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January 01 - April 30, 2023

Pickleball: Beg. Small Group Training (18+ yrs) W/S23

Parker Fieldhouse • 18700 E Plaza Dr ParkerCO  80134 Organized by Parker Parks and Recreation
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Pickleball Small Group Trainings are designed to help players of any level refine their skills in a more individualized setting with a maximum of 4 participants per training. If you are a beginner, this training will teach you the basics of pickleball such as, rules, basic shots, volleys, serves, and return of serves. Intermediate and advanced players can use these small group trainings to help improve on more specific skills.

Each lesson will be customized to the participants registered in the session. If you want to work on your drop shot, your serve, or if you are just beginning to play pickleball these trainings will be tailored to your group.

Level of Instruction: Beginners – Adults

Skills/Fundamentals Learned: Participants will learn:

Types of shots and how to hit them (ground strokes, volley, lob, serves)

Position concepts (serving position, receiving position)

Progression of play (serving, receiving, non-volley zone (NVZ) – “Kitchen”)

Scoring (accumulating points “Me – You – Who”, sideout)

Coached play (game situations, playing points, court position, shot selection)

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 a certified pickleball instructor through the USAPA. She currently serves as one of two pickleball instructors for the Parker Rec Department. Along with English, Archie speaks German and Tagalog/Filipino.

David Lissy has been playing and teaching pickleball for over five years. David has an MA degree in Curriculum and Instruction and has written pickleball curriculum used in his 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 Alfredo at anegrin@parkeronline.org or 303.805.6311 for questions.

Equipment: Individual paddles recommended but are available for use, if needed. Please wear tennis shoes, athletic clothing and bring water.
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January 01 - April 30, 2023

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Ages 18-100 · Co-Ed


Parker Fieldhouse

18700 E Plaza Dr ParkerCO  80134

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