Pickleball Problems
EP 42: US Nationals Are Cancelled! Mark Talks to the USAPA About It

EP 42: US Nationals Are Cancelled! Mark Talks to the USAPA About It

June 30, 2020

In this episode of the show, Mark Renneson speaks with Karen Parrish from the USAPA. She's the chair of the USA Pickleball National Championships & USAPA Managing Director of Competition. Find out why it was cancelled and what it means for you if you were planning to attend.

Read the USAPA's statement here

Also mentioned:

Pickleball Coaching International

Selkirk Sport

Jigsaw Health

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Ep 41: You’re Wrong About the Deep Return

Ep 41: You’re Wrong About the Deep Return

June 9, 2020

One of the first things you learn in pickleball school is that you should return deep. But why is that? Most people will give one of the following reasons:

1) it gives you time to get to the net. 

2) it keeps your opponents back.

But guess what? Those are both wrong!

Listen to this episode of the show where Mark Renneson unpacks why a deep return really matters. 

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Woah! We Launched Instructor Certification!

Woah! We Launched Instructor Certification!

May 16, 2020

What should you do when you aren't happy with the choices in front of you? Create a new option. That's exactly what we did with pickleball instructor certification. 

In this episode, Mark talks about launching Level 1 PB Instructor Certification through Pickleball Coaching International. 

You learn about what makes it stand out from the crowd and why PCI Instructor Certification might be right fro you. Hint: it's 100% online! Check it out here

Discussed in this episode:

PCI Instructor Certification

Article: Why I'm Not a Certified PB Coach

Personal Video Analysis

Selkirk.com

JigsawHealth.com

Need help with Hydration & Recovery? Here’s the brand that we prefer to use: Jigsaw Health. Visit them at jigsawhealth.com. And when you use our code to make a purchase, you can save $10 (coupon code: PB3SS10), and support the work that we do here at Third Shot Sports!

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Ep 39: The 2Handed Backhand is Here to Stay: Why You Should Care

Ep 39: The 2Handed Backhand is Here to Stay: Why You Should Care

May 7, 2020

In this episode of the show, Mark looks at the two-handed backhand and why so many more players are using it. Let's talk the merits of the double-hander!

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Ep 38: Who’s Scared of the Big Bad Lob?

Ep 38: Who’s Scared of the Big Bad Lob?

April 24, 2020

In this episode of the show Mark talks about why you shouldn't be scared of the lob. 

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Ep: 37 Podcast Frequency News & Support Your Instructors!

Ep: 37 Podcast Frequency News & Support Your Instructors!

April 20, 2020

We've been slacking a little with this podcast lately. But no longer! Expect more frequent episodes! Also, here's a way to help your favourite PB coach.

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Ep: 36 POACHER!!!!!!

Ep: 36 POACHER!!!!!!

April 16, 2020

In this episode of the show Mark talks poaching! When is it ok? When is it rude? How do you know? 

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EP 35: Pickleball and Covid-19 - What You Need to Know

EP 35: Pickleball and Covid-19 - What You Need to Know

March 17, 2020

What's safe? What's not? On this episode of the show, Mark talks with Dr. Anne Matlow about playing pickleball in the time of COVID-19. She's Professor of Medicine, Paediatrics, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. She is a retired infectious disease physician who was on Ontario's provincial advisory committee during the SARS outbreak of 2003.  

Also mentioned:

Jigsaw Health

Selkirk Sport

Ep 34: Talking Controversial Mixed Doubles Strategy with The Newmans

Ep 34: Talking Controversial Mixed Doubles Strategy with The Newmans

March 9, 2020

On this episode of the show Mark Renneson talks with doubles dream team Riley and Lindsey Newman about what is bringing them so much success on the court and why their controversial style of play is so effective. 

You can find out more about Lindsey on her facebook page and Riley on his

Ep 33 - Teaching Pickleball in Prisons with Roger BelAir

Ep 33 - Teaching Pickleball in Prisons with Roger BelAir

February 12, 2020

Parks, community centres, country clubs. When you think about where pickleball gets played and taught you probably imagine these kinds of facilities. But when Roger BelAir thinks about the sport, he's more likely to think about razor wire and surveillance cameras. That's because Roger teaches pickleball inside America's prisons. 

Pickleball Problems host Mark Renneson talks with Roger about his volunteer work, what it's like to teaching 'on the inside' and why pickleball between rival gangs is so interesting to watch. 

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Mentioned in the show:

Jigsaw Health

Selkirk Sport

Rancho la Puerta

USA Today feature article

NPR Interview with Roger

 

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