Teacher Tom

Teacher Tom

5.0(3 reviews)
Offers online services
Offers online services


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.


Hired 3 times
1 employee
21 years in business
Serves Toledo , OH
Offers online services

Payment methods

Cash, Paypal

Social media


Student's age

5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old

Disciplines interested in

I can make a recommendation, Mixed Martial Arts, Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Taekwondo, Aikido

Experience level

No experience, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


For self defense, Building strength and confidence, Developing discipline, Improving physical health

Class type

Private training, Group classes

Number of students

1 person, 2 people, 3 - 4 people, 5 or more people

Photos and videos

  • Reviews

    0 reviews


    gretchen M.

    Teacher Tom was great!! I have a Freshman and a Junior and he worked with them both, accommodating to their level! Thank you so much Tom!! I will definitely be using him as much as I can in the future!!!
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    April 18, 2024
    Hired on Lessons


    carrie L.

    We did one introductory lesson. He related well with my daughter and had good activities for her to try out. He broke down the steps and explained what she needed to do.
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    February 14, 2024
    Hired on Lessons


    tammy K.

    Tom was great and very patient with my daughter. He explained the game of volleyball very well to her. I’ll definitely hire Tom again.
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    July 17, 2023

    Frequently asked questions

    Email me to set-up a trial lesson!

    Acting/Screenwriting: Over 70 professional credits on imdb.com. 14 years in Hollywood, CA as an independent filmmaker (writer/director/producer/camera man/editor/casting director).

    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: Over 30 years of training, Tae Kwon Do Junior Olympics, instructor in Tae Kwon Do and the non-destructive art of Aikido. Women's self defense instructor since 2014.

    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 350,000 subscribers and millions of views worldwide.

    Volleyball: 4 year varsity and tournament player. Assistant varsity coach (1 year).

    Email me to discuss what is right for you!

    I became a professional tutor in 2003 and classroom teacher in 2004.
    I have worked with people from all over the world, all ages.
    The publication of my new book.
    Consider a short demo lesson for a nominal fee to see if it's a good fit!
    Location, drive time, and if there are remote options. Also consider small groups to potentially lower the cost for each student.

    Services offered

    Mixed Martial Arts
    Film Production