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In this episode, I talk with Kathy Pederson who is just so passionate about teaching Pickleball while still being a student of the game.  Kathy is a certified Pickleball instructor who works with adults and juniors of all levels and abilities.  She also shares instructional tips to help with your game.

Show Notes

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why Kathy missed the ball numerous times the first time she tried Pickleball
  • How professional players Scott and Daniel Moore influenced Kathy’s game and their prediction of her play in the Nationals
  • Why Kathy is so passionate about teaching Pickleball and the variety of players she works with on the court
  • How Kathy and a wheelchair partner, who had played just a few times, beat two able-bodied 4.5 players
  • Rule differences for wheelchair players compared to stand up players
  • Why Kathy chose to instruct her husband during the practicum for certification with the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA)
  • What it takes to teach someone with a severe disability the game of Pickleball
  • Why Kathy still takes lessons from other Pickleball instructors
  • Kathy’s favorite instructional tips to help with your game

Mentioned in the Show

IPTPA

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR)

Selkirk Pickleball Paddles

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