There are 2 main objectives in pickleball. You may think this is overly simplistic. Read on and you may be in for a wonderful surprise as understanding this concept can boost your playing level very quickly. But, first let’s set the scene by reviewing the 2 types of errors. Then we will share our … [Read more...] about The 2 Main Objectives in Pickleball
Understanding timing for better tennis
Tennis can be a game of inches. More importantly, it is a game of fractions of a second! In comedy, it is said that “Timing is everything.” Tennis is no different, except at the end of a well-timed winning shot, only one player is laughing. It is also said that tennis can be a game of inches. But … [Read more...] about Understanding timing for better tennis
How Does Spin Affect Pickleball Flight and Bounce?
Pickleballs are holey. Full of holes. Compared to tennis, this fact changes the impact of topspin, backspin, and sidespin on a pickleball’s flight path and bounce. Let’s share the primary ways you can use each of these 3 spins in pickleball to your advantage. TOPSPIN – the forward rotation of … [Read more...] about How Does Spin Affect Pickleball Flight and Bounce?
Getting Older and Playing Better Tennis
For tennis the generally true saying, “The older you get, the better you used to be” can be overcome with some savvy game adjustments. Yes, your best memories can be ahead of you! Tennis legend Billie Jean King once said at a coach’s convention, “As I get older, my half volley keeps getting … [Read more...] about Getting Older and Playing Better Tennis
Tennis Camps That Make a Difference
Just like any business, some tennis camps succeed and some fail. The purpose of this article is to suggest some ingredients that can be a recipe for success, features of any program that will get your campers coming back year after year and telling all of their friends about the experience. Although … [Read more...] about Tennis Camps That Make a Difference
Sight, Sound, and Rhythm Training for Tennis
Sights and sounds are all around us. We grow and learn from them starting the day we are born. They not only teach us how to function; they also trigger us to take action. A few visual triggers are red stop signs, flashing police lights and seeing lightning that forewarns stormy weather. Common … [Read more...] about Sight, Sound, and Rhythm Training for Tennis