Jason Su Round 2: The Facilitator of Poker Flow

Today’s guest on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast is one of the top poker performance coaches in the entire universe… the facilitator of flow, the patriarch of presence Mr. Jason Su who is back for a long anticipated Round 2.

And no, I didn’t mean for that to rhyme but I’m very happy it did.
This round 2 with Jason Su features a new CPG format I’ve dreamt up for return guests that zooms in on some of the most memorable moments in their poker careers, including:

– Their biggest influence in turning pro.
– Memorable pots won and lost.
– The most impactful to their poker career purchases my guests have made.
– Their most memorable winning and losing sessions.

With that said, prepare yourself because Jason Su is a man who can’t help but naturally throw down Greatness Bomb after Greatness Bomb every time he opens his mouth.

In today’s conversation with Jason you’re going to learn:

– The critical mistake Jason made early in his poker career and how you can go about avoiding said mistake.
– How binking a multi-table poker tournament for six figures severely hindered his progress as a poker player for a number of years.
– The cash game poker format Jason credits for skyrocketing his poker growth.
– And much, MUCH more!

So without any further ado, I bring to you the founder of PokerWithPresence.com Jason Su.

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Coach Bahman: High Intelligence and Mental Game Coach for Raise Your Edge

Today’s guest on CPG is a high performance coach for folks ranging from business execs to professional athletes to, most importantly of all, poker players… the performance coach of Raise Your Edge Coach Bahman.

This is Coach’s second of what I imagine to be many future stops on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast so if you missed Round 1 you may wanna hop into the way back machine and listen to our first conversation so that you can gobble up all of Coach Bahman’s Greatness Bombs.

In today’s show with Coach Bahman we’re gonna dive into some of his coaching techniques including provocation, get his thoughts on Phil Hellmuth threatening to light his own hair on fire if he can’t win, and much, much more.

Before you dive into today’s show I just wanted to remind you that on December 1st. 2021 my private coaching rates are going up and then on January 1st. 2022 I’m going to put a freeze on purchasing any private coaching sessions with me until at least April 1st. 2022.

I’ll honor any sessions purchased before January 1st but my immediate goal is to put as much energy as I possibly can into the CPG Wolves CFP program.

And if you were planning on finding a private coach sometime next year I will be training and bringing on an associate coach to fill that void. Just giving you a heads up.

Now, without any further ado, I bring to you one of the most beloved and respected mindset and performance coaches in the world of poker… the great Coach Bahman.

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Duncan Palamourdas: The UCLA Professor of Poker Who Won My Heart

Today’s guest on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast is UCLA professor and author of Why Alex Beats Bobbie at Poker: Developing a Fundamentally Sound Approach at Poker, Duncan Palamourdas.

Duncan won my heart very early on in this conversation because he’s a math guy who uttered the magical words, “People overestimate the usefulness of solvers”.

Be still my beating heart.

Despite knowing very little about Duncan heading into our conversation, this episode is easily one of my favorite Chasing Poker Greatness episodes of all-time and you’re about to quickly discover why.

In today’s episode, you’re going to learn:

Duncan’s concept of “meta-humility” and why it ought to be in every successful poker player’s arsenal.
How-to evaluate any potential poker coaches you’re considering to hire for private lessons.
Why there’s no one-size-fits-all methodology for reaching your maximum poker potential.
And much, MUCH more.
So without any further ado, it is my honor to bring to you the brilliant, articulate, and dare I say handsome Duncan Palamourdas.

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JNandez Part 2: Daily Routines, Addressing Weaknesses & Daily Improvement

In today’s episode Twitch legend JNandez is BACK with your promised follow-up Part 2 conversation and you ought to prepare yourself for a relentless onslaught of Greatness Bombs.

Since Part 1 was an exploration of Fernando’s poker origin story (And if you missed that episode, I highly suggest you go check it out right now), today Fernando is going to be going deep answering some of your favorite Chasing Poker Greatness questions.

I don’t know why but I was a little concerned heading into this conversation that we’d rip through the questions at supersonic speed and leave you with a shortened episode. I ought to have known better.

Fernando’s philosophy on poker and life align so much with my own that I’m pretty sure we could do a weekly episode and never run out of interesting things to talk about.

In today’s episode, you’re going to learn:

Fernando’s process for mapping out his days
How he goes about improving his poker game on a daily basis
How he goes about addressing his weaknesses.
And much, MUCH more!
So without any further ado, I bring to you a very special Part 2 episode with the founder of PLO Mastermind and all-time great Twitch poker streamer, Fernando “JNandez” Habegger.

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Trevor Savage Part 1: Cash Game Animal, Mental Health Podcaster, & Popular Poker Vlogger

Today’s guest on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast is cash game beast, YouTube poker vlogger, and (Along with his wife Jody) host of the Raising the Nuts podcast Trevor Savage.

I can’t overstate to you how great of a dude Trevor is. He’s one of those guests who I didn’t know too much about heading into our conversation and yet when we shut it down it felt like I had gained a friend.

Our time together was so enjoyable, in fact, that this will be one of them there 2 parter type CPG episodes because your favorite podcast host simply couldn’t reign his curiosity in about Trevor’s poker journey.

In today’s Part 1 with Trevor Savage, you’re going to learn:

Why 2013 laid the foundation for Trevor’s current projects.

All about the incredible Play Every Hand challenge Trevor is documenting on his YouTube channel.

How Trevor continually learns and grows from the elite players he battles against on the green felt.

And much, MUCH more!

So without any further ado, I bring to you the Beast from the East Trevor Savage.

Tommy Angelo: Death, Spirituality, & Tripping on Mushrooms

Today’s guest on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast is one of my absolute favorite human beings in the poker world, universally respected teacher and author of Elements of Poker Tommy Angelo.

I’m gonna be honest with you, I’ve been looking forward to releasing this one ever since the second I hit the stop button.

This is a Round 2 CPG episode so if you happened to miss episode #25 with Tommy and you love our conversation today, I highly recommend you go back and listen to our original episode.

You know what they always say about sequels and originals…

Before you dive into this episode, I wanna give you fair warning:

In my mission to tap into some of Tommy’s great stories, mind-bending perspectives, and massive poker wisdom our conversation went to some pretty unexpected places.

Places that may make you feel a little uncomfortable and that you may not be expecting on a poker podcast.

You’re going to hear Tommy and I talk about stuff like spirituality, death, and tripping on mushrooms. If those kinds of topics are your jam, I’ll venture to guess you’re about to be pleasantly blown away.

In our conversation you’re going to learn:

How Tommy hopes to die.
Why Tommy’s goal is to not have any goals.
Tommy’s views of enlightenment.
And much, MUCH more!
This interview is brought to you by Poker w Presence if you wanna get in
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So, without any further ado, I bring to you the legendary Tommy Angelo.

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Carlos Welch: The Best Mediocre Poker Coach On the Planet

Today’s guest is mediocre poker coach Carlos Welch who is back for a Round 2.

Carlos and I’s first conversation was recorded right before the pandemic went nuclear and I had been wondering to myself how a man who lives out of his car would fare in these strange times. I mean, I can’t even drive my kids one hour away without catastrophe striking: One of them has to go to the bathroom.

So how do you find a place that will let you inside to use the bathroom on a regular basis? How do you shower if your gym is shut down?

Also, let’s be honest, I really just wanted an excuse to talk to Carlos again because he’s such an amazing human being which, if you have not yet been convinced, you will experience for yourself in just a few moments.

In today’s episode you’ll learn:

How trusting your teacher relates directly to their impact.
Why Mike Caro may be the most under-appreciated all-time poker coaches.
Why Carlos doesn’t like interacting with strangers.
And MUCH more!
Without any further ado I bring to you the nomad and “anything but mediocre poker coach” Carlos Welch.

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Jason Su: Using Presence to Unlock Your Poker Greatness

Today’s guest is longtime cash game pro, Poker Detox mental game coach, and the author of the greatness bomb dripping book “Poker with Presence”, Jason Su.

It’s always a little tough for me to make these intros with cash game crushers.

Normally I read out my guest’s HendonMob results, wow you with the millions of dollars they’ve cashed for in poker tournaments, list off their highlight reel, and hop into the show.

The irony, of course, is that the Jason Su’s of the world are the folks who I’ve always looked up to the most.

The cash game crushers who genuinely love the game, stay forever curious, show up at their local casino day-in and day-out, and enjoy sustained success over the decades.

In today’s episode you’ll learn:

Why poker has given Jason purpose and happiness.
Why there is no difference between “intuitive” and “analytical” players.
How to work on managing your emotions while navigating the inevitable highs and lows of poker.
And MUCH, much more!
So, without any further ado, I bring to you Jason Su.

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Adam Kreek: Level Up Your Poker Performance

Today’s episode features one of my good friends who I have mentioned many times in previous episodes of Chasing Poker Greatness, Olympic gold medalist, elite performance coach, and author of “The Responsibility Ethic” Adam Kreek.

Adam is an absolute wealth of knowledge on the subject of high performance and, despite having almost zero experience with the world of poker, somehow still managed to blow me away with poker relevant greatness bomb after greatness bomb.

If you have some free time on your hands and want to sprinkle some inspired motivation to your day, I highly recommend you check out Adam’s Ted Talk titled “I Seek Failure” linked to in the show notes.

In today’s episode you’ll learn:

How to leverage the adrenaline dumps in your poker session to enter a state of flow.
The not-so-pleasant yet ultra important way to reset your body’s metabolism on a regular basis.
Why being a “feel player” is absolutely not a bad thing.
How the power of belief can have positive benefits to your poker game.
And much, much more.
So without any further ado, I bring to you world class performance coach and Olympic gold medalist, Adam Kreek.

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Jared Tendler: Author of “The Mental Game of Poker”

Today’s guest is the author of the most recommended book by guests on the pod “The Mental Game of Poker”, Jared Tendler.

It was a genuine thrill catching up with Jared and learning how he’s personally coped with the Covid crisis, what his plans for the future are (Here’s a hint, there are more “Mental Game of …” things headed your way),

In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

How Jared, who is NOT a poker pro, found himself mixed up in the world of poker and leaving a legacy that’s more powerful than many poker hall-of-famers.
Jared’s wisdom for improving your mental game on a step-by-step basis.
Why being able to speak the same language is vital in a student/coach relationship.
And MUCH more!
So, without any further ado, I bring to you the OG poker mental game master himself, Jared Tendler.

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