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Use it or Lose it

January, the beginning of another year… Where does the time go? I do hope you continue to find LOTS of time for FUN on the pickleball courts this year. Bring on the laughter, friendships, competition

Pickleball Camps are Back!

Pickleball Camps are back – for a current listing of camps, clinics and pickleball fun, go to: Pickleball Destinations to Learn Original Post: 8/21/20  |  August 21, 2020 Pickleball play, camps and lessons are coming back!

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Best Pickleball Drill

Here is the Best Pickleball Drill you can do to improve your game and win more points. Yes, this drill is used by many professional pickleball players, gold medal champions, and I simply call it

Barney McCallum – A Wonderful Life

The pickleball world has lost its last living founder, inventor and a pioneer of this great sport. Barney McCallum passed away at his home in Seattle, WA on Monday, November 18, 2019. He was 93

Largest Prize Pool in Pickleball

We are weeks away from the 2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships, and again this tournament will offer the largest prize pool to date for the sport of pickleball. Last year they were the largest

Nationals $75,000 Prize Money Breakdown

2018 Nationals is in the books. Wow! And this year’s Nationals was a step-up for our sport in so many ways. One being that a title sponsor, Margaritaville, stepped in and provided the largest prize

Pickleball Pro-Am, a Great Combination for Charity

Pickleball Pro-Am, a great combination for charity!  The Pro-Am concept teams a professional player with an amateur to compete and create income for wonderful charities that are being supported by the event/tournament. This is a

Myths About Being in the Kitchen

Alex tells me to show up at the church courts and be ready to play in the kitchen. Well, that is exactly what we did in the making of this fun Pickleball 411 video with

Pickleball Battle of the Sexes at Bobby Riggs Tennis Center

We all witnessed (or know of) the iconic 1973 Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Inspired by the new “Battle of the Sexes” movie now in theaters, we have our

Join Me for a Pickleball Clinic

Here’s your opportunity to learn from Jennifer Lucore (yours truly), Alex Hamner and Bob Youngren all in the same pickleball clinic. We figured out we are all in town this day and wanted to pass

PPF Mens Singles Pro

The first Professional Pickleball Federation (PPF) Championships tournament is in the record books. Wow, another milestone for our sport, it’s fans and the pros that play. The venue was a few hours drive, so away

Pickleball Boot Camp – One Day

  Join me for a Pickleball Boot Camp – One Day Taught by (yours truly) Jennifer Lucore, Alex Hamner and Bob Youngren Yes, this is rare that we are all together to teach you! Kick

Inventor of the Rotating Paddle Holder

Let me introduce you to the inventor of this rotating paddle holder – Lon Jones! Many of us have encountered the challenge of open play and keeping track of who’s next up and who’s in

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2015 Mens Pickleball Open Singles

The 2015 So Cal Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament in Oceanside, CA just ended and WOW what an action packed 4 days filled with play from 8 am to 9:30 pm, and we squeezed in five

Pickleball at Bobby Riggs

As you know pickleball is showing up everywhere! One famous club near my home is the Bobby Riggs Tennis Club. YES they have pickleball and most days you need to wait for a pickleball court

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Men’s Pickleball Open Singles – So Cal Classic 2014

Here is a great way to spend the next three minutes of your time…  Check out these clips from the medal winners of the 2014 So Cal Classic in Oceanside, CA. These guys are awesome players

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SoCal Summer Classic Tournament

Wow… I just finished up playing the SoCal Summer Classic tournament at my hometown courts where many of the “best of the best” came to Southern California to compete in 5 events over four days.

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