All online classes are for out of town students ONLY

In 2018, 15+ of our students qualified for USA(J)MO including USAMO and USAJMO winners. 6 of our students qualified for MOP.

2018 Fall Online Classes

Classes CM401, CM501, CM503, CM601 will be livestreamed from the face-to-face classes. Estimated weekly commitment is about 3-5 hours (watching videos, online sessions, homework etc.)

If a student misses an online class, the recorded video will be available for 4 weeks.

CM301 – Contest Math Level 3 (Beginner)

  • Instructor: Unal
  • Date/Time: Tuesday 6:30 – 8pm CT, 9/18 to 12/11 (No class on 11/20)
  • TA Session (optional): Homework and quiz problems will be covered
  • TA: Aigul
  • Dates/time: Sunday 2 – 2:45pm CT, 9/23 to 12/16 (No class on 11/17, 11/25)
  • Grades: G6-8 (or advanced 5th grade students)
  • Fee: $549

CM401: Contest Math Level 4 (Intermediate)
Livestreaming from the face-to-face class (Zoom)

  • Instructor: Mrs. Nal
  • Date/Time: Tuesday 5 – 7pm CT, 9/11 to 12/4 (No class on 11/20)
  • TA Session (optional): Homework and quiz problems will be covered
  • TA: Aigul
  • Dates/time: Sunday 3 – 4pm CT, 9/16 to 12/9 (No class on 11/17, 11/25)
  • Prerequisite: Completion of CM301 or Instructor Approval
  • Fee: $679

CM501: Contest Math Level 5 (Intermediate – Advanced)
Livestreaming from the face-to-face class (Zoom)

  • Instructor: Mrs. Nal / Dr. Nal
  • Monday 5 – 7pm CT
  • Dates: 9/10 to 12/3 (No class on 11/19)
  • Prerequisite: Completion of CM401 or Instructor Approval
  • Fee: $729

CM503: AMC10/AMC12 and AIME (for G9-12)
Livestreaming from the face-to-face class (Zoom)

  • Instructor: Dr. Nal / Mrs. Nal
  • Sunday 4:00 – 6:00pm CT
  • Dates: 9/9 to 12/9 (No class on 11/18, 11/25)
  • Grades: G9-12
  • Fee: $729

CM601: AIME Advanced and USA(J)MO
Livestreaming from the face-to-face class (Zoom)

  • Instructor: Dr. Nal
  • Tuesday 5:00 – 7:00pm CT
  • Dates: 9/11 to 12/4 (No class on 11/20)
  • Prerequisite: Instructor Approval ONLY
  • Fee: $849

CM700 – Introduction to Olympiad Math (Online ONLY – Zoom)

  • Instructor: Dr. Nal
  • Sunday 7:00 – 9:00pm CT
  • Dates: 9/16 to 12/16 (No class on 11/18, 11/25)
  • Grades: Instructor approval
  • Fee: $899

Momentum Learning Online Courses are Online Instructor Led teaching classes (via ZOOM) combined with weekly homework and other online assignments.

We will use Zoom video and Canvas LMS to work with students. Apps for Canvas and Zoom are available on IOS and Android. When students log into Canvas LMS, they will be able to see videos, handouts and assigned homework on their dashboard. When a quiz or homework is completed, students will get immediate feedback. (For medium to challenging problems solutions will be provided.)

Dr. Nal

Dr. Nal has a deep passion for teaching math and its applications. He has special interest in utilizing games and experiments to explain fundamental ideas and concepts in math, economics and finance.

He’s also been helping high school students prepare for Math Olympiads over the years. Some of his students went on to become MOSP attendees, JMO Honorable Mentions, and JMO winners recently. He was a mathematics major as an undergraduate in Turkey.

Dr. Nal also creates his own videos with solutions to USAMO and other math problems in his YouTube channel ( The Channel is growing every day with over a hundred videos that can be used as a resource for those starting their journey to Olympiad problem solving.

Mrs. Nal

Mrs. Nal is a nationally well known mathematics teacher focused on contest math. As a math coach, Mrs. Nal taught State and National MATHCOUNTS participants, USA(J)MO qualifiers, MOSP attendees, USAJMO winners/honorable mentions.

She was the coach of the TX MATHCOUNTS Team that placed 1st at Nationals in three consecutive years, 2016-2018, 3rd in 2011 and 7th in 2015. In 2018, 2 of her students were MATHCOUNTS National written test top 2 and count down top 2. In 2017, 3 of her students made MATHCOUNTS Nationals Count Down (top 12 students in the country among over 200,000 participants) including the MATHCOUNTS NATIONALS champion and the runner-up. In 2016, all her 4 students made top 12 in the country.

She is currently coaching the Quail Valley GT Academy team who won 2015-2018 Texas State MATHCOUNTS. She is a two time recipient of the MAA’s Edyth May Sliffe Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Raytheon MathMovesU Heroes Award.

Pelin Unal

Pelin Unal is a graduate student of Mathematics at University of Houston Main Campus. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Middle East Technical University, one of the top universities in Turkey.

Mrs. Unal has extensive math coaching experience with advanced middle and high school students. She spent two years in Houston Public Schools primarily teaching honors math courses in 6th through 8th grades in addition to teaching contest math classes. Mrs. Unal also had experiences with SAT practices for high school students.

In the last 3 years, Mrs. Unal has been teaching contest math classes at Momentum Learning.

In her spare time, Mrs. Unal plays a stringed musical instrument called “baglama.” She also has interest in drawing and painting.

Sample Videos

CM301 (Mrs. Unal) – Video 1

CM301 (Mrs. Unal) – Video 2

CM401 (Mrs. Nal) – Video

CM701 (Dr. Nal) – Video

What to do

  • Register online
  • Receive invoice in 2 business days via email
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  • Pay with a check – payable to “Momentum learning Academy”, mail to 16126 Southwest Fwy, Suite 230, Sugar Land, TX 77479
  • Pay online with a credit card to our Paypal account ( – 3% processing fee will be added
  • Receive detailed online class information via email after payment is completed.
  • Refund Policy for Online Classes: No refunds after the 3rd class. Students are allowed to drop before third class (1st and 2nd classes will be charged).