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|

7 New Year’s Resolutions for your Pickleball Life

It’s that time of the year - New Year Resolutions for your pickleball life. 2018 was an eventful year in the pickleball world, and there's no reason to think that 2019 will be any different. Pickleball continues to grow at an “overhead” pace as many of you find out when registering for tournaments or just [...]

January 3rd, 2019|

First Server, Only One Serve

The other day I received a question from a subscriber and reader of my (and my mom’s) book. Here’s the question: “Why does the first serving team (in doubles) only get one serve rotation? I haven’t seen that addressed in your book or in any rule descriptions. This may be a silly question, but I [...]

July 29th, 2018|

Give Me The Ball

Give me the ball! You’ll be amazed what this simple trick can do for your game. It can make you more aware, engaged, focused, and ultimately, it can set you up for hitting the next winner. What is this quick and easy tip? Watch this quick-tip video from Pickleball Channel to find out:   When [...]

May 14th, 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 [...]

December 8th, 2017|