1) Teach basics of NL Holdem (5 mins)
Formal training is now over.
2) Send class to 'Play money' tables (2 weeks)
3) Send class to freerolls
4) Tell class to get their credit cards out and deposit
5) Play NL holdem non-stop
6) Win a tourney and instantly think you are a pro
7) Have a single winning session on a cash table and decide 'you can make a career' out of this
8) Play above your level
9) Lose some big hands and winge like a little girl
10) Moan that 'it is rigged'
11) Start playing TAG and position and BRM, and pot odds
and think 'you have sussed' it
12) Win 3 tournaments in a week and decide 'you must be a pro' and you have definately 'sussed it'
13) Dont win a tourney for a month and decide it is 'all luck'
14) Repeat steps 12 and 13 several times for a year or so
15) Play some other forms of poker for a change, get good in some
16) Think you are great in some, until one day you lose a lot of money
17) Stop playing TAG and start playing Implied odds
18) Chuckle to yourself as you snap aces and the kids moan and cry.
19) Continue a mixture of all of the above for years, thinking you are too tight, then too loose, then too tight, then too loose etc etc.
20) Reach a balance and become philosophical
21) Stop winging and moaning for ever
22) Get a good, sustainable ROI
23) Join pro tour
24) Dont make any money, and go back to a regular job
25) Start playing again and realise, damn you're pretty good
26) Lose again for a month running and think 'no i'm not'
27) Get a major win and breath a sigh of relieve
28) Play lots of tournies but at a super low BRM% as you dont want to 'go through all that sh*t' again.
29) Hope you get another major win
30) You dont
End of timetable