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Offline timd818

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« on: July 20, 2005, 05:10:51 PM »
Recently, I've started teaching again. Teaching adults(beginners to advance) is so much more
enjoyable than teaching kids(6-9 yrs). I thought I was going to give up teaching tennis forever
after having to teach kids for 6 months. I swear those kids drove me nuts. The worst day was
right before Halloween last year. They're all loaded up on sugar and I didn't teach at all that day.
I spent most of that time chasing them down and collecting tennis balls. It was a nightmare!!!
When I was offered to teach again I hestitated because of past experience, but I'm glad I took
the job. It's a breeze when you can get your point across and are able to communicate with the
class. Maybe one day I'll teach kids again, but right now I wouldn't touch it with a pole a mile long  :wicked:
I've been a tennis bum for half my life.
I'll just be a bum for the other half.

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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2005, 05:25:57 PM »
I understand what you mean.  There are lots of kids taking lessons where I play during the summer.  I wouldn't do it for any amount of money.
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« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2005, 07:20:56 AM »
Quote from: "thejackal"
I understand what you mean.  There are lots of kids taking lessons where I play during the summer.  I wouldn't do it for any amount of money.

hahaha.Those kids sound like real monsters ..-)

Offline maranatha tennis

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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2005, 08:39:20 PM »
I would so rather teach 30 kids than any adults anyday, just the adults pay more. More or less subsidising the kids you might say. How else could I offer $35 classes for kids for 5 weeks? The adults pay way more. Aside from an ocassional child, I have always loved and looked forward to my time with the young ones. It's fun. You have to grab their attention and generate excitement amongst them. Look forward to it as an opportunity and not a drag?

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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2005, 08:55:29 PM »
Hey PS, long time no see.
Good Luck on the Court!!!
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Hey Scott
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2005, 07:58:16 PM »
Sorry it has been a rough couple months, maybe year. Good to see you again.