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Smart Poker Study Podcast

Sky Matsuhashi discusses poker Cash games, MTT’s and SNG’s for all poker stakes and games like No Limit Hold’em (NLHE), Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) and Stud variations of poker. Lots of poker strategy discussed and Q&A’s with listeners. We interview successful poker players and coaches like Alex Fitzgerald, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Phil Helmuth, Jason Sommerville, Andrew Lichtenberger, Phil Galfond, Isaac (Ike) Haxton, Vanessa Selbst, Ed Miller, Jared Tendler, James “Splitsuit” Sweeney. This show is a lot like Thinking Poker, Grinder School.com Poker Podcast, The Official Red Chip Poker Podcast, The Mental Game of Poker Radio Show, Tournament Poker Edge, Weekly Poker Hand with Jonathan Little, Under the Gun Poker Podcast with David Tuchman, Carrot Poker, TwoPlusTwo.com Poker Cast, Pokernews Podcast and the Ante Up Poker Podcast (not so much modeled after Nerd Poker w/Brian Posehn).Smart Poker Study Podcast: Twice Weekly dedicated to making you a better poker player today than you were yesterday.Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker pro & coach Please visit us at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com

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Playing with Restrictions, Making Better Bluffs and Improved Software Usage | Q&A Podcast #188

Q1: Playing Online Poker with Restrictions (2:10) Q2: Making Better Bluffs (6:50) Q3: Improved Software Usage (12:15) Challenge (14:50) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod188 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/smartpokerstudy/ Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

16mins

23 May 2018

Rank #1

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Getting More Bread & Butter in Your Poker Play Sessions | Podcast #187

You control your actions (2:30) Getting More Bread & Butter (3:30) First: Play with a B&B mindset. Second: Create ranges for open raising and 3betting. Third: In-game play Avoiding Non-Bread & Butter (17:50) First: Create calling ranges that limit your calling opportunities. Second: Utilize the calling ranges in-game Challenge (26:05) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod145 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/smartpokerstudy/ Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

28mins

18 May 2018

Rank #2

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Showdown Value and Aggressively Playing Draws | MED Monday #43

Show Notes: https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/blog/minimum-effective-dose-monday-podcast-episodes/ Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. My Books: :: Preflop Online Poker – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/preflop-online-poker :: How to Study Poker Volume 1 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-1 :: How to Study Poker Volume 2 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-2 Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75

10mins

10 Dec 2018

Rank #3

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Poker Math and Hand Reading | Q&A Podcast #202

Q1: Poker Math (3:00) Q2: Poker Math and Hand Reading (8:40) Q3: Hand Reading LIVE Unknown Players (15:45) Challenge (20:05) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod202 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/smartpokerstudy/ Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

22mins

7 Sep 2018

Rank #4

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5 Essential Concepts for Poker Profitability | Podcast #207

The 5 Essential Concepts of Playing Profitable Poker 1. EV Decision-making (2:55) 2. Play the Player (7:20) 3. Bankroll Management (12:05) 4. Table and Seat Selection (15:15) 5. The Mental Game (17:40) Challenge (20:50) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod207 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

22mins

19 Oct 2018

Rank #5

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Building Skills Into Your Unconscious Competence | Podcast #216

Challenge (2:20) Why are Focus Sessions so Effective? (4:00) Example: 3bet Focus Session (5:20) Unconscious Competence (8:05) Effective Focus Sessions in 4 Steps (10:25) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod216 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

13mins

4 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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Poker Cash Game Strategy Tips | MED Monday #33

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/MEDMonday Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Sky’s Books: :: Preflop Online Poker – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/preflop-online-poker :: How to Study Poker Volume 1 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-1 :: How to Study Poker Volume 2 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-2 Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75

9mins

1 Oct 2018

Rank #7

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Make Your Isolation Raises BIGGER | MED Monday #47

Show Notes: https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/blog/minimum-effective-dose-monday-podcast-episodes/ Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. My Books: :: Preflop Online Poker – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/preflop-online-poker :: How to Study Poker Volume 1 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-1 :: How to Study Poker Volume 2 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-2 Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75

9mins

14 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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10 Common Poker Leaks and How to Fix ‘em

Show Notes for this episode: https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod269 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, coach and author.  Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel Enable my "Daily Poker Tips" Alexa Skill for a daily 30-second poker tip in your Flash Briefing. United States Canada United Kingdom Australia India Daily Poker Tips is also a podcast, so look for it wherever you listen to podcasts. Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram @smartpokerstudy

16mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Handling the Frustrations of Low Stakes Poker | MED Monday #24

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/MEDMonday Article: The Mental Battle of Low Stakes Poker: How to Survive Among Bad Players Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75

10mins

30 Jul 2018

Rank #10

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Warm-up Before Your Next Session | Walking Wednesday #46

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Listen to all previous Walking Wednesday episodes: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/WalkingWednesday Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Sky’s Books: :: Preflop Online Poker – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/preflop-online-poker :: How to Study Poker Volume 1 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-1 :: How to Study Poker Volume 2 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-2 Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75  

2mins

2 Jan 2019

Rank #11

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Poker Leak: Willy-Nilly Poker Studies | Podcast #197

Quantity & Quality of Study and Play (3:10) The 6-part Weekly Poker Study Plan (5:45) 1. Committing to a Singular Weekly Theme (7:15) 2. Creating Knowledge Seeking Questions (8:55) 3. Tracking Quantifiables (10:15) 4. Choosing Your Study Methods and Content (14:30) 5. Planning Day By Day – Combining Daily Studies with a Daily In-game Focus (18:00) 6. Taking Notes, Quantifiables 2nd Round and Reflection (19:50) Challenge (21:05) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod197 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/smartpokerstudy/ Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

23mins

3 Aug 2018

Rank #12

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Poker Leak: Diagnosing the Leak of Straying Outside of 2bet Pot Ranges

Introduction to the Leak (3:10) Leak Symptoms (5:50) 1st Hand Example: To 2bet with Q8s or not? (9:05)  2nd Hand Example: To Call the 2bet with Q8s or Not? (19:25) Calculating Costs (22:20) Selecting Quantifiables (28:10) Challenge (28:55) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod198 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author.  Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/smartpokerstudy/ Email to sky@smartpokerstudy.com

30mins

10 Aug 2018

Rank #13

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Don’t Play Bingo with LIVE Poker Players – Raise It Up! | Walking Wednesday #38

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Listen to all previous Walking Wednesday episodes: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/WalkingWednesday Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. Sky’s Books: :: Preflop Online Poker – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/preflop-online-poker :: How to Study Poker Volume 1 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-1 :: How to Study Poker Volume 2 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-2 Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 

3mins

7 Nov 2018

Rank #14

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Learning from Bet Sizing and Showdown Hands | MED Monday #38

Show Notes: https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/blog/minimum-effective-dose-monday-podcast-episodes/ Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips. My Books: :: Preflop Online Poker – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/preflop-online-poker :: How to Study Poker Volume 1 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-1 :: How to Study Poker Volume 2 – http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/how-to-study-poker-volume-2 Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75

15mins

5 Nov 2018

Rank #15

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The Best Poker Hands Ranked and Open-raising Ranges

Show Notes for this episode: https://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod255 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, coach and author.  Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel Enable my "Daily Poker Tips" Alexa Skill for a daily 30-second poker tip in your Flash Briefing. United States Canada United Kingdom Australia India Twitter @smartpokerstudy Instagram @smartpokerstudy

24mins

9 Sep 2019

Rank #16