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Tennis Instructor

Thomas M.

Baton Rouge, LA (2 locations)

  • PTR Certified
  • Years Teaching: 40
  • Years Playing: 60
  • Levels Taught:
  • Intermediate, Beginner
  • Teaches:
  • Seniors, Adults, Juniors, Kids
Lessons Starting at $46/hr
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About Me

I have been playing tennis since 1952 ( of course the game has changed tremendously -- as I like to say the only thing that remains the same is the name). I started teaching tennis to Boy Scouts about 50 years ago. Later I taught tennis in various youth programs in St.Louis , Detroit, Richmond and Baton Rouge. I am an official with the USTA (umpire and referee).

Teaching Style

Only teach what the student wants to learn. However, emphasis is on the backhand (one and two-handed) and serve (flat, slice, topspin). There are optional off-court drills (homework). I encourage the use of transition balls (red, orange, green), which are sanctioned by the USTA and ITF. We use videos in all lessons to facilitate the teaching process.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Tara Swim And Racquet Club
  • 1695 Tara Boulevard
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • Magnolia Woods Swim And
  • 1159 Magnolia Wood Avenue
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70808