Poker Training Videos

Here you can find my collection of free poker videos that myself and other PokerTrikz members have created. Some of the most popular videos are online sessions that I recorded while adding commentary about my thought process in the hands. I am also building a collection of poker lessons that will focus on just one main subject for 15-20 minutes. Most of these videos are for beginning poker players, but some of them will cover more advanced plays or strategic concepts that wouldn’t be appropriate for the micro stakes.

Trikkur 24 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

I recorded this video at the tail end of a downswing. I had just lost 16 buy-ins in that month and dropped down to 200NL to grind my bankroll back up.  It is important to self-reflect on your play when you are “running bad” to find where potential leaks are. Moving down in limits allows […]

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Trikkur 55 – 50NL True Poker

I’m back with some more action at True Poker. I was just playing a normal session and figured I should boot up the recording software to make a video. I’m grinding 5 or 6 tables of 50NL with PokerTracker 4 running. I play a very tight aggressive (TAG) style and I focus on adapting to […]

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Trikkur 22 – 20NL Red Star Poker

I play 4 tables of 20NL at Red Star Poker in this beginner training video. I focus on helping players that are new to online poker and review some necessary strategies at the micro stakes. I play a very tight aggressive game and focus on easy money situations like isolation raises and positional awareness. I […]

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Checking to Induce a Bluff

You should consider checking to induce a bluff whenever you are out of position on the river with a good hand, but believe your opponent has a missed draw or is floating you. Your opponent would always fold his weak hand if you would make a value bet on this river, so you should check […]

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Trikkur 21 – 100NL Red Star Poker

This video is for intermediate players at 50NL or 100NL. I take some alternative lines to the usual bet, bet, bet with my made hands and also made a few call downs with marginal hands for value. While I wold generally recommend just betting 90% of the time with your good hands, it is good […]

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Trikkur 20 – 400NL Red Star Poker

This is my first video at the Red Star Poker 400NL tables, which was my main game where I made most of my career earnings at. The 400NL games ran a lot more frequently in 2010 and 2011 than they do currently, but . There is a lot of loose action with 3-betting light preflop […]

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Trikkur 19 – 200 NL Cake Poker HU

This is my first heads up video for PokerTrikz and people really enjoyed it. Heads up is not my primary game, but I played it from time to time. The first thing to realize is you are going to play way more hands than normal. Generally you will play 50-80% of your hands on the […]

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Trikkur 18 – 200NL Cake Poker

I play 4 tables of 200NL at Cake Poker in this small stakes training video. This is a funny one to come after Trikkur 17 about tilt control. I had been running bad for a few weeks and you could hear the frustration in my voice. I get angry after I lose a few hands, […]

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Trikkur 17 – 50NL Red Star Poker

Trikkur 17 is a video for micro stakes players that are ready to get serious about online poker. I play at 4 tables of 50NL and focus on a solid, tight aggressive (TAG) style. Even with my TAG style, this video ends up being a good example of how things can keep going wrong in […]

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Trikkur 16 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

I return to the 200NL tables at Red Star Poker in my Trikkur 16 training video. This is a more advanced video targeted towards players that want to turn poker into a full-time job. I talk about a few of my personal experiences with playing daily and setting a schedule or goals for myself. There […]

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Trikkur 54 – Brizzle 10NL Review 2

This is the second half of my 10NL review video for the PokerTrikz member Brizzle. You should watch the first half at Trikkur 53 – Brizzle 10NL Review 1 because this picks up where that ended. In this part of the review, I stress some of the key points from the first video such as […]

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Trikkur 53 – Brizzle 10NL Review 1

In this video, I review the first half of a session from one of the PokerTrikz forum members. He plays his normal game at 10NL and I add my own narration to the video. At times, I will stop and go into specific details about interesting hands or situations that arise. This is a great […]

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Table Positions in Texas Hold’em

This poker lesson was made for beginning players to Texas Hold’em. I review the different table positions in a short handed, full ring, and heads up game and explain which of them are considered early, middle, and late position. I also rank the best and worst table positions, while giving a detailed description of the […]

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Trikkur 15 – 50NL at Red Star Poker

I lose some all ins with big hands and have to fold an overpair or two during Trikkur 15. I ended up negative in the dollar count, but I believe this was a very successful session regardless. I think micro stakes players can learn two important lessons from this video; how to fold bigger hands […]

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Trikkur 14 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

This is an intermediate to advanced video for the small stakes players. I start by mixing 100NL and 200NL tables, but soon find 4 tables of only 200NL. I recorded this video at Red Star Poker, which was my main poker room at the time because of the great rakeback deal they offered. I teach […]

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Trikkur 13 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

I made this video because the PokerTrikz forum members were asking a lot of questions about proper bet sizing. I discuss the different factors you must consider when deciding your bet sizes and I have a few good sample hands. I played four 6-max tables of 200NL at Full Tilt Poker in this video; but […]

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Trikkur 12 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

Trikkur 12 is another training video for the intermediate poker players that are looking to improve their win rate. I cover some important concepts about merging your range and how to mix up your play. I also do a hand range analysis and debate the line I should take in order to extract the most […]

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Trikkur 11 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

This is my first video at Red Star Poker, which would eventually become my main poker site. I moved a part of my bankroll to Red Star in order to take advantage of the deposit bonus and great 33% rakeback offer. I originally was planning on clearing my bonus dollars and moving on to a […]

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Trikkur 10 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

This video is for the intermediate to advanced players that are already beating 100NL or 200NL games. I play only two tables of 6 max 200NL at Full Tilt Poker and play a loose aggressive preflop game. I didn’t prepare this video to be about squeeze plays and 3-betting light, but the situations kept arising […]

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Trikkur 9 – 100NL at Full Tilt Poker

Trikkur 9 is a good video for players of all skill levels to watch. I review some special ways that I table select with PokerTracker and also teach a new move called Stack-a-Donk. Even though I was focusing on table selecting and adapting to the fish; I actually manage to get beat up in quite […]

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Trikkur 8 – 100NL at Full Tilt Poker

This video was made by request from my 100NL students. Trikkur 8 is considered an intermediate video for players looking to move up in stakes from the micros or already have moved up, but are struggling at the harder games. I discuss a new move you can use called a blocking bet and review the […]

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Trikkur 7 – 25NL at Full Tilt Poker

This was my first video dedicated to the micro stakes. I moved down to 25NL and played six tables at Full Tilt Poker. I review what I call “ABC Poker” and how you can play straightforward, solid poker to become a winning player at these limits. There is also a discussion of varying opening hand […]

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Trikkur 6 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

This is a fun video because I catch a hot run of cards and get to show off a way to induce bluffs on the river a few times. I manage to hit a few sets with my pocket pairs and pick up Aces and Kings quite a few times. Sometimes you will run well […]

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Trikkur 5 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

The goal of the Trikkur 5 video was to discuss how to analyze your opponent’s hand range and narrow it down to just a few possibilities. I didn’t get into all the specifics yet, but this is a good introduction for lower stakes players that are just trying to grasp the concept. I also cover […]

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Trikkur 4 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

I return to 200NL at Full Tilt Poker in the Trikkur 4 poker training video. I explain how you can alter your continuation bet sizing depending on different factors at the table. By changing your bet sizing based on hand strength and board texture, you are able to increase your winnings while decreasing your losses. […]

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Trikkur 3 – 100NL at Full Tilt Poker

This video was an experiment in playing a Loose Aggressive style. I had just watched a training video at CardRunners and wanted to attempt raising every hand from the button. CTS, the CardRunners pro, had mentioned doing this himself for a week straight in order to improve his button play. I moved down to 100NL […]

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Trikkur 2 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

After the initial good responses to my first video, I decided that I wanted to continue making poker training videos. Recording my sessions was helping to improve my own poker game by forcing myself to do live commentary on my thought processes and then reviewing them later. I also realized it was also helping other […]

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Trikkur 1 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

This is the first poker video that I ever publicly released. I never imagined it would receive such great feedback and lead me to building PokerTrikz. At the time, I was a regular at the 200NL 6 max games on Full Tilt Poker. I wanted to do some live commentary while I played to force […]

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