Something New - Clinics with Coach Mo

Starting Wednesday, October 5, and every Wednesday thereafter until the middle of December, Clinics with Coach Mo will be offered at Smith-Hazel Recreation Center from 9-11am. The first five sessions are available for sign up 

 Each week will work on a different stroke for the first hour, then practice play the second hour. The clinics will be given by our head teaching professional Mo Garcia and are intended for 2.0-3.0 players looking to improve their pickleball skills.   Schedule as follows:

Oct 5 - Return of Serve, down the line.

Oct 12 - Dinks with a purpose; hitting your target spots 

Oct 19 - Half Volley soft drop; Half Volley drives.

Oct 26 - Overhead smash; Volley snap at the kitchen.

Nov 2 - 3rd Shot drop 

Nov 9 - Drive topspin Volley

Nov 16  - King/Queen of the court, (Doubles)

Nov 23 - Thanksgiving week 

Nov 30 - Block volleys at the net.

Dec 7 - Lobs 

Dec 14 - Specialty shots (Various Big Mo Shot choices).

Cost is $10 per person for a two hour  clinic.  Each session is  limited to a maximum of eight players (minimum of three).     Payment should be made at the Smith-Hazel  front desk and  the receipt  presented to the instructor.   Click here to sign up or select “Clinics with Coach Mo” under our Sign-up lists.  The first five sessions will be available on August 15 for sign up.   

The membership card  you use to access Odell Weeks will allow you entry into Smith-Hazel as they are both City of Aiken recreational facilities.  The daily fee at Smith-Hazel for non-members to play pickleball is $3.  The Smith-Hazel Recreation Center is located at 400 Kershaw Street in northeast Aiken.