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Pickleball Boot Camp sessions are designed to teach the basics of pickleball to beginners, focusing on game philosophy, general rules and proper form and technique.
Once boot camp is completed, players practice what they've learned during instructional play! These sessions will focus on game situations with instructors monitoring and assisting participants to increase their skills. Instructional play is included in the boot camp registration.
Level of Instruction: Beginners - Adults
Skills/Fundamentals Learned: Participants will learn: Proper hitting techniques Pickleball rules Game philosophy Scoring Instructional play Instructor: Archie Aquino has played tennis for several years rising to a 5.0 level tennis player. Using her tennis skills, she transitioned to pickleball and is recognized as an advanced player in the Parker Pickleball program, where she now serves as one of two pickleball instructors for the Parker Parks and Recreation Department. She is also a certified pickleball instructor through the USAPA. Along with English, Archie speaks German and Tagalog/Filipino.
David Lissy has been playing pickleball for about six years and teaching for three. David has an MA degree in Curriculum and Instruction and has written pickleball curriculum used in his boot camps and clinics. He grew up in the suburbs west of Chicago playing a multitude of sports including baseball, football, basketball, tennis, golf, table tennis, hockey, swimming, biking and running. David's claim to fame during this time was winning his grade school's table tennis championship! David's main focus for teaching is to pass the enjoyment of the game along to new players. Please contact Bob Bullock at email@example.com with any questions.
All equipment will be supplied. Bring only what you need and can keep with you. • Bring personal hand sanitizer and a sweat towel. • Bring your own full water bottle.
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