The World Series of Poker has their official poker school which is called the WSOP Academy. The WSOP Academy recently announced they have been working on a new online interactive poker school and they have now launched the beta version of the new school.
The new online school was created to help the beginner poker player as well as the occasional player improve their game play. The online poker school will use footage that is exclusive to the WSOP of game play that is combined with an interface and instruction from the top poker pros in the business.
Phil Hellmuth commented: “The WSOP Academy Online is unlike any other training site. It gives players a clear training roadmap, with a tested protocol that improves confidence and ensures your game is getting better each time you train. We teach players with real hands from real tournaments with exclusive WSOP content, giving them our first-hand view of every flop, turn and river. This is the place where the next generation will learn to become champions.”
The beta period of the new site will run from now until September 1st. players will not have to pay a set up fee. The only required fee is a $14.95 a month during the beta period to access to the site. The site has the best poker players as instructors which include: Annie Duke, Greg Raymer, Mark Gregorich, Gavin Griffin, Phil Hellmuth and Mark Seif.
A few features of the new school are: Training Roadmap, Certification Course, Bracelet Winners Corner, Hellmuth’s Home Game and Navarro’s Poker Tells Center. The Training Roadmap is a section of the school that teaches knowledge of the game as well as expanding on each skill that is learned. This section is dividing into twelve sections and live feedback is offered after each session.
The Certification Course section is a live certification class that trains and gives certification to players from the best in the industry. The Bracelet Winners Corner is a thirty minute module where players will learn directly from the best poker players in the world.
Hellmuth’s Home Game is where players can sit down with Phil himself and watch a weekly online television show that will teach poker strategy. Navarro’s Poker Tells Center is a section where players can learn from Joe Navarro who spends twenty five years in the FBI as an interrogator. Players will learn how to spot body tells as well as how to hide their own.
Overall the online poker school sounds like a great option for players to learn and become an overall better poker player. The beta phase does not cost a ton of money so every type of player can afford to try out the new poker school.