Teaching beginners……start at the beginning

There are many different theories and methods for teaching beginners the game of pickleball.  Many clubs offer beginner lessons and skills clinics.  More and more players and professionals are offering their knowledge for a fee, every one sharing a different philosophy. I too have my own philosophy on how best to teach beginners and I've … Continue reading Teaching beginners……start at the beginning

Final thoughts from my European pickleball tour

As I sat in Helsinki Airport with my Americano coffee on Monday morning, I was too exhausted to do anything but reflect on the past week I spent in Helsinki, Finland. While my time in Finland was short, my days were full with nonstop activity from morning to night, with a few days stretching into … Continue reading Final thoughts from my European pickleball tour

My arrival and the UK Open Pickleball Championship

I'm a little behind with my posts. Hope you'll understand that my days are full from 7am to late at night with the tournament, so bear with me as I catch up!! Arriving in the U.K.....Thursday morning May 25 As I look out the window of this plane, I see irregular shaped green fields with … Continue reading My arrival and the UK Open Pickleball Championship