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Category Archives for Social Skills

Mark Manson Interview with David Tian at Aura Dating Academy – “Inside the Players’ Lounge”

The latest interview in the “Inside the Players’ Lounge” series is with my good friend, Mark Manson, who has written some of the very BEST analyses of relationships and mating psychology. Many of his articles have gone seriously viral… and for very good reason. Just some of the things you’ll learn in this video include: […]

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Singapore Dating Academy AURA’s Full-Page Feature Article in Singapore’s Highest Circulation Newspaper, The Straits Times

There was also a front-page blurb near the top of the cover saying, “DATING ACADEMIES: If love is a battlefield, here’s how some men train up.” I’ve just received a cease and desist letter from Singapore Press Holdings dictating that I cannot show the scans of the newspaper article. Talk about beating up on the […]

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Singapore “Dating Coaches” and Aura Dating Academy: An Experience

* The following is a true story, which took place in Singapore * A couple years ago, Michael Tan, a 27-year old Singaporean engineer realized he needed help with women. He had had girlfriends before two of them one during his JC years and another during his uni days. Neither of those girls were what […]

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Inside the Players’ Lounge, Episode 1, Part 2: Dr. David Tian Interviews Starlight from Love Systems

Inside the Players Lounge is a series of interviews of top dating coaches and social artists who are Asian, are based in Asia, or have a deep interest in Asia and Asian women. You can find Part 1 of the Inside the Players’ Lounge interview with Starlight here. In Part 2 of the interview, some […]

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Interviews with Hot Girls: Nick Sparks Demonstrates Talkative Sexual Vibe

Been swamped with meeting, coaching, lecturing, video editing, writing, tons of overseas travel almost every weekend for the past couple months, and most recently a kick-ass bootcamp this past weekend that saw clients flying in from LA and around Southeast Asia just for the weekend. And what a weekend it was! I’ve got lots of […]

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How to be Funny and Sexy at the Same Time: Nick Sparks Demonstrates with Rachel

Another installment from “Interviews with Cute Girls” from The Social Man’s Nick Sparks and Christian Hudson. As usual, Nick just met this woman. Nick is a great example of fun, talkative, but sexual vibe. You can catch Rachel in various roles on TV and musical theater. She’s fun with a quick wit. Watch, learn, and […]

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How to Talk to Girls and Turn Them on: Nick Sparks Demonstrates Talkative, Sexual Vibe

A while back, the man running The Social Man, Christian Hudson, had a great idea. From what he told me, he put out a Craigslist ad for girls who were willing to be interviewed for a dating site about their views on dating and men. Here is one of the results. On the day of […]

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How to Speak Better and Get the Girl

My latest article on Amped Asia. You can see it on their site here. I reference some videos and have added a couple of the clips below for your convenience. If the words in the jpgs below are too small, you can right-click the image and enlarge it separately. How to Improve Your Verbal Skills […]

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How to Use Humour to Attract Women

This is my latest article on Amped Asia. You can check out my article on “How to Use Humor to Attract Women” here. I’ve reproduced it below for your convenience. If the jpegs are too small, click on them, and that will enlarge them for you in a new browser. As always, comments are welcome! […]

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Jumpstart Your Dating Life

From now on, any articles geared more to the Singapore context will be posted on the Aura blog with a notice on asianrake.com, just like this one ๐Ÿ™‚ Check this article out here: Singapore Dating Academy’s Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Jumpstart Your Dating Life. Happy new year!!!

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How to Practice Approaching Even in Close Knit Social Circles

Just published another Amped Asia article. Lance and his team are doing some valuable work over there for the cause of Asian minorities, especially Asian guys, so I’m more than happy to help out. My latest article deals with what you can do to practice your skills in approaching and attracting women, even when you’re […]

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FREE Seats for Social Arts Mastery Program in Singapore

Master Your Dating and Social Life Using a System Proven to Work, Whether You’re in Singapore or Overseas, Guaranteed! Dear Friend, Have you ever seen your ideal woman walk by in the caf or shopping mall, but you had no idea how to even approach her, so you watched her disappear from your life forever? […]

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“Singles in Singapore”: Live TV Appearance on Dating in Singapore

I was invited as the “dating expert” by Channel NewsAsia (the premier news channel in the region) and their online presence, BlogTV, to be on a panel on live TV. The topic was the Singapore government’s recent call for proposals to increase dating among Singapore singles, which is part of their broader dating campaign and […]

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Top 5 Tips for Singaporean Men Who Want to Attract Beautiful Women

The premier news channel in Singapore, Channel News Asia, asked me to put together a list of the top five tips for Singaporean men who want to attract beautiful Singaporean women. You can find my article here! Unfortunately, it seems the formatting was all lost in the conversion, so all the bold text is gone, […]

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Is it Easier or Tougher for Foreign Guys in Asia?

This is going to be a fun and possibly controversial post. Ask the Rake Mailbag time! I’ve gotten many emails that ask me whether the rumors are really true about how easy Asian girls in Asia are. Here’s one from Max. “…My friend went to China and said it was SOOO easy approaching there in […]

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The Secret to Handling Shit-tests from Hot Girls

I just got back to Canada after a few days in the US. It’s been great visiting with old friends and just plain catching up with ’em, but I had too much fun and didn’t get nearly as much done as I had planned. This week’s going to be a killer, so I apologize in […]

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On the Superiority of Internally-Driven Game

It’s great to be back in North America. I’d thought I’d have to brave bitter cold winds here in the northeast, but we’re going through a warm spell, which would be perfect if it weren’t for the accompanying rain. Still, it’s warmer here now than in Beijing, so I can’t complain ๐Ÿ™‚ But damn, do […]

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