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|

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 [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:50-07:00April 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 [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:51-07:00March 18th, 2019|

Nationals $75,000 Prize Money Breakdown

2018 Nationals is in the books. Wow! And this year’s Nationals was a step-up for our sport in so many ways. One being that a title sponsor, Margaritaville, stepped in and provided the largest prize pool in pickleball history - $75,000. The sponsor was named a few months prior to the November event and I [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:52-07:00December 3rd, 2018|

Pickleball in Huntsman World Senior Games

  Little Valley Pickleball Complex, St. George, UT. 2003 was the first year that pickleball joined in at Huntsman World Senior Games (HWSG) in St. George, UT. The Games are held for two weeks yearly in St. George and this year, 2018, the event welcomed 11,033 total athletes, a number that rivals the [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:53-07:00October 24th, 2018|

Pickleball Tour in Thailand

I'm excited to announce that in February 2019 I'll be in Thailand for a pickleball tour and tournament. I will be teaming up with Daniel Moore for another awesome sightseeing and pickleball tour. Experience one of the most spectacular places on the planet while improving your pickleball game. Is Thailand on your bucket list? I [...]

2019-06-11T23:49:54-07:00September 14th, 2018|