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Pickleball Playing Tips
Playing Tip: Stay in the Moment
Good players can lose points when they become mentally distracted. The biggest enemy of your pickleball game is self-flagellation. You miss a shot and you beat yourself up about it.…
Pickleball rules
Rules Review: Too Excited in Pickleball?
When is Exuberance Illegal? In doubles play, it is important to communicate with your partner. You might call shots, yell warnings about balls that are likely out, call your partner…
Pickleball Playing Tips
Playing Tip: Stay Back After Your Serve
The goal is to get to the kitchen line (non-volley zone) as quickly as you can but don’t be in too big of a rush.  When you were a novice, you…
Pickleball rules
Pickleball Rules-Is an Erne Legal
Do you know that you are allowed to stand anywhere on or off the court at any time during play? The only exception is when you are serving. You must…
Injury Prevention
Eye Protection for Sports
In 1984, while playing a casual round of golf, I heard someone yell my name, and I turned. Even though that injury occurred more than 30 years ago, I can still…
Mental Fitness
17 Pickleball Lessons and Life Hacks from Golf
What can a golf tournament teach us about pickleball, and how to live a better life on and off the courts? If it was Jordan Spieth’s Open Championship win, the…
physical fitness
What Is a Fitness Assessment and Why Does it Matter?
If you are 45 or older, you likely remember the President’s Council on Physical Fitness Tests. Created by President Kennedy in 1963, it was all the rage through the ’60s…