COACHING

Chess Western Province Affiliated Coaches

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Ricardo Minnaar

Equanimity

Equanimity is owned by Ricardo Minnaar, a dynamic passionate individual with more than 7 years experience in providing supplemental educational programs, using chess as an alternative educational practice to compliment the traditional education provided.

Equanimity implements a balanced approach to social-emotional and cognitive development to increase the achievement levels and to enhance the cognitive learning of learners.

Services

Equanimity offers a range of products and services aimed at engaging learners:

  • Coaching in a fun, professional learning environment
  • Hosting mini chess tournaments
  • Hosting major tournaments
  • Curriculum Chess
  • In class chess coaching
  • Grades 1 – 3
  • Inter class tournament
  • Coaching
  • Extra mural chess coaching
  • School team and beginners
  • Online coaching
  • One on one coaching
  • Tournaments
  • Assisting the institution with the hosting of a mini tournament per annum
  • Assisting the institution with the hosting of a major tournament per annum

Geographical Coaching Area

Southern Suburbs, Atlantic Seaboard, Northern Suburbs, etc.

Contact Details

Mobile: 081 546 2221
Email: equanimityza@gmail.com

Andrew Talmarkes

Insight Chess Academy

Insight Chess Academy consists of five coaches.

Services

  • Coaching for individuals (those displaying chess talent as well as ADHD of concentration problems)
  • Coaching for groups
  • Coaching for Schools

Special Achievements & Differentiators

  • 2013 Chess Western Province and Western Province Sports Council
  • Awarded the Community Builder Award for Mitchell’s Plain Chess Development and Library Project
  • Part of the current Chessa Arbiter Programme and serves as tournament director or supervisor
  • Serves on the South Metropole Schools Organising Committee
  • Serves as the current WP U8A coach

Geographical Coaching Area

Mainly in Southern Suburbs, as well as Sea Point, Pinelands, Athlone, Mitchells Plain, Kraaifontein and any other area that is required.

Contact Details

Mobile: 083 559 0406 or 073 870 9010
Email: insightchessacademy@gmail.com
Facebook: Insight Chess Academy

Llewelyn Cassels

Caswin Chess Academy

More than 40 years practical experience.

Services

  • Beginners
  • Intermediate
  • Expert Level

Structured Programs

  • Schools
  • Chess Individual
  • School and Group Coaching

Contact Details

Mobile: 073 977 4846
Landline: 021 393 1760
Email: caswinchessacademy@gmail.com

Jacques Frick

Four Knights Chess School
  • Coaching for individuals
  • Coaching for groups
  • Coaching for schools
  • Chess Lectures

Special Achievements & Differentiators

CV on request.

Geographical Coaching Area

Cape Town Southern Suburbs, Somerset West, Gordon’s Bay, Strand. Willing to travel to other regions in the Western Cape.

Contact Details

Mobile: 078 742 2177
Email: jacques.frick@gmail.com

Edwin November

Private Coach

Twenty years experience as a chess coach.

Special Achievements & Differentiators

CV on request.

Contact Details

Landline: 021 988 9893
Mobile: 076 171 1146
Email: edwinj.november@gmail.com