If you read a number of hints from the Pickleball coaches and advanced players, they will often provide similar ideas about how to play a better doubles game.
- One highlight is to “move together” so that there are no “gaps” in your offensive or defensive positions.
- Another often stated principal is to focus on placement and not so much on power. Hitting the ball where your opponents ARE NOT is a better strategy because it tends to cut down on unforced errors such as hitting the ball out of bounds, etc.
Below is a brief video from Pickleball 411 if you want to see these concepts in action:
Pickleball 411: Three Tips to a Better Doubles Team