Up Your Game- Level I
In this session we will cover:
Serving, return of serve, and positioning when serving and receiving. Bonus, serve and return deep.
Paddle positioning, making sure you are ready for opponents shots. Basic shot selection.
Line calls, explaining who calls the lines and non volley zone faults and basic etiquette.
Player positioning, moving up when it is time. Overall strategy on where to hit the ball and who to hit the ball to.
Covid19 Etc: Please wear a mask through the whole session including on court if you have not been vaccinated. As well, all players will be required to sign a waiver and provide an emergency contact and telephone number. Pickleball is an athletic activity, and as well, we are playing outdoors and it can get hot and humid. Please bring lots to drink and take breaks when you like. DO NOT RUN BACKWARDS.
ALL SESSIONS TAUGHT BY A CERTIFIED INSURED INSTRUCTOR WITH THE IPTPA(International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association).
The founding members of the IPTPA, (see list of founding members) reads like a “whose who list” of the best pickleball players and coaches in the world. Founded by Seymour Rifkind, a business executive and hall of fame coach, he and the original members recognized that in order for the quality of our sport to match it´s fantastic growth, certifying teaching professionals was a high priority. More and more players are seeking qualified instruction to improve their game.
Since the establishment of the IPTPA at the 2015 Nationals, the founding members have been busy not only establishing those standards, for the beginner through 3.5 player but, developing the criteria to determine whether a perspective coach met those standards.