No Limit Holdem Foundations Poker Course

Learn from Phil Galfond - one of the best poker teachers in the world.

  • 🥇 3 WSOP Bracelets
  • 💰 Millions in cash game earnings
  • 🎓 Over a decade of teaching poker

This Course Includes

  • 49 Videos on No Limit Hold'em basics
  • 21 Charts showing which hands to play and when
  • 3 Bonus add-ons covering Poker Basics, Easy Poker Math, and Bankroll Management

+1 Free month of Essential membership

(A $25 value), so you can keep learning with videos from Essential pros.

Phil started Run It Once over 10 years ago to create top-notch poker training. Phil has made over 650 poker training videos, an advanced PLO course, and more.

Phil's poker skills are legendary. He has 3 World Series of Poker bracelets and is famous for his cash game success. He has earned millions in cash games and has never lost in the “Galfond Challenge,” a series of heads-up matches against top poker players like Dan “Jungleman” Cates, Chance Kornuth, and Bill Perkins. His match against “VeniVidi1993” was a thrilling comeback that ESPN called “the greatest comeback story” in sports.

This course, Foundations, is the first time Phil is focusing on the basics. If you’re new to poker, feel lost, or want to strengthen your fundamentals, Foundations is the perfect course to help you understand the game better.

Join the hundreds of thousands who have improved their skills with Phil's help.

This course is for you if:

  • You’re ready to start your poker journey
  • You want to win consistently
  • You want to understand what the pros are talking about
  • You want to master the basics of No Limit Hold'em

What's in the Course

  1. What is Game Theory
  2. Intro to Poker Fundamentals
  3. Preflop + Gameplay Basics
  4. Ranges and Hand Reading
  5. Hacks and Tricks
  6. Adjustments and Exploits
  7. Off the Felt Essentials


What Topics are Covered in the Course?

The course covers poker basics like GTO play, exploiting opponents, hand reading, and off-the-felt essentials like game selection and bankroll management.

What Languages Does the Course Support?

The course has captions in 9 languages: English, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, French, Spanish, and Italian.

Who is this course designed for?

The course is for players who want to start their poker journey the right way. It helps build solid poker foundations to achieve your maximum potential.

Do I need any prior experience with poker to take this course?

No! The course includes a PDF covering all the basics for new players.

What will I learn from this course?

You will learn the basics of game theory, why they matter, and when to ignore them. You will also learn easy poker math, time and money management, and critical thinking at the table.

How is the course structured?

The course has 49 videos across 7 sections.

How long will it take to complete the course?

The course has about 4.5 hours of total watch time in short, easy-to-digest videos. For best results, pause and take notes.

What materials or resources are included with the course?

Besides the videos, the course includes 21 preflop charts and 3 bonus PDFs on Poker Basics, Poker Math Made Easy, and Bankroll Management.