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2022 Pickleball Rules- The Drop Serve
The 2022 revisions to the USA Pickleball Rules (technically the IFP Official Rulebook) have been announced. The “provisional” qualifier was dropped (is there a pun there) from the Drop Serve…
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Pickleball Serving Rules-Are You Violating this ONE?
Despite this video having over 212,000 views, I’m continually asked questions about the differences between a legal and an illegal serve. It doesn’t surprise me because it can be challenging to see…
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Legal Pickleball Serves-photos
This is a great time to clarify this rule. Here’s the rule you’re referring to: 4.A.6 The paddle head must be below the server’s wrist when it strikes the ball.…
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The Best Serve In Pickleball
What do you think is the most popular pickleball subject on YouTube?No, not the third shot drop. Negative, not the lob. Nope, not even the reset shot.   Would it…
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Why It Pays to Hit a Deep Pickleball Serve
If we were to ask you the essential characteristic of a pickleball serve, you would likely say it has to be in. Since the only time you can score is…
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How to Hit a Pickleball Backhand with Consistency and Power
As a teacher people often as me about their pickleball backhand. I hear comments like, my backhand seems to go everywhere. When it does go in it doesn’t have any power! CJ what…
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Pickleball Footwork-Stop Hitting it Out!
Do you feel off-balance when you’re moving to hit a pickleball shot? Perhaps someone told you that you’re running through the ball and you aren’t sure what that means? Are you…
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Fast Feet for Better Pickleball Groundstrokes-Part 3
There are two essential but very different footwork skills; proper movement to support the athletic motion and fast feet. Pickleball requires both. Golf, my former occupation, is an example of a…
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Want to Hit Better Pickleball Groundstrokes? Use Your Feet (Part 2)
Balance and strong footwork are cornerstones of any sport. The most challenging shot to hit is when we are off-balance. Footwork in pickleball is an often overlooked key component of…