I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize those that joined me yesterday, or earlier, in making a great start towards controlling the weeds at the courts. Thanks to Kerry Cox, Patty Crouch, Cindy Gustafson, Anna Harper, Jim Kranzthor, Tom Loganbill, Jeff Mortenson, Bruce Nii, Deanna Straugh, and Lydia Walker. Your efforts are greatly appreciated! Rich… Continue reading Weeding at the Courts
Hi Pickleball Friends, My passion for pickleball led me to develop an instructional website. https://www.pickleballshotsandstrategies.com/ It is my heart’s desire to see players at all levels learn the mechanics of how to hit the specific shots and understand the strategies to play an efficient game. For the price that top pros charge for a one hour lesson, this… Continue reading Instructional Website
The game of Pickleball has different strategies and you will be a better player if you understand these concepts. It really gets down to a few questions. Do you only play with players in your skill set? Do you play with a variety of age and skill levels? Do you try to put the ball… Continue reading Doubles Strategies-Go Up or Stay Back?
Skinny Singles is a drill to emulate actual pickleball play with only two players. It is used by all who play any level of competition. You play this “game” by using only half of the court. Each point starts out with the serve going into the appropriate box and the return of serve is hit… Continue reading Skinny Singles
Here are 4 aspects for the art of drills: 1. Drills are not meant to put the ball away but rather rally the ball. The speed and placement should be incorporated according to the skill level of your drill partners. 2. Work on a specific shot with the technique or mechanics. The partner should feed… Continue reading How to Develop Your Game With Drills
I was interviewed by Pickleball Central, company that promotes pickleball and sells equipment. Here is part of the interview and Cambria courts are mentioned. Link to Interview By Gregg Whitfield
The USAPA site is the place to go to learn more about pickleball, get the latest news, and join for lots of great benefits. Here’s the link to get started. USAPA Website By James Kranzthor
I would just like to get some feedback from players from all over. I am over 65 and a 5.0 player. I had an extensive tennis background which gave me an advantage when I took up pickleball exclusively. I have played PB in 10 states with with a wide range of skills. In these situations,… Continue reading Sharing my Facebook post about Pickleball