Headed to Nationals? Here’s what you need to know about Pickleball’s Biggest Party! USAPA’s Christine Barksdale and Pickleball Tournament’s Melissa McCurley give Chris all the latest info. Plus, reigning Women’s National Champion Corrine Carr makes a special announcement, and offers playing tips to guarantee you’ll play your best pickleball ever at Indian Wells! Also, would […]
The Pickleball Show with Chris Allen
Tournament This Weekend? No Thanks — I’m Staying Home.
You love pickleball, but don’t enjoy playing tournaments. What’s the biggest reason you stay home? Top coach Mark Renneson joins Chris to discuss players’ biggest tournament complaints, and Mark unveils his latest “pickleball labor of love,” Pickleball Coaching International. Also, would you like Thirty Game-Changing Tips From Pickleball’s Best Players & Coaches? They’re FREE, and only […]
BIG DOG Unleashed For Rally-ween!
What are the two scariest words you can say to many pickleball players this Halloween? Will the all-new BIG DOG Paddle send your opponents running away with their tails between their legs? Chris welcomes two special guests and explains Pickleball’s newest national holiday, along with a way you can play pickleball while helping some very […]
Rally Scoring — Is It Time?
Is “side-out scoring” holding pickleball back? Do we need “rally scoring” for pickleball to advance world-wide? Pickleball teacher, historian, and thought-leader Steve Paranto discusses rally scoring with Chris, including how volleyball and badminton made the switch and why. Also, would you like Thirty Game-Changing Tips From Pickleball’s Best Players & Coaches? They’re FREE, and only available […]
Is The USAPA Sanctioning The Fun Out of Pickleball?
Do we REALLY need refs calling every game of a sanctioned tournament? Has the USAPA gone too far in their sanctioning guidelines? Does medaling in a non-sanctioned tournament, like US Open, mean less to players and pros? It will certainly count less in your new UTPR rating. TOC Senior Men’s Champion Steve Kennedy shares his opinion […]
What Are The Pickleball Grand Slams?
Are there four tournaments that comprise the “Grand Slam” of Pickleball? Chris does a TOC post-game with triple Triple Crown Winner Scott Moore (not a typo — Scott won Singles/Doubles/Mixed Gold 3 years in a row) along with Melissa McCurley, and gets playing advice that separates the 4.0s from the 5.0s. Also, would you like Thirty […]
Will The New Rating System Kill Mixed?
Are people going to think twice before partnering with a player that might hurt their rating? Top player Stephanie Lane, along with Melissa McCurley, share their opinion with Chris, and offer playing tips to immediately improve your game. Also, would you like Thirty Game-Changing Tips From Pickleball’s Best Players & Coaches? They’re FREE, and only available […]
Ben Johns & Robert Elliott: Pickleball Mavericks
Is “solidity” the hidden key that will instantly unlock your BEST pickleball game? Champions Robert Elliott and Ben Johns offer playing advice to Chris, and unveil their latest innovation, the Elite Pro MAVERICK Paddle. Also, would you like Thirty Game-Changing Tips From Pickleball’s Best Players & Coaches? They’re FREE, and only available to Pickleball News readers. […]