Check out this video on pickleball practicing tips from Coach Ken Henderson and Coach “Z”orano Tubo!
Coach Ken says, “During these times of social distancing, we still have to keep in shape and keep our pickleball game in top form. Hitting against a wall is a great way to get a 30 minute workout and work through all your shots…”
Watch the full video below:
Ken Henderson – Founder and Director of Traveling Pickleball Pros
Ken Henderson is in his 50s and currently residing winters in Sarasota Florida and summers in Danbury, Conneticut. Ken is an IPTPA Level II CPTP (Certified Pickleball Teaching Professional) and national medalist. Vast Coaching experience includes: teaching beginner, intermediate and advanced pickleball players both privately and in group classes throughout Florida, New York and Connecticut.Ken also directs successful pickleball tournaments, clinics, round robin socials and mini boot camps. He enjoys teaching players of all levels, the fundamentals of pickleball and the finer points of the game.Current playing experience includes winning gold medals in singles, doubles and mixed doubles throughout 6 states last summer. In April, Ken won the gold medal in singles at the U.S. Open and reached the semifinals in doubles. In November, 2017, Ken won 2 bronze medals in singles and doubles at Nationals in Arizona. Ken enjoys partnering up with some of the best players in the country, while co-directing world class clinics with them. To schedule a private lesson or group clinic with Ken Henderson, you may contact him on this web site.
“Z”orano Tubo – Co-Director of Traveling Pickleball Pros
“Z”orano, (often times called “Z”) is New York’s first Level II IPTPA CPTP (Certified Pickleball Teaching Professional), as well as New York’s first IPTPA CRS (Certified Rating Specialist). He is a retired broadcast engineer, and currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Boys and Girls Club in Endicott, New York.
As he volunteers and donates his time and effort at no cost to the club, Zorano is proud to have created a new revenue stream for the Boys and Girls Club by increasing memberships via Pickleball, and introducing Pickleball Shootouts to the list of programs offered there. Hosting Clinics, doing private and group lessons, as well as tournaments at the club, has contributed to membership growth and increased revenue to the struggling Nonprofit organization. (100% of the proceeds from his efforts is given directly to the club). It’s “Z”orano’s way of giving back to the Boys and Girls Club and the Community.
“Z”orano is always looking for new and exciting ways to promote Pickleball regionally and nationally. Particularly in elementary, middle, and high schools.
You can look “Z”orano up on his site. www.facebook.com/pickleball607 to see his match play and tournament history. Or send an email to Fusionz@aol.com