Hoopers’

Hoopers’

5.0 (3)
6 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee

About this pro

I am a D1 basketball player who has a lot of experience inividually working out and coaching variety of athletes. As a player from Europe I bring an interesting perspective on the elements of the game and can offer useful tips to improve the athlete's game. 

I enjoy meeting variety of athletes that all want to improve their skills and gain experience. It is my passion to pass on the knowledge and experience that I have about this game that I love. Also, it is a great way of making good connections! 

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Credentials

Alexandria, VA 22306
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3 Reviews

5.0

  • Tiphanie Purkat

    Excellent!!! Rainer is awesome and took time to focus on proper form and dribbling basics.

  • Jalen Branch

    Great workout. Effective drills.

  • Saya Melo

    I had a great experience training with Rainers. He is very enthusiastic about working out and demonstrated excellent coaching skills. He’s really good with ball handling and improving shooting accuracy.



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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I get to know them by talking to them and letting them explain what they want to work on and improve. I test their skill level by asking them to perform particular basketball drills. Then we can work on whatever athletes wants to improve and i provide particular exercises for that.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have been playing basketball since age of 6 ad currently I am an D1 student-athlete. I am from Europe where I played one season with professional teams and in European Championships.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Price is around 50$ an hour. But I am flexible. 


How did you get started teaching?

I was working out some younger athletes from youth cloubs that I knew. Then after I got more experience I started working out with whoever wanted to improve their skills.


What types of students have you worked with?

Kids all ages.

Professionals

People who play basketball for fun and just want to get better


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

To see one of my students from Europe make a youth national team. It was really emotional. 


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Get to know them and their background. It is important to know in what kind of basketball emvironment the teacher has been. 


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What are their strong and weak sides. It is really effective to work on whatever you need to improve the most but cannot forget about your strenghts too. 


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