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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.
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Sometimes in pickleball, we get in trouble. You may hit the ball high and your opponent sends it back at you with pace. In these moments, if you can’t counter, your goal is to reset the shot back into your opponent’s kitchen. But this is easier said than done.
Today we’ll cover a few pickleball tips that will help you hit consistent resets so you can improve your defense, stay in the rally, and win more points.
4 Pro Tips for the Offensive Lob in Pickleball and How to Defend It with Senior Professional Stephanie Lane
The lob in pickleball can be an incredibly effective shot for offense and defense. However, if you want to use it, you must consider 4 things in order for your shot to be successful.
Today I am joined by special guest, Stephanie Lane. Stephanie is a multi-time national champion, a certified master instructor with the IPTPA, and she has mastered the lob.
She will share 4 characteristics of the lob but also we’ll talk about how to defend it. It’s my hope that with this video you will add a new shot to your arsenal and hit lobs that win more points.
The second shot in every pickleball rally carries a lot of weight. Similar to the serve, this shot is overlooked. However, the pickleball return of serve carries more weight because if you miss this shot you lose a point.
Today we’re going to look at a few ways to maximize your return of serve and how to use this critical shot to win more rallies.
Your pickleball serve is a critical shot, but it is often overlooked. If you ignore your serve technique, it can be a source of errors, but if you maximize this shot, it can be a source for smart strategy and setting up a point in your favor.
Today we’re going to look at 8 ways to improve your pickleball serve so you can stay consistent and win more points.
There are skills that anyone can master in pickleball regardless of your ranking, age, or athleticism. One of those skills is letting out-balls fly. Today I’m going to share 6 strategies for detecting and avoiding out-balls, and an exercise that can help you simulate...
Because the sport is growing, any time you join a pickup game of pickleball, there is a good chance you will meet someone new you would have never met otherwise. The social interaction, the community, and the relationships can be one of the most rewarding byproducts of the sport.
But you also have pickleball problems. Just like in any community, group, or family, you are guaranteed to encounter a conflict, a difficult moment, or even a difficult person.
In pickleball, the team that makes the fewest errors will win the majority of the time. However there are a few common errors that hold players back and one in particular is attacking at the wrong time.
Today I’m going to share a very effective pickleball strategy that will help you know when to attack and when to just keep it in play. We’ll also walk through some practical tips to help you play with more consistency and win more points.
The third shot drop in pickleball is one of the most essential shots but it can also be one of the most frustrating and difficult to hit. If you’ve ever been frustrated with this shot, you’re not alone.
But you should also know that if you can dink, you can hit the third shot drop.
Today we’re going to look at how to hit this shot, take it step by step, and I’ll share some practical tips to help you implement it quickly and compete at a higher level.
In pickleball, the team who can control the net, can control the game. The majority of games are won at the non-volley zone or the kitchen. But, there are a few common pickleball mistakes that players make in the kitchen that keep them from controlling the net.
There are potentially hundreds of reasons why pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States, but I’m sharing my top reasons why, the real secret to pickleball’s success (at the bottom), and 6 Ways to Improve Your Doubles Game using psychological safety (at the end).
Pickleball is an amazing sport that is inclusive, fun, and easy to learn. But within this easy learning curve lies a problem: many players skip essential pickleball mechanics. As a result, they may plateau or they get frustrated because it’s very difficult to progress and build on the lack of a foundation.
Looking back, there are a lot of things I wish I did differently when I started playing pickleball. Today, I’ll share 5 important pickleball concepts that every player needs to know if they’re going to advance in the game. It’s my hope that this can help you avoid some of the mistakes I made and help you improve without any wasted time.
The secret is out. More and more celebrities who play pickleball are talking and this is important for the overall growth of the sport.
Today we’re going to unpack the third shot drop, how to hit better drops or long dinks in a few steps, and why this shot is so critical to the game of pickleball. My hope for you is that you gain a new shot for your game or some new techniques that will help improve your game and compete at a higher level. Let’s get into it.
In the game of pickleball, there are hundreds of ways to improve at pickleball. Today we’re going to break down 5 strategies that are so effective and so simple anyone can use them no matter what your skill level.
It’s that time of year again. Are you looking for christmas gift ideas for pickleball players? Or maybe you want to encourage the budding beginner to pick up a paddle. If you’re like me, maybe you need a way to give a few friendly gift hints to your family. No matter your situation, I’ve got you covered with gift recommendations for beginners, intermediates, traveling tournament players, addicts, and everyone in between.
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the world because it has a shorter learning curve compared to other sports. Welcome to the ultimate guide on how to play pickleball.