The biggest controversy in all of pickle ball is which player covers the middle I’m going to solve that for you now in under 60 seconds the rule of thumb that we go by if your opponent is diagonal from you it’s your job to cover the middle at all costs forehand backhand does not matter the ball could be here or.

Here if the player in front of you is going to speed up the ball it’s your job to just protect the line like this I should never have to flip open over here that’s my partner Let’s Pretend We’re playing a match and we hit a dink this way we’re going to step like this now we hit a dink this way going to step like this this way each player knows their.

Job there’s now no more gray area each player has definites