Protect Your Balls

Protect Your Balls

This is a drill to give you the sense of protecting the area around your feet.The title is a bit of a joke, but the idea isn’t. I describe this as the opposite of a foot fetish – you don’t want anybody getting close to your feet. So, you keep your...
Do the Math

Do the Math

This video describes where to stand if you are receiving serve as the left side player in a pickleball doubles match, plus the logic and mathematical dimensions of the court to support these decisions.
The Magic Wand

The Magic Wand

This video discusses the path of your paddle after you make contact with the ball on a dink. I call it the Magic Wand because, while the ball has already left your paddle, you act as if you are still controlling the ball in the air by raising the paddle, often to...
The Limp Biscuit Pickleball Grip

The Limp Biscuit Pickleball Grip

This video discusses a way of holding the paddle on third shot drops and dinks that tends to support a softer, more sensitive grip  
The Aron Pickleball Shot

The Aron Pickleball Shot

I asked Aron Yedersberger, an excellent ping pong player who has added pickleball to his list of racket sports along with tennis and (probably – his father was a champ) badminton, to show me how he hits his powerful pickleball drives, and made this slow-motion...
Pickleball Rope Trick

Pickleball Rope Trick

This video shows sort of low-tech means or hack for gathering a bunch of pickleballs together for easy pickup. Some tips: You’ll need a fairly thick rope, but not too thick or it won’t lie down flat easily. I use a 3/4 incher here You need to move the rope smoothly...