The 8-hour Certification workshop is for coaches working with Adult Pickleball players. Each workshop is delivered by highly trained clinicians responsible for creating an effective learning environment for all coaches. The workshops include the oncourt teaching test and the skills assessment within the 8 hours. The written test is self-directed online after the workshop. The workshop fee is $147.

Coaches attending the Certification Workshop and who demonstrate an acceptable level of competence in three (3) key areas will achieve a PPR Certification at one of the following levels:

Pro Certification: 4.0 skill level playing and demonstrating, exceptional teaching ability, score at least 90% on the written exam, will be certified to teach both beginners and improvers
Coach Certification: 3.5 skill level playing and demonstrating, competent teaching ability, score at least 75% on the written exam, will be certified to teach beginners

You must be a PPR Certified Member in order to register for a PPR Certification workshop. 

To maintain safe practices, social distance and to be responsible, PPR has cancelled our face-to-face workshops prior to April 26th.
We plan to re-evaluate often and will keep you up-to-date. Stay safe!

May 3SC - Hilton Head Island PC050320SC
May 7KY - Owensboro PC050720KY
May 15NY - NYC Area (Forest Hills) PC051520NY
May 17NJ - Colts Neck PC051720NJ
May 23MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC052320MD
May 28GA - Atlanta PC052820GA
June 3OH - Cincinnati PC060320OH
June 7 -  PC060720AL
June 13SC - Hilton Head Island PC061320SC
June 20MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC062020MD
June 24CA - Encinitas PC062420CA
July 22IL - Chicago PC072220IL
July 25MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC072520MD
July 26SC - Hilton Head Island PC072620SC
August 6IN - Indianapolis PC080620IN
August 22MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC082220MD
September 2WI - Milwaukee PC090220WI
September 13SC - Hilton Head Island PC091320SC
September 19MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC091920MD
September 21NV - Las Vegas PC092120NV
October 7TN - Nashville PC100720TN
October 20FL - Punta Gorda PC102020FL

A 3 hour workshop specifically designed for people who introduce pickleball to new players, especially those with little to no prior sports background.  This course will teach you to easily show new players the non-volley zone, transition, serve, return and scoring – the basics of pickleball. There are no testing requirements nor certification and participants will receive an attendance/completion certificate. This course is ideal for USAPA Ambassadors and those who facilitate open play at various facilities. Workshop registration is $74.

**Must be at least a PPR Affiliate & USAPA member to take workshop**

New workshops are added weekly, if you don’t see a workshop in your area, you should go ahead and join PPR to stay updated on the latest workshops added.

June 7 - Only 3 Spots Left!PE060720AL

Participants receive a digital copy of USA Pickleball Playbook for Youth as well as other Youth Development Resources.

This exciting new curriculum will help coaches

  • Introduce Basic Skills in a Dynamic Manner
  • Acquire effective methods for managing play for groups of all sizes, ages and abilities
  • Discover new fun skill building activities
  • Learn new Pickleball Games
  • Adapt for any Space
  • Keep Kids engaged and energized
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