Here is a little information about some upcoming racquetball things happening around town:
2015 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships February 11 - 15, 2015
Registration Deadline is this Friday, January 30, 2015!
Superbowl Saturday Play and Coach by Jim Winterton
This Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
On Saturday, January 31, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm we are going to continue our play and get coached format. This is a little different than the shootout things in the valley as athletes from top open to beginners can get tips on their game. There will be prizes, and there will be competition and I promise you a level of play above where you are now if you want that also. I can show you how to get there!
Be sure to enter to get your place secured as there are limited spots available.
When: January 31, 2015
Cost: $35 non-members, $20 members
Be sure to designate your division when you register
Novice, C, B and A/open – all divisons – play and Coaching. The Coaching from the Coach of the top pros is included and totally optional. If you wish to play away, you may do so! If you want help, Coach will be working in groups and using video for matches.
Registration Deadline: January 30, 2015
Ball: Ektelon Black
Prizes: Ektelon goodies and Cafe coupons, plus great coaching!
Extra: Free DVD link to folks who want it-ask me! Coach's Toolbox, Tricks and Tips for Racquetball-Free link for viewing.
To register please call the Life Time Fitness – Scottsdale activity desk at (480) 538-3418
Registration Deadline: January 30, 2015
Life Time Fitness - Scottsdale
6850 East Chauncey Lane
Scottsdale, AZ 85054
National Doubles Championships: February 11 - 15, 2015
No Strings Attached in Tucson: April 17 - 19, 2015
Arizona State Singles Championships: May 15 - 17, 2015
Grand Canyon State Summer Games: June 5 - 7, 2015
More details soon...
Athlete Ratings Challenge Nights - Every Wednesday
Every Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 Athlete Ratings holds a challenge night at the Camelback Village club. These are great weekly events where you're scores are tracked and your ratings are instantly updated. Be ready for some challenges - mostly singles, but we sometimes play a few doubles games too!
For more information and to register, check out the Athlete Ratings website in the Clinics & Events section: www.athleteratings.com
Life Time Fitness has hired Hall of Fame coach Jim Winterton to lead the racquetball programs at the Scottsdale , Arizona club. Jim is current coach of #1 ranked men's professional player Kane Waselenchuk and #3 ranked women's pro Rhonda Rajsich.
Jim has 40 years of coaching experience and is one of only a handful of elite coaches on the planet. He will offer lessons, clinics, and junior programs as well as instructional leagues for players of all skill levels. Look for more information about new racquetball programs coming soon!
Demo Racquets at Your Club!
Want to demo a racquet?
Need new string or a grip?
Want to improve your game?
Darin's Pro Shop will come to your gym and bring a bag full of demo racquets for you to try, pick up and drop off your racquet for stringing, even give you a private racquetball lesson. Just contact us and let us know what you want and we'll be there! We have all the latest E-Force, Gearbox, Ektelon, Head racquets.
*Most Phoenix, Scottsdale, West Side, and North Valley locations.
More Sports = More Challenges = More Fun!
Challenge ladders on Darin's Pro Shop's website are powered by Athlete Ratings. Your Darin's Pro Shop account also works on www.athleteratings.com. If you play other racquet sports you can join the ladders and challenge other people for those sports too. Athlete Ratings supports Racquetball, Squash, Tennis, Pickleball, Badminton, Ping Pong, and Hand Ball.
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