Bryan G.

Georgetown, CO

$45/hr

Professional Experienced Tutor for Spanish and Martial Arts

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 3/23/12

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Brigham Young University
B.A Humanities
Graduate Coursework
University of Phoenix
Graduate Coursework

Education

Brigham Young University

B.A Humanities (Graduate Coursework)

University of Phoenix (Graduate Coursework)

About Bryan

I have been teaching in one capacity or another for the last 25 years. I had 5 years of Spanish at Kent Denver, and I lived in Chile for 2 years. I received a BA Degree in Spanish language and literature from Brigham Young University, and I taught a Spanish Immersion course at BYU for 2 years. I was a bilingual CSR for American Express for 2 years and I taught Spanish as a substitute at St. Mary's Academy, Holy Family High School and Grayland Academy.

My martial arts training has been ongoing since 1973. I received my I Dan Black Belt from the International Taekwon-Do Federation in 1982, my II Dan in 1995, my III Dan from the YCTA in 2007 and my IV Dan in 2011. I was the Instructor at the BYU Taekwon-do club in the 1980's. I began teaching Taekwon-Do for Young Champions of America in 1998 until they left Colorado in 2007. I established my own Taekwon-Do School in 2006 and continue to teach there currently.

I prefer a "hands on" approach to learning, whether in Spanish or martial arts. Text books are a fine foundation, however, a student doesn't really learn anything until they use the text book information in a realistic and relatable situation. There is a huge difference between memorization and true learning.

I like to start by reviewing the principles found in text, then move on to the actual application where the student uses the principle so that the student absorbs the principle into long term memory making it available for day to day use not just reciting for a test. By going through this type of learning process, the student makes the principle a part of who they are and thus they become fluent verbally (Spanish) and physically (martial arts).
I have been teaching in one capacity or another for the last 25 years. I had 5 years of Spanish at Kent Denver, and I lived in Chile for 2 years. I received a BA Degree in Spanish language and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Georgetown, CO 80444
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Language:
Spanish
Homeschool:
Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Martial Arts
Corporate Training:
Spanish

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Martial Arts

I am certified by the International Taekwon-Do Federation, United States Taekwon-Do Federation, Yom Chi Taekwon-Do Federation and Young Champions of America as a Black Belt Instructor, I, II, III and IV Degrees. Cerificates with registration numbers and references are available upon request

Spanish

My experience in Spanish is both academic and practical. I lived in Chile for two years where I became fluent in Spanish. I have a degree in Spanish Language and Literature from Brigham Young University. I taught a Spanish immersion course at BYU. I worked as a bilingual CSR for American Express. I have also taught Spanish as a substitute at several private schools in the Denver area. I believe in learning Spanish, not memorizing it. My teaching takes a two pronged approach with both text book study and practical application

Brigham Young University
B.A Humanities
Graduate Coursework
University of Phoenix
Graduate Coursework

Education

Brigham Young University

B.A Humanities (Graduate Coursework)

University of Phoenix (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Bryan will travel within 20 miles of Georgetown, CO 80444.

Background Check Status for Bryan G.

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