October 12, 2018
Should you become a certified coach? How should you handle onlookers watching your lessons? How do you get your students to practice what you preach? In this spcial 'coaching' edition of Pickleball Problems, Third Shot Sports coach Mark Renneson addresses some of the issues instructors have to deal with. This is part 1 in a 3 part series!
Pickleball Coaching International
Why I'm Not a Certified Pickleball Coach
If you do decide to become a PCI mmeber, use the promo code PROBLEMS at the checkout to save $10.
August 24, 2018
The Tournament of Champions is on this week in Utah. And in honour of that event, we're talking about what it takes to be a champ no matter what your skill level.
August 16, 2018
Live from his car in Vancouver BC, Mark talks about 3 things you can do right away to be a more effective PB team.
August 11, 2018
In this episode of the show Mark answers listeners' questins about whether it is best to start people off with singles, whether pickleball cruises are any good, and why someone is doing just fine in practice, but loses all confidence in matches. Enjoy!
August 3, 2018
In this bonus edition of the show, Mark talks about three keys things you can do to be a better practicer.
July 25, 2018
In this episode of the show Third Shot Pickleball coach Mark Renneson answers questions bout limiting the liklihood your opponents will lob, dealing with really wide dinks, and why it looks like the pros aren't doing anything with their serves and returns.
July 13, 2018
Friendly Kate joins Mark at the 2018 Western Canadian Nationals to read some of the emails we've received. What should you do if you received a bad PB lesson? Is drinking beer before a match ok?When your opponents are at the baseline should you keep them back or make them run? Mark answers all these questions plus plays a game of "Good Idea, Bad Idea".
June 8, 2018
In this episode of Pickleball Problems Mark answers questions from callers about switching hands, putting away smashes, using spin on your third shot drops and more.
May 10, 2018
What should you do if somene insists (incorrectly) that your serve is illegal? What kind of ball machine should you get? Is the continental grip really best? Are you allowed to do practice swings before you serve? In this episode of Pickleball Problems, host Mark Renneson takes listener calls and solves your pickleball problems.
Have a problem you'd like to share? Leave your message at 1-833-PICKLE-B (742-5532). And don't forget to use the promo code PROBLEMS when buying our Drill Guides at thirdshotsports.com
April 14, 2018
On most episodes of this show, Third Shot Pickleball coach Mark Renneson answers your questions about PB. In this episode, however, Mark invites PB superstar Tyson McGuffin to weigh in. They talk about preparing for the US Open, Tyson's relationship with coach Morgan Evans, as well as all sorts of issues that rec players encounter Enjoy!