Pickleball in Singapore

Pickleball in Singapore is alive and well. Following my Thailand adventure, I caught a quick flight to the diverse island of Singapore to explore, meet new pickleball players and teach a few clinics. Wow, this futuristic urban center boasts a blend of Malaysian, Indian, Chinese, Arab and English cultures and how cool it is…. Lots [...]

May 17th, 2019|

Get Ready for the US Open Pickleball Championships

The US Open Pickleball Championships are only ONE week away! If you’re going, are you ready? So many things both mentally and physically to do to get ready for competition. One could probably write a book on what to do and not do when competing in the Naples, Florida weather. It will be humid. It [...]

April 19th, 2019|

Pickleball Terms

Updated: 4/7/2019 | April 7, 2019 Learning pickleball terms or some say pickleball terminology or definitions is another important part of learning how to play the game. I’ve been blogging about pickleball since 2012 - yep 7 years and I realized it's time to share some basic terminology with players. Here is your cheat sheet [...]

April 1st, 2019|

Pickleball in Thailand

Yes, pickleball is in Thailand. This was my first journey to this unique and beautiful area. I was there with Daniel Moore of Pickleball Trips for their first (love those firsts) Exotic Thailand Pickleball Tour. While there, our tour was fortunate to compete in Thailand’s FIRST inaugural international pickleball tournament—yep another first! The 3-day Thailand [...]

March 18th, 2019|

Raving Review of The History of Pickleball

At the 2018 USA Pickleball National Championships, I met Chris Koentges, an ESPN writer and more, who was there researching pickleball. Of course, we joyfully talked about the history of pickleball and Chris got an autographed copy of my book. Enjoy his insight here: Self-published histories of obscure sports tend to fall into one of [...]

February 15th, 2019|

Pickleball in Baja California, Sur

Last month I visited another FIRST - Tres Palapas Pickleball Resort. First, because Tres Palapas is located in Southern Baja on the Sea of Cortez in the warm and loving Mexican town of Los Barriles. Known for amazing Kite surfing and fishing, Los Barriles is a quaint village not far from the Los Cabos International [...]

February 8th, 2019|