EPISODE 1 - What Is Pickleball And Why Is It The Fastest Growing Sport In The United States?

Before we dive into how you can become a better pickleball player, it's important to understand the roots and history of pickleball 👇

💬 Where and when was pickleball invented?
💬 Why has pickleball seen a meteoric rise in popularity recently?
💬 What are the basic rules of pickleball?
💬 Why is Pickleball such a special and unique sport?

Understanding where Pickleball came from and why it is such a fun, competitive sport to play will give you a great foundation to build on using the technique and strategy Mark Renneson will provide throughout the Intro To Pickleball course 🙌

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More about mark

Mark Renneson is the founder and owner of Pickleball Coaching International, an industry leader in pickleball coaching education. PCI’s mission is to grow the sport of pickleball by providing high-quality education to current and aspiring pickleball instructors. Pickleball Coaching International is an online, educational resource designed to help instructors to provide great coaching to their current and future players. You can learn and practice at your own pace and there is no test to pass or exam you to write. While some other organizations are focused on certification, we are devoted to providing you the tools and resources to be a fantastic teacher. Once you join PCI you have a full year of unlimited access to all of our multimedia tools, written documents and member benefits. These will help you better understand how to coach in ways that are safe, fun and highly effective.

Renneson is also the host of The Pickleball Today Show, a weekly Selkirk TV show focused on providing its viewers with new pickleball drills & strategies to improve their performance on the court.


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Whether teaching or playing, Mark’s paddle of choice is the Selkirk Project Labs Invikts 001 and carries his paddle and gear in Selkirk’s do-it-all backpack, the Tour Bag.

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