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 [...]

February 12th, 2017|

Thankful for Pickleball

I am thankful for pickleball, are you? Yes, I am thankful for pickleball just like thousands of other players around the world. This sport brings people together, provides a place for active and heathy participation and is just so FUN! I also find that new pickleball friends are always around the corner and around the [...]

November 23rd, 2016|

Send Barney a Birthday Card

The last surviving founder of pickleball, Barney McCallum, turns 90 years old in September, so let's send Barney a birthday card.  Doesn’t that sound FUN! If you’d like to join in this birthday celebration just send your wishes in the month of September, 2016 to: Pickleball c/o Barney McCallum 1144 NW 52nd ST Seattle, WA [...]

August 29th, 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 [...]

July 8th, 2016|

USAPA Nationals Open Women Singles- Talk with Bonnie and Alex

Playing singles in pickleball can be so challenging, both mentally and physically. And yes I said physically- for all those non-pickleball players that wonder how can pickleball singles on that smaller court be tough? How do you get a workout? I say just give it a try- playing someone the same level as you or [...]

December 29th, 2015|

Pickleball – My Happiness Project

I just finished reading the book, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, and kept thinking about Pickleball throughout the chapters. My 23-year old daughter had this book, and suggested I borrow it for my travels to Spain this past summer. I am thinking that pickleball is my happiness project! Here are my notes and quotes from the [...]

November 30th, 2015|