Get experience playing the poker tournaments for 1 dollar and up. The pots do not get large for winning but it does give the poker player a chance to really learn some skills without huge risks. Playing free poker does not give you a true feel for the game as players are betting risky in free play versions. So for low risk learning the poker tournaments is the best way. You can also try you luck at the low limit poker rooms with buy in’s of 4 and up.