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.
PPR will maintain safe practices and social distancing as we start to host our face-to-face workshops in certain locations.
Thanks for your patience as we start to populate our schedule safely.
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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 USA Pickleball Ambassadors and those who facilitate open play at various facilities. Workshop registration is $74.
**Must be at least a PPR Affiliate & USA Pickleball 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.
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