Though you can't cross the net in tennis, there is no rule against sending an obedient beaver to the other side to snack on an opponent's wooden leg. Learn the loopholes with today's Groupon to Rhythm Tennis. Choose between the following options:
• For $35, you get two hours of tennis instruction (a $75 value).
• For $160, you get 10 tennis lessons (up to a $320 value).
Racquet wielders head to Rhythm Tennis to hustle and swat on three outdoor courts during lessons led by an experienced pro. Headed by professional, certified tennis instructor Coach Greg, a team of court cavorters leads lessons for individuals or groups of up to six players.
Appropriate for both beginners and experienced players, the two hours of tennis instruction can cover either basics such as form and footwork or more advanced concepts such as spin and headbutt-work. Students can take one two-hour lesson, or they can divide their time into two one-hour lessons or 120 one-minute conversations about Bartleby, the Scrivener. Purchase 10 lessons to participate in extended instruction, during which students can refine their serves and develop their backhands. For those who don't possess a quiver of racquets, equipment will be provided.
At Rhythm Tennis, students learn the ins and outs of the sport with one-on-one instruction from coach Greg, a San Francisco Men's Champion Division winner. Beginners learn to defeat competitors and screen the air for migrating cicadas by mastering fundamentals and strokes such as the forehand, backhand, and volley. Onsite tennis pros also restring rackets and offer tips and tricks on gear.