This book is an excellent resource for pickleball instructors or individuals who want to make improvements in their own game.
A Pickleball Playbook: A Guide for Instructors and Self-Instruction
This book is an excellent resource for pickleball instructors or individuals who want to make improvements in their own game. Based upon the author’s 43 years of coaching experience tips are given for developing the skills and strategies you can use to improve your student’s or your own game. Detailed lesson plans are provided that can be modified for various types of groups or private lessons. In depth recommendations are given for improving footwork, successful psychology applied to pickleball and building a pickleball program.
Jim Vallesky has been a pickleball instructor at LaCamarilla fitness club in Scottsdale, Arizona since 2015. He is an IPTPA certified pickleball instructor. He is a former USPTR tennis pro with 43 years of coaching experience at the high school and club level. As a counseling psychologist he was the director of counseling programs at three different high schools during his educational career.