Pickleball Coaching Articles

Should you serve first or receive?

On winning the coin toss at the start of any pickleball game, the one burning question is, is there any real advantage or disadvantage to serve first or to receive first. It is a choice that many may believe they know the answer to but may be surprised with the answer below.

Third/Fifth Shot Drops

The 3rd and 5th drop shots are undoubtedly the most difficult shots in the game. They require good technique, focus, anticipation, skill, control and adjustment to the pace of the ball received.

Stop Hitting and Start Aiming

Where to aim on a Pickleball court - firstly, aim the ball, don’t just hit the ball.

Placement Beats Power

Work on your swing, work on hitting the ball while balanced and connecting with the ball within your circle of reach