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Tony D's Enterprises
4.5
from 52 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Megan B.
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I have been getting tennis lessons from Tony. He is very personable and experienced. He uses different skills for different levels to accomplish the goal. I will continue to work with him to improve my tennis skills.

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R.A.M. Instruction
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
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Diana R.
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Working with Robert has been a wonderful experience. He challenges you, but still moves at a pace that allows you to grasp each new technique. Every lesson is customized and different, and he is very flexible with his schedule. Our tennis lessons are one of the highlights of my week! Thanks Robert!

Tennis Pro
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Aline F.
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Steve is incredibly patient and is able to convey complicated tennis skills to beginners seamlessly. He also makes learning fun--I highly recommend him!

Action Reality Martial Arts
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jon S.
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I met TJ as he was growing his New Jersey based training program. Prior to this, I had practiced Aikido (Kokikai) for several years and Kung Fu (North Dragon - Lung Jop Pai) for a couple of years. I had also been a fan of Bruce Lee since the 1970's, and the opportunity to talk to somebody about Jeet Kune Do instantly caught my attention. So many martial arts instructors are, to put it politely, hacks. The average store front "martial arts" studio seems to specialize in mediocre training geared primarily towards kids who will only be there a couple of years, and those who expect to be guaranteed a black belt in exchange for 3 years of lessons and a few thousand dollars;we refer to these as "McMartial Arts" studios. I had seen way too many of these, with "sensei's" claiming to be Grand Masters from distant exotic lands, so I have a tendency to view any self-proclaimed martial arts instructor with "open minded skepticism". While I've never been good enough to indulge in "dojo storming", I will politely wait to be impressed before assuming an instructor is good. TJ Miller blew that skepticism out of the water quickly -- and consistently. He's the real deal, in a very big way. Working out with TJ, I finally learned what Jeet Kune Do is really all about. You can start to glean it from Bruce Lee's writings if you're patient and persistent. But to really "get it", you have to "do it" with someone who's already there. My initial training with TJ was in small adult groups of 3 to 5 initially. His approach was excellent. We focused on basics to start, beginning simply with learning how to fall. As Alfred says to Bruce Wayne in Batman, "Why do we fall, sir? So we can learn to get up." We learned basic punches and kicks, as most people have no clue that a good punch is 80% body and 20% arm. We started stationary with heavy bags until we could actually fall, punch and kick effectively, though still very much beginners. Then we starting moving around, working with TJ and also pairing up with others, alternately holding practice mitts and pads for each other. Trying to throw a punch or kick at a moving target is a somewhat shocking revelation if you've never done it before, and a bit embarrassing when you first try. Now that we were moving, TJ started to really emphasize this, the various ranges that Jeet Kune Do focuses on - weapons, kicking, punching, close-in (knees, elbows, head), grappling and the idea of controlling distance, and controlling the encounter. This evolved into developing an understanding of keeping a distance until you're ready to engage, and knowing when to close and escalate. We worked with a single "attacker", and then with two and three attacker, learning once again how to control our position relative to them so we could selectively encounter one at a time, and use them against each other. As quickly as we digested his lessons, he started including more styles that are traditonally taught with JKD, such as Wing Chun, Kali/Escrima, Silat, Muai Thai, Savate, Dumog and Jujitsu. We spent quite a bit of time on trapping, and blending and transitioning from technique to technique, across styles. The emphasis was always on establishing our "tools" to the point where we could apply whatever was most effective in any given situation - much more important than rote forms. Of course, the ideal would be to practice enough so that the reaction and application of techniques would be instant, requiring no thought and conscious selection -- but that takes years to develop. At one point, I was training twice a week with TJ in the dojo, and had the luxury and privilege of having him come to my home once a week for private training. During these sessions, we focused primarily on the heavy bag - my form, speed, endurance, combinations - with TJ emphasizing the need for repetition and consistent effort. When the weather permitted, we'd work out on my driveway or in the backyard with the Kali sticks -- one of my favorite parts of practice. TJ's skills are, in a word, superb, both as a practitioner and a trainer. I've been incredibly impressed with his mastery of each of the styles from which he demonstrated and trained us in technique, and even more so in his ability to truly keep them as part of his "toolkit" from which to draw, instantly and seamlessly, as needed in a combat situation. I practiced with TJ for several years, as did my teenage son and daughter, and only stopped when he relocated out of state. I would start up again in a heartbeat if logistics permitted. Beyond being a world class Jeet Kune Do trainer, in both group and private settings, TJ is a philosopher perhaps in the tradition of the best practitioners like Bruce Lee and Morihei Ueshiba, something you learn gradually over years of practice with him. All in all, TJ is a unique and superb martial arts practitioner and trainer, and it's a rare privilege to learn from, practice with - and be able to call someone this special your friend.

Drop Shot Tennis
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nina A.
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Drop Shot Tennis really helped my daughter get ahead in her tennis skills and experience. Not only is this just a sport but it is a good escape for kids to really let out their frustrations out and get outdoors! Drop Shot Tennis is a very serious instructor so if you are not serious about learning and working hard you should find another teacher because he is the best instructor we have ever been with and anyone will be more than lucky to have him! Excellent experience with him! -Sally's Parents

Edmond
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
John L.
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Edmond is a friendly coach who wants to help his students succeed. He has a lot of knowledge and expertise on how to take your game to the next level. I would highly recommend him to tennis players of all levels.

Dave Pastor
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Ilene M.
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Dave is an amazing teacher! He is creative in his teaching methods and extremely patient. I had previously taken tennis lessons for two years once a week. In one summer with Dave's instruction, I learned more than in the two years with the other tennis pro. Working with Dave was a very positive experience and I highly recommend him.

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Tennis Lessons with former PHS varsity player and accredited tutor Kenny Xu for a low flat-rate, no matter what your abilities are!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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Winward Equestrian provides quality riding instruction on its well-trained horses or you can provide your own. We have a beautiful facility in Colts Neck and will travel throughout Ocean and Monmouth County. We have fully insured and certified instructors.

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I do personal training, nutrition consulting and yoga lessons. I will help you to lose weight and get back to shape.

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I'm the head instructor at Kings Point indoor tennis and Roslyn estates tennis. My staff and I offer an array of lessons, tournaments and cardio tennis. We also provide the most affordable prices on private and group lessons ($80 for single and $65 for 10 packages).

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Dancing is an art. I give different opportunities to my students to learn new and exciting routines. My teaching is one of a kind; I'll have you dancing like a pro in no time!

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I offer private and group golf lessons for all ages, primarily focusing on beginners but does work with more advanced players.

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I will do private coaching and lessons and ballet based fitness classes for adults and children. I will help you deepen your love of ballet and also get fit!

  • 17 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I make the Golf swing simple !

  • 6 years in business
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I teach the basics of tennis, including basic forms, tennis etiquette, forehand, backhand, serve, drill, and everything. We can have fun together.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Lesson objective: Structure the lessons to fit your objectives, with focus on such things as stroke production, strategy, the mental game of tennis, match play (with feedback), or any combination thereof -- you decide. My name is Adam McGregor, and I have been teaching tennis for about 20 years, helping students with proper techniques in serving, return of serve, volleys, forehands, and backhands. I am available for lessons in Somerset, New Brunswick, Edison, Highland Park, and Piscataway. During weekends, I am available from morning until dusk. I attended the NBTA for 2 years, am a USPTR-certified professional, and played on the satellite ITF Circuit from 1989 to 1995. Se habla Espanol.

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I've been riding since I was 10. I can teach and ride both English/Western, from beginners to amateurs. I can also exercise the horse and train him from a rescue horse to more trained horses. I work with all ages as well and do trail riding. Also, I clean and groom stalls.

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Private, personal self-defense, and martial arts lessons with a sensei who has been teaching students self-defense for over 30 years. I have a black belt in four separate martial arts and styles. I am dedicated and committed to both the martial arts and the student's learning and self-confidence. The martial arts began centuries ago with the teacher and student trusting and learning together in a unique and private setting. The student was able to not only learn self-defense, confidence, and protection skills, but they were also able to learn and grow as an individual and as a person. The element of trust became easier for the student as they were able to confide and learn in this sacred and private setting. There are no other students to distract you from learning, no lines, no substitute teachers, no being stuck in the back of the class or the back of the room. All questions were asked and all questions were relevant. The student was always the priority and the focus of the class and session. Always more time for learning and confidence building. That's the tradition where I came from and what I believe in. No uniform is required, no long term contract, and no hidden fee. The only request from me, Sensei Dennis, is for serious students only who keep their word, who come to class on time, who are respectful to the martial arts and the sensei, and who are willing to trust and learn. Any student who is willing to learn comes into the room leaving their ego at the door. With that agreement in mind, then that's our contract. Private classes are 90 minutes long and can be requested for any day of the week at any time provided that the time is not already scheduled. Semi-private and small group classes can be requested and done upon request. Classes can be in the day, afternoon, evening or late hours. Classes are for men, women, children, and couples. No age is too old or too young. Everyone is welcomed. Remember that personal safety and protection skills never goes out of style. Wherever you live or wherever you move to, your protection skills and advantage goes with you. I hope to have the privilege of meeting and teaching you in the future. Thank you. ~ Sensei Dennis.

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I truly love to see my students of all levels improve and to teach their goals!

  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Because I'm not doing this solely to get paid. I want to live in a world where a large majority of the population has studied some form of the art. I believe that if a large enough group or community train the amount of negative things that happen will decrease because they would have something that instills them with purpose and meaning.

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Newark, DE

  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Court type
    Hard (concrete)
  • Details
    I am 56 years old, I love to play but I would like to get back in tennis shape.
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