Tutoring in the areas of physical education require availability of appropriate venues for the sport. We will need an available court for either sport (tennis, basketball, etc), or area to practice basic throwing, blocking, or other skills for self-defense, field sports, etc. Please have 1-2 adequate locations in mind before contacting me, as I may not know all viable locations in your travel radius. I am able to transport you if needed via parental permission if your under 18.
Archery: Training in this art will require an adequate safety zone area.
Martial Arts: This specific tutoring will not contain object damaging/breaking. Only rudimentary tutoring in lower belt training. Please note the style in practice as there are many styles from various cultures of Asia and Africa you may be asking for assistance with.
I have several areas of knowledge beyond the listed subjects. To be brief, I am available on weekends and after school hours, but usually tutor in a library or Starbucks. At home tutoring is okay as well, but sometimes I may be able to arrange to do this at a child's school, if I work there on that day as a substitute teacher.
The main thing I have taken away from being a tutor is that the tutor-student relationship is reciprocal: each of my students has had something to teach me. I recently tutored a baseball player in Spanish and I discovered a lot of aspects of the game that I didn’t know before. I also became familiar with a lot of baseball terms that were new to me.
I have also been taking private Russian lessons and the experience is very rewarding. I have learned so much, not just about the Russian language, but also about its culture and customs. For instance, I didn't know that they celebrate Christmas on January 7th!
This brings me to the primary reason I enjoy studying and teaching a foreign language: the cultural exchange is invaluable. You can never know too much about a foreign country, and the more you know the less likely you are to experience “culture shock” when traveling abroad. I can’t imagine going to Mexico and not being able to speak the language. There is nothing like...