Hosted by: Tony Roig | February 16, 2024 |

#179- Learning HOW TO Pickleball vs. a Piecemeal Approach

In this episode we take a recipe approach to pickleball. There’s nothing wrong with following a recipe but if you’re going to use this approach, you would need to have the recipe in front of you in order to be able to bake a cake.

If you’re like me, you’ll have to look back at the recipe probably several times while baking just to make sure you cover all the steps.

This explains why the recipe approach is a very limiting way to develop your skills as a pickleball player because situations change while playing.

Let’s look at the opposite- actually learning how to bake. If you learn how to bake, you would be able to put together a cake recipe because of your knowledge of the ingredients that are in your cupboard.

Step back and evaluate the sport’s big picture, learn how to pickleball.

Listen to this episode for the full analogy and to understand how those ingredients come together on the pickleball court.

If you like a video format better, check out the YouTube video of this episode here: Learning HOW TO Pickleball vs. a Piecemeal Approach- Episode 179

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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.