Learn to Play & Love Pickleball

Pickleball Rules to Know - Paddle Here, Paddle There

by Stacie Townsend

Pickleball Rules to Know - Paddle Here, Paddle There | Pickler Pickleball

There are a few basic pickleball rules to know when it comes to pickleball paddles in your hands on the pickleball court. Section 11 of the 2020 Official Rulebook for USA Pickleball 

  • You may switch your pickleball paddle between hands at any time on the pickleball court (Rule 11.B).
  • You may hit the pickleball with two-hands on your paddle (Rule 11.C).
  • You may only use one pickleball paddle while playing pickleball (Rule 11.O). 
  • You must have possession of your pickleball paddle when you make contact with the pickleball (Rule 11.P).

Do you switch hands or use two hands on the pickleball court? If so, did you know that you are following the rules? Have you ever thought of tossing your pickleball paddle out of your hands and into the air in order to hit the pickleball? If so, did you know that you are violating the rules? Share with us in the comments below!




Stacie Townsend
Stacie Townsend

Author



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Pickleball Blog

John
John "The People's Champ" Davison Revs It Up On and Off the Pickleball Court

by Stacie Townsend

What I always find interesting about pickleball players is learning who they are and what they do off the court. I can't tell you how many times I have been surprised at how multi-faceted and how multi-talented the person across from me at the pickleball net really is. Now, let me tell you about the multi-talented John "The People's Champ" Davison...

Read More

Time-Out or No Time-Out? | Pickler Pickleball
Time-Out or No Time-Out?

by Stacie Townsend

Did you know that there is an entire section of the 2020 Official Rulebook for USA Pickleball that is devoted exclusively to time-outs? Get the scoop on the standard time-out in pickleball, as well as offer some advice of when and how to use a time-out on the pickleball courts!

Read More

Pickleball Is the Ultimate Family Activity | Pickler Pickleball
Pickleball Is the Ultimate Family Activity

by Stacie Townsend

As the saying goes, families that play together, stay together! Especially, when they play pickleball together! Learn why pickleball is the ultimate family activity!

Read More