Welcome to the Carolina Coastal Pickleball Club

Pickleball Clinics 10am-12pm At Cabin Fever

  • 13-Feb-2023
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Myrtle Beach Sports Center 2115 Sports Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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  • This clinic is for any player, whether playing in the Cabin Fever Tournament or not.   

    This clinic is intended for players rated 3.0 – 3.5, or, players who consider themselves intermediate players.

    The intention of this clinic is to learn and practice some skills that will give you additional skills and strategies when playing a game of pickleball.

    There is a limit of 16 per clinic, so sign up quickly.  There are 2 trainers using the same format.  Each trainer will coach 8 people, or, 2 nets.  Trainers will be:  Joni Walls and Jeff Wahl.

    AM CLINIC – 10:00 AM-12:00 PM (please arrive by 9:30 to check in, & stay a bit to use a $5 lunch voucher)       

    PM CLINIC – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM  (please arrive at noon to check in and to receive and use a $5 lunch voucher)

    The cost is $35 per person.

    The clinic expectations and drills are as follows keeping in mind times are approximate:

    Introduction of the trainers and format, followed by explanation of Drill #1  (10 minutes)

  • 1.     Dinking Only game of pickleball.  This drill is all about improving your dinking skills by playing an entire game in the kitchen only, including serving the ball.  If outside the kitchen, it’s a fault.      (15 minutes)
  • 2.     3rd Shot Drop Shot, 3,3,3.  This drill will have each player practice from 3 positions, the back of the court, mid court, and the kitchen line, always attempting to accomplish the 3rd Shot drop shot, landing the ball from each position in the kitchen.  (15 minutes)
  • 3.     The Block Drill, or Punch volley.  This drill is practiced just inside the kitchen line, volleying the ball back and forth with the player across from you.  Then, this drill is continued just outside the kitchen line, which shows you how much more time you have to react to a volley. 
  • Which ties into
  • The Fireball Drill or Blocking Slam Shots.  One person serves and the blocker is at the NVZ.  They will serve at least 5 balls alternating with partner, then will change sides for the opposing players to practice the same.   (15minutes)
  • Lob Shots.  The instructors will explain and possibly demonstrate how to handle the lobs safely, and effectively.  They will also explain and possibly demonstrate when it’s appropriate to be the player who hits a lob shot. 
  • And, PLAY a game utilizing as many of the skills just learned with trainers watching, assisting, coaching, and offering personal advice when possible.  (20-30 minutes)
  • Wrap up the clinic, answer any questions.                This will conclude the 2 hour clinic.


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