pickleball strategy for beginners

Are You Playing Ball-Over-Net Pickleball?

By Tony Roig / March 4, 2022 /

As you know, CJ and I have helped thousands of pickleball players over the past several years. I wanted to share with you one observation I have learned from this time teaching, playing, and studying the game. Too many players are playing ball-over-net pickleball. This is not a criticism. It is an observation. There is…

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Virtual Pickleball Summit Day Three-Eyes, Feet, Legs and Your Brain?

By CJ Johnson / April 5, 2020 /

Virtual Summit Day Three with Kevin Huckle from Tyrol Pickleball, Dr. Pickleball Allan Rosenthal The Advanced Footcare Center, Barrett Kincheloe from Pickleball Kitchen, Rafael Fillipinni from Gearbox Sports. Kevin Huckle shows us why pickleball specific shoes will keep you safer and improve your games. “Dr. Pickleball,” Allan Rosenthal, DPM lets us know which OTC remedies…

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Virtual Pickleball Summit Day One-Paddles, Jolt, Drops, Drives and the Kitchen

By CJ Johnson / April 5, 2020 /

Virtual Summit Day One kicks off with Nicole Havlicek from Primetime Pickleball, Brandon Swanson The Paddle Geek, Drew Evans The Pickleball Librarian, and Laura Fenton Kovanda 4x US Open Champ and Owner of World Team Pickleball. What’s the best 3rd shot, and why? Nicole Havlicek tackles the great 3rd shot debate. Paddle Geek Brandon Swanson…

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My Pickleball Partner Won’t Come to the Net!

By CJ Johnson / November 30, 2019 /

Have you ever played pickleball with a partner who just won’t come to the net? Pickleball rec play is one of the unique aspects of this sport, which makes it so enjoyable. You don’t have to have a partner to play. You can go to open play, and you get to play with a lot…

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Pickleball Beginner Strategy-When to Run to the Net

By CJ Johnson / October 19, 2019 /

If you’re new to pickleball, you know that there is no shortage of advice, especially when it comes to the non-volley zone. Someone tells you to run to the net as fast as you can. Then the next person says, no, no, stay back! It’s no wonder you’re confused. When we’re new, we don’t always…

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