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Joe Talks NeuroPickleball on the Pickleball Fire Podcast

On December 9, Joe sat down with Pickleball Fire host, Lynn Cherry to discuss NeuroPickleball. It’s a unique interview because Lynn and Joe both have backgrounds in Psychology and Physical Education so the Q&A on brain-science is a little more in depth than you might expect.  The topics are wide-ranging.  Listen to the Podcast From

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Sooner is Better than Faster

Lots of people ask us about improving their reaction time, and it can be done.  You can improve speed of  the neural pathways needed to recognize the flight of the ball, move your paddle into place and execute a stroke.  But, there are many other factors that go into successfully handling an attack. Perhaps the

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Paddle to Paddle – Can You Track the Ball?

Joe introduces a cool vision drill that can make a meaningful difference to your kitchen play. We all need to be able to track the ball from our opponent’s paddle to our paddle and back again. Depending on your relationship to the ball, you may be able to track its path smoothly and continuously or just see it at various point along the way. That involves changing the point of focus through 14 feet of depth.

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Bad to Good – in 30 Seconds or Less

I want to share a story with you because it is a good example of why I am so invested in NeuralTraining and why I co-founded NeuroPickleball.  I know many of you have experienced similar circumstances and may benefit from reading this. The other day I woke up and immediately began “filling my bucket” with

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Eye Protection and Pickleball Performance

We want to take a minute and explain why we feel so strongly about wearing some form of eye protection when you play pickleball.  The first reason is self-evident.  The other three may surprise you. While a pickleball doesn’t move as fast as the ball in some other sports and isn’t very heavy, it can

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