Saturday, February 2, 2019

IN THIS NEWSLETTER:
GREEN VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS FUND RAISING TOURNAMENT
REFEREE TRAINING
DRILLS
LEARN TO PLAY SMART PICKLEBALL
ASSISTED PLAY
DOUBLE STRATEGY VIDEO LINKS
SCOTT MOORE BOOTCAMP AND CLINICS
LOST AND HOPE TO BE FOUND
FEBRUARY SOCIAL ROUND ROBIN (LAST BUT NOT LEAST)! 

BE SURE TO SEE IT ALL


Green Valley Firefighters Fund Raising Tournament
 April 13 and 14 
Registration Opens Feb 7


Support our local Firefighters by playing in their annual fundraising tournament here at Quail Creek.   
Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14. 
Registration opens Friday, February 7th. 
Register online through pickleballtournaments.com. 
Instructions for navigating the registration process can be found here .


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PICKLEBALL REFEREE TRAININ

February 8 from 1-3
Kino Conference Room
On-court practicum - February 9 from 9-11.  

Learning to referee can improve the quality of play.  If you are interested in increasing your understanding of the game, register for the referee training at lenny.pickleball@gmail.com.





MEMORY ENHANCEMENT
MUSCLE, THAT IS !

2.0 Drills Monday, February 4, 1 - 2:30 PM (16 slots) and  
                      2:45 - 4:15 (4 slots)@ QCPC
                      ***CLICK HERE to SIGN UP***
2.5 Drills   No drills this week
3.0 Drills   Wednesday, February 6th, 3 - 4:30 @ QCPC 
                      ***CLICK HERE to SIGN UP***
3.5 Drills   Thursday, February 7th, 2 - 3:30 @QCPC 
                      *** CLICK HERE to SIGN UP***





 Player Development
     Learn To Play 
   Smart Pickleball 


This Class is for advanced beginners (2.5), intermediate (3.0) and advanced (3.5) players who are able to serve, return, and be able to produce a short rally at the NVZ.
This is a three day course which will be on Friday, February 8, 16, 24 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
                               You need only sign up once for the 3 week class.
Friday, February 8:  We cover choosing the right shot at the right time in order to play smart.  You will learn and drill how to execute these shots.  This day’s activities will be performed at the NVZ.
Friday, February 15: You will learn how to play as a team and court position.
Friday, February 22:  You will learn the strategies of the first three shots of a rally and how to execute them.  You will also learn how to read your opponents and what their court position tells you. You will incorporate everything that you have learned throughout the course.
Maximum class size is 16.  Minimum class size is 4.
Cost for the 3 week class is $60.00
The Smart Pickleball coaching team assist you in advancing your game to the next level in a safe and fun environment.  There will be at least 1 coach per 4 students in order to give you the most instruction per time allotment.
Sign up HERE.
Additional questions contact Kathy Palese at palesek@hotmail.com or (319) 504 6254


ASSISTED PLAY

Assisted Play is for Beginners who have taken a lesson or have some playing experience. 
Beginners play while an experienced player watches and gives pointers. 
Assisted Play on courts 1-4 are through the end of February and scheduled for  
                      Tuesdays - 1:00pm-3:00pm
Thursdays - 11:00am-1:00pm 
You must sign up to participate; the limit is 16 players.
You may only sign-up for one session per week. 
Sign-up begins Saturday, February 2.  
Sign-up HERE for Tuesday 5 February 
Sign-up HERE for Thursday 7 February 



Helle Sparre Doubles Strategy Videos

Knowing how to position, who takes the ball, and where the shot should go will help your game. 
              Here are two videos from Helle Spare demonstrating Double Strategy.

How to Isolate you Opponent

Forehand Takes the Middle - Myth Busted





OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
Player Development


Scott Moore 2-Day Bootcamp 
February 25 and 26

Scott Moore will offer his popular, intensive 2-day boot camp for 3.5 - 4.5 skill levels on February 25 and 26.  In this 12 hour session, students will receive 8 hours of instruction and 4 hours of instructional play.  Cost is $299/person.  
  Signup Here


Scott Moore Clinics 
February 25, 26 and 27

Scott Moore will offer clinics for 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0+ skill level players on Wednesday, February 27. 
3.0 Skill Level 2-hour Clinic, cost $70/person Sign up HERE 
3.5 Skill Level 2-hour Clinic, cost $70/person Sign up HERE  
 4.0+ Skill Level 3-hour Clinic cost $90/person Sign up HERE 


LOST----HOPE TO BE FOUND

PAIR OF MEN'S COURT SHOES
SKECHERS MEN'S BURST ATHLETIC SHOES
BLACK, SIZE 10, NEW IN BOX WITH TAGS
IF YOU'VE TAKEN THEM FOR SAFEKEEPING,
OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO DID,
CONTACT TOM SHARPLES 
tsharples@mac.com 
                                                 510-520-1988








Let’s “Taco-Bout” Love!  
A Fiesta of Pickleball!
Menu: Chips/Dips, Tacos, Rice, Beans, salads, Fruit, Dessert
February 13, 2019 10AM to 1PM
Sign up HERE to play, attend but not play, and to bring an item.



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