A collection of defensive shots to get yourself back in control of a point.
Come up to the kitchen line or stay back on the baseline... but whatever you do stay out of 'no man's land'. #defensiveshotsWhere is the 'no man's land' on the court. There's a misconception. The 'no man's land' is the part of the court you never want to be in. This short lesson v... ... See MoreSee Less
One of the hardest things for new players to do is commit to come up to the kitchen line and own the net. This great video from pickleballinstructions.com explains the reasons (and benefits) of being on the kitchen line. #defensiveshotsWe are often asked...what is the kitchen line and do I always need to stay on the line... ... See MoreSee Less
Friday December 25th, 2015
The Ready Position (aka - keep your paddle up and your knees bent).
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I am going to 'bump you up"!
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Keep that paddle up!
#defensiveshotsStop helping your opponent win! Proper pickleball technique can make or break a game, and even the simplest things can make a big difference in winning a mat... ... See MoreSee Less
This video is for Pickleball Finland!
#defensiveshotsYour pickleball opponent has hit a perfect third shot drop. What do you do? Learn the best way to return the third shot drop in this video. We release new vi... ... See MoreSee Less
Keep the ball low! #offensiveshots #defensiveshotsLearning to keep the ball low is important in pickleball. Deb shares a drill designed to push the ball forward, and keep it low. We release new videos each M... ... See MoreSee Less
Katherine Cantrell Holmquist - great tutorial video how to keep the ball low while playing. Not that we are the #1 ranked mixed doubles team in Pickleball Ukraine - we need to stay on top of our game! Hope to see you Sunday!
Placing the ball. #offensiveshots #defensiveshotsIn this video, Tarek Zaheer from www.thepickleballmall.com/ shows you how to place the ball. Subscribe if you want to see more pickleball tips! ... See MoreSee Less
Tarek Zaheer - when can we get you to come and play in Pickleball Ukraine? And please tell your dad I said hi!
Lobbing the ball with Tarek. Part 2. #defensiveshotsIn this video, Tarek Zaheer from www.thepickleballmall.com/ shows you Alternate ways of hitting a lob shot. Subscribe if you want to see more pickleba... ... See MoreSee Less
Lobbing the ball with Tarek. Part 1. #defensiveshotsIn this video, Tarek Zaheer from www.thepickleballmall.com shows you how to correctly hit a lob shot. Subscribe if you want more pickleball tips! ... See MoreSee Less
Running down a lob. #defensiveshotsDon't just shrug your shoulders and give up; you can run down and return the pickleball lob. Learn the proper techniques and drills to improve your skills. W... ... See MoreSee Less
The lob can be used effectively for both #offensiveshots and a #defensiveshotsIn this video Mark Renneson demonstrates how to lob effectively. Visit thirdshotsports.com for more great pickleball action! ... See MoreSee Less
The swing volley. #defensiveshotsThis is part 3 of our Pickleball Instructional series, Defending Against Bangers, in which we review the Swing Volley. This is an effective weapon to keep ba... ... See MoreSee Less
The #pickleball punch block. #defensiveshotsMany pickleball players find it difficult to play against bangers (i.e. players that hit it hard at you at the no volley zone). This video reviews the ready ... ... See MoreSee Less