Average 4.2 based on 58 teacher ratings
Keith Hanson is a retired Physical Education teacher at Townsend Harris High School located in Flushing, New York and part of New York City Geographic District #25. Keith Hanson's 58 teacher ratings contributes to Townsend Harris High School's ranking of 812 in New York. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Townsend Harris High School is 4.25 stars.
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Mr. Hanson is super harsh when it comes to running, chances are youll run 2 miles every day, but just stay motivated, and learn how to get away with skipping 2 or 3 laps of your runs in a not so obvious way, and do what you gotta do to get on his good side. Crack lots of jokes, and make him laugh, he will like you and chances are pass you no problem :)

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I had him for health and it was really informative. His tests were so so so hard but the best you can do is study the outlines and pay attention. Don't doze off or anything in his class! His health class was really entertaining, some of his anecdotes are hilarious. He has a lot of real life experiences that he talks about to emphasize his points in lessons which makes the class more engaging.

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I'm in his freshman gym class and he's definitely brought me into better shape considering I was in pretty good shape from the beginning. He might have favorites but he sees who works hard and likes those who have athleticism just don't be lazy and work hard!

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he gives way too many tests

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Honestly he's great and all but he's a difficult teacher. For health, he is a pain in your life.. His tests are extreme and he might hint out some male chauvinistic jokes. For gym, I heard he's extreme on his kids but later on they end up thanking him for putting them in shape! So i would say he's great as a teacher but I don't like his attitude.. Just bear with it

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His class is way too hard and he definitely has favorites

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Difficult class but you'll get the gainz dont skip leg day ur gucci

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He's too hard on Muazzam :( Apparently it takes him 10 years to do 1 lap.

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Mr. Hanson is a great teacher, and always knows how to push his students. Although his workouts are hard, you will feel accomplished after them. He will definitely help you if you are lifting weights incorrectly. He could be softer about his criticisms sometimes, but he only does it out of his wanting you to do better. A great man and role model!

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he is a good teacher but very strict in everything he says and does

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I love Mr. HAnson. I love him as a gym teacher and I'm obsessed with him. I even changed my last name on Facebook to Hanson!! I love Hanson.

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The first week of school I hated him. I thought he was a big bully. But honestly, by the end of the semester, I loved him, and so did the rest of my classmates. I had him first

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Great teacher. He may push us but it only means he is trying to help us. For anyone who doesn't like him for being too harsh, it's probably because you've never exercised a day in your life. Mr. Hanson is trying to keep you h

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he can get PRETTY mad if you dont follow the directions. He loves to show off and pushes you over the limit many times. Have fun in plyometrics because he has no mercy. He is very nice and funny outside of class though :)

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Great gym teacher, though he does work you out alot. If you have him for health expect low grades, but you'll learn alot as well.

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pretty harsh and sometimes come off as a bully but a good guy overall. once made me fill out my own demerit form for chewing gum in class but forgot to pick it up from me after lol.

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great guy once you get to know him! very inspiring

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it's been nearly a decade since i graduated and my memories of high school, this man's behavior towards his students was appalling, at times bordering on bullying. appeared to be a frustrated athlete. what a shame.

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Hanson's a laugh. He's so well talked about in school. Yes he's full of himself, says harsh things, and makes your work hard but you can't hate him. Hanson's just Hanson.

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The man may be somewhat full of himself, however his class will change your life. I was quite chubby before taking his class and now I am one of the more athletic kids in my grade. He means well and he is very helpful!

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gave me a low WT grade. i wanted a 90 but WHATEVER it dosent count so all u do is just not fail AMEN!

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Had him for weight training. He's tough and won't take the "I'm just a girl" excuse but will make you work harder than you ever thought you could. If you're willing, he will make an athlete out of you

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Loved his health class. kinda gross but funny. his tests r mad long nd if ur absent... u've gota take his makeup essay. and u dont wana take that cuz you'll end up getting a grade below 40 (like me)!

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I love mr. hanson. only a month of his class changed me into an entirely different person. he really cares and gives you great advice

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I had Mr Hanson back in the 90s, and even though he was hard, he genuinely cared. To this day, I can still remember a time when he reached out to me because he saw I was upset-- it meant a lot to me.

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Mr. Hanson is a great teacher. He teaches students life lessons that will serve them well in the future. You must work hard to make the grade. He demands that you do your best and nothing less.

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this man is amazing. great sense of humor and actually makes you work. and he loves trader joes.

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he turned me into a completely different person, i go to the gym every day and eat super healthy. he is a teacher i will def miss at townsend.

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Does he still stare longingly at himself in the mirror and plant deicate kisses on his own biceps? He's a great teacher. (Aside from the whole self-worship thing...hehe)

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one of the best teachers at townsend harris. he works with you, especially if you have an injry to help get better

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mr.hanson is a really cool teacher but dont get on his bad side...he may showoff sumtimes but thats all part of his charm xP

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VERY hard. But, his gym classes will definitely get you in shape.

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from flab to fab. if you sincerely invest your energy into his weight training classes, the results are great.

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I was leaning towards the plus size when i stated the year. After health and weight training(which i'm signing up 4 til grad) i'm not only thinner but muscular.

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mr hanson is a good health teacher. im not sure how fair he is when he grades. i'd be scared to have him for gym. lol but overall hes pretty cool.

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it's not funny when he shows off and makes the kids feel feeble.

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Mr. Hanson makes the students overexert themselves in class. He pushes the students PAST their limits. I think he is unfair with grades.

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I dun kno anything about him but one day I fell. He was so nice when he popped my dislocated shoulder back into its socket. He told jokes.

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a great person if you get to know him. he knows his stuff, especially in health. but gym's a different story. just NEVER give up on his class.

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mr.hanson is the best i guess i say this for the fact that I have muscle lol. but i am a girl and u kno wat? mr.hanson admires that. He respects those who try

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He's a cool guy...his stories in health are funny but they do influence quite a few people...it did for me.

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he's so funny and he's one of those health teachers that can actually influence what you EAT

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he is not as hard as pple say.. i had him and i LUved it and i miss him so much. now i have easy Rio and im so out of shape but im having fun

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Mr Hanson is HARD...i have him for Freshmen gym and GOD...it's HELL..but the key thing is to NOT BE LAZY...but he is a very funny and cool guy

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His health class is the best! His gym class is hard though!

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Hanson sets high standards, but they're also reasonable ones. He wants to get you in shape like him. Yes he will work you to the bone, just don't be lazy!

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for health, mr hanson is the most informative person out there. mad nice too. for gym, different story. overall great person though.

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To know this guy's nice side, you have to have had his Health class. In gym, he is a drill sergeant. Period.

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