What is a third shot drop shot?
This is a pickleball stroke that goes softly over the net into the opponent’s half of the kitchen (NVZ) close to their side of the net. This will force them to hit the ball UP.
Why is the third shot drop shot such a coveted skill among pickleballers? What exactly does a good third shot drop shot do?
- Is it to make your opponents move?
- Is it to make your opponents miss the shot?
- Is it about getting your team to the net (NVZ)?
If you haven’t decided, perhaps you will appreciate Mark Renneson’s nuanced explanation. It is interesting to think about as we consider our shot options after the return of serve. BTW, Mark is the founder and Head Coach at Third Shot Sports.
Here is the link to Mark’s article – It’s Not What You Think: Myth-busting the Drop
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