Forehand in the Middle – and Other Dangerous “Pickleball Aphorisms”

Aphorism -/ˈafəˌrizəm/ a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, “if it ain't broke, don't fix it.”. Alright, dangerous may be a bit much. But there are several statements offered by well-meaning players at the local courts that ...
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Diadem Icon Pickleball Paddle

Diadem Icon Pickleball Paddle Review

The Diadem Icon Pickleball Paddle is the best paddle you haven't heard of … yet. If you are looking for a paddle that offers perhaps the best overall playability; comfort, control, power, and feel of any paddle out there, read ...
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The 7 Best Lessons From THE Pickleball Summit 2021

Everyone sees things through a different lens. So it was no surprise that when Tony and I started talking about the best pickleball lessons from the Summit, we had a difference of opinion. The first three in this article are ...
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Caution – Bad Pickleball Advice Ahead

Most of us started our pickleball journey learning from the pickleball enthusiasts who preceded us. The sport was passed down to us from the court elders or the group's pickleball experts who shared their nuggets of wisdom. “Stand up there ...
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STOP Making this Competitive Pickleball Mistake!

Are you stacking when in competitive or tournament play? If not, you are making a huge mistake. Whenever you are playing in a competitive or tournament setting, you are usually playing against players at your level. You might win. Or ...
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Have You Become a Robotic Stacker?

  Are you stacking the way you should be stacking? Some pickleball players regularly stack. To other players, the mere suggestion of “stacking” makes them break out into a sweat. As a preliminary matter, stacking is a fantastic tool that ...
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The Power of Pickleball Stacking-Maximum Tactical Advantage with Minimal Effort

Stacking is a pickleball strategy you can use to take control of your game. Stacking: is available for any level of pickleball play – 2.0 to Pro. allows you to take control of your side of the court. makes your ...
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Why You’re Failing at Pickleball and How to Fix it!

You return from the pickleball courts, feeling discouraged and disappointed. How could you have made so many mistakes? Just a few days prior, you felt so excited and full of promise knowing that you'd FINALLY found the solution to your ...
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My Top Pickleball Strategy-How to Play Better FAST

How do you know what improvement path is going to get you the fastest results? Having played pickleball for about 5 years now, I have had the pleasure of meeting and playing with a variety of players from varied backgrounds ...
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What Pickleball Tournament Play Taught Me About Rec Play

Last weekend, I competed in the Professional Pickleball Players (PPA) event in Tampa. Even though I was entered in the Senior Pro division, PPA events have skill levels and age events for all players. The division doesn't matter. The things ...
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7 Steps to Awesome Pickleball

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Pickleball Rules and Scoring

Pickleball Rules And Scoring-Out Calls, Dead Balls, Score Calling and MORE

 The 2021 rules change document was more than 85 pages long. We're extremely fortunate to have rules guru Don Stanley walk us through the changes and understand how the rule book changes will impact us on the pickleball courts ...
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Pickleball Rules 2021-The Rules Guru and the Drop Serve

We bet you've heard that effective January 2021, pickleball has a few new rules, including a drop serve. While Tony and I believe other rule changes will likely impact your game more, the drop serve is getting the most attention. ...
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