Do You Have a Dead Pickleball Paddle?

Maybe you've heard it? Maybe you've felt it? A different sound ... a different feel to your paddle. Sometimes you hit the “sweet spot” on your paddle and it feels great, other times the ball just dies when paddle meets ball. Do you have a dead pickleball paddle? Yes, paddles go dead and should be [...]

By |March 11th, 2018|

Prize Money, Men & Women, Seniors & Open, Players Beware

  While planning for the 2018 pickleball tournament season, I thought it would be prudent to share this article that Alex Hamner and I wrote for Pickleball Magazine (Prize Money, Men & Women, Seniors & Open, Players Beware). Mainly, its just food for thought, but equality (or in this case in equality) hit home with [...]

By |March 1st, 2018|

Myths About Being in the Kitchen

Alex tells me to show up at the church courts and be ready to play in the kitchen. Well, that is exactly what we did in the making of this fun Pickleball 411 video with Pickleball Channel. Questions come up all the time regarding the rules of the kitchen or the non-volley zone (these two [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|

Join Me at the Japan Pickleball Tour in May 2018!

I'm excited to announce that I will be joining national champion, Daniel Moore, in Japan next May to run an awesome sightseeing and pickleball tour! The tour will take you through Tokyo, Osaka, Yamanouchi, Saku and other exciting stops. The Japan Pickleball tour will be nine days of fun -- May 9th through May 17th! Daniel [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|

Pickleball Battle of the Sexes at Bobby Riggs Tennis Center

We all witnessed (or know of) the iconic 1973 Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Inspired by the new "Battle of the Sexes" movie now in theaters, we have our very our PICKLEBALL Battle of the Sexes on October 7th, at Bobby Riggs Tennis Center in Southern California! On October [...]

By |October 1st, 2017|

There’s No Dinking in Pickleball

Don’t you love that title? There's no dinking in pickleball. Well the funny thing is, at both the 2017 Bainbridge Cup and the Spanish Open in Madrid, Spain several “confused” European players came up to me asking “where is all this dinking that they’ve heard they need to do?” The American’s were not always dinking [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|