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  • Bootcamp (BC)

    Quick Definition: An often rigorous training event whereby students undergo activities that are designed to develop their pickup skills. Full Definition: The term Bootcamp originates from the training classes of the US Marine Corps/US Navy that are known for their rigorous and difficult training. A typical pickup Bootcamp offers a combination of classroom instruction, exercises, and real world practice over the course of several days, although…

    PUA Lingo Exclusive on Bootcamp: Secrets of Attraction – December 9-11th (San Francisco and San Jose)

    Hey guys, Since our post of our first interview with Arash we’ve been getting incoming emails about bootcamps. Well I have good news for you. We’ve managed to negotiate an exclusive deal with Seductive Instinct and all PUA Lingo’s loyal readers will get 10% off on upcoming Secrets of Attraction bootcamps. Just send them an email here for questions before the quota fills up for the upcoming session. This is what James Matador…

    Female Gurus

    PUA Community presents… FEMAL E GURUS   For most of us guys, before we discovered the PUA Community, some of the worst advice we’ve received about picking up chicks have come from chicks. That’s one of the reasons why the PUA Community is composed of mainly guys. But this Community does have females. In the beginning they served mainly as wing girls or demo girls, like Tara who worked for Mystery. But gradually there’ve been more…

    PUA Seminars

    Quick Definition: An in-class workshop as opposed to a bootcamp where students learn theories on the art of seduction. Full Definition: Seminars were the first generation of talks that Mystery and Juggler gave and subsequently other PUAs started developing. These were courses in class-like settings in hotel conference rooms where a specific topic of seduction is further explored. For example, there are seminars related to relationship…

    RSD Alexander Hot Seat Review

    For my detailed notes of Saturday’s seminar, please checkout my notes on GodofStyle.com. The bar at the renaissance hotel was seated with older folks of a higher social class and the nicely dressed hotel staff. On this day, the waiter was attending to my friend’s order of hamburgers, which took 30 minutes to prepare. As we were waiting, Alex approaches to say hello, “hey guys. Is everyone ready to go?” Here’s Alex…

    Gareth Jones

    Affiliation: ABC’s of Attraction, Sasha PUA Website: http://www.thegarethjones.com PUA instructor Gareth Jones over at the ABC’s of Attraction became known on the scene when voted Best New Pick Up Artist of 2010 and has taken his skills of instruction and his skills of the pick-up all over the world from London to Sydney and has covered ground in many of the United States. His coaching and instruction has polished the game of men all over the…

    Discovery (Shaun Michael)

    Real Name: Shaun Michael Affiliation: Previously Venusian Arts. As of 2014, Discovery started “3 Second Rule” with Mystery and Beckstar. Discovery AKA Shaun is a master pick-up artist that takes the art of the pickup to an all new level. For him, it’s not about working the skills of pick up into your life, it’s about creating the lifestyle that ensures the art of the pick up just naturally happens, any time, day or night, any place….


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