The Elusive Pickleball Split Step-What, When and Why

By CJ Johnson / November 10, 2018 /

  When you’re playing pickleball, do you find yourself off balance and unable to change directions? Perhaps somebody has told you that you’re running through the ball? Maybe people are hitting the ball behind you as you move to the non-volley zone? If so, you might be having trouble with the pickleball split step. I…

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Pickleball Footwork-Stop Hitting it Out!

By CJ Johnson / October 7, 2018 /

Do you feel off-balance when you’re moving to hit a pickleball shot? Perhaps someone told you that you’re running through the ball and you aren’t sure what that means? Are you having a hard time hitting the pickleball where you want when you are on the move?   I coach multiple sports and consistency in every game…

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Discover the Secret Benefits to Good Footwork

By CJ Johnson / February 22, 2017 /

The importance of proper footwork is perhaps one of the least understood skills in pickleball. After all, the court is small, why focus on footwork? Pickleball is no different than other sports. Good footwork will help you hit better groundstrokes and, in general, play better. The 5 Benefits of Good Footwork 1   Reduce unforced…

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