Philosophy of the POISON PAWN

poi·son pawn  /˙poiz(ə)n pôn/

The Poison Pawn hides in plain sight. Take it, and you topple the whole board. See it, and you own the game. In chess, the winner is the one who can weigh possible outcomes and make decisions that are strategic instead of reactive. Same goes for the rest of your life. 

In chess, the winner is the one who can weigh possible outcomes and make decisions that are strategic instead of reactive. Same goes for the rest of your life. 

Seth Makowsky offers Elite Mindset Training through chess for athletes, entrepreneurs, and anyone who wants to make more optimal decisions in every area of life. Seth’s training method takes the universal principles and strategies of chess masters and teaches you how to improve your performance on and off  the board. Synthesizing chess strategy and tactics with elite coaching, we have led sports teams, Fortune 500 companies, and world-class performers to achieve peak performance. 

Profound results on and off the board

Success is a series of decisions, and every move can be pivotal. If you make good decisions, you win. If you make poor decisions, you lose. Your real opponent isn’t another player. It’s you, because your decision-making patterns are at the root of your successes and your setbacks. Knowledge of the game counts. Self-knowledge counts more.

What if you can rewire your decisions making?

Seth trains you to identify the behaviors that hold you back when you play chess. When you grind those behaviors out on the chessboard, you’ll experience an overall performance shift in every area of life. The training helps you think like a chess player—strategic, holistic, optimal—so you can upgrade your processing system and make better decisions wherever you go.