Here's your chance to ask all your pickleball questions of a top player

Here's your chance to ask all your pickleball questions of a top player

October 09, 2018 0 Comments

Hello pickleballers,

Ever wanted to ask a Gold Medal winner about how they got to that level?

Have a pickleball question for one of the top players in the game?

We’re putting together a webinar with Daniel Moore and would love to know what questions you want the answers to.  We’ll create slides with questions for him to answer and could include yours.

Not sure what to ask?  Here are some ideas to get the ball rolling:

  • Tournament advice
  • Strategies for drop shots and dinks
  • Equipment recommendations
  • Questions about the rules
  • What should I focus on to move from a 3.0 to 4.0 player or from 4.0 to 5.0 player

Click our email address forthelove@quickpickle.com and send us an email with your questions and we will start putting together the webinar.  Once we have it scheduled, we’ll email you everything you need to participate and include the info on our website.

Have a great day,

 

-Duke

Quick Pickle




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