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In this episode, I talk with legendary Pickleball instructor Richard “Coach Mo” Movsessian and Coach Matty Klein.  This show is a must listen to episode as it is jam packed with information which will improve your game.  Coach Mo and Matty, who have taught together for years, talk about percentage Pickleball and what this really means when you are on the court.  Coach Matty also discusses his serving strategy and how he thinks the optional drop serve will significantly change the game.

Show Notes

In this episode we discuss:

  • How Coach Mo wrote his first Pickleball book, a #1 best seller on Amazon, with Joe Baker
  • How Coach Matty went from being an LAPD motorcycle officer to teaching with Coach Mo
  • Why it is so important to play percentage Pickleball and  how this style helped 70-year-old Coach Mo win a silver medal in doubles at nationals with Phil Bagley in the Men’s Open 35+ division
  • What you need to do to improve your confidence and be the best player possible
  • The most important thing you need to learn in Pickleball regardless of your age or skill level
  • Differences in how Coach Mo and Matty teach Pickleball to seniors versus those in their 20’s
  • Coach Matty and Mo’s future teaching plans and where you can currently take lessons from them
  • Why Coach Matty thinks the drop serve is going to significantly change the game
  • The 8 different serves Coach Matty can hit and when he uses them in a game

Mentioned in the Show

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How to Play Pickleball: The Complete Guide from A to Z

Pickleball Couple

Engage Pickleball

Selkirk S2 Pickleball Paddle

Pickleball Coach

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