Pickleball Serve Rules 2023

If You Don’t Know the 2023 Pickleball Serve Rule, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

It is almost assured that in the 2023 USAPA (USA Pickleball) Official Rules published for next year, the pickleball spin serve will no longer be allowed. Now let's be clear it's the pre-spun, more commonly known as the finger spin ...
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Pickleball Instruction-Are You Hearing It Right?

Spins are BAD! Did you hear that right? If you are reading this, then you are pickleball curious. You want to know more about the game that you have come to love. And you are open to pickleball instruction. As ...
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Most Players Spin the Pickleball Wrong! – Pickleball Spins – Part 2

Will learning pickleball spins give you a small marginal advantage? Perhaps. But there are costs associated with learning and hitting with spins. Check out Video 1 in this series to learn more about whether spins suit your game. Earlier this ...
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Should you try to spin the pickleball?

Most pickleball players, at some point, want to add spins into their games. The belief is that adding spins is what is missing to help a player “break out.” This belief is often misplaced, and, in fact, adding spins often ...
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Pickleball-When Can You Be In the Kitchen?

[In this series of Getting Started articles, we share several beginner pickleball tips to help you get started on the right foot. These tips will help you whether you have played a racket/paddle sport in the past or not. When ...
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Playing Pickleball to Win – Lessons from Atlanta – Part 2

[This is part of our Lessons from Atlanta series. Each deal with a specific lesson that we can learn from the focused pickleball battles that take place during tournament play. These lessons apply to non-tournament play as well. If you ...
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Who Is The Best Pickleball Player In The World?

There are a lot of amazing athletes playing pickleball. Who do you think is the best pickleball player in the world? Anna-Leigh Waters? Yup, she’s arguably one of the world's best pickleball players, but she's not the best. Then you ...
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Does your pickleball game need a GPS?

If you ever use GPS on your phone to find directions, you know you need two points: where you want to go and where you are. The GPS refers to this smartly as “Current Location.” The system follows your location ...
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Pickleball 101-A Quick Guide

Are looking for a new sport to try? Or perhaps you are looking for quick way to explain pickleball to your friends? Pickleball is as fun as its name. With elements of other racket sports, this fast-paced activity can help ...
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The 7 Best Lessons From THE Pickleball Summit 2022

If you want to improve your game, these seven lessons from THE PICKLEBALL SUMMIT 2022 can help you unlock YOUR pickleball potential. While it would be impossible to cover everything we learned at the Summit in just one blog post ...
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Forget the Drop, Drive and Lob. To Play Your Best Pickleball You Need This!

One of the most valuable and underutilized resources pickleball players have is not a drive, a drop, or even a lob. It's something that's rarely practiced. In fact, most of you don't have any idea how powerful it can be. ...
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Overcoming Adversity-Lesson 1 from Atlanta

You will inevitably be behind in a game. Maybe it is close: 8-6. Or maybe it seems hopeless: 9-1. How do you come back to level things and perhaps win the game? Here are three tips for overcoming adversity when ...
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Forehand in the Middle – and Other Dangerous “Pickleball Aphorisms”

Aphorism -/ˈafəˌrizəm/ a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, “if it ain't broke, don't fix it.”. Alright, dangerous may be a bit much. But there are several statements offered by well-meaning players at the local courts that ...
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