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Pickleball Camps and Clinics
The Three Different Types of Pickleball Camps
The Ball-Feeding Camp, the Entertainment Camp, and the Learning Camp: Finding the Type of Pickleball Camp that will meet your goals For most pickleball players, attending a camp is a…
A good coach can help you along your path to 4.0 pickleball play
Project 4.0
Good 4.0 Pickleball at any age – the Project 4.0 Way
What is Project 4.0 – an Introduction It is common for players to wonder just what it takes to play well-rounded pickleball. Generally speaking, a 4.0-level of pickleball is what…
Pickleball Summit
Pickleball Playing Tips
Pickleball Summit 2024: Elevating the Game with Selkirk Sport
The pickleball community is preparing for an exciting online gathering: the 2024 Pickleball Summit, proudly sponsored by Selkirk Sport. This year’s Summit will take place July 14-16, 2024. Hosts CJ…
Pickleball camp
Pickleball Camps and Clinics
Is an “Organization” Camp or a “Coach” Camp Right for Me?
Which Pickleball Camp is Right For Me? Thinking about choosing a pickleball camp? Many players look for a camp to help improve their game. But not sure what sort of…
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Mental Game
How to Prepare for a Pickleball Tournament; Putting Mental Over Medal
I am not a pickleball tournament player. Or at least that’s what I used to tell myself.   I recently listened to an episode of the Smartless podcast with Jason…
A picture of pickleball players throwing balls in the air at a pickleball camp for seniors
Pickleball Camps and Clinics
2024 Best Pickleball Camps 
A pickleball training camp is in your future, but you are not sure which one? Read on. Choosing the right pickleball camp can make a significant difference in your overall…
Pickleball for Perfectionists | Better Pickleball Blog
Mental Game
Pickleball for Perfectionists
Calling all perfectionists, Enneagram Ones, sticklers, and precisionists! Have you noticed your perfectionism showing up in your pickleball game? It has probably motivated you to grow and achieve more on…
Rally Scoring
Pickleball rules
Pickleball Rally Scoring Quick Start Guide (Infographic)
Few topics can send a friendly game into a heated debate faster than the mention of pickleball rally scoring. It’s a subject that can split the court down the middle,…
It's not too late to start playing pickleball
Is It Too Late to Hop On The Pickleball Bandwagon?
I’ve heard pickleball has exploded on the scene but am I behind the curve? Is it too late to jump on the pickleball bandwagon? Lately, I seem to be going…
Pickleball mindset
Mental Game
Attitude Adjustment: How Can a Shift in Thinking Boost Your Pickleball Abilities?
Just like a pickleball game filled with its good shots, interesting line calls, and unpredictable bounces, my Peloton journey was speckled with life’s complexities, surprise detours, and the influence of…
Setting goals for your pickleball game
Mental Game
4 Ways to Craft Your Resolutions, Intentions, and Goals for Pickleball Success in the New Year
2023 is winding down quickly! Most of us don’t think too much about our goals for the new year until New Year’s Eve, but having a good plan in advance…
Thank you Pickleball
Mental Game
Thank You Pickleball!
Thank you, pickleball, for the games, the friendships, and getting me out and about. Think about what you get out of your relationship with pickleball: You get friends (persons you…