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Keep Your Head Down

Quick Tips Stacie Townsend 10-16-2023

Keeping your head down through your shot on the pickleball court is crucial for accuracy and control. It ensures that your eyes stay focused on the pickleball’s trajectory (in case of any wild movements (e.g., in the wind), spin, or bounces), allowing you to make precise contact. Further, where your head goes, the pickleball will typically follow. As a result, this concentration in keeping your head down will improve shot placement and minimize errors. Lastly, maintaining a steady head position will help you to maintain balance and body control during shots. It seems simple, but it will likely make a big difference.

Bottom line – Keep your head down through your shot to make a better shot.


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