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Watching this Fantastic video with @Ashley Sleeth and I learned a lot ...

📹 Top Tips for Beginner Poker Players In Their First Live Game 📹

And as I'm starting live as well as our friend, @Sheepshaker !!!!

I was curious about one thing, online tournament I have my routine depending on the game, the time... whether it's taking care of my food and mental preparation too...

I wanted to know with the other friends of the forum, which tips they can indicate to be done in the pre-game.

Looking to enter the live game well prepared mentally and physically.

And thank you all for this amazing video, especially for @Ashley Sleeth !!!!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!!
 
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Hello my friend. I've been playing live and home game with friends, two tables at most due to lack of players, but it could be three tables. It's a lot of fun although online tournaments are much more rewarding when it comes to value and value for money.
I have not prepared myself for anything in the future, I think that generating expectation only generates unnecessary thinking and loss of energy. I try to be ready at every moment, eternal preparation.
Practice brings security and tranquility.
In the first four live games I am negative, but satisfied with the game. Always be preparing. Hug!
 
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Hello ScoobyEdu, I play two to three times a month in face-to-face tournaments, my only preparation is a good night's sleep, not thinking about the game, watching some tables to try to get to know my opponents and choose the noisiest table, most are players recreational facilities, I don't take a card and only the buy-in necessary to avoid cheating
 
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Hello my friend. I've been playing live and home game with friends, two tables at most due to lack of players, but it could be three tables. It's a lot of fun although online tournaments are much more rewarding when it comes to value and value for money.
I have not prepared myself for anything in the future, I think that generating expectation only generates unnecessary thinking and loss of energy. I try to be ready at every moment, eternal preparation.
Practice brings security and tranquility.
In the first four live games I am negative, but satisfied with the game. Always be preparing. Hug!
Me in my first game... I took care of the physical and mental part a lot...
Like I do in online tournaments... and I bubbled the FT, but I got the cash.
In the live for many hours sitting and because of my spine, the second time, I felt a certain discomfort.
I missed the preparation, I left a work meeting and went to the poker club next to my house.
But thank you very much ... everything is always valid and at the beginning it's not so nice to create expectations..
 
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Hello ScoobyEdu, I play two to three times a month in face-to-face tournaments, my only preparation is a good night's sleep, not thinking about the game, watching some tables to try to get to know my opponents and choose the noisiest table, most are players recreational facilities, I don't take a card and only the buy-in necessary to avoid cheating
The first time I really felt that the night's sleep and good nutrition helped me...
Tomorrow I play my third live tournament... which is a 10k GTD freeroll (R$)
With rebuy of R$100 and ADD ON of R$100...
Same tournament I played in the first live, and in the first I entered double, so one was free to double a buyin and I made the add on.
I bubbled the FT and took R$300...
Tomorrow I'll do the same strategy, but now I'm smarter in chip counts, conversions and @Ashley Sleeth ' s tips


Ah, the second one was also freeroll, but I didn't want to rebuy or anything... I wanted it totally free....
I ended up falling near the end of the late, but in a totally normal play... and a pot that would make all the difference for the continuity of the tournament...

Me with JJ and the villain with AQo.
 
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i am only one time play offline tournaments in Europe
with not big bay in around 10$
and we have tournament for 2-3 table and you need 4-5h for win
of course i am good sleep before and not drink to much in table
 
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i am only one time play offline tournaments in Europe
with not big bay in around 10$
and we have tournament for 2-3 table and you need 4-5h for win
of course i am good sleep before and not drink to much in table
Wow !!!
But it looks like a nice tournament to me...
Here at lives I've seen that they usually pay the BI, ADD ON, everything possible for after the late, to be happy...
So the struggle of those who don't want to spend a lot is complicated
$10 dollars, nowadays, here in brazil, is equivalent to $50 reais (Brazilian currency) approximately.
 
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I was going to recommend Ashley's video, but the post is about her video!

So... WATCH THE VIDEO! haha
Its has valuable tips!
 
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Before a live tournament, it is important not to think so much about the tournament, I usually take a day off and not think about the day of the tournament, rest a lot, eat well, be well hydrated. These are things that will help you reflect well and have a fresh mind, for that day of the tournament.
 
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Before a live tournament, it is important not to think so much about the tournament, I usually take a day off and not think about the day of the tournament, rest a lot, eat well, be well hydrated. These are things that will help you reflect well and have a fresh mind, for that day of the tournament.
Yes, I think exactly that, just like for long days of online gaming.
And I believe that in live this becomes even more important because the physical wear and tear is much greater... it takes longer until the break...
Thank you for the tips...
 
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My typical daily preparation is meditation. In my opinion, this is the best and most effective option for preparing for the game, which promotes concentration, patience, consistency and a good mood. I recommend :)
 
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My typical daily preparation is meditation. In my opinion, this is the best and most effective option for preparing for the game, which promotes concentration, patience, consistency and a good mood. I recommend :)
I'm starting to practice and study meditation...
I'm doing a mini course on the DeRose method
Cool... I also need to create this routine, nowadays with work, Master's and other projects 24 hours a day is not enough... lol
 
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Seems to have many parallels to sport, right? Sleep, nutrition, focus are essential.
 
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Seems to have many parallels to sport, right? Sleep, nutrition, focus are essential.
Yes Yes Yes....
It's no wonder that poker is a sport of the mind just like chess.
But I take and believe in poker as a sport...
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I only play live when we play in our home game.. usually the preparation is a light food and a lot of beers hehehe.. BTW.. any Brazilian around campinas-Sp who would like to join us.. just pm me hehehe
 
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I only play live when we play in our home game.. usually the preparation is a light food and a lot of beers hehehe.. BTW.. any Brazilian around campinas-Sp who would like to join us.. just pm me hehehe
heheheh
Excellent, what counts in home games are the reviews...
 
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to prepare to a live event you need:

- sleep well last night ( brain work better)
- eat light food 1 day before ( body work better)
- make exercises during the week ( body work better)
- forget the problems of the real life ( brain work better )
- concentrate in your strategy before the game starts (prepare your brain)
- think in the shirt you will use in final table (think positive)
- Take your hold coin and put in your pocket (or your luck favorite thing)

Now you are Ready!

GOOD LUCK!
 
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to prepare to a live event you need:

- sleep well last night ( brain work better)
- eat light food 1 day before ( body work better)
- make exercises during the week ( body work better)
- forget the problems of the real life ( brain work better )
- concentrate in your strategy before the game starts (prepare your brain)
- think in the shirt you will use in final table (think positive)
- Take your hold coin and put in your pocket (or your luck favorite thing)

Now you are Ready!

GOOD LUCK!
I've been taking it very seriously... and this list really is fundamental...
 
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My preparation is have one beer to calm nerves, get my baseball cap on and put sunglasses on. Then while I am playing in tournament , I have coffee while I play. The beer works my gitters out of myself, once calm I can make great lay downs or great calls. Coffee doesn't whine me up it helps make good decisions, during the tournament play. But the beer is what my preparation is, it helps relax my body getting ready for big days ahead.
 
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Watching this Fantastic video with @Ashley Sleeth and I learned a lot ...

📹 Top Tips for Beginner Poker Players In Their First Live Game 📹

And as I'm starting live as well as our friend, @Sheepshaker !!!!

I was curious about one thing, online tournament I have my routine depending on the game, the time... whether it's taking care of my food and mental preparation too...

I wanted to know with the other friends of the forum, which tips they can indicate to be done in the pre-game.

Looking to enter the live game well prepared mentally and physically.

And thank you all for this amazing video, especially for @Ashley Sleeth !!!!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!!
great doubt, I've never played live, but one day I hope to have that opportunity.
When you clear your doubts, you'll also be clearing mine.
 
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I play football, I just need to score a couple of goals for a good poker game. Sometimes instead of football, I play chess.
 
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Its the simple things that we really need to take care of before playing. I will always go to bed on time or at least earlier if possible. There is nothing better than being really refreshed when going to play. 2nd I get a good meal in. There is nothing worse that being hungry at the table and nowhere near a meal break. 3rd, I get to my table early. Many time the only person at my table when I get there is the dealer. I usually just close my eyes and meditate for a couple of minutes but being relaxed at the start is helpful to me anyways. And never forget got the the bathroom before you start. LOL
 
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great doubt, I've never played live, but one day I hope to have that opportunity.
When you clear your doubts, you'll also be clearing mine.
So, I've been playing live for a while now.
I completed my 6 or 7 game yesterday.
And I've basically followed what people have been saying... I followed @Ashley Sleeth 's advice a lot:
1. Know your stack in chips and BB
2. Your position at the table
(bonus) Know the BB stack and then the BTN
3. Range, what are the weakest hands in your range.
Strive to be somehow counting the POT
Pro TIP: Practice pot calculation while not playing and percentages
Player Notes:
- loose/passive
- tight/passive
- tight/aggro
- loose/aggro
4. Make mental notes of your opponents, create counter-strategies at halftime
Pro TIP: Practice stack counting when you're not in the hand.
Pro TIP: Master the time, don't try to be fast, own your time to know the best move.

Otherwise, I believe it's all part of a game training process...
 
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Its the simple things that we really need to take care of before playing. I will always go to bed on time or at least earlier if possible. There is nothing better than being really refreshed when going to play. 2nd I get a good meal in. There is nothing worse that being hungry at the table and nowhere near a meal break. 3rd, I get to my table early. Many time the only person at my table when I get there is the dealer. I usually just close my eyes and meditate for a couple of minutes but being relaxed at the start is helpful to me anyways. And never forget got the the bathroom before you start. LOL
It really is an excellent tip!!!

I LOVED it and I confess that I am a fan of these practices...
👏 👏 👏 👏
 
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So, I've been playing live for a while now.
I completed my 6 or 7 game yesterday.
And I've basically followed what people have been saying... I followed @Ashley Sleeth 's advice a lot:
1. Know your stack in chips and BB
2. Your position at the table
(bonus) Know the BB stack and then the BTN
3. Range, what are the weakest hands in your range.
Strive to be somehow counting the POT
Pro TIP: Practice pot calculation while not playing and percentages
Player Notes:
- loose/passive
- tight/passive
- tight/aggro
- loose/aggro
4. Make mental notes of your opponents, create counter-strategies at halftime
Pro TIP: Practice stack counting when you're not in the hand.
Pro TIP: Master the time, don't try to be fast, own your time to know the best move.

Otherwise, I believe it's all part of a game training process...
it evolves that I'm going with you.kkkkkk
these tips are very precious thank you.
 
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