Category: Pickleball 101

USA Pickleball certified referee Mark Peifer
Est. Reading: 4 minutes
March 20, 2024

How to Renew Your USA Pickleball Referee Certificate

Being a certified pickleball referee is both challenging and fun. As a sports official, you have a huge responsibility for making decisions. On the bright side, you will meet many players and learn from them.  Not to mention, pickleball referees receive pay depending on the level and the kind of tournament. So, if you want […]
Doctor Jo Knee Exercise
Est. Reading: 7 minutes
March 16, 2024

Pickleball Knee Injuries: Types, Exercises, and Prevention

The popularity of pickleball continues to increase, and there’s no sign of stopping. But while it’s relatively safe for all ages, some players may encounter injuries, especially in the joints. One of the most common complaints is the knee injury. Regarding speed and space, pickleball is more forgiving than tennis. However, some movements can lead […]
pickleball player tennis elbow risk
Est. Reading: 5 minutes
March 15, 2024

Pickleball Elbow: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Tips

Pickleball is generally a safe sport, but some players can get hurt, too. Like tennis, this sport involves repetitive arm swinging, which can cause injuries such as pickleball elbow, also known as tennis elbow. But what exactly is pickleball elbow? How will you know if you have one? How can it be treated? These are […]
pendulum circles shoulder exercise
Est. Reading: 5 minutes
March 13, 2024

Pickleball Shoulder Pain: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Without a doubt, pickleball continues to be a phenomenal sport in the United States and has been spreading elsewhere. However, like other physical sports, pickleball players may experience some injuries, such as shoulder pain and injuries. Apparently, shoulder pain during pickleball does not only happen to seniors. This guide will give you ideas on the […]
childs pose exercise pickleball
Est. Reading: 5 minutes
March 12, 2024

Pickleball Back Pain: Causes, Exercises, and Prevention Tips

Pickleball is less fast-paced than tennis, but it also requires quick movement in different directions. You must jump, twist, and bend on the court like any physical sport. It can lead to discomfort and lower back pain, regardless of your age. Sadly, back pain seems inevitable if the play is too intense. But don't worry; […]
senior couple playing pickleball
Est. Reading: 3 minutes
March 10, 2024

8 Surprising Pickleball Health Benefits for Seniors

Most paddle sports are only for young and active people, but pickleball is not one of them. You see, Florida has the most number of pickleball courts and events. Yet, it's' also known for retirement communities. It's' because pickleball is also for seniors. If you think you're too old to play pickleball, please don't underestimate […]
pickleball referee training
Est. Reading: 4 minutes
March 8, 2024

Pickleball Referee Advanced Training Sessions (ATS) Guide

Just like pickleball players, aspiring referees in the sport should know how to play and understand the rules before becoming one. However, as expected, these sports officials must undergo rigid training created explicitly for them.  It includes attending advanced training sessions for pickleball referees. If you’re really serious about being a certified pickleball referee, this […]
pickleball referee duties
Est. Reading: 7 minutes
March 4, 2024

Pickleball Referee Guide: Certification, Duties, and Salary

Pickleball may be unique in many ways compared to other paddle sports. But indeed, all sports tournaments have one thing in common - a referee. So, if you love pickleball but don’t want to be a pro player, why not become a referee?  This comprehensive guide will teach you how to become a certified pickleball […]
pickleball training practice
Est. Reading: 3 minutes
March 1, 2024

Pickleball Mental Exercises and Strategies That Help Win Games

Pickleball's got this crazy addictive vibe. No wonder it's spreading like wildfire across America. It's like the lovechild of tennis and chess - not as crazy on the body as tennis, but it surely can mess with your head. Forget just whacking the ball and crossing your fingers for an opponent slip-up; this game's a […]
pickleball paddle and ball on court
Est. Reading: 4 minutes
February 16, 2024

Pickleball Technical Warnings, Fouls, and Match Forfeit

Pickleball is known for being one of the friendliest sports, with players just there to enjoy the game. However, some players occasionally succumb to their emotions and do the unthinkable - committing a technical foul.  When such an incident arises, the referee has to take action. Although we hope this will not happen, below is […]
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