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Smart Poker Study Podcast

Sky discusses poker play and study strategies for a variety of No Limit Holdem (NLHE) poker games: LIVE and online cash games, MTT’s and SNG’s for all poker stakes. Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker author, coach & player Please visit and learn more at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com
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Now displaying: Category: poker leaks
Aug 17, 2018

The 5 F's of utilizing preflop 2bet ranges from poker coaches.

Find (3:00)

Frolic (8:30)

Figure (10:40)

Fine-tune (16:05)

Finalize (18:00)

Challenge (18:40)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod199

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

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Aug 10, 2018

Introduction to the Leak (3:10)

Leak Symptoms (5:50)

1st Hand Example: To 2bet with Q8s or not? (9:05) 

2nd Hand Example: To Call the 2bet with Q8s or Not? (19:25)

Calculating Costs (22:20)

Selecting Quantifiables (28:10)

Challenge (28:55)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod198

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

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Aug 3, 2018

Quantity & Quality of Study and Play (3:10)

The 6-part Weekly Poker Study Plan (5:45)

1. Committing to a Singular Weekly Theme (7:15)

2. Creating Knowledge Seeking Questions (8:55)

3. Tracking Quantifiables (10:15)

4. Choosing Your Study Methods and Content (14:30)

5. Planning Day By Day – Combining Daily Studies with a Daily In-game Focus (18:00)

6. Taking Notes, Quantifiables 2nd Round and Reflection (19:50)

Challenge (21:05)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod197

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Jul 20, 2018

Calculate Costs (3:05)

General Leak Plugging (5:35)

Plugging Each Manifestation of Fear (12:05)

Challenge (17:15)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod195

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Jul 16, 2018

The Leak of Failing to Make the +EV Aggressive Play (2:10)

Leak Diagnosis (4:15)

Calculate Costs (11:30)

Select Quantifiables (12:55)

Challenge (15:05)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod194

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Jun 24, 2018

Why is Ignoring Your Physical Health a Leak? (4:10)

Eat Better (6:00)

Move More (9:50)

Sleep More (16:40)

Get Some Sun (19:35)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod191

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Jun 2, 2018

What does open limping say to opponents? (1:55)

The problem with open limping (2:50)

Diagnosing the leak (4:55)

Looking Deeper Into J9s with Flopzilla (9:25)

PokerTracker 4 Filtering (12:20)

What to do with this info (12:55)

Challenge (14:10)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod189

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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May 18, 2018

You control your actions (2:30)

Getting More Bread & Butter (3:30)

First: Play with a B&B mindset.

Second: Create ranges for open raising and 3betting.

Third: In-game play

Avoiding Non-Bread & Butter (17:50)

First: Create calling ranges that limit your calling opportunities.

Second: Utilize the calling ranges in-game

Challenge (26:05)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod145

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Apr 28, 2018

What is the most profitable poker situation? (2:05)

Symptoms for this Leak (4:40)

#1: Not knowing about Bread and Butter Situations

#2 Being a losing player

#3 Calling too often and not often having the opportunity to cbet

Leak Diagnosis (8:25)

#1: Total Win Rate (no filtering)

#2: Various Saw Flop Win Rates

#3: Various Bread & Butter Situations

#4: Common Spots Filters

Challenge (17:00)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod184

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Apr 14, 2018

Mental Game Control (1:55)

4-Steps to Correcting Your Mental Game Issues (3:35)

Post-flop in 3bet Pots (8:25)

Challenge (18:50)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod183

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Apr 1, 2018

Pre-flop 3bet Defense Strategy (2:25)

Create Your 3bet Defense Ranges in 6 Steps (4:55)

1. Know Your Positional Open-raising Ranges

2. Determine Your 3bet Defense Frequency by Position

3. Determine Which Ranges to Create

4. Build Your Total 3bet Defense Ranges

5. Divide the Range Between Calls and 4bets

6. Test, Assess and Adjust as Necessary

6 Critical In-game Factors When Facing a 3bet (17:35)

1. Your Hand

2. The 3bettor’s Tendencies

3. The Size of the 3Bet

4. The 3bettor’s Range

5. IP vs OOP

6. Stack to Pot Ratio (SPR)

Challenge (26:50) 

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod181

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Mar 24, 2018

Calling 3bets (2:05)

Leak Symptoms (4:20)

Diagnose the Leak (6:20)

 

The 6 Aspects of 3bet Calling (7:25)

Track These Leak Plugging Quantifiables (16:25)

Challenge (18:40)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod180

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Mar 4, 2018

Online Poker Leaks Plugging (2:30)

7 Steps to Finding and Plugging Leaks (4:25)

1. Be Aware Of and Identify the Leak

2. Define the Leak (5:30)

3. Calculate the Cost and Define the Quantifiables (6:55)

4. Study (8:45)

5. Purposeful Practice (11:25)

6. Session Review (12:20)

7. Record the Quantifiables and Repeat Steps 3-6 as necessary (13:40)

My 2018 SMARTER Goals Progress (14:35)

Challenge (19:20)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod178

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Mar 29, 2016

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod49

Poker strategy this episode: I help you plug the leak of spewing chips by betting for no reason.

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

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Mar 22, 2016

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod47

Poker strategy this episode: I help you plug the leak of nitty late stage MTT play and show you how to keep up the aggression on your way to the final table. 

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

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Mar 8, 2016

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod42

Poker strategy this episode: I teach you how to begin incorporating daily study into your routine and show you some simple and effective study activities.  This is a listener Q&A.

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

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Contact Smart Poker Study:

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Feb 23, 2016

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod38

Poker strategy this episode: I teach you how to spot the leak of losing too much in the blinds and give you 6 steps to start plugging this leak.

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit our poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

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Contact Smart Poker Study:

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Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

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