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The International Federation of Pickleball Academy

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The IFP is the World Governing Body for the Sport of Pickleball and the ProTeam Academy is setting new standards in the Training, Teaching, Rating and Instructor Certification for the Sport of Pickleball under the IFP. The new partnershop is a tremendous benefit to the thousands of players throughout the World. All these new programs have been developed and are now ready to be launched on October 1, 1020. The IFP is growing the Sport of Pickleball rapidly with 28+ current member countries and 5+ newly developed Continental Federations.

The IFP is now positioned to help in a coordinated effort to bring training, teaching and Instructor Certification to everyone throughout the World. Under the direction of the ProTeam Academy Instructors, they are ideally positioned to set new standard for the Training, Teaching and Instructor Certification for Pickleball. The partnership brings together individuals who come from pickleball, who understand pickleball and teach the correct fundamentals of playing pickleball.

The IFP Academy 'Grant' Program

The IFP Academy mission is to grow the sport of pickleball by training individuals that share the same vision. As part of this, the IFP Acedemy sets aside a percentage of funds received to send our instructors to under-developed countries to help spread pickleball at not cost to these countries.

IFP Member Benefits

As an IFP Member, you get access to top level instruction, videos, material, webinars and more.

What are some of the benefits:

  • ONLINE Continual Education Courses to continue to add proficiency to your game.
  • Monthly Live Webinars / FAQ Video Conferencing Sessions with the top Tier 1 Instructors from the IFP.
  • Monthly newsletters with tips, drills, strategy ideas and more..
  • Access to a 'certified & approved' video archive to continue to develop your skills.
  • Member discount to multi-day training events.
  • Plus, a percentage of every dollar we make goes to the Grant program to send instructors internationally to grow the sport of pickleball and to enhance the lives of those in the country and to hit the country requirement for the sport to becomes an Olympic sport.
  • Plus, much more...

To find out more CLICK HERE

IFP Instructor Certification and Training

Individual that are already Pickleball Instructors or interested in becoming one, you now have access to a global standard in certification and training. CLICK HERE to find out more.