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Mental Game
How to Turn Around a Bad Start in a Pickleball Tournament
Have you ever gone to play pickleball full of confidence, ready for your best day ever then bam! It seems as if an alien has inhabited your body, at least…
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Non-Volley Zone
Pickleball Drills-Block Effectively and Win More Points
It’s fun to watch the best pickleball players change a dinking game into an attack. They are so quick and their ability to block is amazing! Do you block effectively?…
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Basics
The #1 Mistake Killing Your Pickleball Game
When you started playing, you saw rapid improvement, but as time went on, you plateaued. You feel stuck at the same level and don’t understand what’s keeping you from progressing.…
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Strategy/Partners
Covering the Court as a Team
Ever play a team that covers the court so well it’s hard to score a point? They always seem to get a paddle on the ball no matter what? In…
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Strategy/Partners
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…
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3rd Shot Drops
Pickleball Drills-The 3rd Shot
I can hear a few of you groaning now, the 3rd shot. AGAIN? Arguably the 3rd shot is one of the most difficult shots to hit consistently at any level.…
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Non-Volley Zone
Pickleball Drills-Shuffling Dink
Even if you aren’t really into practice, something we call the shuffling dink is a great warm up before you play. It gets your heart rate up and leaves you…
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Strategy/Partners
Down the Middle Solves the Pickleball Riddle
You’ve got a good rally going, you force the error and your opponent gives you the opportunity to finish the point and then boom, you hit a sharply angled shot…
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Non-Volley Zone
Stay at the Net to Play Better Pickleball
  You’ve probably been taught the importance of moving to the net at as quickly as possible. Getting there is half the battle now you need to stay at the…
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Injury Prevention
Better Balance Equals Better Pickleball
Want to play better pickleball and avoid injury at the same time? Improve your Balance Today’s post will focus on improving balance as a tactic to avoid acute injury and…
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Misc.
Play Better Pickleball by Getting to the Ball Faster
If you have stepped on a pickleball court you have probably heard down the middle solves the riddle, hit at the feet you will defeat and keep your paddle up…
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Basics
How to Play Pickleball Without Advice from a Partner
If you were like me, you were handed a pickleball paddle, hit a few shots, got a quick rules overview followed buy LOTS and LOTS of FREE advice! Each new…