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3 Times Not to Use the Third Shot Drop / Pickleball 411

3 Times NOT to Use the Third Shot Drop | Pickleball 411

Everyone knows how important a good third shot drop is for a strong pickleball game. But did you know that there are times when using the third shot drop is NOT your best option? Hear from pickleball coach and ambassador for the sport, Phil Dunmeyer, as he lays out three circumstances when you would NOT want to use the third shot drop. Build your own strategy, keep control of the game and give yourself time to transition to the net in these three unique situations.

Three Myths About Being in the Kitchen: Pickleball 411

Three Myths About Being in the Kitchen | Pickleball 411

Check out this hilarious video we created to answer the most frequent questions we’ve gotten about the kitchen.  At some point every pickleball player has had to clarify the unique rules that surround the non-volley zone, or kitchen.  Watch Alex Hamner and Jennifer Lucore, two top pickleball pros, and Rusty Howes of Pickleball Channel, demonstrate in a fun and fanciful way exactly what you can do with this part of the court.  Knowing these details will help improve your game and get to that ball faster!  Enjoy this video now as they debunk in high-spirited fashion the three most common myths of the kitchen!

Read the kitchen rules for yourself by checking out the Official USAPA rulebook, Section 9, at www.usapa.org/ifp-official-rules.

And to further clarify the rules, check out the rulebook changes at www.usapa.org/rulebook-changes.

Additional pickleball resources can be found at the USAPA website at ‪www.usapa.org

Check out Jennifer Lucore’s website at www.allpickleball.com/jennifersblog

The Top Three Reasons You Should Slow Your Game Down

From the Pickleball Channel

Which strategy is overlooked by many pickleball players?

Find out by watching 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 slow game are tangible and can make a difference in your level of play.

Hear from Marcin as he gives some wise advice along with great visual examples of the slow game in action.

3 Ways to Disguise Your Attack and Win the Point – Pickleball 411

From thePickleball Channel

Stop telling your opponents what you’re going to do next! The visual cues your body makes can prepare your opponents for your next shot, making it easier for them to return the ball.

In this episode of Pickleball 411, hear from pickleball pro Morgan Evans as he teaches you 3 different ways to disguise your visual cues, catch your opponent off guard, and win the point!