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We have all played a game where are opponent gets on a hot streak, or we just aren’t playing well and get way down in a game like 9-2. In this episode, senior professional Gene Smyth gives some great tips for overcoming a significant deficit.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How Gene unexpectedly became a Pickleball instructor
  • Which future professional he played against in his first tournament
  • How to figure out what level you should play in your first tournament
  • What shots you should take to overcome a big deficit
  • How you need to change your mindset when you are down in a game
  • What you can do to slow down your opponent when they get  on a hot streak

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