A normal rate for private lessons?

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  1. SaunderS

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    1-to-1 coaching is 21pounds an hour for me, and i also do group coaching which is 4pounds an hour
     
  2. Rickson

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    That's under 40 bucks. It seems much cheaper in the UK.
     
  3. Tofi

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    yeah why not it would be way more expensive in america but what of in america you pay for something thats not worth it at all. its around $35 an hour in USD if it was in the uk.
     
  4. SaunderS

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    but don't forget how much cheaper everything else is in the US
     
  5. Rickson

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    That makes no sense.
     
  6. Tombhoneb

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    I charge £20 for adults and £15 for kids who have 2+ lessons a week. The groups i do is £6 for an hour or £8 for 1.5 hours ..

    During the kids holidays sometimes i offer 10 hours hitting for £100 but the hours have to be done within a week.. paid upfront.

    That is like the norm around my area apart from some clubs where the Head Coach charges about £35 for an hour.
     
  7. Liv3 For It

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    My coach charges $80 an hr. From South Jesey
     
  8. Jonny S&V

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    I have one of the best coaches I've ever had/seen and he only charges $28 per hour and $15 per half-hour.
     
  9. AndrewD

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    Interesting to see the spread of prices in the UK and USA. Here in Australia it's, roughly, $60-$65 for 1hr and around $35 for 1/2hr.

    Personally, I think that's just far too expensive and goes so far as to actively discourage people from ever having a lesson. Can't,for the life of me, work out why coaches wouldn't do more to attract customers instead of putting their services well out of the reach of most people.

    I asked once why there was no such thing as a 'peak' and 'off-peak' rate but got absolutely zero response. When I book a court I get charged less prior to 5pm (off-peak). The reason given is that, with most people working during the day there's a greater demand for the courts during the evening (cost of running lights is negligible) and on weekends (which are classified as 'peak'). If that's true then, by the same reasoning, there should be less people wanting lessons during the day. So, why not charge a lower rate at those times? Instead of hitting people for $65 p/hr, why not make it $45? Or, instead of $35 for the 1/2hr, why not make it $25? That would put tennis into the (relatively) affordable bracket and encourage more people to take lessons. Surely that would be preferable to charging more but having less clients?
     
  10. Miami83095

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    I pay around 100 dollars an hour here in New York
     
  11. Rickson

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    For tennis?
     
  12. NGRSupaEaglez92

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    i pay $60 for an hour which is the normal rate around here
     
  13. BullDogTennis

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    mines 60 for an hour 30 for 1/2 hour and 14 for 1 1/2 clinics.
     
  14. rafael17_13@hotmail.com

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    if your getting someone for $15 an hour than there probably not even a certified coach just someone that plays
     
  15. game set match 46 TIMES!!

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    i charge 20$ per hour.but thats what my coach pays me hes the head i just work for him. mine is a certified coach and hes 35$ a hour other one is 40$ a hour...
     
  16. scraps234

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    i get for 15 and idk if there certified but they have kid that are really good and won matches in nationals...they played in college and also give good pointers...
     

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