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3946 Ice Way
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
866.406.8149
The Pickleball Rocks Training and Fun Academy provides high quality certified teaching and coaching plus playing events such as clinics, camps and tournaments and fun social pickleball events.
The Academy is a collaboration between the world renown Pickleball Rocks Team and Parkview Sports Medicine of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Headquartered within the SportONE Parkview Fieldhouse, the academy brings the ultimate in pickleball fun and pickleball training to Fort Wayne and the surrounding region.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • FREE Pickleball Orientations
    Learn what all the excitement is about.
    Fun, social and a little bit of exercise too.
    For people who have never picked up a paddle (or maybe just once or twice).
  • Private Lessons:
    $40 / Hour
    Includes a pre-lesson questionnaire to make sure your lesson is designed specifically for your wants and needs.
    Your coach will be IPTPA certified.
  • Semi-Private:
    2-4 players – $25 / Hour per player
    Includes stroke and shot production as well as strategy development.
    Your coach will be IPTPA certified.
  • Three and a Pro Experience:
    3 players and an IPTPA Certified Coach – $60 / Hour ($20 per player)
    No drilling here. YOU PLAY games and matches along with a 5.0 IPTPA coach who will play and teach as you play.

The Pro Experience will cover things like court positioning, shot selection strategies and analyzing your opponents for weakness and opportunities. This is the ultimate way to learn and adjust your game as well as developing that all-important relationship with your regular doubles partner.

“We all really enjoyed the clinic.  Josh and Zack are great teachers.
We left with a few things to practice which will definitely help our games.
Other clinics I’ve attended have been almost overwhelming with strategies and tactics; this one was just right.”
 Thanks, Mike S.
  • Group Clinics:
    5-16 players – $10 per player (90-120 minutes)
    Group clinics are a great way for the members of your club or community to grow your pickleball skills together.

Clinics are designed for specific skill levels and include tips and lots of drills to develop that crucial shot muscle memory that will raise your game. Come prepared to hit a lot of balls.  Click Here for Available Clinics and to Register

  • Journey From Beginner to Tournament Player
    $95 for the half day (4 hour) clinic.   1:8 IPTPA certified coach to player ratio
    A half-day clinic, teaching and drilling on what it takes to become a tournament player (not necessarily a 5.0).
    Includes:
  • the basic strokes and when to use them. Expect lots of hitting and drilling.
  • a talk and handout from Abby Grubbs on the importance of planning and managing your nutrition before,
    during and after the tournament.
  • a talk and handout from a Parkview Sports Medicine expert on proper stretches and exercises to be a better pickleball player.

Pickleball Rocks Ultimate Boot Camp – COMING IN 2018
Ultimate Fun and Ultimate Training

2 ½ Days – (Friday night 6-10, Saturday 9:00 – 4:00, Sunday 9:00 – 3:00)
24 Player Max with 1:8 IPTPA certified coach to player ratio.  Intensive training designed to move you to the next level quickly.

Friday Evening Pizza, Pop and Pickleball Socials
PARTY TIME:
Open pickleball play and all you can eat pizza from 7pm – 10pm on designated Friday nights.
$10 per player

Corporate Team Building Events
Rally your business team like never before.
INCLUDES: Meeting space, light breakfast, lunch, pickleball and cornhole contests with team prizes.

Cardio Pickleball
$10 per class
High energy drills designed to burn calories while having fun and improving your pickleball game.

What players are saying about Cardio Pickleball:

This is a great class and an awesome workout!
Thanks Abby and Josh!  
  – Holly S.

This class was so much fun and I learned a lot !!!!   -Mollijo R.

MEET THE PICKLEBALL ROCKS TEAM:

Rodney “Rocket” Grubbs – President and CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer).  5.0 Skill Level Player and IPTPA Certified Pickleball Teaching and Coaching Professional

Rodney Rocket Grubbs

Zachary Grubbs – National Logistics/Operations Manager and Inventory Control.  5.0 Skill Level Player and IPTPA Certified Pickleball Teaching and Coaching Professional

Josh Grubbs – National Marketing Director.  5.0 Skill Level Player and IPTPA Certified Pickleball Teaching and Coaching Professional.

Abby Grubbs – Executive Director of the Pickleball Mile Club.  4.5 Skill Level Player and Personal Nutrition, Fitness and Accountability Coach.

Stephanie Lane – National Sales Director of Pickleball Club Wear.  5.0 Skill Level Player and IPTPA Certified Pickleball Teaching and Coaching Professional.

Pickleball Rocks Training and Fun Academy: Calendar of Events