Pickleball Dinking Strategies

Many players have asked me where they can find a pickleball dinking strategy guide, a resource to help them on when and where to dink. I could guess that there are pickleball teachers and writers out there that could sell you a book full of complicated scenarios with diagrams and long winded philosophy on what [...]

August 22nd, 2015|

2015 Mens Pickleball Open Singles

The 2015 So Cal Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament in Oceanside, CA just ended and WOW what an action packed 4 days filled with play from 8 am to 9:30 pm, and we squeezed in five events. Here are some awesome men's open singles points from the last day that I captured on video. Check it [...]

June 25th, 2015|

Add an Overgrip on Your Pickleball Paddle

An overgrip is a soft, padded, cloth like tape that wraps around the grip of your pickleball paddle. Why would you do this? Many reasons: increased sweat absorption; expand the circumference of your grip; and/or add more cushioning for comfort and vibration. Overgrips are inexpensive and come in many different colors and patterns. Overgrips are [...]

May 26th, 2015|

Lucore Forehand Volley

Have you heard? Apparently there is a shot called a Lucore Forehand Volley! I just learned about it and I (may be a little biased) think that’s pretty cool. Deb Harrison from The Villages, Florida contacted me and asked if, while I was in town attending the Pro Exhibition I could help her with one [...]

May 22nd, 2015|

Don’t celebrate your win too early…

With a million or so views, I’m sure you’ve all seen the men’s college runner who started his victory celebration a little too early and ended up not winning at all (video link below).  These sorts of stories always make the sports news and there is no upside to these early celebrations other than giving [...]

April 19th, 2015|

First Ever Pickleball Court in Washington

In 2013, Joe Valenti from New York and me from California were in the Seattle area for a pickleball tournament. On a free day before the tournament started we both decided to make the trek to seek out The Original, First Ever pickleball court on Bainbridge Island, WA. With the help of the McCallum family [...]

April 7th, 2015|