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Professional Pickleball Clinic 2019
July 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019
Professional Pickleball Clinics with Mark Renneson
Ages 16+ July 23-25 at Darren Patterson Christian Academy
Day 1 (July 23)
9:30am-12:30pm: All About Offense (3.0-3.5) $75
High quality pickleball requires that players have a good understanding of when and how they can go on offense. This session is focused on the technical, tactical, and decision-making skills needed to be able to put your opponents in trouble. Areas of focus will include using the serve and the return to gain an advantage, hitting challenging third shots, as well as finishing strong up at the net. Note: while this session is devoted to offensive pickleball play, that does not mean it is all about hitting hard. This session will also examine the many ways that slow balls can be effective offensive tools. Players should be at the 3.0 or 3.5 level. Maximum of 12 participants.
1:30-4:00pm: Advanced Training Part 1 (4.0+) $70
Train like the pros! This fun and fast-paced drill session will put you through your paces. Advanced Training (Part 1 and 2 are different) will give you a great workout in the following areas: serve and return; third shots; volleys, drops and dinking. Players should be at the 4.0 or above level. Maximum of 12 participants.
4:00-6:00pm: Match Game with In-Game Coaching (3.0+) $30
Hone your skills and learn from pro Pickleball player and coach Mark Renneson at the 2019 Professional Pickleball Clinic. Join us for the Match Game with In-Game Coaching Session on Tuesday, July 23 from 4:00-6:00pm. Players should be at the 3.0 or above level. Maximum of 15 participants.
Day 2 (July 24)
9:30am-12:30pm: Defense Wins Championships (3.0-3.5) $75
It is important for teams to learn how withstand the pressure when their opponents are coming at them. This session is devoted to developing and applying the skills and strategies needed to ‘weather the storm’ and to get out of trouble when the other team is on offence. Topics will include how to neutralize opponents against fast balls at the net, how to pop up fewer balls at the NVZ, and how to handle spin. Players should be at the 3.0 or 3.5 level. Maximum of 12 participants.
1:30-4:00pm: Intermediate Drills (3.0-3.5) $70
Fun and fast-paced drills for players who like to train! This session will give you a chance to work on the following skills: serving and returning, third shots, drops, dinking, volleys and more! Players should be at the 3.0 or 3.5 level. Maximum of 12 participants.
Day 3 (July 25)
9:30am-12:30pm: Super Third Shots (3.0-3.5) $75
How well you play your third shot can determine how the rest of the point unfolds. This clinic will focus on understanding different third shot options and developing the skills to be able to execute them more consistently and effectively. Players should be at the 3.0 or 3.5 level. Maximum of 12 participants.
12:30-2:00pm: Advanced Training Part 2 (4.0+) $50
Train like the pros! This fun and fast-paced drill session will put you through your paces. Advanced Training (Part 1 and 2 are different) will give you a great workout in the following areas: serve and return; third shots; volleys, drops and dinking. Players should be at the 4.0 level or above. Maximum of 12 participants.
More about Mark Renneson:
Mark Renneson is the founder and Head Coach of Third Shot Sports. Known internationally as a leading expert in the pickleball world, Mark delivers pickleball clinics, camps and private lessons to sold-out venues across North America. In addition to his on-court coaching work, Mark can be seen and heard doing color commentary at major events like the US Open (2018, 2019), USAPA Nationals (2016), and the Las Vegas Pickleball Open (2018). Mark’s unique style to coaching is highly practical and combines fun, intensity, and professional expertise.
Contact Stephanie at 281-685-3557 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you would like a private lesson with Mark. Private lessons are for groups of 1-4 players of a similar skill level. Players may arrange their own group for a lesson or can be placed with players of similar skill level.