Excellent teaching and coaching from high-end private tutoring to large classes and workshops. Teacher Tom is a credentialed teacher with over twenty years of teaching and coaching experience. Whether it's teaching English to beginners or college students, cultivating writers and filmmakers, or teaching martial arts for self-improvement or serious self defense, Teacher Tom will inspire students to new heights.
Creator of World-Famous Educational Youtube Channel
Award-Winning Independent Filmmaker
18 Years Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL)
25 Years Teaching Martial Arts and Self Defense
Aikido, Tae Kown Do, Karate, Self Defense, Martial Arts.
I am a born teacher and I love bringing out the bold in people.
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Acting/Screenwriting/Producing/Filmmaking: Over 70 professional credits on imdb.com. 15 years in Hollywood, CA as an independent filmmaker (writer/director/producer/camera man/editor/casting driector/actor), professional teacher, video producer and video editor.
English/ESL/Reading/Writing: Credentialed school teacher (California and Ohio) and private tutor since 2003. Graduate courses in education from the University of San Diego.
Martial Arts: Began training in 1986. Black belt and instructor ranks in Tae Kwon Do (both traditional and Olympic styles) and Aikido (the protective martial art). Self defense (including women's self defense) and martial arts instructor sine 1996.
Fine Art: Degree in Fine Art, with a focus on digital art.
Viral Video Creation & Social Media: Creator of world-famous educational series on youtube with over 100,000 subscribers and millions of views worldwide.
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