I’m decent at pickleball but not very good at small talk!
As an introvert who loves playing the sport, I’ve had to push myself out of my comfort zone, often showing up at new venues and meeting new people.
And that’s soooo much more difficult than playing!
The social aspect of pickleball is a beautiful part of the game, but that doesn’t mean it comes easy to everyone. Sometimes, figuring out what do you say after saying hello is harder than hitting two ATPs in a row!
So, to help my fellow introverts, here are some tips for making conversation during pickleball.