pickleball grips

The Best Pickleball Grip

By CJ Johnson / September 28, 2019 /

What’s the best pickleball grip? Like most things pickleball, the answer is it depends. If you come from another racket or paddle sport, chances are you’re going to bring that grip with you. But what if you don’t come from another sport and you need the pickleball basics, or what if that grip isn’t working in…

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Playing Tip: Pickleball Language Primer

By CJ Johnson / July 12, 2019 /

A game as fast as pickleball requires an abbreviated pickleball language to communicate. One of the first phrases of pickleball language new players learn is the “non-volley zone,” the first 7 feet on each side of the net, is called the “kitchen.” A “dink” is a shot intended to land in the opponents’ kitchen. Yelling…

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Playing Tip: Get a Grip on Pickleball Paddle Care

By CJ Johnson / August 30, 2018 /

Taking care of your Pickleball Paddle is going to make it last longer and perform better. Paddles collect particles and body oils just as your sunglasses do. Grips get slippery and wear with time. Here are a few pickleball paddle care basics. Wipe the paddle face weekly with a mild soap and damp cloth. It will…

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