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Pickleball is light, aerobic exercise without much risk of injury. Research has shown that of all ages who play pickleball three times a week for an hour each time saw improved blood pressure and cardiorespiratory fitness. Pickleball injuries are rare and generally only occur in the more intense players. Peak Performance Tennis & Pickleball Academy located in Los Angeles is committed to providing students with classes from Intro to pickle ball to advanced intermediate class designed to get you playing at a 4.0 level.
WE HAVE OPEN PLAY ON
WEDNESDAY 6:00PM - 7:30PM
SATURDAY 12:00PM - 1:30PM
SUNDAYS 10:00AM - 11:30AM
$15 PER PLAYER
The beginner classes are designed to help players understand the scoring, rules, and foundational techniques in order to get on a court and play recreational games. Students will also learn foundational skills such as the ready position, how to hold a paddle and technique on serve, returns and volleys. Instructors will provide players with safety information on equipment and court etiquette and attire. We will provide demo paddles and pickleballs. SATURDAYS 10:00am - 11:00am
This class is designed for those who have already completed a beginner session and reinforces basic strategy to familiarize themselves with the rules, scoring and court positioning. It is recommended for players who have only played a few times and feel like they are beginning to understand the game but would like to make sure they are playing correctly. SATURDAYS 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This class is suited for players who are currently in the 3.0-3.49 skill levels and are looking to hit every ball with a purpose. This class focuses on technique and creating consistency and accuracy on multiple intermediate shot selections: dinking, third shot drives and drops, block volleys, overheads, lobs and court positioning. This class will also focus on understanding strategies behind these different shot selections
This class is suited for players who are currently in the 3.5 -3.99 skill levels and looking to advance their skills to compete against advanced players. This class focuses on technique and creating consistency and accuracy on multiple advanced shot selections: dinking, advanced court positioning, resets, dink volleys. This class will also focus on understanding strategies behind these different shot selections and making advanced decision making in game situations. (3.5 and above players lookin
Clinic is designed to verify that your level of play is 4.0 or higher.
Player is new to pickleball, learning scoring and rules. Players have a hard time playing games, as a rally is not sustainable yet. Occasionally miss the ball entirely..
Have played a few games and know how to score and know some of the basic rules. Learning how to serve and return consistently. Developing a consistent forehand.
Able to keep score and are familiar with the court positions for doubles play, but can still be reluctant to approach the net. Can sustain a short rally of 3 or more shots with players of equal ability Weak in their ready position and strokes but are working on improving them
Players can sustain longer rallies (4 or more shots each point) Can make easier volleys and use backhand more often but need work on stroke development. Start coming to the Non Volley Zone and become more aggressive in their play. Begins to use dinks and lobs but do not fully understand when and where they should be used. Serves become more consistent and working on making it accurate. Knowledge of the rules improves. Court coverage may be weak but improves consistently.
Players are fairly consistent on serve and return when hitting medium paced shots. Players demonstrate improved skills with all the basic strokes but lack accuracy and control when trying for direction, depth or power on these shots. They are using dinks and lobs on a regular basis as part of their game.
Players have achieved stroke dependability with directional control on most medium paced and some harder hit shots. They still need to develop more depth and variety with their shots but are exhibiting more aggressive net play. They anticipate their opponents shots and are developing teamwork in doubles. They start to use the third shot drop and mix play with dinks, soft shots, more pace, angles, and lobs.
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18122 Erwin Street, Tarzana, CA 91356 / 20600 Northridge Road, Chatsworth, CA 91311
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