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Master the art of pickleball with essential pickleball. I’m Adam Richards, and I’m here to elevate your game with expert pickleball tips designed to not only boost your performance on the court immediately but also pave the way for long-term success. In this video, we’re diving into some unique strategies that I wish I knew earlier.
The drop volley in pickleball is a shot that takes pace off of your opponent’s shot and drops the ball just back over to the other side of the net. When you use this shot correctly, it catches your opponents off guard and wins the rally in your favor.
In this video we’ll break down one of these shots (the drop volley) so that you know when to do it and how to use it to win rallies the next time you get on the court.
In pickleball, the team that controls the net, controls the game. But what if you struggle with getting to the net?
Today we’re going to cover 5 pickleball tips that help you immediately master the transition zone.
hi, I’m Adam
I’m a certified instructor with the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) and chances are I’m a lot like you—a pickleball player who wants to improve.
High Five Pickleball is a resource designed to help you take the guesswork out of your game so you can maximize your time on the court, have more fun, and get better faster. I’ll do this through weekly blog posts, videos, and social media.
With High Five Pickleball, it’s my goal to help you cultivate your confidence, develop your strategy, and build a strong foundation of skills, techniques, and practices without all the unnecessary trial and error.
Adam is such an asset to the pickleball community on so many levels! His patient, kind, & humble demeanor along with his knowledge & organization make for a winning combination. Anyone who gets the opportunity to play with and learn from Adam Richards will benefit and be glad they did!
– Stephanie Lane,
Multi-Time USAPA National Champion,
PaddleTek Senior Pro,
& IPTPA Master Instructor