Lesson Spotlight Archives - Los Angeles

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TGA Programs combine athletics, academics, and life lessons

Cheer, dance, stunt, and tumble!

Discover how fun and exciting cheerleading can be with TGA

Pass, catch, run, and defend!

Discover how fun and exciting flag football can be with TGA

Dribble, pass, shoot, and defend!

Discover how fun and exciting floor hockey can be with TGA

Cradle, pass, catch, and defend!

Discover how fun and exciting lacrosse can be with TGA

Mark, catch, and throw!

Discover how fun and exciting Ultimate Frisbee can be with TGA

Serve, set, block, and spike!

Discover how fun and exciting volleyball can be with TGA

Swing, volley, and serve!

Discover how fun and exciting tennis can be with TGA

Drive, chip, and putt!

Discover how fun and exciting golf can be with TGA

TGA Blog


April 22, 2019

Confidence on the golf course is paramount, especially when it comes to younger, more inexperienced golfers. Course maintenance may seem like a minor detail for new golfers to understand, but knowing what rules you need to follow helps provide a welcome confidence boost when you step out on the first tee box. Among the many […]

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April 17, 2019

The tennis backhand technique is one that youth players often shy away from practicing. That’s why our TGA programs focus on developing this shot just as much as the others to make sure students are not only learning it, but also the correct way to execute it. We start all of our students with a […]

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March 25, 2019

When TGA students are ready to take their knowledge and skills to the golf course, we want them to be ready. To help with that, our coaches cover a variety of playing formats that are played on a daily basis on courses all over the world. Whether it’s recreational play with friends after school or […]

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February 20, 2019

Before you can walk the walk, you have to learn to talk the talk. That’s why every TGA class includes lessons on how to speak like a pro. Our coaches cover everything from the parts of the club and course to the lingo of the game. Learning new vocabulary words, like the ones listed on […]

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January 24, 2019

Even the best golfers will spend a lifetime tinkering with and trying to perfect his or her golf swing. It’s what makes golf so challenging and rewarding. We’ve already given you a glimpse into a putting lesson and the chipping techniques that our coaches use in class, so now it’s time to look at the […]

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January 21, 2019

The serve in tennis can have the biggest impact on a point, but can also be the most challenging shot to execute. Through the guidance of our coaches, we take students through multiple stages of learning how to serve and provide modifications based on physical abilities of younger students to better help them grow as […]

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December 28, 2018

Chipping can often be a difficult lesson for our coaches to teach beginner students because it’s not as fun as swinging the club as hard as you can (like driving) and there’s rarely immediate satisfaction by the result (like putting). It also has the potential to be extremely frustrating. Well, TGA of Los Angeles¬†uses two […]

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December 23, 2018

A volley in tennis is a unique shot that every tennis player should have in his or her skill set. Volleys require the player to hit the ball before it bounces on the court. That means a player has to anticipate his or her opponents shot and get into an advantageous position. Similar to forehands […]

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October 25, 2018

By definition, a rally in tennis is the exchange of shots between players. Sounds simple, right? Well, in the early stages of a tennis player’s development starting a rally can be one of the toughest things to accomplish. With the help of our TGA coaches and a few drills, beginner students continue to work toward […]

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October 24, 2018

There’s an old saying in golf:¬†Drive for show, putt for dough. Translation? The driver may be the most exciting club in a golfers’ bag, but the player who can putt the best will find themselves near the top of the leaderboard more often than not. It’s a concept that TGA coaches try and reinforce to […]

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