PPR Monthly Newsletter

Nic's Note

Can you believe we’re celebrating the anniversary of the first newsletter? Last year flew by! Interest in coaching pickleball and membership in PPR continue to grow thanks to you. You - your feedback, participation and dedication to coaching excellence - are our greatest asset.


Since you haven’t heard from me in a while, let me give you an update....

Member News

Winkie LaForce in Ghana

Winkie La Force is bringing pickleball to Ghana! Read more on Page 58 in Pickleball Magazine!


what you’re up to so we can share your outreach efforts.


The Bottom Line

Taylor Taylor, PPR Clinician

What exactly is the bottom line when it comes to teaching Pickleball? Is it to teach students a few skills so that they can have immediate gratification? Is it to teach students one specific way to play so they can begin competing? Is it to teach students to do whatever they have to do to get the ball over the net and in the court? OR is the bottom line to manage all of the above in some form or fashion? I say it is the latter and here is why…

Additional Articles



Congratulations to the new members of the USAPA Board of Directors.


Spark Interest in Programming with Pickleball Parties by Hope Tolley