Two Great Videos: GOLD MEDAL MATCH; WINNING TIP

We’ve got two great videos for you this week! The Huntsman World Senior Games bring some of the best pickleball play from all over the country. Check out this exciting 5.0 gold medal battle, and then hear from the winners as they give some helpful winning tips.

Men's DoublesGOLD MEDAL MATCH: Neither team is going to let the other win in this dynamic gold medal match that goes to 3 games!  Scott Lennan and Jim Hackenberg take on Tyler Sheffield and Larry Moon in the Men’s Doubles 50+ 5.0 at the Huntsman World Senior Games earlier this year. You’ll want to watch all the way to the very end of an exciting third tie-breaker game that goes to 16 points!  Check out the strategy and stamina that make this game exciting and unique.

winning tipWINNING TIP: The winners had to battle through three tough games to snag their gold medal! Hear their helpful advice on what helped them win, including a great tip on what to do when the nerves of a high stress game make your play a little tight. This is great advice from two great players!

Watch more amazing pickleball videos including pickleball tips from the Pros, drills and instructional videos at pickleballchannel.com.

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

CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2017 USAPA National Championships

From USAPA PICKLEBALL


CBS Sports Network Coverage of the 2017 USAPA National Championships

On Mon, December 4, CBS Sports Network informed USAPA that the scheduled 2-hr broadcast of the 2017 USAPA National Championships originally set to air on Wed, December 6 would have to be re-scheduled.  The new air date for this 2-hr. broadcast has been confirmed for:

Saturday, December 23
1PM EST / 11AM MST / 10AM PST

We apologize for the late change but we are excited about the opportunity to showcase 2 hours of some of the very best pickleball action to a national audience.

To check viewing options for the CBS Sports Network, please click the CBS Sports Network Channel Finder and enter your zip code.

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Slow the Game Down From Anywhere on the Court

From Pickleball Channel

Slow Down the Game From Anywhere on the Court | Pickleball Quick Tip

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!

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hqdefault3Here’s another great Pickleball Quick Tip from Marcin!  Hear first hand a simple trick he uses to get to the ball faster. It’s easy and any level player can improve their game immediately by implementing this quick tip. Watch Simple Trick the Pros Use to Increase Their Speed on the Court today!

 

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