STOP Making this Competitive Pickleball Mistake!

By Tony Roig / April 2, 2021 /

Are you stacking when in competitive or tournament play? If not, you are making a huge mistake. Whenever you are playing in a competitive or tournament setting, you are usually playing against players at your level. You might win. Or they might. The difference in skill between you and many of your opponents will be…

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Have You Become a Robotic Stacker?

By Tony Roig / April 2, 2021 /

  Are you stacking the way you should be stacking? Some pickleball players regularly stack. To other players, the mere suggestion of “stacking” makes them break out into a sweat. As a preliminary matter, stacking is a fantastic tool that all pickleball players should add to their toolkit. But … robotic stacking – more on…

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The Power of Pickleball Stacking-Maximum Tactical Advantage with Minimal Effort

By Tony Roig / March 26, 2021 /

Stacking is a pickleball strategy you can use to take control of your game. Stacking: is available for any level of pickleball play – 2.0 to Pro. allows you to take control of your side of the court. makes your strengths stronger and helps hide your weaknesses. You can stack regardless of your rating or…

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Why You’re Failing at Pickleball and How to Fix it!

By CJ Johnson / March 19, 2021 /

You return from the pickleball courts, feeling discouraged and disappointed. How could you have made so many mistakes? Just a few days prior, you felt so excited and full of promise knowing that you’d FINALLY found the solution to your problem on YouTube! You watched the latest video and knew that was the answer to…

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My Top Pickleball Strategy-How to Play Better FAST

By Tony Roig / March 12, 2021 /

How do you know what improvement path is going to get you the fastest results? Having played pickleball for about 5 years now, I have had the pleasure of meeting and playing with a variety of players from varied backgrounds each possessing different skill sets. We are all able to get on the court and…

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Stop Trying to Play Like the Pickleball Pro’s

By CJ Johnson / July 4, 2020 /

If you want to improve your pickleball, stop trying to play like the pros. That may seem counterintuitive, but let’s think about it for a moment. Chances are pretty good that unless you’re a pickleball pro, you don’t; Hit like a pro Play like a pro Train like a pro And most importantly, you don’t play…

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Pickleball Third Shot-STOP Getting Killed on the Way to the Net

By CJ Johnson / October 26, 2019 /

 When you first learned to play pickleball, were you told to run to the non-volley zone right after the third shot, no matter what? If so you’re not alone, it’s pretty common, that’s how I was taught. Immediately running to the net is excellent advice if you’re the returning team, or if you happen…

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Covering the Court as a Team

By CJ Johnson / January 4, 2017 /

Ever play a team that covers the court so well it’s hard to score a point? They always seem to get a paddle on the ball no matter what? In my quest to play better pickleball and become a better partner, I’ve been watching how the best 5.0 players move. Covering the court as a…

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Moving to the Net as a Team

By CJ Johnson / December 29, 2016 /

My guess is at some point you have been told after you return the serve, no matter what type of shot you or your partner hit, run as fast as you can to the non volley zone. Sound familiar?  Are the results good or does the ball sometimes come back at you so quickly that…

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Down the Middle Solves the Pickleball Riddle

By CJ Johnson / December 7, 2016 /

You’ve got a good rally going, you force the error and your opponent gives you the opportunity to finish the point and then boom, you hit a sharply angled shot at the sideline and it’s out! Has that ever happened to you? Unfortunately, I still do it too often and you’ll see one of those…

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