How to get MORE balls BACK | Briones Pickleball

How to get MORE balls BACK | Briones Pickleball

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My name is Jordan Briones (co-founder of PrimeTime Pickleball), and I’ve started this channel to provide you the best pickleball content on YouTube. My goal (and passion) is to help you become the best player that you can be.

The ready position is a very important part of the game, yet it is often misunderstood. You will hear many cliche sayings like, “paddle up”, or “paddle out in front”, but where should our ready position REALLY be? In this video, we dive deep into the correct ready position at the NVZ line, and we talk about why all the high level players do the same thing. Feel free to share with all your pickleball friends!

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  1. gypsybooker on November 5, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Thanks for another great video! My daughter and I will be working that drill. We really appreciate your help.

  2. Blues Addict on November 5, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    You must be clairvoyant! I was just trying to figure out the paddle position for tonight’s game. Thank you!!

  3. Carol Amos on November 5, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    Good job to Katrina, too!!!

  4. Gail Peck on November 5, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Do you mind saying what kind of net that is?

  5. Elizabeth Heyenga on November 5, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    I’m so happy for you having your own court, more time with family. Your wife is getting ever better as you know

  6. Dale Voigt on November 5, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    Do you change the position against player who lob a lot?

  7. Randy Hoffman on November 5, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    Just shared it with my email group. You must be clairvoyant, I had this question come up a few times over the past week. I love firefight drills! Keep up the great content.

  8. Steven M Kissinger on November 5, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    Nice court Jordon and good video.

  9. SailCamaraderie on November 5, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    Great video and timely for me as well! Saving time by having your paddle in the right place makes a difference ! Glad to see you in your new place and all good wishes for a better life there.

  10. BL on November 5, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    Jordan, thanks for the useful content. When are we going to see you back on the tournament scene?!

  11. The Kitchen - A Pickleball Community on November 5, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    So good!

  12. David Aldrich on November 5, 2021 at 9:15 pm


  13. doc0704 on November 5, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    Thank you Jordan. Bellybutton height is useful. Don’t recall you doing a video on this in the past. Tyson McGuffin and Simone Jardem teach having the paddle much higher and out front. I think bellybutton and close to body makes sense. Close to body for extra time and straight forward for more pop on punch volleys.

  14. Kinch Reindl on November 5, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    Jordan, thanks for the suggestion of paddle height.
    Would you suggest taller players hold their paddle slightly lower?

    I am 6’4 and thought I’d base my paddle height a bit higher than the net.
    I would be interested to see how high you hold you paddle in relation to the top of the net.

  15. Joel Valencia on November 5, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    Thank you so much Coach Jordan for sharing your post in our FB page, in behalf of, the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) of the Philippines, we are all so grateful ❤️❤️❤️❤️🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭☝️☝️🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭

  16. Lulu on November 5, 2021 at 9:25 pm

    Excellent video Jordan!

  17. MaryAnn Daye on November 5, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    Nice to see you back Jordan and with your own court! Jealous. Always enjoy your content. All the best.

  18. Eric Lullove on November 5, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    Congrats on the new court, Jordan!! Congrats on the accomplishments!!

  19. Mark Koehler on November 5, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    Thanks Jordan I was just working on this yesterday. See you next week. Mark

  20. John Solema on November 5, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    Good work Katrina! Give him your best shot!

  21. Cliff Chu on November 5, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    do you use this same ‘technique’ for a taller person vs a smaller person? having the paddle at the belly button height for someone who is 5’0, vs 6’0 is a large difference

  22. ed burgler on November 5, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    Good job Jordan.