Jacob W.

Redondo Beach, CA


Sports Tutor/Mentor - looking to teach young athletes

In-person lessons


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About Jacob

Hello my names Jake I have been an athlete all my life. I played many sports in high school and received a scholarship for Track to CSULB.

I am a knowledgeable tutor in sports such as Basketball, Throwing-Track and Field, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, Weightlifting and know a little bit on swimming and volleyball.

I am WTC certified in teaching the throws for track and field and currently training for the 2016 Olympics in the discus.
NCAA Top 25 in the nation for Shot-put/Discus.
All-American - Track and Field.

I specialize in teaching the offensive/defensive line for Football and the center/forward position for Basketball.

I enjoy tutoring and mentoring young athletes while training them to get to the next level of athletics and am very knowledgeable in the college scholarship process.
Hello my names Jake I have been an athlete all my life. I played many sports in high school and received a scholarship for Track to CSULB.

I am a knowledgeable tutor in sports such as Basketball, Throwing-Track and Field, Read more

24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Redondo Beach, CA 90278
In-person lessons

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I have 10 years of basketball experience.

I coached YMCA lakers basketball that focused on the fundamentals of footwork such as defensive slides, crossovers, ball hand placement, rebounding techniques, dribbling and running plays.

I played on the 2007 Redondo CIF basketball squad, which was a team with very good athletes, some continued to college, that made it all the way to the state playoffs. From this experience I took away valuable ways to teach positions specifically the "Center" position learning post up moves such as the up and under, skyhook, jump ball, pump fake and lay ups.

I am an expert in teaching the Center position and am knowledgeable off all aspects of the game.


I learned strength development techniques from El Camino College. I took a course that focused on the development of strength as well as explosive Olympic strength training and have used these techniques to train myself and others.

I use four major lifts for strength which include the bench press, squat, power clean and dead lift. With these four lifts you can build overall strength then I use machines to focus on specific parts of weaker muscles to create balance and stability.

I am knowledgeable of different methods of body building and Olympic lifting.


I played High school Varsity Football for 4 years. I am knowledgeable in teaching techniques on the offensive and defensive line such as driving your hips, explode on the snap of the ball, arm placement when blocking, 3 point stance, 4 point stance, extra things to look for when blocking such as head placement and angle of attack. I can help with defensive moves such as teaching the "rip" or "swim" move to get past blockers and shuttle drills to increase speed and agility.

Track & Field

I spent 4 years on high school varsity track in the throws. I was a scholarship athlete in Track and an All American in Track for Shot-put. I was ranked in the NCAA top 25 in the nation in shot-put and discus. I am the Redondo High School record holder in shot-put.

I was MVP in track in high school and at ECC college. I was top 10 at ECC and CSULB for shot put and discus.

I took a coaching course with Olympic shot put legend John Godina who is also the founder of the "World Throws Center". In the course he broke down the spin and glide techniques for throwing the discus and shot put and taught specific training methods to develop new throwers for the spin and the glide. I learned things such as "sweeping out of the back", "axis of rotation", "stand(power) position", "up and over", "A-drill" and more.




Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jacob will travel within 20 miles of Redondo Beach, CA 90278.