Hosted by: Tony Roig | November 17, 2023 |

#166- Struggling as a Pickleball Player – Here’s an Alternative

If you’re trying to improve or not, you’re going to struggle as a pickleball player.

Struggle is what happens to us whenever we are trying to grow in anything, and in Pickleball in this case.

There’s going to be moments where you’re out there on the court and you’re wondering to yourself, ‘Why am I struggling so much?’

I’ve been thinking a lot about this subject- STRUGGLE, player struggling.

If you’re not looking to stagnate as a pickleball player, then struggle will be a part of your process. On the other side of struggle, is success, and you won’t find success in your game through stagnation.

If you want improvement, further growth and a deeper relationship with Pickleball than you currently have to be prepared for the struggle.

In the riff I share my thoughts of the nationals, which was awesome.

It was a ton of fun watching all the players out there competing and giving their best.

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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.