Breaking Through: Secrets to Surpass the 3.0-3.5 Wall
By: Tony Roig | March 18, 2024 |

Breaking Through: Secrets to Surpass the 3.0-3.5 Wall

There are many pickleball players who achieve a 3.0 or even 3.5 level of play but then get stuck there. Sometimes for years.

A lot of players are trying to advance without paying attention to fundamentals, they never develop the fundamentals that they need in order to continue advancing as players.

In this video I discuss what is a common source of stoppage for players – a literal 3.0 to 3.5 wall that blocks them from continuing their growth in the land of the 4.0+ player.

To be clear, there is nothing wrong with playing 3.0 or 3.5 level pickleball. If you are there and are loving life, by all means keep doing you.

But if you are player who wants to continue growing but you feel stuck, then this video is custom made for you.

0:00 Introduction to the 3.0-3.5 level wall

2:43 The left fork on the path – YouTube, friendly tips

4:53 Climbing the rope – possible but …

5:26 The right fork on the path – fundamentals (the dirty word)

6:31 What the pro pickleball players do to play as well as they do

7:32 The solution to being stuck as a 3.0/3.5 level player

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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.