Brain Powers chess (K12 Beginner-Intermediate)
Brain Powers teaches the game of Chess and other games rooted in concentration of thought and strategic principles for K-12 and adults, offering class and one-on-one instruction. Teaching the tactics and strategies of Chess and other contemplative games, we equip students with life skills development and improvement beneficial to areas such as overall academic performance, critical thinking, problem solving, personal finance comprehension, and emotional intelligence. These studies help build memory, thinking speed, and accuracy, including learning from mistakes and turning them into positive life lessons.
For this K12 Beginner-Intermediate class, learn the game and how to craft effective and creative solutions to victory! Cultivate character-building life skills like strategy, tenacity, delayed gratification, accountability, resilience, and much more! Each week students will be learning a specific principle or group of principles central to Chess from a seasoned instructor highly skilled in the game, through interactive instruction, with challenge application to example opponent board positions and partnered in-class pairings with peers, promoting immediate reinforcement of the class teachings.
For children ages 5-14 interested in participating, please contact Brain Powers at (623) 321-4123 in advance to register for the class.
Pricing: $140 for 4 sessions, with pro-ration available if known student cannot make a particular date(s), and we are offering a discounted 3-month Bundle enrollment at $372 for 12 sessions.
Bundle Pricing: Our current 3-month Bundle discount, $372 is for 12 sessions; however, given the month of February will have 5 weeks for a Thursday offering, and we would plan to be offering class all 5 weeks, we would need to increase bundle by 1 session, for adjusted 3-month Bundle of $403 for 13 sessions.
The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.