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Chris P.

Redlands, CA (3 locations)

112 Completed Lessons |
14 Reviews
  • USPTA Certified
  • Years Teaching: 28
  • Years Playing: 31
  • Levels Taught:
  • Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches:
  • Kids, Juniors, Adults, Seniors
Lessons Starting at $44/hr
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About Me

Tennis has played a major part in Chris's life for over 29 years. As a junior, he was taught to play and teach by a former touring professional (read his bio here: http://hundredpercenttennis.com/kenny-west-bio/) and assisted with junior clinics. He taught juniors and adults part time for the next 11 years before deciding to obtain USPTA certification and pursue it full time in 2003. Chris served as the Head Tennis Professional at two Atlanta, GA tennis facilities before successfully starting his own tennis services business. For over 4 years he taught private and semi-private lessons to juniors and adults and coached ALTA and USTA teams. Chris also strung and customized racquets for his customers as well as served as an independent sales rep for Fischer Tennis. He is very passionate about the sport and spends several hours a week learning and perfecting his skills so he can provide the absolute best service to his customers.

- USPTA Certified
- USTA Member
- USRSA Member
- IART
- MEDIC CPR/AED First Aid Certified
- Diadem Professional Staff

Teaching Style

From beginner to advanced, Chris covers grips, all strokes (forehand, backhand, serve, volley), court positioning, and strategy, both singles and doubles.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Yucaipa Community Center
  • Sunnyside Dr.
  • Yucaipa, CA 92399
  • Yucaipa High School
  • Yucaipa Blvd.
  • Yucaipa, CA 92399
  • Crafton Hills College
  • 11711 Sand Canyon Rd
  • Yucaipa, CA 92399

Student Feedback

Chris is patient, knowledgeable, friendly, and flexible. He explains each technique well and takes you through them step by step. He does not over coach, allowing you to find your own rhythm. From beginner through advanced play, Chris will improve your all-around game.

J E. - August 13, 2015

Chris is patient, explains techniques well, and is well versed in all levels of player. He is flexable as far as lesson times and locations. In a short amount of time, he brought my daughter to a level of play that enabled her to make the high school girls tennis team. I highly recommend Chris to help you reach your full potential.

John E. - August 25, 2015

Great lesson! After just one lesson I could see huge improvements in my daughter's play. Chris is quite knowledgable about the sport. He was professional and personable. I would definitely recommend Chris to others.

Stacey W. - November 16, 2015

Great coach!

John P. - February 10, 2016

Chris is a professional who strives to individualize the lessons to the needs of the student. His lessons are age-appropriate yet maintains high standards for the game. Every minute is used effectively, producing positive results! My daughter is a better player and a more confident person for the experience. I highly recommend Chris as your next tennis instructor! Thank you Chris!!

Beatrice G. - June 8, 2016

Great experience, kind, helpful to change to correct technique and improving shot placement.

Xiaomei H. - June 21, 2016

I was very pleased with Chris' approach and knowledge. He has a positive relaxed style that encourages the student. I'm definitely looking forward to my other lessons. I truly believe my game will greatly improve.

Steve - June 24, 2016

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