Lobster Pickleball Machine Review

After reviewing the Pickleball Tutor ball machine, I decided to take a look at another popular ball machine called the Lobster Pickleball machine. A close friend of mine has one so I was lucky enough to see it in action. The Lobster is an excellent pickleball training aid,
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How to Hit a Pickleball Volley (Part 2)

Hitting a good pickleball volley, as we discussed in Part 1 of “How to Hit a Pickleball Volley,” is quite challenging. In Part 1 we defined the pickleball volley and looked at three types of volleys:
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How to Hit a Winning Pickleball Volley

In this two part article we discuss the pickleball volley. The volley is an essential part of the game of pickleball. As every pickleball player knows, most points are won at the net, and the volley, as we are going to define it, is a shot that you
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Best Pickleball Overhead Smash Techniques

Today we’re going to talk about the most enjoyable shot in pickleball: the pickleball overhead smash. I know what you’re thinking…what are you going to teach me about the overhead smash? It’s the simplest shot in pickleball. Just reach up and smash it at your opponent’s feet (or
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Best Pickleball Serves: Hard Serve and Snap Serve

In a previous article we mentioned four different pickleball serves: the high soft serve, the power serve, the angle serve and the snap serve. In a different blog post we discussed the spin serve and the backhand serve. In today’s blog post we are going to discuss the
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Best Pickleball Serves: High Soft Serve and Soft Angle Serve

In a previous article entitled “Mastering the Best Pickleball Serves” we talked about two pickleball serves: the spin serve and the backhand serve. There are at least four other types of serves that we can discuss: the high soft serve, the soft angle serve, the hard serve, and
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Pickleball – the Fastest Growing Sport in America

I want to share with you what I think is going on with pickleball right now across the U.S. I’ve heard over and over again that pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, yet to many of my friends the word “pickleball” still conjures up some hilarious
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Pickleball Tutor Review – The Easy Way to Practice Pickleball

I have received several emails since starting this blog asking for more information on drills and best ways to practice different pickleball shots. I have alluded to several drills in a previous article but haven’t gone into detail about any of them. I do intend to do that
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Best Pickleball Return of Serve Strategies

In earlier blog post, Mastering the Best Pickleball Serves, I wrote extensively about serving strategies including a detailed explanation of various types of serves including the spin serve and the backhand serve. In future posts we’ll talk more about other types of serves, but right now I want
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Mastering the Best Pickleball Serves

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As promised in my last blog post, I’m going to focus on pickleball serves again. Don’t worry; this will be my last article on serves for a while. I’m going to write more about different kinds of shots – the dink, lob, volley, smash, etc. – as well
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Best Pickleball Serve Strategy

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In our first blog post entitled Pickleball Strategy Begins with a Winning Serve. I talked about how important an effective serve is for gaining control of a rally in order to win the point. So I thought it would be a good idea to follow that post with
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Bob uses a backhand serve to keep his opponent off guard
My name is Bob, and I’m a huge pickleball fan. I’ve created this website to talk about pickleball or more precisely pickleball strategy. Pickleball strategy involves every aspect of the game from learning the rules, learning how to keep score, and learning the various shots in pickleball such
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Pickleball Strategy Begins with a Winning Serve

Pickleball strategy begins with a winning serve. That’s right, if you have an effective serve you can gain an advantage and win the point. A strong server can win as much as 25% of the game’s points before a rally even starts. I know that’s hard to believe,
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