Tips & Lessons
How To Use A Ball Machine Properly.
By Alice Tym
More and more players are buying ball machines and they are a wonderful tool for pickleball players to improve their strokes, to add shots to their games, and to get a good workout. The quality and versatility of the machines have improved, and they are portable. The question...
The Third Shot Drop And Why Its Important
Most people who have played pickleball for more than about 30 seconds know what a dink is. After all, it’s one of the most commonly used terms out on the court.
The Power Serve
One way to keep your opponents on the defensive is to pressure their ability to get to the net from the return of serve.
Remember The Fundamentals
Most of us probably played a variety of sports growing up, long before we discovered the game of pickleball.
Third Shot Decisions
The third shot drop in pickleball is one of the most difficult shots for any level of player. It’s the putt in golf or the serve in tennis.
Fine-Tuning Your Serve
Developing a strong and consistent serve is one of the most simple and valuable things you can do to improve your game.
Three Serves And Why You Need Them
In this article, Jennifer Lucore, Alex Hamner and Bob Youngren are each going to describe a different kind of serve...
The Split Step
The split-step is a foundation of footwork in pickleball and one of the most important techniques for successful positioning.
The Slice Return
The ability to change pace and spin of the ball is one of the essential characteristics of a well-rounded...
Improve Your Game With The Soft Return
Bob Youngren and Gail Dacey talk about how you can improve your game by working on your soft...
The Underhand Serve Clarified
In this article, we’re going to clarify what makes an underhand serve legal. You might think, “That’s...
Bisect the Angle of the Ball
While the slow player moves laterally along the baseline, the knowledgeable player bisects...