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 [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:50-07:00April 19th, 2019|

2018 US Open Pickleball Championships RECAP

The third US Open Pickleball Championships held in Naples, Florida is now in the record books! Each year this tournament has shattered the record for the most participants in any single tournament. This year’s record was 2,047 players, ages from 10 years old to 91 years young. Players from 47 states and 17 countries sweated [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:55-07:00May 24th, 2018|

Time Out – Let’s Dance

Time outs in pickleball tournament play can be a big deal. So many things can happen in the one-minute rest and regroup. I just came across a video clip I had taken from the stands as I watched a Pro Men’s Doubles match at the 2016 US Open Championships in Naples, Florida. The team of Scott [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:14-07:00February 12th, 2017|

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 [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:19-07:00May 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 [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:19-07:00May 19th, 2016|

US Open Pickleball Championship Men’s Pro Singles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbrsuxxD00s Yes, the first ever US Open Pickleball Championship tournament is over – and most players survived… barely. The end of April and beginning of May make for some warm and humid weather in Naples, Florida. But hey – it was an awesome experience to be part of another first in the pickleball world. I [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:19-07:00May 4th, 2016|