How to Identify Pickleball Burnout Signs and Cope

You would be hard-pressed to find anyone more in love with pickleball over the past 15 months. 

From my first lesson to launching this pickleball blog to getting certified, I have been ALL IN, driving everyone nuts with my incessant pickleball chatter.

But last week, after scraping myself off the couch and dropping my first few games, I sighed deeply and thought, “Pickleball sucks.” 

That was it. 

That’s when I knew I was teetering on the brink of burnout. 

Suddenly, the sound of the paddle hitting the ball felt like a taunt. At that moment, I realized that the game I once loved was now draining the life out of me. 

But unlike a job or a marriage, pickleball is my leisure time–and I have choices. Before looking at solutions for pickleball burnout, let’s look at some warning signs. 

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