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A QUICK OVERVIEW OF WHAT TO EXPECT

Top pros have shared with me what has taken other players decades of playing to fully understand…

And I am just going to give it to you and help compress time…

AWAKEN YOUR PICKLEBALL POTENTIAL WITH WEAPONS AND A SOFT GAME WITH A FOCUS ON RAISING YOUR PICKLEBALL IQ TO ANOTHER LEVEL

Step #1

EnergizeYour Body

Pickleball players often have difficulty dealing with their emotions on the court.

This hinders them from reaching 100% of their true playing potential.

Some players suppress emotions until it leads to anxiety or decreased performance.

We provide “state-changing” tools to reprogram your game for enhanced skill and connection.

Reduce stress impacting focus and increase natural feel-good neurotransmitters.

Experience more focused play, stronger connections, and peak performance.

Enter a flow state in your game like never before.

Step #2

EvolveYour Mind

In the realm of pickleball, we recognize the mental aspect is crucial, comprising 30%, 50%, or even 90% of the game.

However, the pivotal question is: What proactive steps are you taking to enhance your mental fitness for optimal performance?

The moment you embark on the journey of mental fitness, you unlock the potential to elevate your game to unprecedented levels.

It's the transformative juncture where you discover the nuances of improvement by adopting a fresh perspective.

As this understanding takes root, you'll find yourself propelled toward enhanced mental fitness. The awareness of perceiving the game differently becomes a catalyst for your progression, guiding you to perform at your absolute best on the pickleball court.

By participating in our Pickleball Pro Workshops and Pickleball Pro Vacations, you'll eradicate restrictive beliefs and be equipped with the necessary tools.

This empowerment process will elevate your Mental Pickleball IQ, enabling you to chart your unique course for improvement immediately.

Step #2

EvolveYour Mind

Step #3

Execute WithYour Ability

Many times, we go and play Pickleball, but don't improve our Pickleball level or at a faster rate that we would like.

We get stuck making the same mistakes week after week.

With PICKLEBALLOS, you will discover how to drill properly with the right strategy and tactics to use.

When you grasp that your decisions on the court can drastically improve your game, it will be an eye awakening experience.

You will realize that you have had the answer all the time and we will help get you realigned.

You will walk away with a better structured game that makes you feel confident in your decisions and improved play.

Instead of being reactive, you become proactive.

Once you recognize the power of effective systems and making the right decisions, you're prepared to implement the PICKLEBALLOS, unlocking unparalleled achievements on the pickleball court.

By implementing the 3E Methodology it’s not just that you’ll be a better pickleball player, but also you’ll have true mastery on or off the court, over MIND, BODY and ABILITY…

MEET A FEW PICKLEBALL PLAYERS THAT HAVE ADOPTED THE SYSTEM AND INCREASED THEIR LEVEL OF PLAY AT A WORKSHOP OR VACATION…

“Wow, I learned so much. If you want to learn to play pickleball from beginner to intermediate, make sure you call Rob.”

“Wow, I learned so much. If you want to learn to play pickleball from beginner to intermediate, make sure you call Rob.”

Helen

“Rob transitioned my college tennis game to a pickleball game in a week…now I am playing with pros.”

“Rob transitioned my college tennis game to a pickleball game in a week…now I am playing with pros.”

 Mario

“As a beginner he laid down the foundation step by step and it was so easy to learn and he gives you the reason why so it makes sense to learn the right way.”

“As a beginner he laid down the foundation step by step and it was so easy to learn and he gives you the reason why so it makes sense to learn the right way.”

Susan

“He helped me get my serves deep and hard and helped with a great control of the pace. He gets you amped up to play.”

“He helped me get my serves deep and hard and helped with a great control of the pace. He gets you amped up to play.”

Andrew (in the blue shirt)

“I liked Rob from my first phone call. He tailors the training to the person and has a great personality. I think you are lucky to work with Rob to help get you to the next level.”

“I liked Rob from my first phone call. He tailors the training to the person and has a great personality. I think you are lucky to work with Rob to help get you to the next level.”

 Monica

“I have a tennis background and he helped with tactics and strategy to be able to beat better players. Rob is the right guy to team up with.”

“I have a tennis background and he helped with tactics and strategy to be able to beat better players. Rob is the right guy to team up with.”

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MEET YOUR GUIDES ON THIS JOURNEY...

The PICKLEBALL Mentors have taught thousands of students in person on vacation and at workshops. They will help you improve in the first 30 minutes and will help hold you accountable every step of the way to make sure you reach your peak performance...

Rob Fernandez Bucheli | Mind Mastery Mentor

Experience:

Lost 70 lbs. playing Pickleball

Rob and Staff Taught OVER 20,000 students

Interviewed the top pros to learn their best tips

Elite USPTA Certified Tennis Pro and USPTA Pickleball Pro

Education: Mechanical Engineer, Mental Fitness Expert

Michelle Esquivel | Body Mastery Mentor

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Active PPA and MLP Pickleball pro athlete

5.48 Doubles DUPR & 5.89 Singles DUPR

Ranking globally #17 in Singles

Ranked globally #19 in Doubles

Has a powerful charismatic style and passion

Radiates and is a fan favorite

Has directed Pickleball Academies and led Pickleball Vacations with Ben Johns, Collin Johns & Dekel Bar

Rob Cassidy | Ability Mastery Mentor

Experience:

Active PPA and MLP Pickleball pro athlete

6.46 Doubles & 6.35 Singles DUPR

Ranking globally #49 in Singles

Ranked globally #33 in Doubles

Has become a nationally recognized pickleball instructor and top player

Certified IPTPA instructor

Won the International Indoor Championships, New York State Championships, Hawaiian Open, The Toronto Cup Championships, and US Open

Has directed Pickleball Academies and led Pickleball Vacations with Ben Johns, Collin Johns & Dekel Bar

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2-Day & 1-Day Intensive Workshops
Onsite Workshop

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All Levels

  • 6 Hours of instruction each day

  • 8:1 Student/Teacher Ratio

  • Players will be grouped with other players of the same level

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Ace Your Warm-Up: A Comprehensive Guide to Preparing for Pickleball

May 17, 20247 min read

Introduction

Welcome to the court, pickleball enthusiasts!

As you step onto the court, your excitement is palpable, your paddle is at the ready, but hold on just a moment. Before you dive into the action-packed world of pickleball, it's crucial to properly warm up your body to optimize performance and minimize the risk of injury.

In this guide, we'll walk you through a dynamic warm-up routine tailored specifically for pickleball players, drawing inspiration from Brad Gilbert's renowned book, "Winning Ugly."

So, let's get warmed up and ready to dominate the court!

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The Importance of Warming Up

Before we delve into the specifics of warming up for pickleball, let's take a moment to understand why it's so essential. Warming up serves several crucial purposes:

  1. Injury Prevention: A proper warm-up increases blood flow to the muscles, making them more pliable and less prone to strains and tears during play.

  2. Improved Performance: By priming your body with dynamic movements, you enhance muscle activation, agility, and reaction time, setting the stage for peak performance on the court.

  3. Mental Preparation: Warming up allows you to focus your mind, visualize your game plan, and enter a state of readiness to tackle the challenges ahead.

Now that we've highlighted the importance of warming up let's dive into a comprehensive warm-up routine that will have you feeling primed and ready to dominate the pickleball court.

Dynamic Warm-Up Routine

  1. Jogging or Skipping: Begin your warm-up with five to ten minutes of light jogging or skipping to elevate your heart rate and gradually increase blood flow to your muscles. Focus on maintaining a steady pace and engaging your core for stability.

  2. Arm Circles: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and extend your arms out to the sides. Begin making small circles with your arms, gradually increasing the size of the circles as you loosen up your shoulder joints. Complete 10-15 circles in each direction.

  3. Leg Swings: Hold onto a stable surface, such as a pickleball net or fence, for support. Swing one leg forward and backward in a controlled motion, gradually increasing the range of motion with each swing. Repeat 10-15 times on each leg.

  4. Torso Twists: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms extended straight out in front of you. Rotate your torso to one side, keeping your hips facing forward, then return to the center and twist to the opposite side. Perform 10-15 twists on each side to loosen up your spine and core muscles.

  5. High Knees: Lift one knee towards your chest, then quickly switch to lift the other knee. Continue alternating knees in a dynamic motion, focusing on driving them upward towards your chest. Aim for 20-30 repetitions to activate your hip flexors and improve mobility.

  6. Butt Kicks: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and your arms at your sides. Bend one knee and bring your heel towards your glutes, then quickly switch legs to kick the opposite heel towards your glutes. Continue alternating legs in a rhythmic motion, aiming for 20-30 repetitions to warm up your hamstrings and calves.

  7. Side Lunges: Take a wide step to the side with your right foot, keeping your left leg straight and your toes pointed forward. Bend your right knee and lower your body into a lunge, then push off your right foot to return to the starting position. Repeat on the opposite side, alternating sides for a total of 10-15 repetitions to open up your hips and activate your leg muscles.

  8. Arm Swings: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms hanging loosely at your sides. Swing your arms forward and backward in a controlled motion, gradually increasing the range of motion with each swing. Complete 10-15 swings in each direction to loosen up your shoulders and upper back.

  9. Dynamic Stretching: Incorporate dynamic stretches into your warm-up routine to increase flexibility and range of motion. Perform movements such as leg swings, arm circles, and torso twists, focusing on controlled, fluid motions that gently stretch your muscles without bouncing or jerking.

Static Stretching

After completing your dynamic warm-up, transition into static stretching to further improve flexibility and prepare your muscles for the demands of pickleball.

Hold each stretch for 15-30 seconds, focusing on deep, steady breaths to relax into the stretch.

Target key muscle groups such as the hamstrings, quadriceps, calves, shoulders, and back.

  1. Hamstring Stretch: Sit on the ground with one leg extended straight in front of you and the other leg bent with the sole of your foot against the inner thigh of your extended leg. Reach towards your toes, keeping your back straight and your chest lifted. Hold for 15-30 seconds, then switch legs and repeat.

  2. Quadriceps Stretch: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Grab one foot behind you with your hand and gently pull your heel towards your glutes until you feel a stretch in the front of your thigh. Hold for 15-30 seconds, then switch legs and repeat.

  3. Calf Stretch: Stand facing a wall with your hands resting against it for support. Step one foot back and press your heel into the ground while keeping your back leg straight. Lean forward slightly to deepen the stretch in your calf muscle. Hold for 15-30 seconds, then switch legs and repeat.

  4. Shoulder Stretch: Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms hanging at your sides. Reach one arm across your chest and use your opposite hand to gently press your arm towards your body until you feel a stretch in your shoulder and upper back. Hold for 15-30 seconds, then switch arms and repeat.

  5. Upper Back Stretch: Sit on the ground with your legs extended straight in front of you and your hands resting behind your hips. Slowly walk your hands backward until you feel a stretch in your upper back and shoulders. Hold for 15-30 seconds, then release.

Conclusion

Congratulations, you've successfully completed your warm-up routine and are now primed and ready to dominate the pickleball court!

By incorporating dynamic movements, static stretches, and key principles from Brad Gilbert's "Winning Ugly," you've optimized your performance and reduced the risk of injury.

Remember, warming up is a vital component of your pickleball preparation, so make it a priority before every game or practice session. Now, grab your paddle, step onto the court, and let your warmed-up muscles propel you to victory!

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FAQs:

How long should I warm up before playing pickleball?

It's recommended to spend at least 10-15 minutes warming up before playing pickleball to adequately prepare your muscles and joints for the demands of the game.

Can I skip the warm-up and go straight into playing?

While it may be tempting to skip the warm-up and jump straight into the action, doing so increases the risk of injury and may compromise your performance on the court. Always prioritize your warm-up routine to ensure you're ready to play at your best.

Are there any specific warm-up exercises for pickleball?

Yes, the warm-up routine outlined in this guide is specifically tailored for pickleball players, focusing on dynamic movements, stretching, and mobility exercises to optimize performance and reduce the risk of injury.

Should I perform static stretches before or after my dynamic warm-up?

It's best to perform static stretches after completing your dynamic warm-up, as static stretching helps to further improve flexibility and prepare your muscles for activity. Save static stretches for the end of your warm-up routine to ensure your muscles are adequately warmed up and primed for play.

How often should I warm up before playing pickleball?

It's essential to warm up before every game or practice session to ensure your body is properly prepared for the physical demands of pickleball. Consistency is key to maintaining optimal performance and reducing the risk of injury.

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What results can I expect?

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Does my age or level of play matter?

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