PickleBall Fix: January8,2021

Welcome back to returning Snowbirds and also those who celebrated the holidays outside of Timber Pines.

Reminders: Please follow suggested CDC guidelines and quarantine for the required time period. Club officers strongly advise wearing a mask off the courts, social distancing, using hand sanitizer, and leaving the courts when your game is over. Players must continue to sign up for all events on the Den to continue contact tracing.

January Schedule

On Monday, January 11, Club events return to the regular schedule with all organized events. See the January schedule on the TPPC website at http://www.tppickleballclub.org/tppc_schedule_januaryfinalv1.pdf

--Lessons begin at 11:30am. Sign up on Den.

--A Special Shootout event begins at 1pm. Reps from Pickleball Den will be on site overseeing. For questions, contact Steve Fortin at skfortin1637@yahoo.com.

Lucy Kitcher Clinic

A few sign-ups are left for the Lucy Kitcher Clinic on January 25, 26. Applications are available on the Lodge Courts Bulletin Board and the website at http://www.tppickleballclub.org/lucy_kitcher_clinics.pdf. Drop applications and $30 fee in the Pickleball Box at the Courts.

Skinny Singles

A waitlist for the start of Skinny Singles on Sat. Jan 16 (11am-1pm) is available for sign up on the Den. Contact Pieter Trappenburg (masspiet@verizon.net) with any questions.

Coach's Corner

A returning weekly feature of tips, advice, rules, etc. will be created by Club member Mel Kohlberg and added to the TPPC website under Coach's Corner. This week’s feature covers the new rules from USA Pickleball, effective Jan, 2021. Use the link http://www.tppickleballclub.org/2021pickleballrules.pdf to read about the rule changes.

Introduction to Coach's Corner from Mel Kohlberg

From time-to-time, items of interest which reflect on how we play the game of pickleball will be highlighted and discussed in a section of the weekly "Fix," under the heading Coach’s Corner. Articles will be written by Club members to enhance our playing and enjoyment of the game.

Visit the TPPC website at http://www.tppickleballclub.org/ for Club info (e.g., posted TPPC Amended and Restated By-laws), photo of new court surface and fun photos.

See you at the Courts!

Marie Knowlton, TPPCP, Deb Howard, VP, Dave Dwyer, Treas, Bev Crane, Sec/Communications