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BOOST Pickleball Intermediate Camp San Diego
Southern California BOOST Pickleball Training Camp


 

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BOOST Pickleball Intermediate Training Camps - San Diego, CA

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3-Day Camp Sept 20-22, 2019 (Fri-Sun)-(SOLD OUT, Wait List Only)


Designed for players seeking only the highest quality training program experience, Pickleball Central has partnered with Steve Dawson and the Bobby Riggs Tennis & Pickleball Center for these San Diego area Training Camps. Each of these Intermediate Training camps will be led by Coach Steve Dawson, one of the world's best pickleball players and instructors. He is a two-time US OPEN Pro Gold Medalist, Huntsman World Champion, Canadian National Champion, and multi-time USAPA Nationals Medalist. Steve has over 25 years as a tennis and pickleball teaching professional, and is co-owner of the Bobby Riggs Tennis & Pickleball Center. After a successful collegiate tennis career (two-time Big 8 Champion at Univ. of Oklahoma), Steve became a full-time tennis coach. Years ago, Steve developed a passion for pickleball, and quickly became one of the sport's best players.



The camps will be run using a program developed by Coach Dawson using his 25+ years of competitive training experience. These Intermediate camps are designed for players rated 3.0-4.0 who are seeking a "play hard, compete hard, have fun" environment. All of the drills and skills are designed to translate immediately into competitive play, and each drill is based on a specific competition objective. The program is designed not only to improve your mechanics and shot techniques, it is designed to help improve your approach to game and match play - making you both a better player, and a more formidable competitor. Over three days, you will spend over 15 hours (plus optional open play time) in thoughtfully structured clinics, playing and competing with similarly skilled players. You should expect a lot of personalized instruction, as the instructor to student ratio is 8 to 1, and each drill is led by Coach Dawson and his hand picked 5.0 Guest Pro & staff instructors.

Unique to these camps is the use of a World Class Guest Instructor who will share unique insights into what it takes to succeed at the highest level of the sport. The Guest Pros (see which camps have which guest pros below) work closely with Coach Dawson and his staff (see below for biographies) so you will get access to an amazing amount of face to face time with some of the best players in the game.

Our Pickleball Training Camps will focus on skill development, strategy, shot technique, practice methods, and mental preparation to improve your overall game. These programs are sponsored by PickleballTournaments.com, and administered by Pickleball Central so you can sign up with confidence. The team at Bobby Riggs have collaborated with Pickleball Central and PickleballTournaments.com to create the best possible program, so we guarantee your satisfaction with this training camp! You will receive world-class instruction at the renowned Bobby Riggs Tennis Club from nationally ranked players and guest professionals, in a supportive and upbeat atmosphere. These Pickleball Training Camps are available for players with a skill level of 3.0-4.0. Space limited to 40 participants per camp, and will have an 8:1 ratio of students to instructors so you will get plenty of personalized instruction.



The facilities for this camp are first rate. The Bobby Riggs Tennis Center is a first-class Pickleball facility that features a Pro Shop, on-site Restaurant, locker rooms, shower facilities, and much more. In addition, it is located in one of California's most popular vacation areas!



Bring your Pickleball game to the next level while enjoying the beautiful Southern California coastline of Encinitas. Located approximately 25 miles north of San Diego, Encinitas is a surf town through and through. Conveniently located near major attractions including San Diego's Balboa Park, SeaWorld, LEGOLAND and several picturesque beaches to explore, this is the ultimate Pickleball destination. Once you've worked up your appetite, venture out and experience the explosive flavors of San Diego's culinary creation of Cali-Baja cuisine at one of the local eateries.

The Bobby Riggs Tennis & Pickleball Center instructional staff include:

Jennifer Dawson: Jennifer is one of the most accomplished Tennis and Pickleball professionals in the world with over 30 years of professional teaching and playing experience. ITF World # 1 ranking in 45 and over, and ranked # 1 in the US in Women's Tennis 35, 40, & 45 age groups, she is the winner of multiple national championships. Jennifer is a five-time US OPEN Pickleball Championships Pro Gold Medalist, and two-time USAPA National Champion.




Callan Dawson: Callan is an exceptionally gifted 5.0 pickleball player and instructor, with an extensive track record of success. He is an inaugural PPF Champion, National Men's Open Doubles finalist, and was twice California State Champion.



Based on the number of participants signed up for any specific clinic, the teaching staff is supplemented by a group of additional 5.0 rated tournament players, and the Guest Pro Instructors (see list below).

Clinic Date: September 20-22, 2019 (Fri-Sun)-(SOLD OUT, Wait List Only)
Guest Pro: Irina Tereschenko - Irina has been playing and coaching racquet sports for over 20 years, and is one of the top-rated women's pickleball players in the world. She has coached tennis at Texas Tech and the University of Washington, and has given pickleball clinics in the US and in Europe. Her tournament success is amazing. She is both a USAPA Nationals and US Open Gold Medalist. In 2018 she won four medals at the US Open Pickleball Championships.



On Court Pickleball Camp Itinerary:


Day 1:

9-12pm - Kitchen play progressions with competitive drills
a. dink technique and grips
b. straight ahead vs. cross-court
c. spins and short hops
d. dink placement
e. paddle awareness and feel

2-4pm - Ground stroke power, Defending ground stroke power
a. Legs and hips
b. Body weight transfer
c. circular vs. linear
d. Anticipation
e. Defending power

Optional open play with Bobby Riggs members

Day 2:

9-12pm - 3rd and 4th shot progressions
a. 3rd shot options
b. hard vs soft
c. 3rd shot technique
d. 3rd shot placement
e. working your way up
f. no man's land
g. 4th shot intro

2-4pm Serves and Returns

a. Power serve
b. Lob serve
c. Spin serve
d. Moving through returns
e. Spinning returns

Optional open play with Bobby Riggs members

Day 3:

9-12pm - Fun Shots and Games
a. Ernie progressions
b. Around the Post
c. Around the Post defense
d. Fake power drop shots
e. Disguises and Chin music

2pm-4pm - Tournament
a. Tournament preparation lecture
b. Preparing yourself
c. Mental toughness and visualization lecture
d. Tournament and awards presentations

Optional open play with Bobby Riggs members

**Schedule Subject to Change


Refund Policy:
  • Greater than 60 days eligible for a full refund
  • 30-60 Days - 50% refund, or 100% transfer to another session
  • Less than 30 Days - no refund, but can transfer to another session, space permitting.

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Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 48 Write a review.

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2 of 5 Camp not worth the cost October 5, 2019
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from San Diego, CA United States  
Not the quality that we had hoped for. Definitely not worth the money we spent.

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5 of 5 Learned so much October 1, 2019
Reviewer: David Jamriska from LAKE FOREST, CA United States  
My first ever pickleball camp, signed up my wife for her birthday and I tagged along.  Been playing for about 9 months.  I'm looking forward to trying these new skills out against my unlucky opponents.  Pros were fantastic and very approachable, much more than expected.  We are already planning on signing up for a partner program.

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5 of 5 Boost Pickleball Camp September 30, 2019
Reviewer: MS from Seal Beach, CA United States  
Some of the best spent money on a sport ever!  The instructors were knowledable, good teachers and a whole lot of fun.  The drills were great and the progression of the camp was spot on.  The skills learned were only part of the camp, the strategy learned had an immediated impact on my game.  if there was one criticism i may have is that it would have been helpful to match players with like skills at the beginning of the camp.  Highly recommended!!

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5 of 5 BOOST Camp Exceed Expectations September 30, 2019
Reviewer: Karen from Seattle, WA United States  
I attended the BOOST camp in San Diego. I'm a 4.0 player & enjoy regular rec & tournament play. I was a bit concerned whether there would be similar level players & things to work on that would be new to me. Those concerns were quickly put to rest once camp began. There was a nice mix of skill levels & Steve Dawson & his amazing team of guest pros (Irina Tereschenko, Chris Miller, Brett Noel & Belinda Zbinden) have a great system for leveling the courts so that all players are in the right spot working at the level they need. The pros were so good at demonstrating drills & shots & they worked very well together. It was great having them circulate through the courts to give all players individual feedback & tips. The curriculum was fantastic, covering so many aspects of technique & strategy, with lots of well thought out & well presented drills. I was amazed at how much we covered in 3 days. Plus it was tons of fun. I came away feeling like it helped my game immensely.

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5 of 5 September 30, 2019
Reviewer: Darlene Sabey from Kent, WA United States  


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