Winner Winner… No Dinner

I have told the following story a few times to pickleball players over dinner and drinks, and every time it gets a laugh and they say I should share the story on my blog… so here ya go.. A TOURNAMENT FLASHBACK with me and Alex Hamner:   Winner Winner... No Dinner USAPA Nationals VI, 2014 [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|

Video International Pickleball Tournament 2016

Yep, I put together a video of the weekend of fun at the International Pickleball Tournament 2016 in Amsterdam. So many great points and fun photos to share condensed in 6 minutes - at the end of video there is some funny stuff, and yes.... I hit my partner! More information about the International Pickleball [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|

Smart Pickleball Third Shot Drop

Graphic courtesy: Pickleball Channel   Third shot drop… Figure that shot out, practice it, use it as one of your many shot options and then you’ll be playing some smart pickleball! What is the third shot drop?? The third shot drop is hit by the serving team after the return and it is [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|

International Pickleball Tournament 2016

The 2nd International Pickleball Tournament 2016 held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands is now in the record books. Wow, the players from around the world were great! And, I had the opportunity to reconnect with several players from the International Tournament in Madrid, Spain (September 2015). So for many of us it was a pickleball reunion. [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|

US Open Clinics and Beyond the Courts…

Another pickleball first is in the books. The first ever US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, FL is complete – recorded as the largest pickleball tournament to date. I had the opportunity to teach a few clinics to participants the day before the tournament began. It was fun! Were you in my classes? A reoccurring [...]

By |May 23rd, 2016|

CBS Sports Network to Televise Pickleball

The MINTO US Open Pickleball Championships will be televised this Friday, May 20th at 7pm eastern, and again Monday, May 23rd at 7pm eastern. This national TV coverage on the CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) will bring pickleball to over 50 million subscribers. CBSSN has announced two air times; call your cable provider to make sure you [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|