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7 Reasons Why You Should Play Pickleball | Pickler Pickleball

7 Reasons Why You Should Play Pickleball

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How to Get Better at Pickleball | Pickler Pickleball

How to Get Better at Pickleball

To get better at pickleball, try the following:

  • Practice your skills. 
  • Find a pickleball coach. 
  • Play with and against pickleball players that will challenge you. 
  • Work on your overall fitness. 

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How to Learn to Play Pickleball | Pickler Pickleball

How to Learn to Play Pickleball

Step 1: Find the nearest public pickleball court.

Step 2: Say hello and wait to be invited onto a pickleball court.

Step 3: Say YES to playing pickleball!

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What Do I Need to Play Pickleball? | Pickler Pickleball

What Do I Need to Play Pickleball?

To play pickleball, you need four things:

  1. A Pickleball Court
  2. A Pickleball Paddle
  3. A Pickleball
  4. A Few Friends

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Where Can I Play Pickleball? | Pickler Pickleball

Where Can I Play Pickleball?

Short answer: Anywhere that is at least 20 feet wide by 44 feet long!

The fact that you have the ability to play pickleball just about anywhere is one factor that makes the sport of pickleball so great. Pickleball is accessible and relatively inexpensive to play.

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Where Can I Find Information About Pickleball? | Pickler Pickleball

Where Can I Find Information About Pickleball?

To find information about pickleball, visit Pickler at www.thepickler.com. In particular, check out the articles and posts in Pickler's Pickleball Basics and Pickleball Blog. In these articles and posts, you will find answers to common questions about the sport of pickleball, as well as tips for the court, spotlights on people in the pickleball community, and even discounts for pickleball paddles, clothing, and other gear and apparel. 

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Pickleball Safety Tips | Pickler Pickleball

Pickleball Safety Tips

The sport of pickleball is considered friendlier on the body than other sports, such as any contact sport, like football or basketball, or even tennis. However, like any other sport, there is a risk of injury that comes along with playing the game. To help reduce the risk of injury on the pickleball court and play pickleball safely, consider following the pickleball safety tips that Pickler discusses in this blog.

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How Big Is a Pickleball Court? | Pickler Pickleball

How Big Is a Pickleball Court?

A pickleball court is 20 feet wide by 44 feet long (for both singles pickleball and doubles pickleball). The pickleball court is cut in half longways by a net that is 36 inches high on the ends by the net posts, and hangs a little shorter at 34 inches in the middle of the net.

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The Rules of Pickleball | Pickler Pickleball

The Rules of Pickleball

The rules of pickleball are set forth in the Official Rulebook of Pickleball, which is produced by the USA Pickleball Association as the rule-setting body for the sport of pickleball. 

To get started playing pickleball, or when teaching others to play pickleball for the first time, there are a few essential rules to cover that make pickleball truly unique:

  1. The Serve in Pickleball Must be Underhand. 
  2. Both the Serve and the Return of Serve Must Bounce. 
  3. Be Aware of the Non-Volley Zone (also known as the Kitchen). 

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Pickleball Health Benefits | Pickler Pickleball

Pickleball Health Benefits

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Pickleball has the potential to transform your mind, body, and soul, as research has shown that playing pickleball will improve your health, wellness, and well-being. By playing pickleball, you will likely live longer and live better, as you will be physically and mentally healthier and have a greater quality of life.

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Pickleball Tournament Tips | Pickler Pickleball

Pickleball Tournament Tips

To play your best pickleball in a tournament:

  • Stay hydrated;
  • Pay attention to your bracket and the wait list;
  • Stay warmed up;
  • Play practice points before your match;
  • Stay mentally tough;
  • Know the rules, especially in connection with referees;
  • Use your time outs; and
  • Have fun!

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Approved Pickleball Paddles and Balls | Pickler Pickleball

Approved Pickleball Paddles and Balls

To determine whether your pickleball paddle or ball is approved by the USA Pickleball Association, search the approved paddle and approved ball list by visiting https://equipment.usapa.org.

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