November 17, 2019

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  • Thankful for Pickleball
    by PickleballMAX on November 24, 2021 at 3:27 pm

    It’s that time of year – time to count our blessings and remember all those things for which we are thankful. Pickleball has, no doubt, blessed many – if not most – of us. With this in mind, here are 10 things for which I am thankful. Top 10 Pickleball Things for which I am

  • Team Pickleball Leagues & Tournaments and a Nod to Major League Pickleball (MLP)
    by PickleballMAX on November 16, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    Watching Major League Pickleball (MLP) a few weeks ago got me thinking about “team” sports. Many of us played team sports in our youth. Basketball. Baseball. Volleyball. Soccer. At its core, participation in a team sport involves learning to work with others in order to achieve a common goal. It builds camaraderie amongst teammates. And

  • Best Pickleball Paddles for Beginners
    by PickleballMAX on November 10, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    For beginners and those new to the game of pickleball, selecting the best paddle to purchase can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience. There are now literally hundreds of paddles on the market from which to choose and a seemingly equal number of factors to consider before purchasing. Paddle core. Paddle length. Paddle face. Circumference.

  • Pickleball Rule Changes for 2022
    by PickleballMAX on November 3, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    Anticipation for the pickleball rule changes for 2022 was at a fever pitch this year.  Last year (2021) saw the introduction of several “controversial” rules into the Official Rulebook. With the explosion of players looking to “bend” the rules (take advantage of loopholes) as much as legally possible, the pickleball community was involved this year,

  • Pickleball Tournament Formats
    by PickleballMAX on October 28, 2021 at 9:45 pm

    If you have experienced tournament play for any length of time, you have, no doubt, learned that pickleball tournament formats vary widely from tournament to tournament.  Some players and tournament directors prefer round robin or pool play, while others prefer double-elimination format.  Like it or not, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to “game-day” when it

  • Pinch & Squeeze the Middle to Take Away your Opponent’s Easiest Shots!
    by PickleballMAX on October 12, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    Position yourself in the right place at the right time on the pickleball court. Proper player positioning is a skill honed primarily by experience. For some it comes naturally – particularly if you come from a tennis background. For others, not so much. Fortunately, proper court positioning and elevated court awareness are skills that can

  • Switching vs. Stacking when Playing Pickleball – Which is Better?
    by PickleballMAX on October 5, 2021 at 6:50 pm

    When playing pickleball, switching and stacking are similarly-purposed strategies that are implemented into the “game-plan” in order to move doubles partners out of their “traditional” starting court positions and into more strategic, rearranged positions in order  to maximize the strengths of one or both partners. Both strategies are very commonly implemented […]

  • Pickleball Christmas Gift Stocking Stuffers
    by Teresa Jungling on October 4, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Are you looking for that perfect Christmas gift for the pickleball addict in your life? Fortunately, there are a lot of options when it comes to pickleball gifts! Everything from complimentary pickleball accessories to actual pickleball equipment. The gifts that we recommend below complement a pickleball player.

  • Pickleball Tournament Calendar 2022
    by PickleballMAX on September 23, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    Have you lined up your partners and filled out your pickleball tournament calendar for 2022?  It is, no doubt, going to be another extraordinarily busy year for pickleball tournaments – for both amateurs and pros.  Prize money also continues to explode in 2022 as events attempt to attract the very best pickleball players. Both the

  • What to Wear for Pickleball? Clothing that’s Comfortable and Functional
    by Teresa Jungling on September 22, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    When getting ready to venture onto the pickleball court for the first time, you might wonder, “what do you wear to play pickleball”? Pickleball is a sport where you can wear different clothing depending on your style, comfort level, and weather. Unlike other sports in which you have to wear a uniform, equipment, or extra

  • Pickleball Court Dimensions: A Helpful Guide [Images]
    by Lin Reid on February 18, 2019 at 3:12 am

    Pickleball Court Dimensions Summary The dimensions of a standard pickleball court are 20 feet wide and 44 feet long (6.10m x 13.41m). The dimensions are ... Read more The post Pickleball Court Dimensions: A Helpful Guide [Images] appeared first on Pickleball Fix.

  • The Best Pickleball Players Going into 2019
    by Lin Reid on February 6, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    As pickleball continues to explode in popularity, we’re seeing tougher competition at the highest levels. So, who are the best pickleball players heading into 2019? ... Read more The post The Best Pickleball Players Going into 2019 appeared first on Pickleball Fix.

  • Return of Serve Strategy & Tips for Controlling the Point
    by Lin Reid on February 6, 2019 at 12:37 am

    The return of serve is an important moment during a point in pickleball. Learn to approach it with a strategic mindset and set yourself up to control the point. Goal of the return of serve in pickleball Before getting into some actual tactics for hitting your returns, it’s important to understand ... Read more The post Return of Serve Strategy […]

  • Third Shot Drop vs. Drive – Which is Better?
    by Lin Reid on February 5, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    The third shot is a crucial time during a point in pickleball. So, should you be hitting a drop or drive? Which is better? Here are some guidelines ... Read more The post Third Shot Drop vs. Drive – Which is Better? appeared first on Pickleball Fix.

  • How to Introduce the Kitchen Rules to New Players
    by Lin Reid on February 4, 2019 at 10:51 pm

    The rules surrounding the kitchen – or more formally, the non-volley zone – can be a source of confusion for newer players. With an emphasis ... Read more The post How to Introduce the Kitchen Rules to New Players appeared first on Pickleball Fix.

  • Selkirk’s Neo Pickleball Paddle Review & Buyer’s Guide [2022]
    by Jack Roberts on October 26, 2021 at 4:47 am

    Selkirk’s SLK Neo pickleball paddle is a great choice for those who want an excellent grip and lightweight construction. With the Graphite Face, sx3 honeycomb core and ultra cushion grip, Selkirk has created a product that will not only last for years but also allows you to play your best game. This pickleball paddle is The post Selkirk’s Neo Pickleball Paddle […]

  • Best Portable Net Systems for Pickleball, Review & Buyer’s Guide [2022]
    by Jack Roberts on October 15, 2021 at 4:24 am

    The portable pickle ball Net System is the perfect way to take your game wherever you go. It sets up quickly and easily, so all you have do is start playing! You can find these nets in various colors or sizes- there’s no shortage of options available for what fits best with their needs. This The post Best Portable Net Systems for Pickleball, Review & Buyer’s […]

  • Niupipo Pickleball Paddle Review & Buyer’s Guide [2022]
    by Jack Roberts on October 5, 2021 at 3:51 am

    Niupipo pickleball paddles are the finest  USA Approved paddles which takes you on an adventure of delight and excitement. The finest level of technology has been used in the making of this Niupipo pickleball paddle. It’s critical to stand out in a crowded pickleball paddle market. When you take a look around and assess the The post Niupipo Pickleball Paddle Review […]

  • Pickleball paddles – The complete buyer’s guide
    by Jack Roberts on September 20, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Pickleball is a popular sport that was invented in 1965. Today, it’s played by people of all ages and skill levels. A game can be hosted with two players on each side or five players on each team (4 paddlers and 1 striker). Pickleball paddles are crucial equipment for the game; they determine how you The post Pickleball paddles – The complete buyer’s guide appeared […]

  • What is Para Pickleball? A Comprehensive Guide to the Sport
    by Jack Roberts on May 12, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    If you are interested in what Para Pickleball is, it is an international sport that was specifically designed for people who are physically disabled and have mobility impairments. This game, even though is really similar to the regular pickleball – has some modifications. This game has two court levels – one with an elevated net, The post What is Para Pickleball? A […]

  • Common Pickleball Injuries and Prevention: Prevent Them, Heal Quicker
    by Jack Roberts on April 30, 2021 at 11:41 pm

     Pickleball has gained popularity as of late. And with any sport no matter if it is popular or not, comes the risk of getting an injury. Now, it doesn’t matter if you are new to the sport or a seasoned player, it’s likely you have sustained at least one injury in the process. But, do The post Common Pickleball Injuries and Prevention: Prevent Them, Heal Quicker […]

  • Best Ping Pong Table Reviews [2022]
    by Jack Roberts on June 16, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Finding the best ping pong table can be a tricky task. Especially if you are looking for table tennis tables for the first time. There are tonnes of ping pong brands offering the latest and most innovative table tennis technology, so sifting through the endless list of ping pong tables isn’t easy. Thankfully, that’s where The post Best Ping Pong Table Reviews [2022] […]

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