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 surprise to learn that the most popular pickleball videos on YouTube are about serves? Yes, you read that right, the pickleball serves! It seems like…

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You Can’t Play Pickleball? Here’s How To Keep Improving Anyway.

It happens to all of us. We can’t get on the pickleball court due to the following: 1. Injury 2. Weather conditions (snow, rain) 3. Anything else (life) At some point, for any variety of reasons, you can’t get to the courts. Unfortunately, most pickleball players think, that’s it! I can’t play pickleball. Therefore, I…

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Common Pickleball Mistakes New Players Make (And How to Avoid Them)

It is never easy being a beginner, and pickleball, as fun as it, isn’t an exception. You’ll find your fellow pickleball players anxious to help a newbie learn. So much so that beginners get inundated with advice. Unfortunately, not all of its useful information. Here are my top six common pickleball mistakes, the things that…

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The 7 Best Lessons From THE Pickleball Summit 2022

Success leaves clues! Seven lessons from THE PICKLEBALL SUMMIT 2022 can help you unlock YOUR pickleball potential.

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Make 2022 Your Best Pickleball Year Yet!

Most pickleball players want to improve; to grow in the game and their understanding of this awesome sport. That is a good first step for those players who are interested in improvement. BUT … Intention without action will not get you where you want to go. If you want to continue your growth in pickleball,…

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The Dirty Little Secret that the Hard Game is Hiding

There may be nothing more effective at keeping players from fully realizing their pickleball selves than a mis-leveled hard game. In this article we shine a light on this dirty little secret in the hope of liberating more pickleball players from the current hard game delusion and help to put them on a path to…

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Stop Trying to Play Like the Pickleball Pro’s

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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Forehand Takes the Middle or Do You Respect the X?

A commonly heard phrase in the pickleball community is the “forehand takes the middle.” A player often uses it right before they cross the centerline to hit a middle ball traveling to the opposite side of the court. But is that the right strategy? Do you know “Respect the X?” Early on in our path…

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The Push for Power: Does Pickleball’s Fast Game Mean the END of the Soft Game?

Pickleball sure seems to have gotten faster, BUT has it? There is no doubt that there’s more power pickleball, and the sport has gotten faster overall. There have always been players who preferred a faster pace strategy, but the number of the so-called “bangers” has definitely increased. A lot of this has to do with…

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Moving to the Net as a Team

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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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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Top Pro Dave Weinbach Spreads Love of Pickleball

By Dick Barton USAPA Member As a top professional in pickleball, Dave Weinbach, also known as The Badger, spreads the love for the game far and wide. At age 49, Weinbach competes in about 18 tournaments a year often against pros half his age and wins a lot! He also travels extensively to give clinics….

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Top 3 shills for 4.0+
Top 3 Skills for 4.0+

Want to play 4.0+ pickleball? First things first. You absolutely need these 3 pickleball shots in your arsenal. All three of these shots are achievable by any level pickleball player with some work and practice, but they are an absolute if you want to play solid 4.0 pickleball. 0:00 Introduction 0:25 You want a deep…

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Use the SHIELD STRATEGY to Win More Points
Use the SHIELD STRATEGY to Win More Points

You know the pickleball net has a negative side to it – it is the one that we hit the ball into to end the rally. BUT … the pickleball net also has a positive side. It is one you can use to protect yourself from attack. In this pickleball video, we explain the positive…

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