BPC Round Robin Event

Another great initiative from BPC happened last Thursday.

By Sill Lyra

Considering the weather, the time table was moved to 10 AM, a very smart move from the organizers.

We all enjoyed a beautiful sunny day of at least 2 hours of pickleball, with a friendly fierce competition from all participants.

Indeed, there is not another way to improve our game, than participating in events of this nature.

The self-control to face our best competitor…ourselves. That adrenaline-induced desire to -smack the ball, when the right move should be a gentile touch to win the play…this is the real challenge of the game…this wonderful game that is pickle ball.

Paddles up my friends! On October 24th we will have another opportunity for the 3.0 and 3.5 and on the 26th for the 2.0 2.5 players.

If you are interested please sign up with Gail at gailakirkpatrick@gmail.com.

Medals at Nevada Senior Games

From Lawana Johnson:

Tim Gleason & Dick Johnson enjoyed playing in the Nevada Senior Games in Las Vegas two weeks ago.
  
It was an unusual time for us all because the tourney was only two days after the terrible shooting and the whole city was in mourning all week.
  
Nevertheless, the city and people, under their expressed feeling of “Vegas Strong,” continued bravely on with life. So sad, but very admirable!

Evening Pickleball

Evening pickleball begins again on Tuesday, October 17.

  • Cost: $4 adults, $3 seniors
  • Tuesdays: 6:30-9:00 pm
  • Frank Church High School*

*Located at 8051 W Salt Creek Ct, Boise, ID 83709. The school is off Victory Road near West Jr. High School.

The Top Three Reasons You Should Slow Your Game Down

From the Pickleball Channel

Which strategy is overlooked by many pickleball players?

Find out by watching this Pickleball Quick Tip as National Champion and top pickleball instructor, Marcin Rozpedski, gives 3 benefits to slowing down your game.

The benefits of the slow game are tangible and can make a difference in your level of play.

Hear from Marcin as he gives some wise advice along with great visual examples of the slow game in action.

Battle of the Sexes — Pickleball!

Don’t forget to sign up to watch the upcoming Battle of the Sexes — a charity* event that features Simone Jardime (shown here with our own Sill Lyra) and Scott Moore.

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From The Pickleball Channel:

The ground breaking 1973 Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs has inspired a PICKLEBALL Battle of the Sexes. #1 singles players Scott Moore and Simone Jardim go head to head in a historic battle held at the Bobby Riggs Tennis Club and Museum in Encinitas, CA. Not only is this a unique pro vs pro pickleball Battle of the Sexes, it is also a part of a larger event for charity and will be televised live on Pay Per View. Learn more in this pickleball news update.

*50% of the proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Link to InPlayer Livestream to pay for and watch the event!

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