The serve in pickleball represents a dichotomy of fundamental philosophies. On the one hand, pickleball "traditionalists" will argue that, because you can't win a point if you don't get your serve in, it's best not to take any chances and, instead, … [Read more...]
Strategies & Tips
The following blog posts will help maximize your personal development and improvement with "lessons" on fundamental shot-making techniques and how to be more mentally tough than your opponent.
Pickleball Tournaments. For many, it may be your first time in a very long time of competing, perhaps since your "glory years" of high school when you were on the basketball, football, softball or debate teams. Perhaps you didn't play sports prior to … [Read more...]
We've all been there. We exhibit meteoric pickleball improvement and progress during the first several weeks or months of playing -- or perhaps, even years -- and then, we hit a performance plateau. We just can't seem to bust through any … [Read more...]
I see it happen regularly in rec play. A team pinned to the baseline understands that, strategically, they need to get to the kitchen line in order to give themselves the best chance at winning the rally. That’s definitely a true statement and a … [Read more...]
Throughout our pickleball journeys we have undoubtedly heard that points are more easily won when both partners are positioned at the NVZ line. Either instinctively -- or from experience -- we know that being positioned 7 feet from the net allows us … [Read more...]