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Physics tutors that feel for you

Physics is super hard, we remember the struggle well.  The problem is high school physics students don't have a method to follow.  We use a proven 8-step method for solving physics problems that will guide you to the solution every time.

This is how tutoring physics makes us feel!

Does your child...

Find themselves stuck on physics problems, not knowing where to start?

Experience general feelings of anxiety and confusion about physics?

Does well on physics homework, then bombs the exam?

Question why they need to learn physics?

"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Max Planck

"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Max Planck

Our passion for tutoring physics is contagious

Let's learn the language of the universe together

As trained physicists

We understand that physics is the language of the universe and can be applied to every vocation.  Our physics lessons will open your high school or college student's eyes to the power of universal knowledge.

As Physics and Nature Enthusiasts

We experience awe and wonder when we see the simplicity of physical laws that explain so many phenomena. In Greek, physics literally means "knowledge of nature". We invite you to share the experience of appreciating beauty in ways that go beyond our five senses.

As Innovative Thinkers

We know that math and physics fuel deep connections between us and the natural world. Enable your high school or college student to learn more about those connections while exploring the language of our universe.

"I like that I can relate to students and put myself in their shoes.  I struggled with math and physics myself, no one wakes up as a genius."
- Jonathan Lupercio, Physics Tutor

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"Why I love tutoring and teaching in the 1-on-1 environment is that I get an opportunity to work with students and help them to see that math can be a helpful tool to standardize their way of thinking to approach all types of problems."
- Dexter Dysthe, Tutor

Private Online Physics Tutoring offers high school students a way to master physics without fear

A major portion of high school and college physics is mathematical. Some physics students struggle with the highly conceptual theories and ideas inherent to the subject. Other students simply need support with the underlying math skills. Whether your child is just starting out, or prepping for the AP physics exam, the right physics tutor can make a significant difference.

We know practice makes perfect. There are no shortcuts. Our math tutoring programs are more about:

Tailored study programs based on the student's unique needs

Individualized one-on-one online physics tutoring that include mock tests and quizzes

Building confidence through practice, patience, and back-solving

Use our proven 8-step method for solving physics problems

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core concepts

Here is a quick look at some of the core concepts that our math tutors will be teaching.

Linear motion

  • Acceleration
  • Center of mass
  • Force
  • Mass
  • Momentum
  • Newton's laws of motion
  • Speed
  • Velocity
  • Work (physics)

Rotational motion

  • Angular acceleration
  • Angular momentum (Introduction)
  • Angular velocity
  • Centrifugal force
  • Centripetal force
  • Circular motion
  • Tangential velocity
  • Torque

Conservation of energy and momentum

  • Conservation of energy
  • Elastic collision
  • Energy
  • Inelastic collision
  • Inertia
  • Kinetic energy
  • Moment of inertia
  • Momentum
  • Potential energy
  • Rotational energy

Electricity and magnetism

  • Ampère's circuital law
  • Capacitor
  • Coulomb's law
  • Diode
  • Direct current
  • Electric charge
  • Electric current
  • Electric field
  • Electric potential energy
  • Electron
  • Faraday's law of induction
  • Ion
  • Inductor
  • Joule heating
  • Lenz's law
  • Magnetic field
  • Ohm's law
  • Plasma (physics)
  • Resistor
  • Transistor
  • Transformer
  • Voltage


  • Entropy

  • First law of thermodynamics

  • Heat

  • Heat transfer

  • Second law of thermodynamics

  • Temperature

  • Thermal energy

  • Thermodynamic cycle

  • Volume (thermodynamics)

  • Work (thermodynamics)


  • Diffraction
  • Doppler effect

  • Frequency

  • Harmonic oscillator

  • Hooke's law

  • Interference (wave propagation)

  • Light

  • Longitudinal wave

  • Transverse waves

  • Polarization (waves)

  • Radio waves

  • Reflection

  • Refraction

  • Refractive index

  • Transverse wave

  • Snell's law

  • Sound

  • Vibrating string

  • Wave

  • Wavelength

  • Standing Waves


  • Gravitational potential

  • Newton's law of universal gravitation

  • Universal Gravitational Constant


  • Euclidean vector

  • Motion graphs and derivatives

  • Scalar (physics)

  • Newtonian Mechanics

  • Pythagorean theorem

watch your high school student's confidence skyrocket

We look forward to a friendly discussion to learn more about how we can help your child transform math and physics anxiety into genuine confidence, fascination, and  understanding!


The next step is to CONTACT US so we can:

Create a custom plan for you or your child

Explore what strategies worked in the past, and what didn't

Try a no obligation tutoring lesson to see if we are the right fit

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"This school year is different, however, learning is not about the place, it's about the journey. Let's make it fun!"
- Felix Rojas, Tutor


"She never really liked studying too much, but a few lessons in...and we were seeing a different person. She was doing really well in her math. That confidence she received just spilled out into all other aspects of her life."
- Jill, Parent

We inspire physics students to be the next-gen innovators of the future

The Alexander Tutoring method not only prepares students for success in STEM fields but also helps build valuable skills for life. Your child will be able to...

Solve Complex Physics Problems

Enjoy complete peace of mind that we are very experienced physics tutors

Since our inception, we have achieved a stellar track record of using personalized approaches to physics tutoring.

Nothing beats private physics tutoring.

We teach students how to analyze complex physics problems; enabling them with a strong quantitative background that can be applied in any technical field.

Our tutors are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of our students and their families. It brings our team great joy and fulfillment when we help students realize their full academic potential. 

Think Confidently

Many of our physics students have told us that our unique method of teaching has helped them think more creatively and approach physics problems in a more organized and methodical way.

Your private physics tutor will navigate each concept at a pace that's comfortable for you. High school students truly develop a real sense of confidence and readiness for whatever challenges they may face in the future, on physics exams, and beyond.

Escape a Black Hole

Joking! Actually, there is no way to get out of a black hole. That’s why they're black!

However, what students will learn are fascinating physics concepts just like this.

Our students really enjoy being able to explain interesting physics facts, such as why a black hole is called a black hole, or why the sky is blue, and what exactly makes the world go 'round.

Explore Unique Careers

Physics applies to many career paths and will make you more competitive in the workforce

Some day your high school or college student may become an engineer who develops new medical techniques, plays an integral role in solving global energy challenges, or simply finds joy in exploring the mysteries of the universe.

We want to provide your child with the skills they need to explore the road ahead.

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We are committed to making an impact in the lives of our students and families. 

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Sean discovered a fascination for physics when he was just fifteen, when he proof-read a friend’s report on black holes. In one semester, he read every physics book in his school’s library. He was hooked, but his love of teaching came a bit later.

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The past nineteen years of teaching has provided him the opportunity to learn and grow alongside students in the United States, Mexico, Ecuador & Venezuela. During that time, he taught all subjects to many different age groups but has always had a special place in his heart for math.



I believe that the motivation to practice mathematics must be discovered by the individual, and I am excited to watch my students discover what it is about mathematics that gives it purpose to them.

Rebecca Malas

Rebecca Malas

My love of science started at an early age when I used to watch Star Trek Voyager with my family. Seeing these women leaders in science inspired me to continue to pursue physics and engineering in my dreams to one day reach the stars.



As a teacher, I learned even more from these problems than I did as a student; I am excited to watch my students develop a confidence and fluency in mathematics.

Physics Tutor Jonathan Lupercio


His core teaching principle is that of intuition, focusing heavily on ensuring physics and mathematics comes naturally in the thinking of his students.

Gerald Morgan


He noticed his strong love for mathematics at the tender age of eight years old. Though difficult, he welcomed the challenge and enjoyed the sense of accomplishment that accompanied solving each equation.

Our Mathematics Tutor James Magnatta


Still teaching as his primary form of income and loving every minute of it. When he is not talking math with students he spends his free time surfing, sailing, exploring, and concocting meals to pass the time.

Master Tutor Angelique Alexander


Angelique has had two passions both of which she has been lucky enough to study and work in professionally. The first is teaching mathematics, the second is Opera.



With a B.S degree in Chemistry from The Central University of Venezuela, he started delving into physics and mathematics to take on one of the most fascinating areas of knowledge, Quantum Mechanics, and the application of its concepts in the atomic and molecular world.



Between spaceships, lightsabers, and the mystical powers of the Force (which one later finds out is a fundamental concept that drives all of physics... not the mystical part but the force part), a young boy’s imagination was stolen.

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Physics Tutoring FAQ

The only way to study physics is to work through problems.  Nothing else really works.  Work through as many problems from the book as possible.

Go to all of your professor's office hours.  If the teacher sees you every week they will round your grade up in the end.  Plus they will often give great tips for starting each problem.

If you're working on physics homework or studying for an exam and are stuck, try to find a physics tutor online. You can solve your physics problems through one-on-one online tutoring sessions. No matter what type of physics problem you're having, we'll connect you with a tutor who can help you find an answer and deeply understand the problem.

Find an online physics tutor that suits your learning needs and accommodates your schedule. A great online physics tutor will give you a step-by-step procedure for solving physics problems.

Furthermore, find an online physics tutor that fits your personality and learning style.  Not every physicist is a great teacher!  It's important that the physics tutor can connect with you and remember what it was like to struggle in a physics class.

To find a physics tutor near you start with a Google search to see what local tutoring businesses are available.  Then look for online reviews on each physics tutoring business.  Try sites like Yelp, Google Reviews, Nextdoor, and Facebook reviews.   An excellent physics tutor near you should have a good online presence with lots of 5-star reviews.  Be sure to read through each review and make sure they are thoughtful and cover your areas of concern.  Then see if the physics tutor will offer a trial lesson so you can see if they are a good fit for your personality and learning style.

Tutoring physics is a long journey but worth it!  The first step is to get a degree in physics, this is essential.  Physics is such a difficult and broad topic that you will need to study it in college in order to be an effective physics tutor.

Just because you are good at physics does not mean you are good at tutoring physics!  It's important to learn how to teach physics well.  Many physics tutors start as high school physics teachers, this is a great way to get teaching experience.

Once you have a physics degree and some teaching experience, you are ready to tutor physics!  Now it's time to find clients, which is not easy.  You can start by posting flyers in all of your local coffee shops and grocery stores that have bulletin boards.

Once you get your first students, be sure to ask them to review you on sites like Yelp and Google Reviews, this is how you will find more clients.  Make sure to do a great job so you get 5-star reviews.  Or you can apply to work at a tutoring agency such as Alexander Math & Physics Tutoring.

It's a long path but tutoring physics is very rewarding, good luck!


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