Learn more about our pickleball clinics - Here's What To Expect:

Introduction To Pickleball - Learn how to play the game everyone is talking about!

  • Game Overview
  • How To Keep Score
  • Serving & Returning The Ball
  • Basic Court Skills
  • Basic Shot Techniques


Blocking - Tired of bangers hitting you? Use their power against them!

  • How to beat the bangers
  • The importance of keeping your paddle up
  • Taking pace off of a slam
  • How to go from defensive to offensive in a hurry
  • Resetting the point with a block


Strategy and Court Positioning- Work together to improve! 

  • ​​Learn the strengths and weaknesses of your team
  • Read the flight of the ball
  • Moving as a unit


Lobbing & Defending the Lob - Protect yourself against the dreaded lob!

  • Proper footwork and court awareness
  • Understand how to lob at the proper time​


Dinking 101 - Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it!

  • Control The Game
  • Own Court Position
  • Be the lead partner in the pickleball dance
  • Footwork
  • Volley Dinks


Dinking 201 - Already know how to dink? Now it's time to get aggressive.

  • How to keep the ball low while dinking
  • Proper footwork to set yourself up for a great dink
  • How and when to attack your next shot


Double Strategy / Serving - Come learn our 'Jedi' Techniques and work up a sweat doing it!

  • Stacking
  • Dominant forehand in the middle
  • How to attack the weaker opponent
  • Knowing where you are on the court
  • Who’s got the dreaded middle
  • Picking up on tendencies
  • Deep serves - you can’t score if your serve doesn’t go in


Drills To Better Your Game - Awesome drills to make you a better player!

  • Half Court Singles
  • Deep Returns & Serves
  • Dinking Drills
  • Blocking Drills


Forcing Their Backhand - Get better while having fun learning backhand shot techniques!

  • The best spot to hit winners
  • Court recognition
  • Backhand drills
  • Becoming more comfortable with your own backhand


How and When to Attack - Now that you've made your way to the kitchen line, it’s time to know when to attack.

  • How to punch the ball
  • How to use touch over power
  • What are the best spots to attack on the court?​


Poaching - Find out the right time to take over the court!

  • Court positioning
  • Stacking
  • Keeping Forehands in the middle


Poaching/Stacking - Keep the stronger partner in the correct position 

  • Keep the stronger forehand in the middle
  • Court positioning
  • Jumping the kitchen line
  • Getting out of bad situations on the court


Prepping for Your Tournament - Get ready mentally and physically

  • Set yourself and your partner up for success
  • Stay calm in the face of adversity


3rd Shot Skills & Drills - Learn how to get to the net more effectively

  • What is the 3rd shot?
  • How does this benefit my game?
  • Allowing you enough time to make it to the kitchen
  • Hit the backhand with your 3rd shot
  • Power 3rd shot and poach


Tuning Up Your Serve - Become more consistent and snag those aces

  • Learn the importance of serving deep and how to do it
  • The best baseline locations to serve from
  • Where to aim the ball to raise the difficulty for opponents 


Volleying - How and when to hit the ball correctly before it bounces the first time!

  • Volley Dinking
  • Blocks
  • Put Away Shots


Clinics cost $20 per person (plus tax), per session. Limited to only 8 participants ​so call or email our office to sign up and reserve your spot!

Pickleball clinics are a great way to improve your game:

Our Pickleball clinics are designed for beginner to intermediate players who are wanting to work on a specific aspects of their game.  The clinics are 90 minutes long.  instruction lasts 60 minutes followed by 30 minutes of free play.  To Assure a great experience, clinics are limited to 8 participants.  Pre-payment is required starting january 2019. cOST IS $20 PER PERSON PER SESSION.


Call 253-243-9858 or email INFO@PICKLEBALLSTATION.COM to sign up.



Upcoming 90 Minute clinics:


  • Introduction to Pickleball

  • Mastering the Dink

  • Perfecting the 3rd Shot

  • Tuning Up Your Serve

  • Poaching

  • Doubles Strategy

  • Volleying


 

January Clinic Dates:


Drills to Better Your Game  

  • Thurs Jan 3, 12 - 1:30pm
  • ​Wed, Jan 30, 12 - 1:30pm

​​

Perfecting the 3rd Shot 

  • ​​Fri Jan 4, 12 - 1:30pm


​Court Positioning  

  • Wed Jan 9, 12 - 1:30pm


How and When to Attack 

  • Thurs Jan 10, 12 - 1:30pm


Doubles Strategy  

  • Fri Jan 11, 12 - 1:30pm


Defending the Lob, Taught by Jim Cooke   

  • Wed Jan 16, 12 - 1:30pm


Intro to Pickleball, Taught by Jim Cooke

  • ​Fri Jan 18, 12 - 1:30pm
  • Thurs Jan 31, 12 - 1:30pm

Pickleball clinics

December Clinic Dates:


How and When to Attack 

  • Fri Dec 14, 12 - 1:30pm


Perfecting the 3rd Shot 

  • Tues Dec 18, 12 - 1:30pm


Intro to Pickleball  

  • Wed Dec 19, 12 - 1:30pm
  • Fri Dec 28, 12 - 1:30pm


Defending the Lob

  • ​Fri Dec 21, 12 - 1:30pm


Court Positioning

  • Thurs Dec 27, 12 - 1:30pm
Pickleball Station - Seattle's Pickleball Destination