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Improve Your Dink Shot

From Pickleball Channel

Dinking playlist

Every pickleball player knows that dinking is one of the fundamental building blocks of the game of pickleball. Even the Pro’s continue to drill the dink to improve their soft game. This week we’ve created a playlist of six of our best videos about the dink so that you can work on and improve this important element! Check out 3 great episodes of Pickleball 411 with instruction from top players Steve Dawson, Tom Early and Steve Paranto. Then follow that up with 3 fun Quick Tips from Dave Weinbach and Marcin Rozpedski. Improve your dink shot and start winning more games!

Dinking 101: Five Steps to a Winning DinkTake your game to the next level by mastering the soft game using the dink!  Many players love to smash the ball hard, but everyone knows top players use dinking to control the game and ultimately win.  In this episode of Pickleball 411, we are fortunate enough to hear from pickleball ambassador Tom Early from Canton, Georgia as he demonstrates five steps to a winning dink.

3 Secrets to Improve Your Dinking Strategy – Improve your dinking using these three secrets! In this 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. This episode is full of useful information that you can put into practice immediately!

Improve Your Dink ShotHow can you improve your dink shot? In this episode of Pickleball 411, you can learn from veteran pickleball player Steve Paranto as he explains the massive improvements you can make to your game if you use the cross-court dink shot instead of dinking straight across to your opponent.

Simple Tip the Pros Use to Stay in the Game Here’s a quick tip to keep yourself in the point! Hear from pro pickleball player Dave Weinbach as he talks about one of his favorite concepts in pickleball. It will help you with your dinking and drop shots as well.

Slow Down the Game From Anywhere on the Court – Control your game with this Pickleball Quick Tip! Hear from pro pickleball player and instructor, Marcin Rozpedski, as he gives valuable instruction on how to stay in control by slowing down the game from anywhere on the court. From the lob to the dink, Marcin lists helpful shots to use to make sure you’re the one controlling the point!

Top Three Reasons You Should Slow the Game Down – Check out this Pickleball Quick Tip as National Champion and top pickleball instructor, Marcin Rozpedski, gives 3 benefits to slowing down your game. The benefits of the dink game are tangible and can make a difference in your level of play.

Eagle Tennis Club Pickleball Opportunity

From Eagle Tennis Club

Eagle Tennis Club

Hello everyone,

Thank you so much for signing up for our Pickleball Open House tonight.We are so excited for this addition at ETC.

We have had such atremendous positive response about bringing pickleball to ETC thatthe open house tonight hasover 100 people attending – AWESOME!

I have opened it up to everyone since some people just wanted to come in and see the facility and not play.

With that being said, I wanted to email all of you the Pickleball membership information in advance, in case that was the only reason you were coming tonight and offer a FREE 2 hour pickleball court reservation at ETC to come and try out our courts next week with a group of friends. It is suppose to be high 90-100 degrees all week.

If you would like to reserve a court during one of the days and times below, please reply to this email and we will get you a court to come in and try it out next week or when you have a chance, but don’t wait too long as the membership special that is included in the attached information is only through the end of July.

Court Schedule July 23rd – 29th:

Monday thru Thursday: 7-9 am & 12-4pm

Friday: 7-9 am & 4-8 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8-10am & 12-6 pm

If you would like to make a reservation, please reply to this email and include the day, time and players for yourreservation.

Thank you again everyone for your interest and support. I look forward to meeting you!

Kara Hoge

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