I'm a very upbeat, can-do kind of coach. I like to work with people in all aspects of the game. From physical to mental, I'm here to help. We can work on drills to create a more consistent stroke or dive right into the high pressure situations where you are at your most tested. I'm happy to work with players just starting all the way up to 4.0 USTA skill level players.
I've been playing tennis for 18 years. I love the sport so much. I appreciate all of the different nuances for each stroke as well as the mental aspects involved for having a well-rounded game.
Being able to spend time with another person and help them with their game is a wonderful feeling. Even with all the growing pains of making shifts and changes, it's all incredibly rewarding to see someone increase their skill level.
I played a lot doubles with Darren. He's a remarkable player with a lot of Wisdom. His analytical mind allows him excellent coaching skills. I'd highly recommend his services.
First it's important to assess their overall ability. We will always begin a lesson with some easy warm up exercises. Based on a students comfort and progress, we can progress to more advanced exercises.