You Will Become a Better Pickleball Player by Playing More-Right?

You love the game, and you want to play your best pickleball. So you carve out time in your schedule to play more. Before you know it, you're playing 4-5 days every week. But will more time playing help you ...
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Forehand Takes the Middle or Do You Respect the X?

A commonly heard phrase in the pickleball community is the "forehand takes the middle." A player often uses it right before they cross the centerline to hit a middle ball traveling to the opposite side of the court. But is ...
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WHY the Pickleball Soft Game is Always the Right Answer

We titled our previous blog post “The Soft Game is Always the Right Answer.” While the majority of the feedback has been positive, some apparently misunderstood the statement. In this blog, I want to explain why the pickleball soft game ...
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Make 2022 Your Best Pickleball Year Yet!

Most pickleball players want to improve; to grow in the game and their understanding of this awesome sport. That is a good first step for those players who are interested in improvement. BUT … Intention without action will not get ...
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The Soft Game Is Always the Right Answer

Pickleball is an odd sport. In many other sports, the game gets faster the more you advance. Tennis serves get harder. Baseball pitches faster. And so on. That's not the nature of Pickleball. It's actually is backward. As you advance ...
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2022 Pickleball Rules- The Drop Serve

The 2022 revisions to the USA Pickleball Rules (technically the IFP Official Rulebook) have been announced. The "provisional" qualifier was dropped (is there a pun there) from the Drop Serve rules. What this means is that the Drop Serve is ...
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Do you plan where to hit the pickleball or are you more reactionary?

Intentionality is a big concept. It covers a lot of ground. CJ and I use intentionality as a guiding principle in everything we do at WeArePickleball. From videos to camps to a phone conversation with a member. A great deal ...
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Take the Guesswork Out of Your Pickleball Shoes

Your paddle is important, sure. But what about the gear that gets you to where you need to be to swing the paddle? Yep, your shoes. Playing in the right pickleball shoes is arguably even more critical than the paddle ...
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See Better – Play Better Pickleball

Are you looking to improve as a pickleball player? To have more confidence as balls come whizzing at you on the court? If you are reading this, I would venture the answer as “yes.” You can do several things to ...
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How to Get the Most from Open Play Pickleball

Most pickleball players play some form of open play – from anyone can come to semi-private groups. In this article, we share some tips to take advantage of the open play pickleball near you and things that you can do ...
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Pickleball Serve Rules-Should This Serve Be Legal?

Making the Case The chainsaw serve has received plenty of attention of late. Ever since Pro Player Zane Navratil began using it successfully, many players have, rightly, asked whether the chainsaw serve is something they should add to their game. ...
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Is a Pickleball Camp Right for You?

We get this question all the time: "Will going to pickleball camp help my game?" The answer, as is often the case in real life, is "It depends." Here are some of the questions you should ask and some considerations ...
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Is a Women’s Pickleball Camp Right for You?

Have you thought about attending a pickleball camp just for Women? Maybe you're new to the game and know that it's better to learn pickleball correctly from the beginning rather than unlearn bad habits. Perhaps you're thirsty to improve and ...
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