#125-When Practice Does Not Translate to Better Play
If you are on the road to improvement, it can sometimes feel like you are stuck in a rut.
Specifically, you have been practicing this shot or technique, but when the game starts, that shot or technique mysteriously disappears. It can be disheartening and make you feel like you are wasting your time.
This episode outlines ways to increase the chances that you’re going to use the new technique you want to incorporate it into part of your game.
You’ll learn three ways you can:
00:00- The disconnect between practice and play
4:45- Closing the play/practice gap by enhancing muscle memory (04:45 – 09:03)
09:03- Learn to play the soft Game
13:42- To become a complete you need to understand the framework of the game
During the riff, we take a look at that “winning” player at your local facility.
Are they really a winning player?
Or are they, perhaps, actually an underperforming winning player?
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Hola. Hello. Konichiwa. After 40 years playing tennis, I am now a full-time pickleball player and professional. As a 5.0 rated Senior Pro Pickleball Player and an IPTPA-certified Master Teaching Professional, my focus is on helping players like you learn to play their best pickleball. In 2016, shortly after starting to play pickleball, my friend Tom and I jumped into the highest division at the first US Open in Naples, Florida. That morning it became clear just how much there is to learn in this seemingly simple sport – a lifetime of learning if you so choose. Since 2018, I have been on a mission to share my knowledge of pickleball so other players can enjoy the game at a higher level and attain their pickleball objectives. When not studying or playing pickleball, I like to travel with my other half, Jill.
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