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InPickleball | Issue 9 | Whats the dill with | Sandbagging
Sandbagging In Pickleball

Some players are entering tournaments at levels beneath their true abilities in order to score medals. What are officials doing about it?

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The Drop Shot, Deconstructed

Coach Charlie Ball helps you deconstruct—and dominate—the drop shot

Pickleball coach Matthew Manasse - Advice on Third Shot Drops, Beginner Open Play, and Questionable Calls
Advice on Third Shot Drops, Beginner Open Play, And Questionable Calls

Celebrity coach Matthew Manasse answers your pressing pickleball questions

Put A Spin On It

Yes, you can learn to create backspin. Coach Michelle Esquivel shows you how

Sound Off: Paddles That Knock Out The Racket

The thwack-thwack from pickleball is causing some neighbors to make noise

Trick Of The Trade – The Two-Handed Backhand

Pro Riley Newman gives step-by-steps to ace a trick shot

A Crash Course in Pickleball’s Newest Rules

Take a look at some big changes in USA Pickleball’s 2022 rule book

Dinking Done Right

Master the dink shot with coach Sarah Ansboury’s help

Solving the Pickleball Player Ranking Problem

Would a unifying ranking system help further the sport?

Serve And Return—But Make It Fun

Senior pro Scott Moore shares a fun serve-and-return drill to improve accuracy