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Ali Hassan

Ali Hassan

Online & Jersey City, NJ

" Swim Academy: Swimming Made Simple"

Services: Swimming, Triathlon, Marathon / Long Distance Running, Running

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I'm an NCAA Division I swimmer, and a four time Junior Olympian. I have been swimming competitively for 15 years, and have 7 years of coaching experience. I have successfully taught all ages ranging from 2 years old to 50 years old. If you are serious about learning how to swim, or if you already know how to swim, and want to get in great shape, please contact me, and we'll set something up right away. Scheduling and pricing are flexible.

Swimming

beginner competitive open water

Triathlon

Marathon / Long Distance Running

Running

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  • Minoo S. September 10, 2012

    "My 6 year old son started this summer with Ali. He had been
    learning swimming since last year but was afraid of water in 5 feet. Within 3 classes with Ali, he was swimming like a fish and his fear of water was gone. I highly recommend Ali to any parent who want their child to learn swimming..He is a class act..
    "

  • Avanti H. September 10, 2012

    "My 4 year old daughter calls him Prince Ali :) She started taking lessons this summer and in just 3-4 lessons she became immensely confident in the water even in the deep end and learned to swim too. Ali's love & passion for what he does is obvious and his involvement while teaching the kids is a plus plus. Ali is an excellent coach and loves kids!! We plan to continue lessons over the winter.

    Wishing Ali good luck and success!!"

  • Avanti H. September 10, 2012

    "My 4 year old daughter calls him Prince Ali :) She started taking lessons this summer and in just 3-4 lessons she became immensely confident in the water even in the deep end and learned to swim too. Ali's love & passion for what he does is obvious and his involvement while teaching the kids is a plus plus. Ali is an excellent coach and loves kids!! We plan to continue lessons over the winter.

    Wishing Ali good luck and success!!"

  • Avanti H. September 10, 2012

    "My 4 year old daughter calls him Prince Ali :) She started taking lessons this summer and in just 3-4 lessons she became immensely confident in the water even in the deep end and learned to swim too. Ali's love & passion for what he does is obvious and his involvement while teaching the kids is a plus plus. Ali is an excellent coach and loves kids!! We plan to continue lessons over the winter.

    Wishing Ali good luck and success!!"

  • Priya F. September 7, 2012

    "My 7yr old daughter trained with Ali over the summer and I would highly recommend him as a swim coach. While she knew how to swim, he helped her refine her techniques, breathing and also encouraged her to get into competetive swimming. He is extremely dedicated, patient and has a wide range of experience teaching kids. Great work ethic and I wish him all the very best in the future!"

  • Deepa K. August 20, 2012

    "Ali is a great coach. Even though my 7-year old could swim a bit, we saw a marked difference in his swimming and his confidence after he started taking lessons from Ali. And this was after just 2 lessons.
    Ali is great with kids. And the kids love him too. It did help a bit that he gave them a lolli-pop after each lesson, I am sure. :-) That just goes to show how thoughtful and nice he is.
    I would highly recommend him."

  • Shankar S. August 14, 2012

    "He is great with kids and most importantly has petience to make kids feel comfortable.

    Liked his professionalism and flexibility about working with parents schedule etc

    Highly recommended"

  • Brielle U. July 29, 2012

    "I have watched Ali do countless swim lessons at Bayonne's 16th street pool, where I lifeguard. He teaches all ages, from toddlers to seniors, and is patient with all of them. Many young people finish Ali's swim program and are ready for competitive swimming! He has an immense amount of knowledge and passion for the sport, and it is shown in every single lesson he gives. I highly recommend him for ANYONE who wants to learn to be comfortable in the water and grown into a great swimmer. If you like swimming and kickboards, you'll LOVE Ali! "

  • Elvira M. July 29, 2012

    "Ali has been teaching my almost 4 year old twin boys during this summer. It's pretty amazing how much they've learned so far. The have learned to swim in just 4 classes. Moreover, they are very confident in the water thanks to Ali's work. Ali is an excellent swimming teacher. He really knows how to teach. He has a method that works ! In addition, Ali is amazing with kids. He knows that kids have to be engaged to learn and he master the ability to motivate them. Finally, you can feel that he loves what he does and transmits his passion in each and every class. My boys can't wait to go to Ali's class !!"

  • Sonal B. July 25, 2012

    "Ali has been teaching my daughter who is 5 year old. He is very good with kids and has helped my daughter a lot getting comfortable with water. He is friendly and kids take to him very quickly which help in the swim lessons. he has a wide experience with a lot of different aged kids and is very easy to work with, very professional and has an excellent work ethic. I would recommend him a s aswim teacher to anybody"

  • Shima E. July 19, 2012

    "Ali is an excellent teacher. Very respectful, patient and very charismatic. As a lifeguard, I have seen Ali teach his students, and the progress that can be seen within one of his lessons never fails to amaze me. With his guidance, I've seen children and adults who are terrified of water, go through stages of getting into the water all the way to knowing how to swim. Ali is also very good at helping competitive swimmers excel by perfecting technique and giving helpful advice. He is really good at making his lessons both fun and productive. I have yet to see a student without a smile on his or her face. Ali's very like-able personality and character makes his presence honestly enough to make everyone around him happy. Anyone who has asked about private lessons, I automatically send them straight to Ali :). "

  • Maria V. July 18, 2012

    "This swim lesson session was a great success. I not only learned to feel comfortable in the water but also another form of exercise. The instructor was great and took every step necessary to make this process very easy for me. Most of all he was patient and very knowledgeable about what he was doing. "

  • Manal T. July 18, 2012

    "My son was only five years old when he started taking swimming lessons. He was afraid of the water when he first started. Often, he would scream and cry. Ali was very patient with him and would calm him down, though. He made the swimming lessons very fun. My son is now almost six years old and he loves the water. When we go on vacation, he spends a lot of time at the pool and enjoys it very much. It is all thanks to Ali. "

  • Sweta B. July 12, 2012

    "We are taking Ali's private lessons for advanced swimming for our 8 year old son. Ali is a very friendly instructor who quickly connects with kids making it easier for them to take instructions from him.
    He is extremely patient and hardworking which is a great quality when working with kids. His method of instruction is easy to follow and he teaches the swimming techniques very effectively.
    "

  • YR Y. September 14, 2011

    "My five year old daughter took a dozen classes from Ali this summer, going from being barely comfortable in the water to swimming short distances, swimming underwater and having a GREAT time in the pool! Ali has a great approach with kids - once my daughter was tired and cranky, and just didn't feel like having a lesson - and he turned her mood around in two minutes, just amazing! Also, very professional and reliable - always communicated well ahead of time about any changes, or let me know if there is an opening for a make up lesson. Last but not least, he uses every minute of the lesson efficiently and works very hard: always encouraging kids, refining their moves - I saw him work with other kids, too. Would absolutely recommend him!"

  • Nisha S. July 27, 2011

    "I am a mom of 3 year old who was very anxious around a pool before joining Ali's class. In just 4 classes, my daughter is not only doing well but enjoying the class. I am extremely impressed with how patient Ali is with kids and how he never gives up. Ali is also extremely competent and experienced which shows in his teaching style. I would recommend him completely for kids as well as adults!!"

  • Deepa M. July 27, 2011

    "Ali,
    Ali is my five year old's swim instructor.Have seen him he is very good with kids.And my son who was a little hesistant is opening up to water in a very fun way."

  • Hardeep S. July 23, 2011

    "Ali is a great Swim Instructor he is extremely patient and knows the best way to teach new learners . I have tried many instructors in the past but I would rate Ali as the best I have ever had ."

  • Anni V. July 23, 2011

    "I've been taking swim lessons on and off for years, trying to fulfill my dreams of snorkeling without a life jacket or just doing laps in the pool. I learned more from Ali in one class than I have in all my previous classes combined !!!! His personalized attention, tailored instruction, and flexibility make learning to swim not only fun but within reach for anyone ! The fact that Ali is also warm, friendly, and patient makes the experience that much more enjoyable. You honestly can't go wrong w/ Ali as your swim instructor ! "

  • Dee I. July 21, 2011

    "I've been training with Ali for the past 2 years. He has helped me improve my stroke, breathing, technique and speed.

    He has a passion for swimming and is very very good at it. He swims with perfect strokes and displays a fluid motion. I train multiple times a week with him and he is always accommodative, and very friendly.

    He also taught my wife basic swimming, and she is now able to swim with ease.

    I would definitely recommend Ali."

  • Bern C. May 9, 2011

    "Ali was a wonderful coach to my 5 year old, 15 and 16 year old, he was very patient and knowledgeable. I would recommend him to my friends and family. actually, I have already recommended him and they are satisfied."

  • mohamed A. April 23, 2011

    "Ali has been a great swimming instructor from start to finish. I have been working with Ali for about a month now and have made great progress. He taught me the proper structure i need to advance in my swimming. He is friendly, outgoing, and an all around great guy. I recommend him to everyone and anyone that wants to learn how to swim. "

  • Joji J. April 17, 2011

    "My 7 year old daughter took swimming lessons for a year prior to meeting Ali, and she never learned; didn't even want to go back in the pool then after. She took private lessons with Ali for one Summer only and was able to get in the swim team by the Fall of the same year. Ali is very personable, focused, effective, and expertly knowledgeable of his domain. He makes swimming looks easy and enjoyable; he delivers great results."

  • Are there any pool fees associated with the lessons or do I have to become a member of your facility?

    My rates includes all pool, travel and equipment fees. There are no hidden costs, or memberships.

  • What is the best way to reach you?

    Please contact me at SwimAcademy@outlook.com

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