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The Pickleball Dictionary: Pickleball Terms that Start with the Letter "G"

by Stacie Townsend 4 Comments

The Pickleball Dictionary: Pickleball Terms that Start with the Letter

Pickler created The Pickleball Dictionary, which includes all of the common terms, phrases, words, people, and organizations found in, on, and around the pickleball courts. Get your FREE copy of The Pickleball Dictionary today!

PICKLEBALL TERMS THAT START WITH THE LETTER "G"

The pickleball terms, phrases, words, people, and organizations that start with the letter "G" include:

Game – A game in pickleball is typically played to 11 points (with a match being best 2 out of 3 games to 11 (win by 2 points)). With that said, games can also be played to 9, 15, 21, etc.

GammaGamma is a brand of pickleball paddles and other gear that can be purchased at various retailers across the country and online. Use “PICKLER20” for 20% off!

GearboxGearbox is a company that started as a racquetball company and has now expanded to make and sell pickleball paddles and other gear.

Gold – What every tournament pickleball player strives for—the GOLD medal, baby!

Golden Boy – Scott “Golden Boy” Golden is known for his dedicated pickleball live streaming and social media content, as he does not go a day without sharing posts or video with pickleball enthusiasts on Facebook and other social media. He is a pickleball pro, coach, and great advocate for the sport.

Golden Pickle – A golden pickle is when a team wins a pickleball game using its first serve, never allowing the opposing team to score a point, or even serve the pickleball.

Good Shot – A common phrase on the pickleball court when your partner or your opponents hit a nice shot.

Grip – A grip is how you hold your pickleball paddle. There are a variety of grips in pickleball, including an Eastern pickleball grip, Western pickleball grip, and Continental pickleball grip. Each grip has its pros and cons and certain players switch between multiple grips on the pickleball court.

Groundstroke – A groundstroke is a shot after the pickleball bounces (commonly also thought of as a drive).

DO YOU KNOW ANY ADDITIONAL PICKLEBALL TERMS THAT START WITH THE LETTER "G"?

Do you know any additional pickleball terms, phrases, words, people, or organizations that start with the letter "G" to add to The Pickleball Dictionary? Share with us in the comments below!

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Updated as of December 1, 2020




Stacie Townsend
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4 Responses

Mark
Mark

December 13, 2019

Get: get into a ball that was placed in a very difficult spot. Returning a shot that seemed un returnable.

Pat Veal
Pat Veal

December 10, 2019

Goalpost – the Act of pointing index finger with straight arm to high lob as you track the ball in preparation to slam it on the opposite side

Heather
Heather

December 10, 2019

I tried Pickleball once and I am confused as to which is the best paddle for a beginner? Should i look into the Gamma ?

Susan Gibbs
Susan Gibbs

December 10, 2019

Got it – communicating (crucial in doubles play) to your partner that you’ll take the shot and they can prepare should opponents continue point.

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