forehand has the middle

Forehand Takes the Middle or Do You Respect the X?

By Tony Roig / January 15, 2022 /

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 that the right strategy? Do you know “Respect the X?” Early on in our path…

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Pickleball Myths

By wearepicklebal / March 6, 2020 /

Takeaways You Won’t Want to Miss! We’ve all heard Pickleball Myths. Things like hit the ball and run to the kitchen line or the service just needs in. Things your fellow players tell you but in reality, they are killing your game! Today, we are separating the pickleball myth from reality and giving you a…

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