August 24, 2019
Mark made this episode in response to a question posted on facebook: "Where should I return serve?". Seems simple enough, right?
But as he discusses during the show, "Down the middle solves the riddle" might actually be some poor advice. Take a listen to find out a better way to approach the return.
June 18, 2019
When should coaches act as players? How do you give great feedback? Where should you stand to observe your players during a drill?
In this third part of our series on coaching, host Mark Renneson addresses these questions and gets a visit from Third Shot Sports' COO Friendly Kate to talk about her experience taking beginner pickleball lessons.
Mentioned in the show:
Pickleball Coaching International
The Myth of Paddle Up
April 10, 2019
Why pockets matter and more! Whether you are an aspiring pro or just like getting better, how you spend you time training matters. In this episode of the show Mark talks about some simple things you can do to get the most out of your practice time.
January 19, 2019
In this micro edition of the show, Mark Renneson tackles three questions from Bob in Wisconsin.
1. What role does keeping your head down play in hitting high quality shots? Is this related to watching the ball hit the paddle -- and is that good advice anyway?
2. Shuffle to dink or crossover? How to decide?
3. Serving rules and spin -- what's the relationship?
Have some questions of your own? Send a voice memo to firstname.lastname@example.org
December 4, 2018
Is the PB instructor market saturated? How do I handle a player who is hopeless? I've got 6 people and just one court -- what's the best way to manage them? Is teaming up with another pro to offer lessons a good idea?
Third Shot Pickleball coach Mark Renneson answers these questions and more on this episode of the show.
Don't forget to check out Pickleball Coaching International
November 17, 2018
We're back from the 2018 USAPA Nationals! In this episode of the show, Mark Renneson talks about 3 of his takeaways from the tournament.
November 2, 2018
Live from the 2018 USAPA Nationals in Indian Wells California! Mark Renneson from Third Shot Sports tells you about 10 things you can do to perform better at a pickleball tournament.
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