155 episodes

The Pickleball Show with Chris Allen features tips and strategies for playing better pickleball, interviews with top pickleball pros and coaches, reviews of pickleball paddles and other equipment, pickleball tournament info, money-saving deals on pickleball training, trips, gear and more!



It's the #1 pickleball podcast in the world for 3 years running! (source: iTunes/Apple Podcasts)

The Pickleball Show with Chris Allen Chris Allen - Pickleball Player

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The Pickleball Show with Chris Allen features tips and strategies for playing better pickleball, interviews with top pickleball pros and coaches, reviews of pickleball paddles and other equipment, pickleball tournament info, money-saving deals on pickleball training, trips, gear and more!



It's the #1 pickleball podcast in the world for 3 years running! (source: iTunes/Apple Podcasts)

    2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Pre-Game Show

    2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Pre-Game Show

    Headed to Nationals? Here’s what you need to know about Pickleball’s Biggest Party! USAPA’s Christine Barksdale and Pickleball Tournament’s Melissa McCurley give Chris all the latest info. Plus, reigning Women’s National Champion Corrine Carr makes a special announcement, and offers playing tips to guarantee you’ll play your best pickleball ever at Indian Wells! Also, would […]

    • 14 min
    Tournament This Weekend? No Thanks — I’m Staying Home.

    Tournament This Weekend? No Thanks — I’m Staying Home.

    You love pickleball, but don’t enjoy playing tournaments. What’s the biggest reason you stay home? Top coach Mark Renneson joins Chris to discuss players’ biggest tournament complaints, and Mark unveils his latest “pickleball labor of love,” Pickleball Coaching International. Also, would you like Thirty Game-Changing Tips From Pickleball’s Best Players & Coaches? They’re FREE, and only […]

    • 18 min
    BIG DOG Unleashed For Rally-ween!

    BIG DOG Unleashed For Rally-ween!

    What are the two scariest words you can say to many pickleball players this Halloween? Will the all-new BIG DOG Paddle send your opponents running away with their tails between their legs? Chris welcomes two special guests and explains Pickleball’s newest national holiday, along with a way you can play pickleball while helping some very […]

    • 19 min
    Rally Scoring — Is It Time?

    Rally Scoring — Is It Time?

    Is “side-out scoring” holding pickleball back? Do we need “rally scoring” for pickleball to advance world-wide? Pickleball teacher, historian, and thought-leader Steve Paranto discusses rally scoring with Chris, including how volleyball and badminton made the switch and why. Also, would you like Thirty Game-Changing Tips From Pickleball’s Best Players & Coaches? They’re FREE, and only available […]

    • 20 min
    Is The USAPA Sanctioning The Fun Out of Pickleball?

    Is The USAPA Sanctioning The Fun Out of Pickleball?

    Do we REALLY need refs calling every game of a sanctioned tournament? Has the USAPA gone too far in their sanctioning guidelines? Does medaling in a non-sanctioned tournament, like US Open, mean less to players and pros?  It will certainly count less in your new UTPR rating. TOC Senior Men’s Champion Steve Kennedy shares his opinion […]

    • 21 min
    What Are The Pickleball Grand Slams?

    What Are The Pickleball Grand Slams?

    Are there four tournaments that comprise the “Grand Slam” of Pickleball? Chris does a TOC post-game with triple Triple Crown Winner Scott Moore (not a typo — Scott won Singles/Doubles/Mixed Gold 3 years in a row) along with Melissa McCurley, and gets playing advice that separates the 4.0s from the 5.0s. Also, would you like Thirty […]

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

tmrc55 ,

Absolutely the best one out there

I really like this podcast. It gets to the point and doesn't have a lot of "fluff" talk. I learn something with every episode. He also get a nice variety of guests on his show. Keep up the good work!

LTW33065 ,

Great podcast but ended?

I loved this podcast. But haven’t heard an episode since fall of 2018. Did it end?

Fiber farm ,

A great show

A good combination of entertainment and instruction.

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