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Discover the skills, drills, and exercises you need to improve your performance and level up your game.
Manage Your Mindset
Learn how to manage your mindset, leverage your thinking, and improve your game with strategy.
Develop Your Doubles Strategy
Playing with other people is an essential part of pickleball. We’ll help you excel at this part.
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We’ll review gear and make recommendations you can count on to level up your game.
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We’ll share the best facts on nutrition and exercises to keep you playing longer.
BONUS: Get Secrets from the Pros
Learn the best insider secrets from pickleball professionals and the top strategists around.
3 Pickleball Tips That Will Upgrade Your 3rd Shot Drop Instantly
Knowing how to hit a third shot drop is what separates the good players from the great ones. In this video we’ll cover some simple pickleball tips to not only fix your third shot drop problems, but turn you into a drop shot machine.
Pickleball Volley: 4 Secrets to Better Punch Volleys
It’s often overlooked, but if you know how to use a pickleball volley, it can be a dangerous weapon.
Today we’re going to break this shot down step by step. It’s my hope that with this video, the next time you get on the court you can use it to your advantage.
The Ultimate List of Funny Pickleball Team Names
Pickleball is a sport that’s exploding in popularity around the world, and with its rise comes the need for funny pickleball team names. Whether you’re a seasoned player or a beginner, a funny and memorable team name can set the tone for your matches and add some lighthearted fun to the game.
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