If you’ve watched our channel for any length of time or seen practically any video about pickleball, it quickly become clear that one of the main objectives in doubles pickleball is to get both you and your partner up to the NVZ line as quickly as possible as a unit because that’s where you will control the point and have the best chance of winning.

However, there are certainly times when it’s ok and actually preferable and more advantageous to step back off the line.

Pickleball strategy does not exist in a vacuum. You have to be flexible and adapt to the situation at hand. Sometimes that situation will call for you to step back so that you can move forward in the point.

In this video, we cover 5 scenarios when it’s a good thing to step off the line. Check it out and try it out. You’ll be surprised how effective it can be to step off the line when the situation calls for it.

Like what you read... Want more? Check out these posts next!

Pickleball Strategy: Smart defense to get back in ... https://youtu.be/rBd24k41htUHave you ever heard the phrase "offense wins games, defense wins championships". Well, that rings very true in the pickleball world as well.Often we focus on of...
Pickleball FAQs answered – Q&A with Jor... https://youtu.be/9DzZg7tDb7AThe PrimeTime Pickleball Team goes LIVE celebrating 10K subscribers!We answer many frequently asked questions about pickleball and PrimeTime.On this livestre...
Huge 3rd Shot Net Rushing Mistake | Getting crushe... In this video, we show you a mistake that we see happening ALL the time by both beginning and intermediate pickleball players. It's a big one and there's a good chance you are losing many points beca...