As we reviewed last week, there are good times to dink. However, sometimes you need to stop dinking and win the point! Identifying when that is, and what to do next is key. … Continue reading →
We all recognize there are two styles of pickleball play: Bangers and Dinkers. Often players have a preference for one style of play. However, I would say great players are able to do both well. … Continue reading →
When I ask a student what area of their game they practice the most, I am often told dinking. And in fact, players that spend nearly all their time playing will usually warm up by dinking for 5-10 minutes before they play. However, is this practice actually helping you? … Continue reading →
A simple but effective tip I often suggest to my students is to keep your eye on the ball. While I always bring this up to beginning players, this applies to all players. … Continue reading →
One of the best things about pickleball is the two bounce rule. This rule neutralizes the advantage a server would typically enjoy by forcing the serving team to remain at the baseline, while the receiving team captures the line. So rather than rushing to the line mindlessly, I want you to think about an all important pickleball strategy…keep them back!