Everyone knows how important a good third shot drop is for a strong pickleball game. But did you know that there are times when using the third shot drop is NOT your best option? Hear from pickleball coach and ambassador for the sport, Phil Dunmeyer, as he lays out three circumstances when you would NOT want to use the third shot drop. Build your own strategy, keep control of the game and give yourself time to transition to the net in these three unique situations.
The annual Lakes Spring Fling was another success! Top players, great matches and all in a beautiful setting! Check out these three great videos from all the action including two gold medal matches and a thoughtful winning tip.
MEN’S SINGLES: These two guys are neck and neck the whole time, fighting with everything they have in the hot desert sun! Check out this great re-match from the The Lakes Spring Fling in Palm Desert, CA hosted by Marcin Rozpedski and EngagePickleball. At Nationals, Tyson McGuffin beat Ben Johns to take the gold medal in Men’s Singles. But can Ben steal the gold this time? There’s an incredible comeback in the second game to tie it up, causing the two to fight it out in the final game! It’s a great game featuring two amazing players.
WINNING TIP: Hear from the winner of the gold medal in the Men’s 5.0 Singles Match at the Lakes Spring Fling in Palm Desert hosted by Marcin Rozpedski and EngagePickleball. There’s a quick montage at the top which highlights the fast pace and great plays. Then listen in as Rusty interviews the winner. Hear his great advice and how he has evolved his game over the years from a one-dimensional pickleball player to a gold medal champion.
MIXED DOUBLES: Two great teams face off for the gold medal title in the Mixed Doubles 5.0 Gold Medal Match at The Lakes Spring Fling hosted by Marcin Rozpedski and EngagePickleball. Irina Tereschenko and Kyle Yates take on Lucy Kovalova and Matt Wright in this challenging game. One team finds themselves down early on. Can they make a come-back to win the match?
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