PPR Collaborates on USAPA Youth Playbook

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) is pleased to announce a collaboration with USAPA on its newly released Youth Pickleball Playbook.  PPR provided the layout and design for USAPA Let’s Play Pickleball Playbook.

The playbook is designed to help teachers, coaches, recreation leaders, afterschool staff and ambassadors implement pickleball in any recreational setting, including schools, parks, youth centers and racquet/paddle facilities.  This resource provides pickleball leaders with fun games, skill activities, play rotations and play manager tips for offering a dynamic program. Additional recommendations regarding equipment, space and resources necessary to offer a successful pickleball program are also included.  Printed copies, along with a set of laminated station signs for large group instruction, are available for purchase at www.usapa.org/recplay-resources/ 

A free electronic downloadable copy will be offered as a benefit of the new USAPA Youth Pickleball Provider Registration which will be available within the upcoming months.

“We are proud to partner with USAPA to help create an easy way for kids to learn the sport we love,” said Nicole Hobson, PPR.  “We are excited that the USAPA Youth Playbook can be used to teach younger generations, and is adaptable to teach people, even those with very little sports background, no matter the age.”

The United States Pickleball Association, a non-profit 501(c)(3) was established in 2005 to further the advancement of the sport on a national level.  As the official governing body of pickleball in the United States, the USAPA promotes the growth of pickleball by maintaining the rules, setting player ratings, advancing the sport through its national network of ambassadors, and sanctioning tournaments.  Over the past five years, the USAPA has realized a growth of 480% in its membership.  The USAPA is divided into 11 regions across the country with all 50 states represented.  For more information, visit https://www.usapa.org

PPR is the Official Education and Certification Partner of USAPA.  PPR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving pickleball teaching professionals and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.  PPR is the largest global organization of pickleball teaching pros with more than 1,500 members in all 50 states and 15 countries.  PPR is a subsidiary of Professional Tennis Registry, the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals and coaches with nearly 16,300 members in 125 countries. For more information, visit www.pprpickleball.org

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Contact:  Peggy Edwards • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
843-785-7244 • fax 843-686-2033 • peggy@pprpickleball.org • www.pprpickleball.org