#1502- Special Episode – Alexa West The Power of Pickleball + Travel

This special episode is an interview with travel influencer and pickleball-obsessed player, Alexa West. She is the person behind solo girls travel guide and it’s a really interesting interview on passion for travel plus new found passion for pickleball. Alexa is on a mission to show women that they can live, travel and discover their…

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#164- Pickleball is Messy – and that is Awesome PLUS Why Players Share “Advice”

Pickleball is going to be messy, you’ll enjoy your game better if you embrace that fact. Sometimes you are going to miss a return of serve or to hit a short return of serve and other messy shots. Today we’re going to talk about messy pickleball and how we can use that to benefit us…

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#156- A Unifying Theory of Pickleball – the FOSS Approach

If you’re feeling frustrated with your Pickleball development, there is a way out. That way out is through understanding the picture and design of Pickleball. There’s a beautiful puzzle that is created by the rules and the court that we play on. What is your puzzle box cover? What’s your approach to solving the puzzle?…

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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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#181- PLAY Episode – 5 Keys to Navigating a Pickleball Game

If pickleball was easy and always a calm sailing wind at your back, you probably wouldn’t enjoy it as much. That’s why in this episode we look at the play aspect of pickleball, and more specifically how to navigate a game because oftentimes we’ll find that the wind has shifted or the waters have gotten…

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#157- The Pickleball Unicorn PLUS Everything Matter (or does it?)

Unicorns are awesome, in concept, they’re elegant animals, powerful, smart and they’re wise. And sometimes we keep on getting offered unicorn, whether it’s unicorn shots or unicorn strategies on YouTube. Pickleball players are drawn more to ‘three tips for this’ or ‘two tips for that’ kind of videos because the YouTube algorithm creates and rewards content…

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#131- Do You Have a Pickleball GPS Guiding You?

Ever use GPS to find your way somewhere new to you? Pretty helpful right? Otherwise, you are stopping at gas stations and asking passers by where this road is or that. If you are using a map and get turned around North to South or East to West and you’ll be driving in circles all day….

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Bangers are Beating You with this 1 Pickleball Strategy Mistake

Are you tired of being intimidated by hard-hitting bangers on the pickleball court? Every rec play or pickleball tournament has them, players that can hit the ball hard. Often referred to as the pickleball banger. There is a difference between a hard hitter and a banger. A hard hitter uses a combination of hard and…

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#179- Learning HOW TO Pickleball vs. a Piecemeal Approach

In this episode we take a recipe approach to pickleball. There’s nothing wrong with following a recipe but if you’re going to use this approach, you would need to have the recipe in front of you in order to be able to bake a cake. If you’re like me, you’ll have to look back at…

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Episode 178 Baking Your Chocolate Pickleball Cake
#178- Baking Your Chocolate Pickleball Cake

We are output-oriented creatures based on our efforts. How do we improve our outputs in our pickleball play? In this episode we talk about input and output to help you understand the process by breaking it down to see how we get to the outputs that we want when we play pickleball. We’ll use an…

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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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#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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#168- Navigating a Pickleball Game – the Score Does Not Tell the Story

You need to be playing in an environment where there’s a chance you’re going to lose. If you’re playing pickleball in an environment where there is a 0% chance that you’re going to lose that game, you’re not playing at level and to my way of view in the game, you’re not really doing anything….

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Stress Imparting the Other Side of Your Pickleball Self
#142- Stress Imparting – the Other Side of Your Pickleball Self

You have two sides to your pickleball self. Understanding each side can help you focus on what you need to in order to play your best pickleball. And building both sides of that as a player is how you’re going to become a truly well rounded player. Now, I want to be clear about this….

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Long-term Pickleball Goals are Forever
#173- Long-term Pickleball Goals are Forever

The beginning of an year is when everybody is focused on goals. Goals are a fine thing, the problem that can arise sometimes when we, as pickleball players, frame out our goals in a way that can lead us to frustration. In this episode I share with you a timely topic on goals and how…

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