Lessons & Clinics

at Pennsylvania Tennis Academy

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Start your pickleball journey with our INTRO TO PICKLEBALL clinic!  
Intro to Pickleball 101:
> Learn the pickleball basics - scoring, rules, serves and returns, basic strokes, and court positioning.
> Paddles & balls will be provided. 
> Please wear court shoes and comfortable clothing.

Intro to Pickleball 102:
> Reinforce & review the basics learned in Intro 101.
> Explore additional shot options including Dinks, 3rd Shot Drops, Groundstrokes, and Volleys.
> Learn basic pickleball game strategy to prepare for Open Play.

Grab your paddle & join us for a party in the Kitchen!

Make new friends and develop your skills while playing with a variety of different players in an engaging, fun, and relaxed environment!  This open play is perfect for beginners to build their confidence.


Players will be grouped on courts by leevl.  Our instructors, Chris or Dana, will facilitate play to keep games safe, fun, and competitive for all players!

Private & Semi-Private pickleball lessonsare taught by Christine Ford.

Chris brings an extensive racket & paddle background to the pickleball instructor team.  
Chris grew up playing junior tennis in Atlanta, GA, and went on to play on the University of Georgi Women's tennis team.  Chris continued playing competitive tennis and platform tennis for decades before finding pickleball.  She entered her first pickleball tournament 5 years ago and hasn't touched a tennis racquet since.
Chris competes in pickleball tournaments all over the country and has won medals in both Mixed and Women's Doubles.

Email Chris TODAY to schedule your pickleball lesson!
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