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Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Pickleball Clinic
April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 7, 2019
About the instructor: Stephanie McDonald has been playing pickleball for 5 years and has been a competitive tournament player for over 4 1/2 years. She is a 4.5 rated player in both doubles and mixed doubles and holds a Professional Coaching Certification from the Professional Pickleball Registry.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 9
Week 1 – Improving your Serve and Return of Serve
Learn and practice techniques to help you develop a more effective serve; learn a variety of serves; work on accuracy to increase your ability to place your serve where you want to; work on developing a more effective and more accurate return of serve.
Week 2 – Working on your Soft Game
Learn and practice all elements of the soft game – dinks, dink volleys, and soft blocks; learn when to allow the ball to bounce and when to take it as a dink volley.
Week 3 – Third Shots and Blocking Hard Shots
Learn and practice drop shots and drives; learn when to hit a drop shot and when to hit a drive; learn and practice blocking hard shots from the non-volley zone.
Week 4 – Strategy, Court Positioning, and Coached Play
Learn more advanced strategies and proper court positioning; put it all together with coached play.