HESR 255

Pickleball – Course Description

This is a beginning pickleball course in which students will develop the basic skills to play the game of pickleball. Technical skills include forehand and backhand groundstrokes, volleys, serves, lobs, overheads, dink shots, and proper footwork. Students will also learn the fundamental rules, basic strategies, and court positioning for singles and doubles play. Basic fitness and training principles will be discussed as applicable to the sport of pickleball.


Sample Syllabus

Course Pack

Tests & Scales

It is the intent of the Department of Health & Exercise Studies that all sections of a given course are graded consistently. This page describes the performance tests and the scales that are to be used with this course. Although your instructor may or may not choose to use every test described, he or she will use these procedures and grading scales for the tests students perform. Where appropriate, a video demonstration of the skills test has been provided.