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April 01 - August 31, 2024

Pickleball: Advanced Clinic (18+ yrs) S24/S24

Parker Recreation Center • 17301 E Lincoln Ave. ParkerCO  80134 Organized by Parker Parks and Recreation
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Pickleball: Advanced ClinicDominate the court with confidence and precision in our Advanced Pickleball Clinic! From extended rallies to strategic volleys, this program will transform your game into a masterclass of skill and teamwork. Successful completion ensures players will consistently engage in long rallies, execute varied shots, improve reaction time, master drop shots, deliver consistent and varied serves, and explore advanced aspects of team-play. Coached games guide players through refining style and shot proficiency and developing a sense of court and opponent awareness. Claim your spot and conquer the court!
Level of Instruction: Advanced – Adults. Candidates for the Advanced Clinic should be playing at the level of 3.0 – 3.5 in accordance with USAPA. Players should have above average court awareness, have several serve options, understand team positioning, and choose appropriate position based on play (guarding open area and preparing for opponent reactions).
Skills/Fundamentals Learned: Participants will learn: Specialty shots and position, more awareness of special shots (ATP, erne, overheads, and spinning dinks)• Take advantage of attackable balls and position, understanding your own ability to attack balls, spatial awareness of the entire court for shot placement• Shot placement (depth, pace, location based on opponent position)• Serve options (drop serve, spin serve), chainsaw serve (varying depth, pace, and position of service)• Court position options (consistent play from the baseline, consistent play from the transition zone, consistent play from NVZ, choosing appropriate position based on play, choosing approaches based on partnership)• Developing court awareness (movement around the court adapting to play progress, reset shots to permit partnership to regain composure, attacking opponents to force errors)
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 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 Negrin at anegrin@parkeronline.org with any questions or concerns.
Equipment: Pickleballs will be supplied. Please bring your racquet, wear tennis shoes, athletic clothing and bring water.
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April 01 - August 31, 2024

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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Age and Gender

Ages 18-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Parker Recreation Center

17301 E Lincoln Ave. ParkerCO  80134

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