with Certified Instructor Laurel Heilman
LET’S GET STARTED
This is an Introduction of Pickleball class for those who have never played or have played only a couple of times. Topics covered include; safety, equipment, rules, scoring, grip and paddle control, court positioning, stroke technique and tactics, and basic match play.
“THE FIRST 4 SHOTS”
This is a class for players who have basic knowledge of the game with some match play who are looking to improve their technical skills and tactical strategies. Topics covered include; shot #1 (the serve), shot #2 (the return), shot #3 (forehand and backhand groundstrokes), and shot #4 (push volleys).
Also court positioning, the soft game, the lob game, overhead smash, and transitioning to the NVZ will be introduced.
“0-0-2 GAME ON!”
These is a classes are for those players who are ready to step up their game working on advanced strokes and tactics for possible tournament level play. Topics covered can include; stepping up the soft game, drop volley, attacking/counterattacking, resetting the point, roll shots, 3rd shot drops vs 3rd shot drives, backhand and forehand slice, and transitioning to the NVZ, and game play. In addition, tourney pre-match briefing, server/receiver faults, the appeal process, and other refereed/non-refereed match tournament tips.
DRILLING with a player or our ball machine
A session of progressive drills, with limited technique coaching. Pick the skill(s) that you want to focus on. Hit a lot of balls!
COACH ME UP
1.5 hr session $25/player
4 players, 1 coach. Game play with coach stopping play as needed to discuss tactics, choices made, player positioning, partner play, technique tips, use of time-outs, etc.
BALL MACHINE REPS
½ hour session. $25/session (no coaching)
Use the ball machine to practice to practice various shots by getting a lot of repetitions! Ability to set up drills to work on footwork, proper form, and stroke execution for drinking, push and drop volleys, groundstrokes, mid-court resets, plus more.
BALL MACHINE 4 WEEK SERIES
$15/person paid in advance ($60 total/person)
Coach will oversee a 4-week series of progressive drills Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced sessions; up to 4 players/session