  2. Take Notes and Stay Organized
    • Us a Word-based poker journal, Evernote, hand-written journal, whatevs
    • Keep organized with key words and topics
    • Use separate documents for each source
  3. Mastery vs Overload
    • Don't overwhelm w/too much info
    • Stick with one topic (ex. cbets or opening ranges) and learn all you can before jumping to another topic
    • Overwhelm leads to stress which leads to not studying at all
  4. Take Action and Reflect
    • Get the most out of what you learned and put it to use!
    • The best teacher is action
    • After taking action, reflect on what you learned, go back to the drawing board, study more and make changes.  Wash, rinse, repeat.
  5. Questions and Requests
    • This gets you more free poker strategy content
    • Teachers love questions, so ask 'em
    • We have content ideas, but when you tell us what you need, it makes things a bit easier
    • Plus, we're motivated when we know you're paying attention

Great Sources for Free Poker Strategy

Podcast Challenge

Send me a question or a request for poker strategy content, or send one to your other favorite free poker strategy content creators.  If you send it to someone else and they fulfill your request, let me know as I’d love to see what they specifically made for you or the answer they provided to you.


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