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I recently attended a USPTA two-day education workshop with Craig O'Shannessy, a world leader in teaching tennis tactics.  I am looking forward to sharing his insights on strategy and percentage play.

I teach individual lessons, group lessons, tennis drill classes, and Cardio Tennis and work with all levels, beginner through advanced.  I have a strong background in stroke analysis and improvement as well as mental game principles such as focus and breathing.  Video analysis of strokes is available to unlock doors to greater improvement.  Currently available programs are described below:

Available year round - instruction is tailored to your specific needs.              

Available year round - instruction is tailored to your specific needs.              

8 week sessions, one lesson per week, are offered year-round for all levels and provide low pro-to-student ratios.

5 week sessions, one lesson per week, are offered year-round.  Class combines tennis strategy instruction with mindfulness meditation practice and yoga.
Time:  Mondays at 6:00 p.m.


Tennis drill classes are a two hour program featuring one hour of fast paced tennis drill followed by one hour of singles or doubles play. Open to players of 2.5 - 5.0 ability levels.
Time:  Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
            Thursdays 7:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m.
No advance registration required, just drop-in.

Contact me at 213-422-1759 or elliottlaw@hotmail.com to sign up today.


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All time slots are currently booked.

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Elliott has an extensive repertoire of teaching methods; if something isn't working, he always finds another way to demonstrate the skill, and he does so with patience and enthusiasm.  I've never played tennis before and thanks to Elliott, I'm hooked on it!  Elliott's love of the sport is infectious.

-- Dani W.

Elliott has been coaching me for several years.  My friends told me that with my current playing level, I would beat the player I was two years ago with a 6-0, 6-0 score.  Elliott helps me to keep improving my level of play.

-- Peter L.

I really enjoyed the lesson on Tues with Elliott so I went ahead and signed up for a series of 8.

-- Carmen C.

Elliott is an extremely patient and creative instructor.  Even if you think tennis is a difficult sport for you to learn, Elliott will find a way to teach you so you can play and enjoy playing.

-- Meredith K.

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Group lesson - hand fed short ball drill
Photo/Jongo Yuk