Unless you’ve been living in a bubble, or you haven’t yet reached the advanced stages of the pickleball addiction, you are probably aware that the 7th Annual National Pickleball Tournament will take place in Casa Grande, Arizona next week.
My wife and I competed in the first national tournament. (If you’ve read my book, you know that that’s where we got our behinds kicked!) The rest, as they say, is history. I haven’t missed a year yet.
I’ll be heading off later this week to teach and compete in what will be the largest, most competitive tournament yet.
If you think YOU put a lot of pressure on yourself to perform well, imagine if you had a following of thousands of people who know you as “The Pickleball Guru!” It could be a lot of pressure.
And, yet, as you know from the title of this post, I’m prepared to lose and I’m not afraid to admit it.
“The Guru” is going into Nationals prepared to lose??
What kind of mindset it that?!?
Here’s why I can feel 100% confident admitting that I’m not likely to take a medal at Nationals also feel 100% confident serving my VIP clients who pay thousands of dollars to come train with me…