Gratitude is all around us in sense of the items that we can be grateful for when we’re on a pickleball court or everywhere.
This Thanksgiving week we’re going to talk about how the holiday relates to pickleball.
I share with you a practice you can do to develop gratitude while in the pickleball court.
If we don’t see the gratitude and allow these other things to just take over, our minds run away and it affects how we play pickleball negatively.
We also talk about why you play and a little bit about distractions and how they can take away our experience with Pickleball.
In the riff, I’m going to talk about three lessons from the nationals that I think are helpful in terms of the mental part of the game.
The first one is the blame game, where one partner makes another partner feel bad for things that are perfectly natural in any sport, including pickleball.
There is nothing undermines the ability of a team to perform more than blame.
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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.