To end this series, I want to highlight the importance of learning poker strategy the right way. Many players fail to reach success in games because they do not understand how to learn and improve in the most efficient way. They merely consume random content by watching hundreds of poker videos, reading books, articles and frequently visiting forums. As a result, players get a massive amount of tips, which do not fit together into one strategy, and there is no way to use that information to improve steadily.
Seeing how many players struggle with this, I created a complete poker coaching program, which will help you learn in the right way without wasting your time and money. That is what separates winners from the rest.
Start From the Beginning
Most players jump into the games without doing prior work that can drastically increase the win rate and results. Thus, try to avoid that mistake and concentrate on what matters from the beginning. Without any question, first, you should identify what games suit you the best and concentrate on that format.
Many players make the mistake of playing tournaments and cash games at the same time making the learning process much longer. Moreover, you will have a tough time concentrating on different games at once because it requires a separate approach and has different dynamics. That does not mean that you cannot play both MTTs and cash games. Just never do it at the same time. Concentrate on mastering one format as your main game.
Get the Best Software for your Games
Thus, when you know what your primary game is, you should choose your poker room accordingly and get the necessary software. Many rooms that are great for cash games have quite poor MTTs or sit & go offers, and if you want to play spin & goes, you will have very few valid options. Therefore, you should always choose where you play based on your preferred games. The same goes for poker software, getting the tools to help you learn a specific format will be very beneficial and can drastically increase your results.
Build Strong Fundamentals
You should learn advanced GTO implementation, which we covered in the previous article. Also, learn how to prepare for the games to keep your concentration longer. Review some hands or read a strategy on the concept that you are learning. You will drastically increase your concentration. This will let you recognize those spots when playing and make better decisions. This naturally will bring you more money in the long run.
Learn the “Right Way” Strategy
Finally, you will have to devote some time to learning strategy. There are many advanced poker coaching options to choose the one that suits you the best. However, you should make sure to learn just one concept at a time. If you try to learn strategies for multiple areas at once, it will be tough to remember everything. Therefore, concentrate on your biggest mistake and move to the second one only when you fix the first. Continue following this path until you get rid of most of your leaks. The results will come on their own.
Summing It Up
You should always remember that the only way to rapidly improve and reach long-term success is to have a structure in your learning process. Therefore, start from the beginning. Identify your strength, find the best place to play, get the essential software, prepare yourself mentally and start learning one concept at a time. This is a bulletproof path to success, so take your time, but act with confidence!
If you missed any of the other tips in this poker success series you can find them here:
– Part 1 of our Poker Series: Poker Tip #1 | Identifying Strengths and Choosing the Best Format
– Part 2 of our Poker Series: Poker Tip #2 | Choosing Where to Play
– Part 3 of our Poker Series: Poker Tip #3 | Building your Edge with the Right Poker Tools
– Part 4 of our Poker Series: Poker Tip #4 | Advanced Game Theory Optimal (GTO) Concepts