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Best Pickleball Point Ever — 55 HITS!

Tim Gleason, a Treasure Valley player, said, “The enjoyment from pickleball doesn’t come from winning. It comes from sustained rallies.”

You have experienced them… Those rallies that go on so long that we all forget what the score is let alone who served the ball.

From The Pickleball Channel:

Best Pickleball Point Ever

Some have called this the best pickleball point ever. What do you think?
 

Watch it now and find out why this point has been watched over 80,000 times and shared around the world on Facebook.
 

It’s only 60 seconds and has everything you want to see on the court – fast, slow, offense, defense.

 

This is a great video to share with your friends as an example of how awesome pickleball really is.

 

Coaches and pros say it’s important to watch others to be a better player, so watch this point and see if you can spot the skills and strategies these players are using.

 

Look for the different types of shots and gameplay each team uses to get control of the point. Watch this point now and be inspired to add something new to your game!

3 Secrets to Improve Your Dinking Strategy

From the Pickleball Channel

Improve your dinking by using these three secrets and boost your game overnight!

In this informative episode of Pickleball 411, pickleball pro Steve Dawson shows us useful dinking skills that will bring your game to a whole new level.  Steve has developed these tips over years of experience as an instructor and owner at the Bobby Riggs Tennis Club and we have added helpful graphics and even slow motion footage to visually illustrate his advice in action.

This episode is full of useful information that you can put into practice immediately!

Using YouTube to Improve Your Play

From Joel Shaber, our Boise Pickleball Club resident pickleball strategist:

“Watching instructional videos and high level matches on YouTube is a good way to improve your understanding of pickleball.”

youtubeIt’s surprising how much one can learn from watching pickleball being played. And YouTube has so many pickleball videos that it can be a bit overwhelming to navigate.

Joel has done some research and hand picked the following videos to help Boise Pickleball Club players improve their game.

He has chosen videos that cover two areas: instructional videos and match play.

  • Watch the instructional videos to see how to work on specific shots and skills.
  • Watch the match play videos to see how highly skilled players execute the shots and skills demonstrated in the instructional videos.

Grab some popcorn and then click on the links to open the YouTube videos.

Instructional Videos:

Doubles Pickleball Strategy 101 – How to Play Smart Pickleball (29 minutes)

Pickleball 411: Improve Your Game with the Soft Return (4 minutes)

Pickleball 411: Third Shot Drill (4 minutes)

Doubles Pickleball Strategy 201 – Dinking Strategy (11 minutes)

Doubles Pickleball Strategy 102 – Smart Pickleball Vol. 2, Power (9 minutes)

High Level Match Play:

2015.09.11 – Moore, Daniel – Staub, Matt vs Juergens, Jay – Hudachko, Peter (8 minutes)

Nationals WD Ansboury / LeMaster vs Carr / Jardim (34 minutes)

Villages Pickleball Exhibition Gabrielsen and Elliot vs. Miller and Staub (6 minutes)

U.S. Open Pickleball Championships – Men’s Doubles 4.5 (6 minutes)

Encinitas Pickleball Grand Prix Men’s 5.0 Final Game 3 (11 minutes)

The Singles Game…

Playing pickleball singles is not for the faint of heart…

It can be grueling as shown in this video from the recent US Open.

From the Pickleball Channel

And here’s a related short video from Pickleball Channel showing “the winner of the Men’s Singles Pro Gold Medal Match at the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships, Marcin Rozpedski, as he talks about his tough competition and a controversial decision he made during the second game.”

US Open Women’s Doubles

From Pickleball Channel

We are happy to partner with the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships to share this great PRO Women’s Doubles Gold match. Watch Christine McGrath & Sarah Ansboury face off against Laura Fenton Kovanda & Corrine Carr. Truly some great pickleball gameplay strategy and competition. See some of the best pickleball play in the world!

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