Pickleball Binge

nationalsY’all have heard of a Netflix binge–watching multiple hours of a series all at once.

How about a pickleball binge? That sounds even better!

Here are links to ten, yes TEN, Open and Senior Open gold medal matches from the USAPA Nationals VI Championship held in Buckeye, Arizona, in November 2014.

Each video contains commentary which explains shots and techniques. A great watch!


ANOTHER Free Lesson!

free-lessonThe BPC Player Development Committee has scheduled the 4th FREE* lesson for Thursday July 30th at 8:30 a.m. @ Helen B Lowder Park.

At previous lessons, between 20-26 players have attended.

They are getting very good instructions on how to play PB at a higher level.

*Free for BPC members. You can join at the lesson. 🙂

Watch Some Great Pickleball!

From PickleballChannel.com

Are you ready to watch four amazing pickleball players at their best? Don’t miss this gold medal match from the So Cal Summer Classic in Oceanside, CA. Pickleball Channel was fortunate enough to get courtside, and we are proud to feature this match in its entirety. Watch Heidi Hancock & Tonja Major battle against Alex Hamner & Jennifer Lucore for gold in the Open Women’s Doubles.  We love featuring gold medal matches so our subscribers can witness the athleticism and speed required to play for gold! Check out the action!

It’s Another Bronze!

Dick Johnson won another bronze medal at the National Senior Games!

He competed in Men’s Singles 75+ age bracket, losing first to the gold medal winner and next to the single medal winner among the nearly twenty competitors. 

Dick and his Michigan partner, Alice Dodgsen, won 7th Place Ribbons in Mixed Doubles. 


Dick and his wife Lawona especially enjoyed meeting other great players from across America.

They report that pickleball players, like us here in Boise, are very nice people and very willing to share our new and great sport with others.

And, that they have similar challenges, like the need for courts.  For example, the Gold medalist described clearing out dump truck loads of debris, garbage, and dirt from 2 abandoned tennis courts to create six pickleball courts in Irvine, California.


And, the Johnsons also learned that our wonderful sport is spreading so rapidly that medals are being won by great players from everywhere in America at big national tourneys (like, from Alaska, Virginia, California, Hawaii, Florida, Arizona . . . and, now, even little IDAHO!!!!!!

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