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pickleball footwork

Basics
The Elusive Pickleball Split Step-What, When and Why
  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…
Serves/Returns
How to Hit a Pickleball Backhand with Consistency and Power
As a teacher people often as me about their pickleball backhand. I hear comments like, my backhand seems to go everywhere. When it does go in it doesn’t have any power! CJ what…
Serves/Returns
Pickleball Footwork-Stop Hitting it Out!
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…
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Fast Feet for Better Pickleball Groundstrokes-Part 3
There are two essential but very different footwork skills; proper movement to support the athletic motion and fast feet. Pickleball requires both. Golf, my former occupation, is an example of a…
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Want to Hit Better Pickleball Groundstrokes? Use Your Feet (Part 2)
Balance and strong footwork are cornerstones of any sport. The most challenging shot to hit is when we are off-balance. Footwork in pickleball is an often overlooked key component of…