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Basketball Lesson Reviews from Students

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Popular Basketball Teachers

Patrick W.

Arlington, VA
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Ray H.

Milwaukee, WI
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Mary D.

San Pedro, CA
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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 guitarist "just to name a few" and they all influence my style. I do add to my list often. Wes Montgomery Jimmy Hendrix Mike Stern Scotty Anderson Norman Brown Mark Whitfield John McLaughlin George Benson John Lee Hooker Neal Schon Stevie Ray Vaughn Al di Meola Stanley Jordan Steve Lukather Don Felder Andreas Segovia Slash Pavlo Carlos Santana Eddie Van Halen Eric Clapton


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.
Ray H. Milwaukee, WI

Defense, Offense, Team Basketball, and the Fundamentals of basketball.

About RAY

I am an experienced Life Coach seeking the opportunity to utilize my knowledge and skills and help my clients gain a better perspective of life. *** Lesson Details *** I ask question so they can come up with answers themselves. I prepare a questionnaire and ask the clients to fill them out to be able to evaluate the clients mental state and the situation they are facing. I addresses specific personal problems an a clients life. Then I come up with a course of action to take. *** Specialties *** Working with African American Males.


RAY H. July 7, 2014
Bible Studies · Online
I love Ray's bible studies they are so lively and touching. He make it so hot to your soul. He gets you so into it. He makes it real to you.
RAY H. July 7, 2014
Life Coaching · Online
Ray is great at encouraging you to be all you can be. He will make you feel like you can do anything. He will get you moving!
RAY H. June 8, 2014
Basketball · Online
Ray is a really great basketball teacher. He's an excellent free throw instructor. He stresses team work like no other. Its all about the team. You want to win be come a team. Get in shape in stay in shape. Take care of your body and your body will take of you.
Mary D. San Pedro, CA

Learning on what YOU need to learn. Your weaknesses are improved and strengths outlined and advanced. To do classes in my home- I have a cat and dog- so be alerted to allergies. Must be able to walk up stairs.

About Mary

I have been teaching since I was 15 years old! Started with peer to peer tutoring to summer lifeguard and swim lessons for all ages in pool and the ocean! Today, after years of singing back up and performing as a keyboardist or drummer for STOMP, Celtic Celebration, Olivia Newton John, Lou Reed, Rod Stewart and musical theater tour productions of GREASE, No No Nannette, XANADU; I continue teaching to keep me sharing my joy of music and learning!


Lauran O. April 19, 2014
Great teacher of all things!

I'm taking piano/voice privately from Mary. I wanted to learn opera and then she showed me how important music theory is to work on your voice. I'm in my mid 40s and thought I never could learn all this complicated stuff- but Mary makes it so fun and easy and motivates me. I and my friend took ballroom dancing from her too. She has great prices and spends alot of overtime . Very generous and experienced!
Kevin G. April 19, 2014
AP Exam Prep
Patience and Fun

My 15 yr old son has taken Algebra and now AP exam prep tutoring from Mary. Trey has some learning disabilities and Mary does so great with teaching him the math formulas and how they can be used in every day life so then he memorizes them alot better.

John R.

Astoria, NY
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Matthew M.

San Diego, CA
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Jennifer B.

Beaverton, OR
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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 ...


TIN T. December 21, 2014
Basketball · In studio
Verified Student
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!
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.
Matthew M. San Diego, CA

I have excelled in basketball and will help you do so as well. I adapt your learning needs and objectives to each of our sessions. Making practice as easy and fun as possible is my goal for you. I apply fundamental techniques in defense and offense that will make you a better player on the court.

About Matthew

I am a lifelong student myself so I can relate best teaching methods for effective learning. I have a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Small Business/Entrepreneurship from East Carolina University and a Masters of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. I have been a substitute teacher for elementary schools and am comfortable teaching all ages above as well.


Trey H. December 12, 2014
Business · Online
I've relied on Matt as an outside-consultant for numerous projects over the past decade - everything from business plans from scratch to my most recent project, a bi-coastal film festival tour. Matt's past experiences as an individual entrepreneur, event planner, and as a creative individual have made his insights consistently invaluable to me. What I appreciate most about Matt is his ability to listen and ask me questions that push my own thinking and creative process in new, unexpected directions. He is pragmatic, honest, and inspiring - everything I need in a consultant. I cannot recommend Matt highly enough, and I know I will be using his services for years to come.
judy C. November 14, 2014
Public Speaking · Online
I found Matt to be very open and willing to listen to my concerns with public speaking. He was very helpful.
Lauren S. November 12, 2014
Public Speaking · In studio
Matt is a great teacher! He is down to earth and easy to work with. I would recommend him for any subject =]
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 ...


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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