Pickleball

PICKLEBALL


We offer three sessions of pickleball throughout the summer with various times scheduled based on age.
Times and dates are listed below.

Seniors (Retired Adults) - 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Youth Ages 14 to 18 - 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

FIRST SESSION: Begins June 12 Mondays/Wednesdays 

SECOND SESSION: Begins July 10 Mondays/Wednesdays

THIRD SESSION: Begins August 7 Mondays/Wednesdays

FEE $35 (Three week sessions)



PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

For specifics on this activity you may contact our office at
769-2250 and we will be able to direct you to one of the
participant organizers.





TOURNAMENT PREPARATION FOR 3.0 PLAYERS

6 SESSIONS

To support the 3rd annual USAPA/NIPBA Pickleball Tournament in August, Coeur d’Alene Recreation will sponsor a series of pickleball tournament preparation sessions for players who have not yet played in a formal pickleball tournament. Teams or individuals can participate in these sessions. Sessions will last for 1.5 hours. The fee for each session is $20. Appointments for attending these sessions must be made with BeSports Pickleball @ 208-699-1911.

 

SESSION 1:                   COMMUNICATIONS: DO OR DIE

                                    SERVICE PURPOSE, OBJECTIVE AND GOALS

                                    THE ROLE OF DECEPTION IN SERVING

                                    SERVICE EXECUTION AND PARTNER RESPONSIBILITY

                                    PLANNING THE SERVE

                                    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

 

SESSION 2:                   COMMUNICATIONS: DID OR DEAD

                                    RETURN OF SERVE PURPOSE, OBJECTIVE AND GOALS

                                    RETURN EXECUTION AND INTENT

                                    PLANNING THE RETURN

                                    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

 

SESSION 3:                   COMMUNICATIONS: THE PRICE OF FAILURE

                                    THIRD SHOT PURPOSE, OBJECTIVE AND GOALS, ALTERNATIVES

                                    AWARENESS CHANGES TACTICS AS THE GAME PROGRESSES

                                    THIRD SHOT EXECUTIONS AND INTENT

                                    PLANNING THE FIRST THREE SHOTS OF ANY POINT

                                    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

                                   

SESSION 4:                   DROP SHOTS, CONVERSION TO THE NET, HORIZONTAL AND VERTICLE TEAM MOVEMENT

                                    BALL DIRECTION, HOLE SEEKING, THE KITCHEN LOB, PATIENCE

                                    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

 

SESSION 5:                   TARGET HITTING: FOREHAND, BACKHAND, SOFT, HARD, LOB

                                    FEET, BACKHAND SIDE, HOLES

                                    ANTICIPATABLE EXECUTION IS COMMUNICATION

                                    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

 

SESSSION 6:                 SUPERVISED THREE-GAME TOURNAMENT

                                    REFEREED