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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    Not really. It's just that your post was useless on top of being mildly misogynistic. Some of the young women playing would beat you in tennis and/or pickle. They aren't just objects for you to look at. Bet you're gross looking.
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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    Cool, we got sexism and ageism covered. Who wants to up the ante? Don't let me down. I know we are just at the tip of the offensive iceberg.
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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    Basically all racquet sports are fun and action packed. That's why people like them. You're making the argument implicitly that pickleball is not fun, and not action packed. Or at least that it doesn't "seem" to be. Here would be my suggestion: search your local meetup groups and/or Facebook...
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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    I'm not saying it's impossible your group would beat mine, but I'd say perhaps unlikely. Do you compete in tournaments?
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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    Yes, you have to dink. (In doubles). That doesn't mean that there is not room for immense power and shot making. Here's why you have to dink: you want to be at the net with your partner. If you are on the serving team, you can't serve and volley. You can't come to the net until you've hit a...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    And made the 93p a 4 seater...
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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    I also prefer singles to doubles for the same reason. I like to "get there" -- to, you know, that endorphin rush. Sweaty. Burnt. Crushed. Exhausted. Haha. A normal tennis session for me is 2 hours of doubles followed by 2 hours of singles. You definitely burn more calories in tennis, but...
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    One more Tickleball alternative arrives

    Bumping because I have nothing else to do. There is tons of spin at higher levels. Spin is really important on serves, approach shots, dinks. Net play is much more fun in pickleball than tennis. You know when you play doubles for an hour and you finally get that magical 20+ ball rally? Yeah...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Gave it a long demo session before 93p. Not able to generate the same speed, power, spin, or connection to the ball with it. Actually like the speed pro 360 more than the mid. But 93p trumps both.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    If you note mhkeuns' response it's really not irrelevant. I think myself and other players will have different/better footwork with 93p than other racquets, which may cause more wear on shoes. I know I'm sliding way more on hardcourt than I used to. I'm also running better and faster than I...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Not to derail thread at all, but I'm just curious if any of you slide on hardcourts. Burning through my kswisses faster than full bed poly in the 93p. Open to suggestions.
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    Patellar ( kneecap) injury

    This really sucks, but you're going to be fine. It's a setback, not the end of your tennis playing. http://articles.latimes.com/1989-04-01/sports/sp-870_1_leg-injury You got this.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Agree. I doubt many people are breaking full bed poly in the 93p before cutting and restringing. Been playing around too much with different strings to give a great answer as to exact length of time before breaking. You'll get your money's worth.
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    Volleys: Can you see the spin of the ball as it crosses the net?

    Exactly. To add to this, more often than not you probably know (or should know) the available shots you're leaving your opponent and should have a good feel for what they are most likely to send back your way given their tendencies. When your opponent is probably going to send a defensive...
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    Volleys: Can you see the spin of the ball as it crosses the net?

    I think this is probably more semantics than anything. Someone who has been volleying all their life is doing this, but they aren't ever thinking about it. I never consider the incoming spin, speed, angle. But of course I do a lot to compensate for those factors. I would explain those things...
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