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CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2017 USAPA National Championships

From USAPA PICKLEBALL


CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2017 USAPA National Championships

On Mon, December 4, CBS Sports Network informed USAPA that the scheduled 2-hr broadcast of the 2017 USAPA National Championships originally set to air on Wed, December 6 would have to be re-scheduled.  The new air date for this 2-hr. broadcast has been confirmed for:

Saturday, December 23
1PM EST / 11AM MST / 10AM PST

We apologize for the late change but we are excited about the opportunity to showcase 2 hours of some of the very best pickleball action to a national audience.

To check viewing options for the CBS Sports Network, please click the CBS Sports Network Channel Finder and enter your zip code.

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Slow the Game Down From Anywhere on the Court

From Pickleball Channel

Slow Down the Game From Anywhere on the Court | Pickleball Quick Tip

Control your game with this Pickleball Quick Tip! Hear from pro pickleball player and instructor, Marcin Rozpedski, as he gives valuable instruction on how to stay in control by slowing down the game from anywhere on the court. From the lob to the dink, Marcin lists helpful shots to use to make sure you’re the one controlling the point!

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hqdefault3Here’s another great Pickleball Quick Tip from Marcin!  Hear first hand a simple trick he uses to get to the ball faster. It’s easy and any level player can improve their game immediately by implementing this quick tip. Watch Simple Trick the Pros Use to Increase Their Speed on the Court today!

 

Mixed Doubles 65+ 5.0 Gold Medal Match

From Pickleball Channel

Every year the competition at USAPA Nationals gets even more fierce! Check out one of those competitions in this high energy gold medal battle between dynamic married duo Yvonne & Jim Hackenberg as they take on top 5.0 players Mark Friedenberg and Marsha Freso in the Mixed Doubles 65+ 5.0 Gold Medal Match. It’s a pretty fast and furious match-up including long rallies and a parade of overhead smashes as these two top teams duke it out for the top prize!

 

Pickleball Christmas: Kuna’s First Tournament

Glenn Spivey and Zack Pancheri are sponsoring a pickleball tournament in December.

Here are the details:

KunaTournamentWHO: All 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 picklball players

WHAT: Men’s, Mixed, and Women’s Doubles

WHERE: Kuna High School at 637 E. Deer Flat Road in the old gymnasium featuring four indoor courts.

WHEN: Saturday, December 16 (Men’s + Women’s Doubles)
Sunday, December 17 (Mixed Doubles)

WHY: To hold Kuna’s First Pickleball Tournament!

Cost is $30 for the first event and $10 for a second event.

To enter the tournament call or email Glenn Spivey at 208.284.2510 or dink.thekitchen@gmail.com with the following information:

Your name, email address, phone number, event, and your partner’s name.

Download the event flyer.

Download the registration form.

 

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