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Mind and Body: How to prepare for a pickleball tournament

When you play in a pickleball tournament, how often do you feel that you’re at the top of your game and fully prepared to take-on the competition? I’m not just talking from a pure skill level perspective. But are you also preparing your mind and body to take on the area’s best players? Just like in […]

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Pickleball Strategy: The Mental and Emotional Aspects of Pickleball

Learning tricks to help you conquer the “head-game” of pickleball When I’m on the road, I often get questions about the emotional side of pickleball. Prem, do you have any suggestions for how to get rid of the butterflies when I play in a tournament? “Prem, I get so close to winning, and then I […]

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Pickleball Strategy: How to predict the future…so to speak

Why is it important to watch the shoulders of your opponents? One thing I hear over & over is how “relaxed” I look on the court. Sure, part of it is just my personality — and a good ability to look like I don’t have the butterflies, even when I do.  But another important factor […]