I like to improve a students game while having fun and improving fitness. You will enjoy the the process because learning new things stimulates the brain and builds self esteem. So you will get fit improve your footwork and technique.
I love to see a student improve and gain confidence. I love to work with those who enjoy the process.
Great tennis coach and instructor! Highly recommend for anyone looking for lessons.
Great Tennis coach! Very personal! During the first lesson, he took the time to assess all of the different strokes (forehand, backhand, volleys, overheads, and serves) with a focus on getting me to proper technique and control over each hit. I would not hesitate to recommend him and will definitely be scheduling weekly lessons
Excellent Instructor. Very productive lesson! - I’m a semi-begging player that was looking for a knowledgeable instructor to help me not only improve my tennis skills, but to help me learn the proper way of playing tennis. Demetrius superseded that at our very first training session because during and afterwards, I can honestly say he helped me improve my game technically, strategically, and mentally. His knowledge of tennis was evident and I could tell right from the start that he’s not giving lessons for the money but that he truly loves the game and loves seeing his students improve and achieve their tennis goals. He’s a great motivator with an awesome personality. I look forward to many more positive and effective tennis lessons!
I like to ask the student what would they like to improve on. What are their strengths and weaknesses. What is your goal and how much work are you willing to put in.
I do have a bachelors degree in business, but my tennis resume is strong as well. I volunteered coached at USC under the legendary coach Dick Leach for over 10 years. I have coached at various levels,professionally,college and junior tennis. I have over 30 years of knowledge and tennis experience.
I am not trying to get rich teaching tennis. I love to teach and watch a student improve. I charge $45 an hour for a private lesson. Group lessons with 2 to 4 $35 an hour.
I played tennis as a teenager and I am self taught. I played in high school on a good tennis team where I shared the #1 position with a close friend. I also played junior college tennis at Pierce college where I played at the #3 and 4 position. I thank my older brother for getting me started.
I have worked with children, juniors,adults, college players and professionals.
A good friend of mind plays team tennis and wanted to improve his forehand. He is 47 years of age. He wanted more topspin so we drilled his forehead and put the stroke under pressure to see if it would hold up and we saw a major improvement. Those are the things that make me happy!
Look for someone who you are comfortable talking with and someone you can share your ideas with. Ask the teacher questions and don't be afraid to question them about things. Make sure they have experience and are willing to support your goals. Remember this is all about improving and enjoying the process.
A student needs to know what their goals are and be realistic about how much they are willing to work for it. There are junior tournament goals, high school goals, college and the weekend player who just wants to get out there and enjoy a friendly game.
The key key is to have fun and enjoy yourself.