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PokerZion Review

PokerZion boasts a unique hands-on approach to poker training where members are assigned to their very own professional poker player. These professional poker players will mentor and guide members through the Iron Lion training. We feel other sites may be more suited to you so please check out our pokernews strategy review and cardrunners review.

Members will be initially assessed through a questionnaire where their holes will be assessed and taken into account in their training. Members are then provided learning modules and will be tested on theory and practice. It doesn’t just stop with reading as members will also be exposed to various learning videos where they will be placed right in the middle of the action, applying all the theory and concepts they’ve learned.

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Membership Options :

White Chip: Free
Red Chip: $14.95 one time fee
Green Chip: $19.95/month
Black Chip: $28.95/month

Payment Methods :

Poker Site Transfer (Stars, Absolute)
Credit Card, Paypal

  
Videos Streaming? Downloadable? Hand Replayer? Forums
179+
  

Mentors

  • John “nagarjuna” Anhalt
  • Edison “V_RouNder” Nguyen
  • Russell “Loosefer” Blattberg

Guest Pros

  • Jeff “JSchnett” Schnettler
  • David “Seal” Eisenstein
  • Eric “P3achy_Keen” Liu
  • Sasha “bikocruz” Rosewood
  • Daniel “DCal Zone” Didech
  • wpr101
  

Video Variety

NL Holdem 59 videos
Mentoring 15 Videos
Tournaments 43 Videos
Sit-N-Go 7 Videos
Video Learning 6 Videos
Video Training 4 Videos
Release Schedule: Black and green chip members are given 6 new videos a month. Also have a ebook on beating the games for sale.
Notes :

PokerZion has a great and well rounded library of videos. The only downside is that it focuses strictly on NL Hold Em. Also, there are no mentoring videos for mid-stakes games. Their library is growing and if their current content is any indication of whats to come, they will have a solid library in due time.

Ratings :

 

Cash Games

NLHE – 6 Max Pro : Edison, John, Russell Notes :

Plenty of cash game videos here ranging from low to mid stakes.

 
NLHE – Full Ring Pro : Russell, John Notes :

Low to mid stakes.

 
NLHE – Headsup Pro : Russell Notes :

Low to mid stakes, some playing against other known pros such as TheActionKid and Slippyjacks

 
LHE – 6 Max Pro : Notes :

PokerZion does not go after the limit hold’em market at this time.

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Multi Table Tournaments (MTT)

Pro : Russell Notes :

There are some great videos here including EPT qualifiers, Sunday Million, high stakes MTT, among others. The stakes are high and Russell will teach you the tricks of the trade on how to win your way to 1st place if not cash. Emphasis is given on early levels, all the way to bubble and cash. Russell teaches you how to play premium hands, pocket pairs, and playing hands in position. Other topics covered include hand ranges, extracting value, taking notes, etc.

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Sit-N-Go’s (SNG)

Pro : John and Russell Notes :

Although the amount of videos are rather small at the time, the content more than makes up for it. Videos go as high as $50 SNGs, which may be an issue for some. Nonetheless there are full ring, turbo, and heads up SNGs.
John and Russell will take you through early play, bubble play, and playing in the money. They teach you a TAG style of play to gain maximum value and how to steal blinds. Other topics covered include hand ranges, extracting value, taking notes, etc.

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Weaknesses

PokerZion’s video library is quite small right now but is expanding. There is few content on games not named no limit and their library of videos is still expanding. Also not enough “popular pros” to sell the site, though the current instructors do a sufficient job.

  

Strengths

PokerZion has a unique concept in their hands-on training where they will take you at ground zero and turn you into a winning player. They don’t just leave you alone to watch videos, they mentor you the whole way. The training videos is a very unique and effective method of training. It is an online video where action is paused and the user is prompted for the correct answer through a multiple choice question. Your answer is then scored and the instructor explains their actions while play is resumed. There are also non video tests where results are forwarded to your assigned mentor and a review session is setup to discuss. Another bright spots include: railbird sessions where students get to talk with mentors on skype and watch them play, poker workshops, and poker pro chats. Both theory and practice are applied, as PokerZion has a comprehensive learning system intact.

  

Expected Value: Is PokerZion worth it?

PokerZion is highly recommended for new players and intermediate players. Advanced players won’t benefit as much, although it’s always good to get a refresher on certain concepts or fill in some gaps. PokerZion does have one on one mentoring where players can bounce questions and hand histories off proven winners. The site is still growing, and in the future I’m sure that advanced players will be able to get a lot out of PokerZion. The future looks promising for PokerZion, as they have a great interactive Iron Lion program unlike other training sites. Once they expand their library and increase their video count, they will be a legit contender in the training world, dare say in a class of their own.

  

PokerZion Review : 7.5/10

  
  

Sample Video

Please follow the above link to the PokerZion home page and click the free sample video in the center of the PokerZion.com website. While your there click join and become a white chip member for free access to the forum and check out their well written articles and poker essays.

  

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