When most people think of "power" they think of hitting the ball hard. When we think of power we are referring to giving the player the ability to control the shot, whether that is with velocity or touch. It doesn't do any good to hit the ball hard if you can't control where it goes. [...]
If you or your club are considering hosting a pickleball tournament please let us know. We would need to know the dates, tournament size, number of courts and number of days. You are welcome to send us any info that you deem important. Please don't forget to leave your contact information and any other information [...]
Here is a link to the 2018 major rule revisions from the USAPA. Do you have any other rules you would like to see changed? Added? Removed?
Everyone that has played tennis or pickleball realizes that every paddle or racquet has a grip. However most people don't understand the relationship between the grip and paddle control. Obviously the grip is there to hold the paddle. That is evident. What isn't evident to most is how important the shape of the grip is [...]
Up until about 4-5 years ago pickleball players were content with simply having some pickleball court lines painted on some hard surface. Whether it was a slab of concrete, an old tennis court, basketball court or even a parking lot, pickleball players weren't particularly picky. My how the times have changed! Pickleball players are no [...]