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BIO

Hi there, I've been a tennis coach and pro hitting partner for over 20 years (Moscow Russia, New York and Los Angeles) My extremely active tennis lessons are for those of you that competitive, tournament or league players (2.5-5.5). You will learn how to play against and win over all styles of players!... starting from aggressive baseliners to high and loopy ball players\pushers (including Federer's, Nadal's and Djokovic's styles of play). It is not just about a correction of your backhand, forehand, footwork,etc...it is also a new strategy you get playing different players within a lesson. During my lesson you play points against multiple players: serve and volley; flat shot (only); under spin backhand and top spin forehand; pushers; inpatient huge hitters\baseliners, etc... i "upgrade a player" multiple times to make you ready to face your near future similar styles opponents and beat them all. During my lessons you'd rather feel more like a player than a student.

Languages Spoken

English, Russian

  • My junior's years!
  • Long time pro coach and hitting partner for team and league players.
  • 20+ Years of Experience.
  • Adults Only.
  • Tennis lessons for Intermediate and Advanced players only.

Location

ilya can recommend a location or come to any court inside the highlighted service area below.
  • Del Aire Park

    12601 South Isis Avenue Hawthorne, CA 90251
  • Poinsettia Recreation Ce…

    7341 Willoughby Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046
  • Mar Vista Recreation Cen…

    11430 Woodbine Ave Los Angeles, CA 90066
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AVAILABILITY

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Evenings (5 P.M.- 9 P.M.)
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20 Lessons $104/HR $115/hr $99/HR $115/hr
12 Lessons $108/HR $115/hr $103/HR $115/hr
6 Lessons $115/HR $115/hr $110/HR $115/hr
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Where will the lessons take place?

    Your coach will come to any court of your choice. Not sure of the closest court? No sweat, they will recommend a convenient location.
  • How do I know I’ll love my coach?

    We ask you questions and hand pick the perfect coach based on what you are looking for. We are so confident in our coach selection process that we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If we can’t find the perfect instructor for you then we will refund your unused lesson credits.
  • Can I start with just one lesson?

    You sure can, although we offer a 100% money back guarantee so most students start with a lesson package to save money since there is no risk.
  • How do I get in contact with my instructor?

    Once you have booked your lesson package, you will immediately receive your instructor's contact information. The quickest way to schedule your first lesson is to call or text your coach and they'll get back to you asap. If your coach doesn't hear from you they'll reach out within 24 hours.
  • I’ve never played before, do you work with beginners?

    Absolutely! Our certified instructors regularly work with players of all ages and ability levels.
  • Can I bring a friend?

    Absolutely! Each extra person is only an additional $10 per hour. Adding friends to your lesson is a great way to cut down on your lesson costs.

What my students are saying...

  • "Excellent experience from start to finish. Ilya's patience, great energy, and fun-loving nature truly made the first lesson a wonderful one. His enthusiasm was contagious, creating an environment that was both motivating and enjoyable. Took the time to explain, ensuring that I understood the fundamentals and provided constructive feedback. Felt very comfortable and motivated to improve. Ilya genuinely cared and helped me build confidence on the court. Looking forward to my next lesson!"

  • "Ilya is super friendly and keen to learn about my play styles , capacity, and goals. Although it’s only the first lesson to learn about each other, I look forward to working with him to grow my skill sets with improved performances down the road."

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