Hosted by: Tony Roig | July 14, 2023 |

#148- Lose Less to Win More PLUS $500 Million in Pickleball Injuries

The less you lose, the more you win by extension. Losing less is it’s certainly making less unforced errors.

A lot of times when you watch games, you’ll have a team that’s up too many points. Either it’s unforced errors on returns of serve, force shots, things like that. By cleaning those things up, avoiding the number of unforced errors that we have in our play, we will lose less rallies.

While unforced errors are part of the game and it’s difficult to deal with them, they are something that you can work on.

Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and that’s great. That’s how it should be and that’s how you know you’re playing at level.

Winning is not our focus, our focus is whatever it is that brings you to pickleball.

This week we’re going to be talking about the concept of losing less if you want to win more.

The word of the week is going to be control. The reason I bring that up is because you are able to control the rally, the temple of the rally and the situation around us.


                  00:00- Losing Less for More Wins

                  04:47- Sharpening Your Pickleball Skills: Control the Rally and Avoid Unforced Errors

                  09:24- Reduce the Risk of Injury With Pickleball: Get Physically Active and Stay Healthy

                  14:10- See You on Thursday for the Ultimate Game Plan!

In the Riff, we’re going to talk about the recent report that came out about pickleball injuries.

There is a cost to being physically inactive as a human being. It’ll not only have a cost in how you experience life, it also has a financial cost.

There’s a lot of things that you can do to reduce that risk of injury.

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If you like a video format better, check out the YouTube video of this episode here: Lose Less to Win More PLUS $500 Million in Pickleball Injuries – Episode 148

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Tony Roig

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.