Originally Posted by Tosh_67
I think I know my own weaknesses but I could be so bad I do things that I don't even no is a fault or mistake and therefore weakness... In fact erase 'Could be' and insert 'Am'
My main weakness is lack of aggression post flop.. Aggression pre flop is easier especially if you just shove, it is only one decision to make and making raises with strong starting hands is quite straightforward but playing out a hand that has missed the flop is my Achilles. My timidness at bluffing is a big weakness in my game but I am pushing myself now to improve in this area and I have been getting encouraging results lately. Even when I do connect on the flop I don't extract enough profit, I need to learn how to gauge bet sizes so I can benefit more from my strong hands
Hand Range... I play too tight... i've seen tight players playing some very questionable starting hands... Questionable because I hardly ever consider playing them. But, I think I'm wrong and there is good reasoning behind playing small suited connectors or suited gappers especially in late positions
Hand reading... I have for a long time been in the category of players that only consider their own cards and not the opponents also, so I'm watching closer now and trying to improve here too...
So these are a few of my weaknesses I know about and what I'm attempting to do about it !
hmmm this is very difficult to help with imho because is too vague not sure the games your playing hand range matters in different situations more then others so saying i play too tight might be a good thing that you do badly even though you are criticizing yourself.
hand reading is something you really need to be great at not just good its more important again imho to know your opponent then your own cards
taking notes is big for me on everyone and every situation which i can also playing 10,000 of thousands of hands helps
poker is flat our skill game in that you constantly need to evolve and learn if your not learning again my humble opinion your fish or even dead lol deer in the headlights
you must must must know your table and player tendencies also if you have position you must continue bet if you think the opponents have missed if they just call you then slow down a big weakness i see is a person has a semi quality hand say pocket jacks and he is the villain and he bets say pot before flop and flop is queen 4 2 rainbow and the villain all ins or pushes when hero is sitting ace queen etc... so you got to do a bet there and maybe not even doing another pot thing maybe just say a bet of 200-400 depending on blinds if you learn to do continuation bets in position you will chase a lot of guys out who are chasing and if you watch you will know when someone gets legit maybe sometimes they trick you but underbetting the flop to me is more dangerous to opponents then myself and it really imho again makes them clueless on your style or hand or if you hit etc..
so you need to project that image of having great hands so the underbet maybe makes them go all in when you hit the flop say and trip jacks are the high lol
the underbet is gonna confuse a lot of players and make them play into you when they shouldnt also is good to put some on tilt with this etc..
you always want to make the opponent at least think why continuation betting is so important at least to me its just having the ability to change it up which can at times even trick the better players making you more dangerous which to me is very important
you have to know styles and how cards are falling are you on a nice rush showing legit wins kinda hott? ya that is when you open up and push a bit