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Patrick W.

Arlington, VA
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Julian T.

Marietta, GA
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John R.

Astoria, NY
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Patrick W.

Arlington, VA

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

About Patrick

I have been learning and teaching music for twenty-five years and have enjoyed every minute of it. I am always listening to and learning something new and different. I listen to all genres of music and I become a better musician everyday because of this. Listen! Listen! Listen! Play! Play! Play. I have come to find that "jazz definitely helps with my "rock chops!" I listen to these Musicians "just to name a few" and they all influence my style. I do add to my list often. Wes Montgomery, Michel Legrand, Sting, Marron 5, Chopin Jimmy Hendrix, Mozart, Beethoven, Michael Jackson, Mike Stern, Thelonious Monk, Burt Bachrach, Elton John Scotty Anderson, Billy Joel, Norman Brown Mark Whitfield John McLaughlin George Benson John Lee Hooker Neal Schon Stevie Ray Vaughn Al di ...

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Hunter S. October 30, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Patrick has a good style and he has experience with public school teaching so he knows how to build a good curriculum and improve your skills.
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Julian T.

Marietta, GA

Excellent in basketball.

About Julian

Previous experience with Mathnasium, Tutorial website, online teaching. Tutored friends and family. Member of high school math team. Graduate of Georgia Tech 800 on SAT Math 750 on SAT Verbal 680 on SAT Writing 5 on AP Calculus BC, AP Physics, AP Spanish, and AP US History 4 on AP English Language

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Kathy Y. June 23, 2014
ACT Math · In home
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Great teacher! Able to relate to teens!
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John R.

Astoria, NY

I have played competitive basketball since childhood and I am particularly skilled in ball control as well as shooting.

About John

My name is John R. and I'm an experienced teacher/tutor. In addition to my eight years working as a teacher at a private school here in NY, I have tutored many students in subjects ranging from math, science, social studies, reading, and writing, to arts (piano, guitar) and even athletics (I've played both basketball & soccer at a high level). I'm very familiar with common- core curriculum, but I also try to gear my teaching towards an individual's particular skills and education history. Also, while in graduate school I tutored several undergraduate students in philosophy and psychology. Finally, I spend a lot of time working with autistic individuals and its something that is very close to my heart. I adhere to the principles of ABA and am fully capable of working with any ...

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TIN T. December 21, 2014
Basketball · In studio
Verified Student
Good.
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John R. October 29, 2014
Soccer · In studio
When my son started soccer at age five, he really struggled and didn't enjoy the game the way I'd hoped. Within a few months of working with Jack (John) though, hes become one of the better players on the team and even made the local travel team. Best of all, though, he really seems to enjoy playing now and seems confident out on the field!
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John R. October 29, 2014
Basketball · In studio
John truly understands the game and was able to teach all the basic skills to my son. Unfortunately, due to a recent move I was unable to continue with the lessons. I think he is a very good teacher though.

Jennifer B.

Beaverton, OR
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Darek H.

San Francisco, CA
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Gilbert, AZ
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Jennifer B.

Beaverton, OR

I've been playing basketball for over 30 years. It is so gratifying to learn the basics that allow you to progress on your own!

About Jennifer

Hey there ~ I am a teacher at heart, regardless of the subject area we are dealing with. As you might guess by the areas I have listed for tutoring, I was a math major in undergrad, with an education minor. My masters and doctoral studies are in religious and biblical studies. In addition to teaching and tutoring high school math courses, I have taught reading to people aged 4-65, and biblical languages to people who get hives at the thought of learning a language. As a college professor in the humanities, I can help you prep for the GREs or help you hone your essay writing or studying skills. Swimming comes naturally to me, so I have thoroughly enjoyed helping others learn to swim in the past. The same goes for basketball. I opted out of playing in college, but still enjoy ...

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Catherine B. March 3, 2015
Study Skills · In home
Verified Student
Jennifer is an AMAZING teacher....I truly feel she has been a great influence on both of my boys. She engages them about themselves first and then jumps in having gotten to know them a little bit. This not only helped my shyer son feel more comfortable but he really likes her and enjoys when she comes. My older son needs more help and pushing and she is just the teacher to orchestrate this. As a 16 year old, he does not really want to listen to Mom and Dad but Jennifer has been able to give him a 3rd person's perspective and inspiration. She is enforcing study habits that will not only help in math and with test anxiety but enforce how he can better prepare for the SATs. I wish Jennifer had been available for us several years ago before we lived in OR. She takes charge and controls the learning situation while at the same time being fun and engaging for my teenage boys. I am so glad we found her!!!
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Darek H.

San Francisco, CA

I have been coaching for four years. I am 22 years old and am planning to go play basketball professionally overseas this fall of 2015. I have taught kids of all ages from 5 to 20 years of age. I am very involved when I teach, and everything I teach I have either done or am currently doing. Base on your skill level I will create a workout for your individual success to make sure that you are getting better on and off the court

About Darek

Hello my name is Darek H. and I have been coaching kids in every sport since I was 17. I am 22 years old now I played in high school and was all conference my junior year. I am planning to go and play professionally overseas this upcoming fall of 2015. I have taught kids of all ages from 5 year olds to 20 year olds. I have endless amounts of drills and am very engaged when I train. I love to teach the game and I am always working on my game as well. Shooting and ball handling are the points I try to teach the most but I can teach everything from things you need to do on court to how you should be taking care of yourself off the court. Everything I teach I have done or I am currently doing now. Depending on how advanced your child is I will create a regiment for his or her needs for them ...

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Oliver V. May 6, 2015
Basketball · In studio
Verified Student
Darek is a great coach! He's really nice, my son enjoys working with him.
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Raymond V. March 22, 2015
Basketball · Online
Verified Student
My son is very happy today and will contiune to play with Derek.
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Cash E.

Gilbert, AZ

First off, I will not be able to teach you how to dunk. Otherwise, if you're looking for drills, skills, and becoming a better ball handler, then I am the guy for you.

I've been playing Point Guard since I was 6 years old, so that makes 14 years of experience under my belt.

About Cash

I am a very motivated Entrepreneur who is in pursuit of launching my own Comic Company. Along the way, I plan to not only help myself, but others around me so we can all benefit from life, and live happier. I play music, I've acted, I've been on Varsity sports in High School (and even been offered to play at the College-Level for Volleyball), can solve the rubic's cube, and so much more. I've also worked with Special-needs individuals; as well as, worked with the Elderly as a caregiver - so I have plenty of patience and will be able to help you. I won't only be a mentor/teacher, but a great friend to you as well. I am recently married to a beautiful women, who brought me to the wonderful area of Gilbert, and now I am doing all I can to help you.

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todd F. May 23, 2015
Basketball · In studio
Mr. Cash taught me how to play the great sport of basketball! He made my shot clean and smooth using B.E.E.F. He also helped condition me for basketball so I could have a solid defense. Lots of patience and a great attitude!!
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Rachelle P. May 21, 2015
Volleyball · In home
Cash is a great teacher! Not only does he understand what he is teaching, but he understands how to connect with people in order to help teach it to their needs and make it enjoyable. He has true passion for what he does, which makes it fun to work with him! You would all truly benefit from a teacher like him!
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Randy H. May 11, 2015
Volleyball · In home
Best volleyball coach ever.

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