How to Play Pickleball & Love Pickleball

Pickleball Rules to Know - Commercially Made Pickleball Paddles Only

by Stacie Townsend

Pickleball Rules to Know - Commercially Made Pickleball Paddles Only | Pickler Pickleball

Do you know anyone that plays with, or otherwise has made, a homemade pickleball paddle? If so, the homemade pickleball paddle probably violates the rules of the sport of pickleball.

Rule 2.E.8 of the 2020 Official Rulebook for USA Pickleball provides that only commercially made pickleball paddles are permitted. As a result, pickleball paddles that are not commercially made (in other words, pickleball paddles that are homemade) are NOT allowed.

Learn more about approved pickleball paddles and pickleballs by visiting Pickler’s Pickleball Basics Blog at https://thepickler.com/blogs/pickleball-basics/approved-pickleball-paddles-and-balls.   




Stacie Townsend
Stacie Townsend

Author



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Pickleball Blog

Pickleball Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Pickleball | Pickler
Pickleball Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Pickleball

by Stacie Townsend

Read More

Pickleball Strategy: 9 Singles Pickleball Tips to Win Big | Pickler Pickleball
Pickleball Strategy: 9 Singles Pickleball Tips to Win Big

by Stacie Townsend

Singles pickleball is a very different game than doubles pickleball. In singles pickleball, you are alone on your side of the pickleball court—it is only you versus your opponent. In particular, the strategy in singles pickleball is what makes singles pickleball so different than doubles pickleball. Learn the pickleball singles strategy to improve your game now!

Read More

Pickleball Kitchen Rules – Learn Important Non-Volley Zone Rules | Pickler Pickleball
Pickleball Kitchen Rules – Learn Important Non-Volley Zone Rules

by Stacie Townsend

A unique pickleball rule is the Non-Volley Zone, also known as the Kitchen, which is the 14-foot area in the middle of the court and extends 7 feet on either side of the pickleball net. You may not volley the pickleball while making contact with the Non-Volley Zone or the Non-Volley Zone Line. Learn all the pickleball Non-Volley Zone or Kitchen rules now with this pickleball blog!

Read More