What is the Difference between a 3.5 – 4.0 Player in Pickleball?

What is the Difference between a 3.5 – 4.0 Player in Pickleball?

Learn the difference between 3.5 and 4.0 skill levels with coach Joe Gmuer. Watch today pickleball TIP in our Instructional series. Stay tuned for more pickleball lessons!

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  1. jim Assalone on January 13, 2022 at 1:52 am

    The main difference I see between 3.5 and 4.0 is ability to 3rd ball drop. 4.0 will 3rd ball drop at least 50% of the time but not as consistent as 4.5 players. 3.5’s drive third balls almost all the time. Also 4.0’s can topspin and slice both forehand and backhand equally especially on service returns but not as consistent as 4.5’s.

  2. sg19579 on January 13, 2022 at 2:17 am

    Imagine your match finally makes it on the channel and then Joe spends the next 6 minutes explaining how you’ll never be a 4.0 player because you suck.

  3. Jacob Gridley on January 13, 2022 at 2:18 am

    Let’s go new video!

  4. Cindy Alison on January 13, 2022 at 2:29 am

    I would say a 2.0 player avoids the backhand

  5. Blake Hastings on January 13, 2022 at 2:41 am

    There is a guy who plays in our group…he lobs at least 3/4 times every game. It just sets up the opposite guy to slam it cause his lobs are too short! It drives me nuts…

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