Coach’s Tips

Looking to learn a new skill, or enhance your game?   Have a look at these great coaching tips!

30 Minute Connective Tissue Workout

Serve and Serve Return

Volleying – Playing at the NVZ

Soft Shot (Dinking)

Third Shot Drop

Putting it all together

Move as a Team from the Baseline to the Net

Lob return of serve

Recognizing Out of Bounds Balls

Lob Retrieval

POWWR Coaches offering Pickleball Lessons

Fiona MacGregor, Marilyn Joostema (MJ) and Ann Weber are available for pickleball lessons typically on Mondays from 3-4 pm, and Fridays from 9-10 am and 10-11 am at the KW Badminton Club.

The cost of an hour lesson is $40.  The cost is the same if you have 1, 2, 3 or 4 people.

If you’d like to book a lesson, send an email to with the coach you’d like to work with in the subject line.  You will be contacted by the coach to arrange a date and discuss particular skills or strategies you’d like to focus on.  These sessions are available to POWWR members only.

Check out Pickleball Touring Professional Sarah Ansboury’s website for mini-lessons and tips. Simone Jardime’s videos on YouTube are a must see as well.  Simone was the #1 ranked women’s pickleball player form 2016-2020.

If you are a member of Pickleball Ontario, you have access to 43 Pickleball Coaching videos that break down specific skills and focus on game strategy.  These videos were produced by Pickleball Ontario with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.  Follow the instructions posted on the Pickleball Ontario website to get started.