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[QUIZ] Which Upswing Poker Training Course is Made for You?

Have you considered upgrading your skills with an Upswing Poker training course? Read on!

Take this quick quiz to find out which course is best for your poker playing needs, or keep scrolling for a breakdown of each course.

Upswing Poker Courses — FAQs

To help you make the right decision and get as much value as possible, this section contains the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Upswing courses. These questions are:

  • What is it?
  • What game type does this course cover?
  • Who teaches the course?
  • Who will benefit most from taking this course?
  • What exactly is inside the course?

What is The $7 Postflop Game Plan?

Mini training course that breaks down how the pros approach postflop strategy in plain English–no complex poker speak.

What game type does this course cover?

No Limit Hold’em cash games and tournaments, both live and online.

Who teaches the course?

Doug Polk and Ryan Fee.

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

Beginners and players looking for a refresher on modern postflop strategy. This includes:

  • Live players who play $2/$5 or lower
  • Online players who play 25NL or lower
  • Live tournament players who play $500 buy-ins and lower
  • Online tournament players who play $26 buy-ins and lower

What exactly is inside the course?

40 minutes of video content, and most videos are accompanied by text content outlining the strategy. The course concludes with an exclusive Play & Explain video featuring Doug Polk in which he demonstrates the strategy you just learned in the course.

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What is the Upswing Lab?

Extensive training course that is updated every month with new videos and resources.

What game type does this course cover?

No Limit Hold’em cash game and tournaments, both live and online.

Who teaches the course?

Doug Polk and Ryan Fee were the sole coaches when the Lab first launched, and they’ve since added four specialists to cover other game types:

  • Parker “tonkaaaap” Talbot — Tournament specialist and Twitch star
  • Moritz “MuckCallOK” Dietrich — Tournament beast
  • Fried “mynameiskarl” Meulders — Online cash game specialist
  • “Piano Mike” Finstein — Live poker crusher

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

  • Live players who play $10/$20 or lower
  • Online players who play 600NL or lower
  • Live tournament players who play $400–$10,000 buy-ins
  • Online tournament players who play $215 buy-ins and lower

What exactly is inside the course?

  • 59 learning modules (130+ hours of content) each covering a different poker topic.
  • 156 Play & Explain videos (80+ hours of content) with the coaches demonstrating the Lab strategy.
  • Downloadable resources including HUDs, filters, reports, and more.
  • In-depth preflop ranges for open-raising, vs open-raise, vs 3-bet, and cold 4-bet, with different ranges for tournaments, live cash, and online cash.
  • BONUS: All members gain access to our exclusive community: Upswing Poker Engage.

Join us in the Upswing Lab here >>

What is the PLO Matrix?

A revolutionary preflop tool for Pot Limit Omaha that shows you how to play any starting hand with two clicks.

What game type does this tool work for?

Pot Limit Omaha cash games and tournaments, both live and online.

Who will benefit most from using this tool?

Pot Limit Omaha players looking for a shortcut to a better preflop strategy.

What exactly is the tool?

An easy-to-use preflop guide for PLO. Check out a demonstration here.

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What is the PLO Lab?

Comprehensive training course based on cutting-edge Pot Limit Omaha strategies and research.

What game type does this course cover?

Pot Limit Omaha cash games and tournaments, both live and online.

Who teaches the course?

Fernando “JNandez” Habegger

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

Pot Limit Omaha players looking to take their game to the next level.

The course is also perfect for No Limit Hold’em players looking to transition to Pot Limit Omaha. In fact, the first section (PLO Bootcamp) was made for such players!

What exactly is inside the course?

  • 58 PLO theory videos covering general concepts and specific strategies (22 hours of content).
  • 46 Play & Explain videos so you can watch a PLO expert demonstrate the strategies you learn.
  • 21 downloadable resources including preflop ranges, HUDs, quizzes, and more.

Join us in the PLO Lab here >>

What is Winning Poker Tournaments?

Advanced training course for poker tournaments with cutting-edge strategies explained by one of the world’s best players.

What game type does this course cover?

No Limit Hold’em tournaments, both live and online.

Who teaches the course?

Nick Petrangelo.

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

  • Live tournament players who play $400 buy-ins and higher.
  • Online tournament players who play $11 buy-ins and higher.
  • Cash game players who want to hop in and dominate tournaments.

What exactly is inside the course?

Long answer: Check out our Winning Poker Tournaments Preview & Walkthrough here.

Short answer:

  • Nick’s personal Preflop Mastersheet, which contains 250+ charts for 6 different stack depths.
  • 14 hours of video from Nick discussing tournament strategy and dynamics.
  • 13 hours of hand analysis covering hands from a $25k WCOOP, $10k SCOOP, $1M One Drop, and more.

Join Nick and Get Winning Poker Tournaments Now!

What is High Stakes MTT Sessions?

Advanced tournament training course with a strict focus on hand and session review — no solvers are used in the course content.

What game type does this course cover?

No Limit Hold’em tournaments, both live and online.

Who teaches the course?

Nick Petrangelo.

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

  • Live tournament players who play $400 buy-ins and higher.
  • Online tournament players who play $11 buy-ins and higher.
  • Cash game players who want to hop in and dominate tournaments.
  • Anyone who wants an educational and entertaining view through the eyes of a high stakes player.

What exactly is inside the course?

Long answer: High Stakes MTT Sessions Course Walkthrough.

Short answer:

  • Themed Play & Explains covering spots most players misunderstand (4 hours).
  • High Stakes Session Review (10 hours).
  • First-to-Last Hand Analysis of Two High Stakes Tournaments (5 hours).
  • Live Play (3 hours).

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Elite training course for serious cash game players.

What game type does this course cover?

No Limit Hold’em cash games, both live and online.

Who teaches the course?

Alex “Kanu7” Millar

Kanu7 is an online poker legend and one of the biggest-winning cash game players of all time.

What exactly is inside the course?

Long answer: Check out our Advanced Cash Game Strategy Preview & Walkthrough here.

Short answer:

  • 36 hours of cash game video content backed by Kanu7’s thorough research and decade-long career.
  • Private group access where you can ask Kanu7 questions and discuss hands.
  • BONUS: 286 solver-generated preflop charts for three different stack depths, all accessible in second with an easy-to-use browser application.

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

  • Live cash game players who play $2/$5 and higher.
  • Online cash game players who play 25NL and higher.

Get in on Kanu7’s secrets now!

What is Advanced Heads-Up Mastery?

Extensive training course covering every aspect of heads-up No Limit Hold’em.

What game type does this course cover?

No Limit Hold’em heads-up cash games and sit and gos.

Who teaches the course?

Doug Polk, who has reached the top of the heads-up food chain.

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

Note that this course is not just for heads-up players because understanding wide-range situations applies to all forms of poker.

  • Heads-up cash and HUSNG players who play $25 buy-in games or higher.
  • Online and live cash game players who want to improve at shorthanded play.
  • Tournament players who want to be prepared for heads-up and shorthanded play.

What exactly is inside the course?

I could tell you, but wouldn’t you rather have Doug show you? Watch the video below. (He shows the course around 5:16.)

Note that this is a slightly outdated walkthrough. We have since added downloadable preflop ranges, downloadable heads-up math, and several videos.

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What is Mixed Games Mastery?

Comprehensive mixed games training course covering 5 of the most common and important game types.

What game type does this course cover?

  • Razz
  • Stud
  • Stud 8 or Better
  • Omaha 8 or Better (fixed limit)
  • 2-7 Triple Draw (fixed limit)

Who teaches the course?

Jake “jllama” Abdalla.

Jake is a feared mixed game specialist with over $1.4 million in online winnings on PokerStars alone.

Who will benefit most from taking this course?

  • Live Omaha 8 or Better players who play $4/$8 and higher
  • Live mixed game players who play $4/$8 and higher
  • Online mixed game players who play $1/$2 and higher

We also highly recommend this course for any poker player looking to transition to mixed games.

What exactly is inside the course?

Again, I think it’s better I let the instructor of the course show you around. Watch below.

Get Mixed Games Mastery here >>

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