pickleball backhand

4 Common Errors Hurting Your Pickleball Backhand

By CJ Johnson / September 19, 2020 /

Are you suffering from a weak or inconsistent pickleball backhand? If you’re making one of these four common mistakes, you’ll have consistency and power issues. One of the most frequent things I hear is, “my pickleball backhand is worse than my forehand. What can I do?” No doubt about it. For most of us, our…

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What it REALLY takes to hit a GOOD Pickleball Backhand!

By CJ Johnson / February 21, 2020 /

I think it’s pretty safe to say that for most pickleball players, our backhand is not as consistent as our forehand. While you might be able to run around your backhand for a time, it’s not a successful long-term strategy. So, how do you develop a good pickleball backhand? Laura Fenton-Kovanda says it starts at…

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How to Hit a Pickleball Backhand with Consistency and Power

By CJ Johnson / October 20, 2018 /

As a teacher people often as me about their pickleball backhand. I hear comments like, my backhand seems to go everywhere. When it does go in it doesn’t have any power! CJ what can I  do? For most people, their backhand is a weaker shot than their forehand for a variety of different reasons. Often they spend a lot of…

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Want to Hit Better Pickleball Groundstrokes? Use Your Feet (Part 2)

By CJ Johnson / March 1, 2017 /

Balance and strong footwork are cornerstones of any sport. The most challenging shot to hit is when we are off-balance. Footwork in pickleball is an often overlooked key component of good players. If you want better pickleball groundstrokes, it’s time to start at the bottom and find out what your feet are doing. Most of…

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