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12 Reasons why you may have lost the point in Pickleball

Here are a dozen reasons why you may have lost a point. 1. I Hit the ball to high and not at opponent’s toes. 2. I Did not aim my shoulder and the face of paddle motionless at my target before I made contact with the ball. 3. I Did not slit step early enough. […]

Coach Mo’s Cliches

Here are 10 of Coach Mo’s best Pickleball Cliches 1. THE GAME IS JUST AN EXTENSION OF PRACTICE. 2. PLACEMENT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN POWER. 3. GIVE YOUR OPPONENTS A CHANCE TO LOSE. PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE. WORK THE POINT. 4. THE TEAM WITH THE LEAST UNFORCED ERRORS WINS MORE OFTEN. 5. YOUR FASTEST SHOT […]

Pickleball Volley – Bowling Technique

A GOOD VOLLEYER USES GOOD BOWLING TECHNIQUE A bowler first PAUSES to aim the ball at his target— steps toward his target— and follows through toward his target. A good volleyer PAUSES to aim the face of his paddle at his target— steps toward this target (if possible)— and follows through toward his target. Whenever […]

Play Pickleball Like a Smart Boxer

A boxer always jabs with his left hand waiting patiently for an opening to connect with a K.O. swinging right hand. A Pickleball player should jab at his volleys [extension at the elbow joint with a firm wrist] waiting patiently for the ball to be the proper height [12 inches or higher above the net] […]

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