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Personal Pickleball Courts & Friendships

  Personal Pickleball Courts & Friendships     Pickleball has long been known as not only a competitive sport but also as a means for friends to get together and have fun. I have been lucky enough to have a few friends who have their own Pickleball court at their home. One of those friends is Dan Gabanek who lives in the state of Washington.   He built his court many years ago and has been inviting groups of people to hang out, grill burgers, sip frosty beverages and play…

The World of Pickleball

The World of Pickleball     The World Pickleball Federation is promoting the great game of Pickleball across the world by encouraging physical education teachers to teach the game to their students and encourage leagues and eventually make Pickleball a team sport which is played by competing schools and universities. The promoters of Pakistan and India have started these types of programs to get their respective countries moving forward to raise the skill level of their players buy starting them at a young age and continually training them to improve…

Pickleball Practice Idea

Pickleball Practice Idea   The game of Pickleball sometimes offers challenges and rewards when it comes to practicing. One great way to get a good workout yet still have competitive play is to play 2 players versus 1 player. The single player has the option of using the opponents entire court while the doubles team can is only allowed to hit the ball into the serving half of the court from the single player side.   The single player starts out serving the Pickleball from the standard starting position but…

Pickleball sweeps Saline

Pickleball sweeps Saline Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 By Jeremy Allen, Heritage Newspapers   For members of the Saline Senior Center, Wednesday afternoon, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., is a weekly highlight. It's a time when the seniors, and "seniors in training," can strap up their kicks and hit the court for some ultra-competitive games of Pickleball.If you've never heard of the sport, you're not in the dark, but it's a phenomenon that's quickly catching on, not only in the senior citizen community, but for all people wanting to participate…

WPF School Lesson 1

Advanced Doubles Strategy By Timothy Nelson    If I asked you what you thought were the two most important things in any pickleball game involving 4 top level players what would you say? Maybe Technique? In game communication? Excellent Placement? Excessive power? While all of those sound good none of them fall into the category of the two most important things and to be honest at the top level the only one of those that is necessary is Excellent placement. Sure it is nice to be able to have a…

Pickleball comes to Springfield

Pickleball comes to Springfield Bryant Portis, right, returns the ball in front of his partner Neil Polonus during a pickleball game at Lanphier High School. Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register.    By KATHRYN REM () Posted Jan 23, 2011 @ 12:01 AM As a freshman at Southeast High School, athletic 14-year-old Bryant Portis plays basketball and runs cross country. And on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, he hits Lanphier High School’s North Gym to play another sport, one unfamiliar to many people: pickleball. “Kids I know don’t play this,” said Portis, who…

Local pickleball players pack international talent

Local pickleball players pack international talent By Sara Seyydin Journal Staff Writer Chic and Ingrid Koenig are Meadow Vista’s very own world-class pickleball players. Each week, the Koenigs, who compete annually at the world games in Utah, hit the pickleball courts in Meadow Vista to work on their skills. They also share their expertise with free lessons for beginners. Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15 they will put those skills to the test in the Spring Pickleball Tournament hosted by the Auburn Recreation District. Recreation District sports director Jerry Fisher said…

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Get Fit: Pickleball grows in popularity

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Pickleball makes debut at state games

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Pickleball is a hit in St. Tammany Parish

Pickleball is a hit in St. Tammany Parish

Pickleball is a hit in St. Tammany Parish Published: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 12:00 PM What do a Cocker Spaniel and a former congressman from Washington have in common with one of the fastest-growing...
Pickleball at Rockwood Park

Pickleball at Rockwood Park

Pickleball at Rockwood Park Credit: Eva Russo/Times-Dispatch Nancy Chamberlain, of Chester, plays pickleball at Rockwood Park in Chesterfield on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Pickleball, which is celebrating...
Pickleball isn't what you think -- really

Pickleball isn't what you think -- really

Pickleball isn't what you think -- really Courtesy Ann EarleyWilliam Criswell and Carole Hess play pickleball on converted tennis courts at a horse farm in Georgia. When racquet sports last...
Pickleball gaining popularity

Pickleball gaining popularity

Pickleball gaining popularity By AMY BANTON - Staff writer - email: Paul Katonak, new to pickleball, goes after a ball at a beginner's clinic at H. Odell...

United States National Pickleball Mixed Doubles Champions Timothy Nelson and Mona Burnett HD Video

Thursday, 11 October 2012 15:56 byron
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United States National Pickleball Mixed Doubles Champions Timothy Nelson and Mona Burnett HD Video

 


 

The 2011 National Champions in mixed doubles in pickleball play an exciting match against Erne Perry and Tonja Major. This match features many amazing shots and should be viewed by all who want to improve their game and learn pickleball strategy or just enjoy watching high level pickleball play.

 

The game is played outdoors in Mukilteo Washington in the USA overlooking the Puget Sound. Timothy Nelson is the 2 time defending national mixed doubles champion and has attained the highest rating in the world of pickleball. There are only a handful of players with a 5.5 rating and Timothy is among those players. Mona Burnett is a multiple gold medal winner from the National Tournament in the USA and has 5.0 rating.

 

Erne Perry and Tonja Major are also multiple medal winner from the National Tournament and both have a 5.0 rating. There are many more High Definition videos on the WPF site. The videos are located under the WPF Photo Gallery drop down menu which is where you will find a secondary menu called pickleball videos. Please feel free to browse our website to view indoor and outdoor pickleball at its best. These videos feature many of the top players in the nation. Please check back often as videos are added as they become available.

Erne Perry


Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 November 2012 05:00 )
 

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