Playing Pickleball in a Pandemic

After months of being inside, there’s nothing like getting out and enjoying some time on the courts. Getting outside, and staying fit is important, but COVID-19 is no joke. As more things begin to open back up, there are a few precautions you can take to keep yourself and others safe and healthy. Use common sense First– Don’t go out if …

Play the Wind and Win

Windy day on the courts?  Don’t worry. We’ve got the tips you need to bend the wind to your will. Because keeping an eye on the breeze can be the difference in coming out on top in your match or scraping yourself up off the court after getting pickled.   When the Wind is at Your Back When the wind is …

Beginner mistakes everyone makes

Nobody is born a Pickleballer. When you first pick up a paddle, there are a few instincts you’ll have to fight. Even if you’ve been playing for years, some of these common mistakes can plague some of the sharpest players.  Don’t worry, they’re all are easy to correct — and, once they’re pointed out, you won’t be able to unsee them. …

The Art of the Grip

How, Why, and When to Use the Three Main Grips  Paddles out, everybody. There’s no “right way” to hold a paddle, but most pickleball players use one of these three grip techniques: Continental, Eastern, or Western. Each grip has its trade-offs and lends itself to different styles of play. More seasoned pickleball players tend to go with Continental Grip, as it delivers the most …