Teaching and helping others

NSYNC or In Sync?

Oh yes, I do love Justin Timberlake!  But his boy band, NSYNC isn’t what I’m going to talk about here!  Today I want to share a couple of things I'm working on.  One of them is playing IN SYNC with my partner. Even though I play pickleball everyday (or nearly), I always have specific things… Continue reading NSYNC or In Sync?

Rules Questions

Rules question – wrong server?

Since I started my blog just one month ago, I have received many compliments as well as some suggestion for future topics.  I appreciate both the praises and the suggestions.  I especially appreciate those of you who have added your comments and helped spread my blog to your pickleball clubs and friends!  Each week I… Continue reading Rules question – wrong server?

My Pickleball Thoughts

If you want to play in big tournaments…….

……..you better be quick on the court, as well as with your dialing finger!  And, you’ll need to stay up late, or better yet set your alarm to get back up at midnight to register! I’m not kidding!  The 2017 Huntsman World Senior Games pickleball tournament filled up in 7 minutes!  Yes, you read that… Continue reading If you want to play in big tournaments…….

Rules Questions, Teaching and helping others

Understanding the Non Volley Zone.

Late last year I started writing a couple of informational/educational blogs to help beginners at Sylvania Pickleball Club. I revised them and thought that I would re-post.  Here's the first one. The Non Volley Zone or Kitchen rule  A majority of the questions I’m asked by newer players have to do with the non volley… Continue reading Understanding the Non Volley Zone.

My Pickleball Thoughts

As numbers grow, how to we accommodate everyone’s ability to improve?

Subtitle: I may be a pickleball right winger. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this post are my own and might not reflect the views of others. But that’s why I have my own blog! As a new USAPA Ambassador, I have taken on the responsibility of helping to grow pickleball.   I have helped out in… Continue reading As numbers grow, how to we accommodate everyone’s ability to improve?