So when it comes to softening the ball often people uh believe that that we're cutting the ball and that we're doing all this sorts of fancy stuff to it when we in reality we're not we are actually just absorbing taste meaning that I'm using my paddle almost like it's a glove so if the ball comes to me I'm actually just kind of letting the ball die off on.

My paddle with that it is very very important that I keep my hands out in front of me including my elbow if I start off here to catch the ball what happens I'm not catching it most likely I'm just breaking my fingers so that's why it's extremely important in pickleball because if I'm catching the ball absorbing the pace is out in front.

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