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What Is A Dink Shot In Pickleball?

What Is A Dink Shot In Pickleball?

A dink shot is a soft shot hit on a bounce or out of the air (dink volley) from the NVZ. The intention is to have this shot land in the opposing teams NVZ, or near it, and ideally forces your opponents into a low contact. The NVZ stands for "non-volley zone," and it...

Don’t Hit A 3rd Shot Drop In These THREE Situations

Don’t Hit A 3rd Shot Drop In These THREE Situations

Conventional wisdom in pickleball teaches that you want to hit that serve deep, hit the return deep, the serving team drops the next shot, the returning team has come in, and now you advance and both teams are up at the non-volley zone line get into a dink exchange...

How Many Points Is Pickleball Played To?

How Many Points Is Pickleball Played To?

Pickleball is the fastest-growing racket sport in North America. But don't let any pickleball player hear you call it a racket... it's a paddle. It is generally grouped under the "racket sport" category though, as is ping ping, which also uses a paddle. The game was...

What is a Rally in Pickleball & How to Play Rally Scoring?

What is a Rally in Pickleball & How to Play Rally Scoring?

Being a pickleball enthusiast, player, or coach, you must be familiar with the side-out or traditional game scoring system. However, with other sports such as tennis, squash, ping-pong, badminton, and volleyball experiencing amazing results with the rally scoring...

How To Hit PERFECT Pickleball Shots In 7 Simple Steps

How To Hit PERFECT Pickleball Shots In 7 Simple Steps

There are many shots to learn in pickleball if you want to be a complete player and advance to the levels of play that you desire. These shots include serves, returns, drives, resets, drops, dinks, overheads, attacking shots, etc. Those shots are certainly all...

Don’t Dink Crosscourt When You See These TWO Things!

Don’t Dink Crosscourt When You See These TWO Things!

You've likely heard that in pickleball, one of the best dinks to use is the cross court dink. We recommend it, as do most coaches, and we'll recap why that is in today's video/blog. But, there are conditions under which it's not necessarily best....

#1 Strategy To Dominate The Net

#1 Strategy To Dominate The Net

In today's video/blog we're going to talk about the biggest strategy mistake that you're probably making up at the non-volley zone line. You're not going to want to miss this. Let's jump right in. The biggest strategy mistake that players are making up at that...

#1 Forehand Strategy Mistake…Do THIS Instead!

#1 Forehand Strategy Mistake…Do THIS Instead!

In today's video/blog we're going to answer the age-old question.. should the forehand always take the middle? *Note - Watching the video while reading the blog will be very helpful as a lot of the situations described in the blog are best understood with the visuals...

3 Keys To A Killer 3rd Shot Drop