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Open Letter to Pickleball Paddle Manufacturers – You’re Missing This
From Tony's Desk: When looking to purchase a pickleball paddle, we are told the paddle’s weight (scale weight to be clear – more below), grip size, paddle length and width (and depth, which is often called width), and perhaps some of the materials that go into making the paddle core and face. There is, however, one hugely important piece of information that is missing from the pickleball paddle specifications that are provided: the paddle’s swingweight or, at a minimum, its balance (more on each below). This is why last week we published an Open Letter to all pickleball paddle manufacturers ...Read More →
The Definitive Pickleball Paddle Selection Guide
There are hundreds of pickleball paddles on the market. How do you pick the perfect paddle for you? Rather than buying a pickleball paddle just because you saw a pro or fellow player using it, take a few minutes to ...Read More →
The Mental Game Between Pickleball Points: Why It’s Tougher Than Tennis
Pickleball and tennis are both tough sports mentally, in their own ways. A lot of pickleball players came from tennis and might think that the mental game is a bigger deal in tennis. But one of the ways pickleball is ...Read More →
Pickleball Open Play – A Beginner’s Guide
Pickleball is a fun and social sport that's becoming increasingly popular in communities across the world. If you're interested in trying out the sport, open play is a great way to get started. In this guide, we'll show you how ...Read More →
Why Your Pickleball Shot Obsession is Holding Your Game Back (And What to Do About It)
If you are a casual pickleball player or think that a single pickleball shot or strategy will sort your game out (no criticism in either case, you are welcome to have the relationship with pickleball that most suits you), this ...Read More →
Selkirk Power Air Brought Me Back
You ever try a new paddle and think, “This paddle feels too good?” Like it was made just for you and your game? I had that happen at the Hertz National Championship PPA Event in Lake Nona, Florida. At the ...Read More →
Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: How to Navigate Your First Pickleball Open Play
Open Play is one of the many incredible things about pickleball. You don't need to find other players, coordinate schedules and locate an open pickleball court. You show up at a pre-appointed time, and a game awaits. If you are ...Read More →
You Can’t Play Pickleball? Here’s How To Keep Improving Anyway.
It happens to all of us. We can't get on the pickleball court due to the following: 1. Injury 2. Weather conditions (snow, rain) 3. Anything else (life) At some point, for any variety of reasons, you can't get to ...Read More →
Finding Your Way Out of the Desert and Improving Your Pickleball Game
Are you ready to stop playing the same as you did yesterday? I want to challenge you to think objectively about yourself and your game. Only then can I make accurate recommendations for you to adopt, and only if you ...Read More →
2023 is Almost Here – What’s Next For Your Pickleball Game?
2022 is mostly in our rearview mirror and is soon to be entirely behind us. 2023 is just around the corner, and we will be on that segment of the road for quite a while (one year, to be exact). ...Read More →
How to Climb Your Pickleball Mountain (in Five Mostly Easy Steps)
Are you happy with your pickleball game? You know what I mean, when you walk off the court, are you where you think you should be in your pickleball journey? If you are like many of the pickleball players that ...Read More →
If You Don’t Know the 2023 Pickleball Serve Rule, You’ll Hate Yourself Later
The 2023 USAPA (USA Pickleball) Official Rules are published and the pickleball spin serve is no longer allowed. Now let's be clear it's the pre-spun, more commonly known as the finger spin serve, that will no longer be allowed. The ...Read More →
Pickleball Instruction-Are You Hearing It Right?
Spins are BAD! Did you hear that right? If you are reading this, then you are pickleball curious. You want to know more about the game that you have come to love. And you are open to pickleball instruction. As ...Read More →
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