Getting coached at the courts? What to do?

Getting coached at the courts can be a tricky proposition. Sometimes the advice you are getting is correct: scoring, 2-bounce rule, and similar usually do not present a problem. But oftentimes the advice is wrong: rush to the NVZ on the 3rd shot, have to wait for the ball to bounce to step into the…

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My Top Pickleball Strategy-How to Play Better FAST

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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#150A- Pickleball Therapy Interviews Pro Lee Whitwell – Awesome Perspective

Lee Whitwell is a professional pickleball player, but more importantly, she is an ambassador of the sport. In this special episode of the podcast, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Lee Whitwell as she shares insights into how she addresses the game from a mental standpoint and why she plays pickleball….

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#176- Bookmark Episode – 5 Steps to Prepare for your Day

This is an onsite recording at the pickleball courts and it’s an episode you’ll want to bookmark so that you give yourself the best chance to play when you’re heading out to the courts. I’ll give you five steps you can take every time before you start playing. Step number one is to get ready…

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Is “No” Holding You Back? | PLUS Avoid Falling Behind

I was reminded this week about how negativity can affect the way we interpret information that is otherwise aiming to be helpful. It can also affect your mind when you are trying to play your best pickleball. Two things can happen: 1 – you are focusing on the negatives rather than the positives – if…

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Pickleball Fitness-Are You Susceptible to a Lower Leg Injury?

In addition to playing pickleball, are you someone who regularly walks? Perhaps you’re a runner, or maybe you play another court sport? Those activities contribute to your overall health and wellness but did you know they make you more vulnerable to leg and foot injuries? Most pickleball players love to stay active, so we’re busy…

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#150- The Secret Sauce of Pickleball plus No Winter Starvation for You

The best pro players have their motions very compact. They’ve figured out they don’t need all that excess motion. This includes motion with the paddle, which causes loss of control and greater chances of error. This week’s podcast will help you really gain focus on what you’re doing and also improve your pickleball because you’ll…

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Episode 175 - What-I-Did-Wrongitis
#175- What-I-Did-Wrongitis. Solve it in this episode

You can lose a rally and not have made a mistake that needs to be addressed, or needs to be thought about. Sometimes it’s not always that somebody had to do something wrong. You’ll make mistakes and you may not have done anything wrong. There’s no way to avoid that. Even the best players make…

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Get Your Mind Right with Dr. Peter Scales | Episode 100

Dr. Peter Scales will change your relationship with pickleball – for the better. In this, our 100th Episode of Pickleball Therapy, we bring you a “greatest hits” of the several interviews we published with him early on in the podcast’s life: Episodes 9, 10, 12, 14 and 15. If you have not had the pleasure…

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Pickleball Dink Consistency-Start at the Bottom
Pickleball Dink Consistency-Start at the Bottom

What’s your longest dink rally? In professional pickleball matches, it’s common to see dink rallies lasting 20 or more shots. What makes those players so consistent?   The goal of a pickleball dink rally is to hit non-attackable dinks until you can force your opponent to make an error. A non-attackable dink is when the…

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#149- Transformative Pickleball – It is a Thing and You Can Do It

  A lot of times players play in a way that they don’t really understand why they’re doing what they’re doing. Want transformation in your game – serious transformation? Then you need to understand the game you are playing. There is simply no other way. We get told things, do this, do that, where we…

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#1506- Special Episode – Interview with Pro Player Dylan Frazier 3.5 to 5.0 Journey

Dylan Frazier is one of the top professional pickleball players in the world. Having started as a 3.5 player, Dylan shares with us some of his journey, including his mental approach and how we thinks about his shots – you may be surprised to know that you too can hit like Dylan. Dylan is one…

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The FASTEST way to improve your results

If you want to improve as a pickleball player, it helps to know what is important – what you should focus on. This will avoid you from exerting efforts on aspects of the game that will probably not generate the same results. In this episode of the Pickleball Therapy podcast we will give you what…

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Pickleball Foot Pain-Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendinitis

Disclaimer: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Foot pain can keep you off the pickleball courts for a long time.  “Dr. Pickleball,” Allan Rosenthal, DPM, FACFAS is…

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#148- Lose Less to Win More PLUS $500 Million in Pickleball Injuries

The less you lose, the more you win by extension. Losing less is it’s certainly making less unforced errors. A lot of times when you watch games, you’ll have a team that’s up too many points. Either it’s unforced errors on returns of serve, force shots, things like that. By cleaning those things up, avoiding…

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