Tony Roig

#123- Play Pickleball for the Reason You Play Pickleball

By Tony Roig / January 27, 2023 /

  Why are you going out to the pickleball courts this week to play pickleball or next week or whenever you’re playing, what is it that drives you there? Why do you play pickleball? Everybody has a different answer. Your answer may be the same as another person but it’s still your answer. Do you…

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You Can’t Play Pickleball? Here’s How To Keep Improving Anyway.

By Tony Roig / January 26, 2023 /

It happens to all of us. We can’t get on the pickleball court due to the following: 1. Injury 2. Weather conditions (snow, rain) 3. Anything else (life) At some point, for any variety of reasons, you can’t get to the courts. Unfortunately, most pickleball players think, that’s it! I can’t play pickleball. Therefore, I…

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#122- How to Play With Open Play Partners Who Do Not Play “Right”

By Tony Roig / January 20, 2023 /

When we are playing recreational play, it can be frustrating when we get partnered with a player who just does not play “right.” Open Play or Rec Play is one of the most beautiful things about our sport. It’s our chance to meet and play with different people. An opportunity to find a game whenever…

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Tip No. 1: MISS FEWER Shots with This Technique

By Tony Roig / January 16, 2023 /

  Want to win more games? Take the net out of play with this technique. It is the same technique the pros use to make sure their shots do not end up in the net. This is Tip No. 1 of our Top 10 Pickleball Tips for 2023. Add these to your game and raise…

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#1 Dink Mistake and What to Do Instead

By Tony Roig / January 16, 2023 /

Are you making this common dink mistake? It’s easy to get out of position on the wide backhand dink and using the cross step is one of the reasons why. Here’s how to move quickly and efficiently and stop getting attacked. When you are ready to really break out, join us inside The Pickleball System.…

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#121- Are You Making Progress?

By Tony Roig / January 14, 2023 /

  It can be important for us to know that we are walking forward along our path. This week we share with you some thoughts about this process. First, we’re going to talk about how to know when you’re improving, how to actually know that the work you’re putting in, the time you’re putting in…

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Unlock Your Best Pickleball Serve | Plus 3 more MUST HAVE Shots to Play 3.5

By Tony Roig / January 7, 2023 /
Your Best Pickleball Serve

Are you ready to play your best pickleball but not sure what shots you need to know? Here are three shots you need to play really solid 3.5 pickleball. And one you think you might need that, you don’t. The first shot you want to unlock to become a solid 3.5 player is your best…

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#120- Are You Protecting Your Journey?

By Tony Roig / January 6, 2023 /
Are you protecting your journey?

Happy 2023. We are going to get right back into the swing of things. First: are you protecting your pickleball journey? You have agency over what you allow to come into your journey – use the agency. We give you some tips to help you keep the barbarians at the gate (good book if you…

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Why Did Joey Chuck His Pickleball Paddle?

By Tony Roig / January 2, 2023 /

In this week’s video three tips you can use to avoid those maddening moments on the court. Watch our interview with Joey Gmuer from Pickleball Pirates where we talk about his recent suspension for a pickleball paddle throw and share with him our tips to keep him cool next time. 0:00 Introduction to the frustrations…

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Use my 3-minute Stretch Routine and Play Your Best Pickleball

By Tony Roig / January 1, 2023 /

Do you give your body time to get ready to play pickleball? Most players don’t. Do this simple 3 minute stretch routine and start playing your best pickleball. 00:00 Intro :10 Get Your Heart Pumping 1:06 Upper Body Stretch 2:10 Core Stretch 3:18 Lower Body-Hamstrings 4:11 Lower Body-Calves 3.    If you are interested in…

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