#133- Partner Poaching – What to do?

By Tony Roig / March 31, 2023 /
Partner Poaching- What to do?

  Partner poaching- players hitting another player’s ball. It’s part of the game when done appropriately. But it can also be used as a tool by one player to try and play an oversized role during the game. It is a particular problem in rec play when one player believes themself to be the superior…

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#132- Avoid this Pickleball Pitfall (All Shots and No Framework)

By Tony Roig / March 24, 2023 /
Avoid this Pickleball Pitfall (All Shots and No Framework)

Many players fall into a pitfall of their own making. Specifically, players think that they need this shot or that shot. And that the framework of the game is secondary. Nothing could be further from the truth. Think of it like this: you know how to move all the pieces on a chessboard but you…

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#131- Do You Have a Pickleball GPS Guiding You?

By Tony Roig / March 17, 2023 /

Ever use GPS to find your way somewhere new to you? Pretty helpful right? Otherwise, you are stopping at gas stations and asking passers by where this road is or that. If you are using a map and get turned around North to South or East to West and you’ll be driving in circles all day.…

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#130- Special Episode – What is Next for You? – Perhaps the Miniseries

By Tony Roig / March 13, 2023 /

This is a special episode. Our System Miniseries is this week and we did not want you to miss it. What is next for you along your pickleball journey? Define what you want as a pickleball player. If you want to move from Point A to Point B, the Miniseries will help you move in…

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#129- Are You Acting Like “that” Player Out there?

By Tony Roig / March 10, 2023 /

Every pickleball player has come across that player who other players shrink from playing with: negative energy, eye rolls, verbally negative comments. How are you interacting with others on the court? If others are recoiling from playing with you, or if others are not happy to play with you, or if there’s hesitation and things…

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#128- Give Yourself Permission to be Good

By Tony Roig / March 3, 2023 /

This episode discusses ideas on how to reframe feelings of guilt or shame after having success on the court. Do you only have a one-way valve that only allows negative information to come in when you screw up or mess up?  We’re here to help you with that concept about allowing yourself the two-way street-…

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#127- Special Episode- 3 Tips to Help you Play your Best Today

By Tony Roig / February 24, 2023 /

Bookmark this episode because it gives 3 tips to help you feel better and play your best pickleball today. What’s one thing you’re going to focus on today to feel better, avoid distractions and play better? Why do you head to the courts to play? How do you build a positive dopamine loop? The three…

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#126- Find Your Sweet Spot When You Play (Not the Paddle :))

By Tony Roig / February 17, 2023 /

There is a sweet spot when we play pickleball. Not the paddle (though that one exists too) – your sweet spot. Do you know how to find your edge? How to find the sweet spot where you will play your best? This weekend I had the pleasure of seeing a friend, Johan, who’s another Senior…

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#125-When Practice Does Not Translate to Better Play

By Tony Roig / February 10, 2023 /

If you are on the road to improvement, it can sometimes feel like you are stuck in a rut. Specifically, you have been practicing this shot or technique, but when the game starts, that shot or technique mysteriously disappears. It can be disheartening and make you feel like you are wasting your time. This episode…

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#124- SPECIAL EPISODE – YOUR Questions Answered

By Tony Roig / February 4, 2023 /

We’ve got a different type of episode this week. You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. I selected five of your questions, and in this podcast, we’re going to answer them. 1:05  What to do when your opponents are analyzing EVERYTHING! 2:29  Understanding Your Pickleball Level 4:45  Using Pro Matches as a Learning Tool 9:26. Exercising…

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