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The Pickleball Dictionary: Pickleball Terms that Start with the Letter “Y”

News Stacie Townsend 02-09-2020

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 “Y”

The pickleball terms, phrases, words, people, and organizations that start with the letter “Y” include:

Yellow – The most common color of the pickleball is a shade of yellow.

Yellow Zone – A dink by your opponents that is at or just above the pickleball net is in the “yellow zone.” Like a yellow light at an intersection, you have some decision making to do. You have the choice to go through the intersection or put on the brakes. The same concept applies to the “yellow zone”—you can remain in the dink or you could try to attack the dink and put the pickleball away for a winning shot.

You! – Communication is key on the pickleball courts. One common phrase used by pickleball players to communicate between partners is “YOU!” when exclaiming that your partner should hit the pickleball.

DO YOU KNOW ANY ADDITIONAL PICKLEBALL TERMS THAT START WITH THE LETTER “Y”?

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

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Updated as of January 6, 2021

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