Criteria: You have attended PB102 or are competent in the skills presented in that class. PB201 is a class for 2.5 to 3.0 level participants who have participated in this level of recreational play at Pictona or elsewhere (see Pictona's Skill Assessment Program). A video summary of the class can be seen here.
Our PB201 course includes 2 two-hour classes. Each will focus on the skills and in game strategies needed for the advance level pickleball player to continue to improve. Classes are limited to 3- 8 participants to maximize your opportunity to learn basic game strategy and participate in skill instruction.
Each week’s class is listed below with a brief description of topics covered:
PB201A – Ready position, footwork, keep ball in play, serve strategy, dinking (aim at opponent’s feet), partner positioning, create rallies, precision over power, drop shot/split step, “middle solves the riddle”.
PB201B – Cross court dinking, follow your returns, volley block, unforced errors, communication with partner, backhand returns
The class is open to both members and non-members. Participants must pre-register using either the member online reservation app or by calling the Pictona Welcome Desk at 386-310-7067. Check the Events Calendar or contact the Welcome Desk for dates and times. The cost of the class is $100 for members. Non-members must also purchase a day pass or use their Pic-10 punch card.