Introduction to the Game of Pickleball

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Are you interested in learning how to play the game of pickleball? Would you like to see what all the “fuss” is about?

BBAC Teaching Pro Mark Livingston (Coach Mark) offers a three-session Introduction to the Game of Pickleball for new players. At the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe the three most important rules of pickleball.
  • Understand the key elements for hitting any shot in pickleball.
  • Practice hitting six important shots, including dinks, drops, drives, volleys, serves, and returns of serve.
  • Learn how to keep score and maintain correct court positioning during play.
  • Keep a short rally going and get a quick start to the game of pickleball.
  • Access the drills and drill games contained in The Coach Mark Workout Series©.

Contact the Birch Bay Activity Center at 360-656-6416 for more information about the schedule for this program and to register.

Published by Coach Mark

Coach Mark is a Certified Pickleball Coach, Teaching Professional, Rating Specialist, and Director of an IPTPA Training and Testing Center. Learn more at