Talk Less, Communicate More The average person speaks over 15,000 words a day… But, how many of those words are mindful, intentional, and meaningful words versus just words spoken for the sake of speaking …. As a talkative extravert Gemini I know I can be guilty of this! And as Tennis and … [Read more...] about Talk Less, Communicate More
It’s 9-9 and your turn to serve. You feel the anxiety creeping in. Should you hit a third shot dink or drive? Gosh, what if you lose this point! Before you know it, you miss your serve into the net, an unforced error… Have you ever found yourself in a situation like this? I know I have! The … [Read more...] about Playing in the Now
Picking up a new sport is an excellent way to improve your physical (and mental) health. Some sports, like weightlifting, are great for your muscles. Other sports, like yoga, are great for your mind. Pickleball is the best of both worlds! Here are 4 reasons to include pickleball in your … [Read more...] about Four Health Benefits of Pickleball
Ever beat yourself up after missing a shot? Or get anxious before a big match? These are perfectly normal reactions, but did you know that mindfulness tools can help you better cope with these reactions? Essentially, mindfulness meditation is a form of mental fitness. Just like you practice your … [Read more...] about Mindfulness – More Focus Equals More Fun!
It’s exciting to finally use a new ball machine. You’ve carefully considered options, read reviews, and finally went and bought yourself a ball machine. And then it comes down to using it. You can follow the manual to get an idea for how to use the machine, but that doesn’t mean you’ll … [Read more...] about The 6 Keys to Getting the Most out of your Tennis Ball Machine
Drills are necessary for player growth. Even if you had the chance to play serious matches all the time, you’d still want to opt-out and focus on drills to hone your skills part of the time. Drills allow a level of focus and repetition that will help you develop techniques and skills much … [Read more...] about Get More Out of the Pickleball Drills You Already Know