The Soft Game is DEAD ... or is it? - Let's stop guessing and find out
By: Tony Roig | May 11, 2024 |

The Soft Game is DEAD … or is it?

In this video breakdown I share with you the strategy that the best pickleball players use when they play. 

The 4 best pro pickleball players on the planet – Ben Johns / Coillin Johns and JW Johnson / Dylan Frazier use the soft game as a core feature of their strategy.

This approach allows them to rack up gold medal after gold medal against the toughest competition on the planet.

Is the soft game alive or is it dead in pickleball? Stop wondering or speculating.

Get real answers in this video.

0:00 Introduction to the soft game and the APP gold medal match

1:21 Breakdown of the strategy used by JW Johnson and Dylan Frazier

2:33 Breakdown of the strategy used by Dyler DeHeart and Will Howells

3:00 The fast game strategy of driving from the baseline

4:17 Using the drive on the third shot to stay alive

5:33 The end of Game 1 – several rallies to compare soft and fast game

10:58 3 Specific Tips You can Add to your game to play better pickleball

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Tony Roig

Hola. Hello. Konichiwa. After 40 years playing tennis, I am now a full-time pickleball player and professional. As a 5.0 rated Senior Pro Pickleball Player and an IPTPA-certified Master Teaching Professional, my focus is on helping players like you learn to play their best pickleball. In 2016, shortly after starting to play pickleball, my friend Tom and I jumped into the highest division at the first US Open in Naples, Florida. That morning it became clear just how much there is to learn in this seemingly simple sport – a lifetime of learning if you so choose. Since 2018, I have been on a mission to share my knowledge of pickleball so other players can enjoy the game at a higher level and attain their pickleball objectives. When not studying or playing pickleball, I like to travel with my other half, Jill.