Hi, I’m Jacob Topley and since I was 18, I’ve been playing poker absolutely falling in love with the game. After a couple of years playing casually alongside university, I became the president of Newcastle University Poker Society with over 300 players and alumni where I coached and organised tournaments. I currently play online and live Texas Hold’em to generate an income regularly logging over 30k cash hands a week.
One of the benefits of being young still is that I have witnessed many new players try and fail to beat poker online and using my own knowledge that I have accumulated I can help go through your game and help you to become a winning player. A benefit of teaching players who are less experienced is that I understand how they think and approach the game.
I can help you understand and improve:
- Exploitative and GTO playing styles at stakes from 2nl to 50nl online;
- Theory for all aspects of the game;
- How to study effectively in your own time;
- How to use data on your opponents to exploit them;
- Database analysis;
- How to move between online and live (or vice versa).
I specialize in helping newer players adjust to the game and beat micro-mid stakes, as this is where most of my experience comes from, however, my ability to spot leaks and coach is still just as good for more regular players. Many payers that I have helped end up seeing a dramatic improvement to their game and their ability to beat the stakes they play.
What is a consultation session?
A consultation session ($45/hour) is a chance for you to have your game looked at by a pro. You send in footage from you playing online that I meticulously analyse and review. This indicates to me where in your current game you are falling short and where it would be most effective for you to spend your study time.
In the session, we go over the most important hands that you played and touch on some of the more basic theory (if you’re missing that).
We also use the time to review and set realistic goals in your poker career, for both on and off the table work. We will also talk about your playing history and your own idea of where leaks are. This allows us to create a more detailed action plan.
You’ll also receive a short document of notes that I made reviewing the footage, for you to then use.
Please note that the rate of $45 per hour is only for a student’s first coaching hour. All hours after the initial session will be charged at the rate of $55 per hour. Fees still apply.
Monthly Subscription- $35 per month
Want me to answer your poker-based questions outside of a session? Do you want instant feedback on hands that you’ve just played? Perhaps you just need a hand staying on top of your goals.
- Daily access to me for help or advice via Skype, Email or Whatsapp*
- 10% discount on any purchases- on top of 5 and 10 lesson purchases
*I reserve the right to delay answering any poker-related questions until a scheduled session. The subscription service is designed to give students 1 hour of my time per person per month. I aim to answer questions within 72 hours of receiving them.