Spec Tennis Paddles

Spec Tennis Paddles – Analysis and Direction From The Game’s Inventor

I recently did an interview with Nate Gross, the inventor of Spec Tennis, to get the low down on the game and what makes it so unique.  You can read the interview here.  Since then, he and I

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Spec Tennis

What is Spec Tennis And Why Are Younger Players Preferring It?

A while back, I began to look into and learn more about other paddle or racquet sports (aside from pickleball) being played on a smaller court.  Ironically, it was at this time that I got an email

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Toddler Tennis Rackets

Toddler Tennis Rackets – A Helpful Guide for Parents & Grandparents

I’ve got two sons, now ages six and nine but, they started tennis lessons way back when they were three and four years of age.  So, I’ve had to learn a thing or two about toddler tennis rackets.

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Best Tennis Bags

How Technology is Serving Tennis Strategy a Makeover

In this post I wanted to explore the idea of tennis strategy and tennis technology have finally come face to face.  You see, just 10-15 years ago tennis strategy and tennis technology were two completely

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best junior tennis racquets

Best Tennis Racquets For Juniors: A Helpful Guide For Parents

I’m a dad of two boys, ages six and eight.  Both have been in tennis lessons for a while.  As you would expect, they’ve outgrown their racquets multiple times. So to make sure I was getting

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ping pong strategy

15 Ways How The Right Ping Pong Strategy Can Improve Your Game

Are you ready to take your ping pong game to the next level?  Do you find yourself wishing you won more games against your friends or coworkers?  I can relate because I’ve been playing ping

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9 Practical Tennis Tips For Instant Improvement With “How To’s” Included!

Want to play like the world's greatest tennis champions? If you want to play like Serena Williams or Roger Federer, you've got to practice like them.  If you've played the game for any length

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17 Game-changing Facts About Pickleball Paddles I Learned From 4 Pros

Let's talk pickleball paddles for a moment.  I've been playing pickleball for over four years now and have researched and played with many, many paddles. Some have been good, some not so good.  Pickleball

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Head Pickleball Paddles

HEAD Pickleball Paddles – Paddle Comparison & Analysis

HEAD Pickleball PaddlesIn today’s post we’re going to take a closer look at all the HEAD Pickleball Paddles, explain the differences between them and give you our top pick.  HEAD offers a variety

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Pickleball Unforced Errors – The Mental Side of the Game

What are unforced errors and why are they bad?  Pickleball unforced errors are mistakes YOU make that result in a lost point. It is a mistake or error in judgement that gives your opponents the point,

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Pickleball Gifts – Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

The 2017 holiday season is upon us which means it's the perfect time to find the perfect pickleball gift for the pickleball fanatic in your life!  Aside from the standard options of pickleball related

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Our guide to the Best Pickleball Paddles for Beginners – Updated in 2019

If you just started playing pickleball and you're looking for a list of the best pickleball paddles for beginners - you've come to the right place.  Chances are, when you got introduced to the game,

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Spin Kills – The Best Pickleball Paddle for Spin – 2018

What is the best pickleball paddle for spin?  That's a very common question in the rapidly growing world of pickleball.  Is there one paddle that is without a doubt the best?  No.  Finding

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The Best Pickleball Paddle Covers To Help Protect Your Gear

If you've recently purchased a brand new pickleball paddle, you may want to spend a little extra money and consider buying one of the best pickleball paddle covers on the market.  This will help keep

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Pickleball Shirts

Best Pickleball Shirts – Show Your Love for the Game!

Pickleball is arguably the most inviting, inclusive sports I can think of.  What I mean, is that whether you're a beginner and don't even fully know the rules yet, or an expert who's been

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Pickleball Pro Tip

Pickleball Pro Tip – Get The Net!

In this article, we're going to break down a common "Pickleball Pro Tip" - Getting to the net!Like “capture the flag”, the primary objective during a pickleball point is to get to and dominate the

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Pickleball Blog

The Weekly Pickleball Blog – New Player Diary

Welcome to our weekly series entitled The Pickleball Blog - New Player Diary. We've recruited a brand new player to the game of pickleball and he's agreed to allow us to chronicle his development

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Pickleball Volley

Pickleball Volley Strategy – How to Dominate at the Net!

Good pickleball volley technique is vitally important to winning points consistently.  Most points, if kept alive, are won or lost at the net. That means good pickleball form and technique at the

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Best Pickleball Paddles For 2019 – Our Top Pick Is Surprising

Welcome to our guide to the Best Pickleball Paddles for 2019!  If you’re relatively new to the game and are looking to upgrade your paddle and improve your game in 2019, you’ve come to the right

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The Fascinating History of Pickleball – Do You Know the Whole Story?

Believe it or not, the game of pickleball is over 50 years old!  That's right, the game began way back in 1965!  It took a while to makes it's way across the united states but it's evolution

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Pickleball Tips for Beginners

25 Simple Pickleball Tips for Beginners

In this post, we’re going to talk about 25 simple pickleball tips for beginners. These pickleball tips are designed to be elementary and basic for a reason. Our goal is to help someone

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The Best Pickleball Shoes for 2019

In our article Common Pickleball Injuries and How to Avoid Them, we went to great lengths to emphasize the need for a good pair of dedicated pickleball shoes. One of the worst mistakes you can make when

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Pickleball Strategy – The 9 Best Ways to Improve Your Return of Serve

​Welcome to the second installment in our Pickleball Strategy Series.  Our first post in this series was about five simple ways to improve your serve!  You can find that info here.

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Pickleball Pro Tip

Common Pickleball Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Pickleball injuries are becoming more and more common as the game continues to grow in popularity.  Pickleball has exploded because of how easy and fun it is...especially with older, retired folks

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ProLite Sports – Blaster 2 Alloy Paddle Review

About Prolite SportsThe Blaster series has been a flagship product line for ProLite Sports since 2010. The "Blaster" term indicates the type of paddle face (meaning big sweet spot) and their latest installment,

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The BEST Pickleball Shot to Defeat a New Player

The BEST Pickleball Shot to defeat a New Player  In today's post, we're going to discuss the single most lethal pickleball shot that makes it easy to defeat a new player. We're

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Improving Your Pickleball Serve: A Helpful Guide to 5 Easy Tips

The purpose of this post is to give you clear, concise tips on how you can improve your pickleball serve and the strategy behind it.  To give you the most helpful pickleball serving tips, I consulted

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pickleball stacking

Pickleball Stacking – A Helpful Guide for Beginners

When I first got introduced to pickleball stacking, I must admit, I didn't give it much thought.  I just assumed it was for advanced players.  I thought it was for 4.0 or 5.0 level players only.

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When Did Table Tennis Become an Olympic Sport?

When Did Table Tennis Become an Olympic Sport?

As a fan of any and all paddle sports, it's always good to see these sometimes smaller, less heralded sports get the recognition they deserve.  A great example of this is table tennis aka, ping pong.

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best tennis racquet for a female beginner

The Best Tennis Racquet For A Female Beginner

When my wife, who hasn’t played tennis in a long time, expressed an interest in playing again, I thought to myself - What is the best tennis racquet for a female beginner?  So, in an effort to get

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Can Tennis Shoes Go in the Washing Machine?

Can tennis shoes go in the washing machine?  In short, yes!  However, you will want to consider the potential negative impact washing your tennis shoes in the washing machine may have.  And

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Pop Tennis

What Is Pop Tennis And Why It’s Gaining Popularity

Ever since my two kids started taking tennis lessons, I've been anxiously waiting to get my wife and kids out on the court together for a family game between the four of us.  But, that's difficult

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what is platform tennis

What is Platform Tennis? Why Am I So Confused?

Racquet sports are my thing, so you can imagine how excited I was when I was first introduced to Platform Tennis.  I was hooked and began to do a ton of research around it.  But, the more research

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Custom Table Tennis Paddle

How YOU Can Make a Custom Table Tennis Paddle

Creating your own custom table tennis paddle can seem like a difficult task, especially if you've never done it before.  What equipment do you need?  What blade should you select?  How do

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prince pickleball paddles

Prince Pickleball Paddles – The one secret you may not know!

I’m still kind of shocked.  I’m sitting here at my computer dumbfounded, impressed, puzzled, excited and very relieved!  So why am I feeling all those things when we’re simply talking about

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10 Best Tennis Shoes For Flat Feet – Your Feet Will Thank Us

ARTICLE GOAL: To give tennis players plagued with flat feet a comprehensive list of the Best Tennis Shoes For Flat Feet that have a proper “low arch” rating ideal for players with fallen arches.  The

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ARD Pickleball Paddles – Read why one structural piece changes everything!

Article Goal:  The goal of this post is to provide beginner to intermediate pickleball players an in-depth look into ARD pickleball paddles and analyze why we feel the GF200 and the HF100 are some

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Best Tennis Racquets for a female beginner

What Are The Best Tennis Racquets For High School Players?

Best Tennis Racquets for High School Players - Article Goal: Our goal in this article is to analyze, compare and provide young players, specifically high school players, a list of the best three tennis

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Toddler Tennis Rackets

Best Tennis Racquets Under 100 Dollars – Budget Friendly Racquets

Best Tennis Racquet Under $100 - Article Goal:  Our goal in this post is to thoroughly analyze, compare and provide the six best tennis racquet options across beginner and intermediate skill

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