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Professional Pickleball Clinics 2021

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Professional Pickleball Clinics with DJ Howard 

Ages 16+ July 13-15 at Buena Vista High School – White Gym
Clinics will be held on July 13, 14 & 15 from 8:00am- 3:30pm in 2-hour and 3-hour sessions. Maximum of 12 participants per clinic – register early!
3 Hour Clinic – $110; 2 Hour Clinic – $80
Small Group Lessons – $65/person/hour for 3 people; $55/person/hour for 4 people

Registration Deadline: Saturday, July 3

Day 1 (Tuesday, July 13)
8:30-11:30am: Mastering the Mid-Court: All About the Transition Zone (3.5 Skill Level) $110
This clinic covers the MOST important area of the court – the transition zone between the baseline and the non-volley zone. Techniques and strategies will be discussed. This session will open your mind to a whole new way of thinking about the mid-court! Limited to 12 participants. Skill level 3.5

“Mastering the Mid-Court: All About the Transition Zone” on Tuesday, July 13 from 8:30-11:30am. The Clinic will be held at Buena Vista High School – White Gym. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR “Mastering the Mid-Court – (3.5 Skill Level)”!  

12:30-3:30pm: Beating Bangers: Drives, Drops and Blocks (3.5 Skill Level) $110
This clinic covers strategies, tactics, and techniques for handling pace and limiting the options of opponents who like to hit the ball hard. Limited to 12 participants. Skill level 3.5

“Beating Bangers: Drives, Drops and Blocks” on Tuesday, July 13 from 12:30-3:30pm. The Clinic will be held at Buena Vista High School – White Gym. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR “Beating Bangers – (3.5 Skill Level)”!  

Day 2 (Wednesday, July 14)
8:00-11:00am: All About Offense and Defense (3.5 Skill Level) $110
This session covers how to set yourself up for winning shots and deny your opponent from winning points. Techniques and tactics will be discussed. Limited to 12 participants. Skill level 3.5

“All About Offense and Defense” on Wednesday, July 14 from 8:00-11:00am. The Clinic will be held at Buena Vista High School – White Gym. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR “All About Offense & Defense – (3.5 Skill Level)”!  

11:30am-1:30pm: Dinking 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dinking (3.5 Skill Level) $80
This session covers the many dink options and how and why to hit them. Lots of dinking drills and exercises will be performed. While the main theme is dinking, full court play will also be implemented. Limited to 12 participants. Skill level 3.5

“Dinking 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dinking” on Wednesday, July 14 from 11:30am-1:30pm. The Clinic will be held at Buena Vista High School – White Gym. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR “Dinking 101- (3.5 Skill Level)”!  

Day 3 (Thursday, July 15)
8:30-11:30am: Mastering the Mid-Court: All About the Transition Zone (4.0/4.5 Skill Level) $110
This clinic overs the MOST important area of the court – the transition zone between the baseline and the non-volley zone. Techniques and strategies will be discussed. This session will open your mind to a whole new way of thinking about the mid-court! Limited to 12 participants. Skill level 4.0/4.5

“Mastering the Mid-Court: All About the Transition Zone” on Thursday, July 15 from 8:30-11:30am. The Clinic will be held at Buena Vista High School – White Gym. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR “Mastering the Mid-Court – (4.0/4.5 Skill Level)”!  

12:30-3:30pm: Third Shots: Drops, Drives and Topspin Rolls (4.0/4.5 Skill Level) $110
This session covers the variety of third shot options and why they can be effective. It also covers how to hit each shot and tips for when each ought to be used. Limited to 12 participants. Skill level 4.0/4.5.

“Third Shots: Drops, Drives and Topspin Rolls” on Thursday, July 15 from 12:30-3:30pm. The Clinic will be held at Buena Vista High School – White Gym. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR “Third Shots – (4.0/4.5 Skill Level)”!  

Small Group Lessons
Small Group Lesson Times: Tuesday, July 13 from 4:00-6:00pm; Wednesday, July 14 from 2:30-4:30pm; Wednesday, July 14 from 5:00-7:00pm; Thursday, July 15 from 4:00-6:00pm. Small Group Lessons – $65/person/hour for 3 people; $55/person/hour for 4 people. Please contact Stephanie McDonald at 281-685-3557 or smcdonald1107@hotmail.com for more information or if you would like a small group lesson.

Auditing
Injured? Clinics all sold out? Join in on the fun without hitting a ball! Listen, observe and take notes, but no hands-on participation. GREAT for players who are injured or if clinics fill to capacity! An opportunity for players not yet at the 3.5 skill level or the 4.0/4.5 skill level to gain information. Please contact Stephanie McDonald at 281-685-3557 or smcdonald1107@hotmail.com for more information or if you would like to audit a session.
Audit 1 clinic: $20 for a 2-hour clinic; $30 for a 3-hour clinic
Audit a second clinic (3-hour) for an additional $22.50
Audit a third or more clinic for an additional $15 each

More about DJ Howard:

Daniel (DJ) Howard comes from a tennis background, playing four years of college tennis. He began playing pickleball about six years ago and dove in head first! He resigned from his career as a tennis coach a couple of years ago to dedicate himself to becoming the best pickleball player and coach he could be. DJ competes in tournaments across the country and has earned 5 medals at the US Open. He travels the country combining his passion for pickleball and teaching by conducting highly rated lessons and clinics. He strives to be the best coach possible and cares for each individual student equally. His experience as a pickleball player, his knowledge of the game, and his love of teaching are all evident in his lessons and clinics. We are very excited to host DJ for our clinics in 2021!!

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Organizer

BV Rec
Phone:
719-395-1939
Email:
bvrec@buenavistaco.gov
Website:
www.buenavistarec.com

Other

Category
Sports & Athletic Leagues
Age
Adult
Season
Summer

Venue

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms
559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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