Skype lessons

Discussion in 'Ask Janek Gwizdala' started by robinunit, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. robinunit

    robinunit Supporting Member

    Aug 9, 2010
    Hi Janek,

    Took a Skype lesson with you a while back and had a question for you as a teacher. What challenges did teaching over skype present to you and if so any improvements you can think of that would make it a better experience for both teacher and student?


    Robin Betton
  2. janekbass


    Jan 28, 2004
    New York/Los Angeles
    Founder and CEO of
    Hi Robin,

    I think the biggest challenge I faced with teaching via Skype was scheduling. My schedule was so all over the place that I wasn't a reliable educational source for someone who wanted to study on a regular basis.

    That's why came about and has changed the way I communicate with people and educate students. Setting a weekly schedule to shoot one video lesson and enabling 100's of people to learn from the one video at once has been a really streamlining venture for me.

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  4. Kmrumedy


    May 12, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
    Do you still offer Skype lessons to those that don't require regular scheduled lessons?
  5. janekbass


    Jan 28, 2004
    New York/Los Angeles
    Founder and CEO of
    I'm afraid not. And for less than the price of one Skype lesson ($150) you could become a member of for half a year....

    It's better value, more content, and a far easier way to navigate through the learning process, and that's why I no longer teach privately and haven't for several years.