Hi, my name is Hemu. Playing tennis for over 20 years. I give a basic understanding of playing tennis. There is a lot of patience in me. I understand beginner players. I make fun games for kids. My intention is to take a player to the next level. I will work with beginners of all ages.
PTR Certified Tennis Coach
I teach with patience and kindness. I give my students encouragement and clear directions. I direct them in age-appropriate drills to teach coordination with eyes, hands, feet, and the racquet. When they are doing well, I praise and encourage them.
I help keep them focused on controlling the ball, not just using the power. I give them the understanding and importance of GPS (Grip, Preparation, and Swing Path). I teach them Forehand strokes, backhand, serve, and Lob. After a few lessons, they should be able to rally and volley.
- Leghorn Park
- 690 Sonoma Mountain Park Way
- Petaluma, CA 94952
- Lucchesi Park
- 320 N Mc Dowell Blvd.
- Petaluma, CA 94954
Hemu is a wonderful coach with younger kids.
She is patient and gives them undivided attention. Her knowledge of tennis really comes through with her advice on technique, balance, positioning, etc. Even with picky kids, she finds a way to connect.
Hemu loves to see kiddos enjoying themselves on the court and encourages the love for the sport.
Her advice on, and knowledge of, tennis really shines through during her lessons. Her friendly demeanor always makes everyone feel welcome and at ease.
I was a tennis student of Hemu Aggarwal’s for many months in 2021 and 2022. I took one hour private lessons from her. I can not recommend her highly enough-she was everything I was looking for in a teacher so I could get up to speed and start playing tennis again. She was extremely patient and explained every step in a way that was easy to understand. We always did some warm-up exercises prior to class and then she would tell me what we were going to focus on for the class that day. She always listened to my questions and was able to clarify things for me. We started with the basic grips, Continental, and Eastern, and moved on to forehand, backhand, serves, and lobs. She put it all together in a way that was not stressful or overwhelming. She complimented me on what I was doing right and gave me constructive directions on how to correct what was not quite right. I plan to continue with Hemu after the Summer. An A + teacher! Tanya Norkus Petaluma, CA
Hemu Aggarwal coaches my 8yr old son. She has strived to teach him proper techniques with both how he hits and his footwork. She uses fun targets to encourage him to work on his control and praises him when he does hit the target. She has shown him how to follow through when he hits the ball and encourages him to do it each time. She also helps to keep him focused on controlling the ball, not just using his power. She has instructed him on his backhand, which has improved greatly since he started lessons with her. To ensure he not only hits, but she has also shown him different footwork so he can move properly when hitting. Hemu is patient, kind and a wonderful coach.
Hemu Aggarwal coaches my 5 hr old son with patience, kindness, encouragement, and clear directions. She directs him in age-appropriate drills to learn coordination with the racquet. He loves the balancing games that they play. He also enjoys the praise and encouragement when he is doing well. He is always eager to show us, and anyone else that he can, what he has learned. He asks every day if he has tennis today because he constantly is looking forward to his lessons. Hemu has been a great coach for him.
Rohnert Park, Sonoma County
Hemu Aggarwal has been a great tennis instructor for my 10-year-old daughter. My daughter was a complete beginner and Hemu was methodical in her approach, gearing the lessons to her level, but making it fun at the same time. She started with the basics and gave step by step instructions, being very patient and encouraging along the way. My daughter has had 12 lessons so far and I’ve seen a great improvement. She is really enjoying learning the game of tennis with Hemu!