Category: Beginners

pickleball mixed doubles rec
Est. Reading: 9 minutes
March 31, 2024

Top 15 Pickleball Myths and Strategy Misconceptions Debunked

Since its inception in 1965, pickleball has come a long way. Every year, the rules are revised and improved to ensure fairness to every player. However, some people got confused, and so pickleball myths were born. Another cause of the proliferation of myths about pickleball is the need for more research. In today’s post, we […]
pickleball lady running for a shot
Est. Reading: 8 minutes
March 29, 2024

15 Pickleball Shots and Strokes Every Player Should Master

Like in other paddle sports, pickleball players don't just hold their paddles and hit the ball. Aside from the rules, there are different pickleball shots that every player should know. If you are still a beginner, you should start learning them. While reading this guide, you might think some shots seem impossible to master. But […]
Lady playing pickleball
Est. Reading: 6 minutes
March 21, 2024

Tips and Drills to Improve Your Reaction Time in Pickleball

Pickleball is much slower than tennis, but it doesn't mean you can be slow during play. In fact, your reaction speed must be fast, especially if you and your opponent are at the non-volley zone line. Otherwise, you'll lose the rally, or the ball will hit you. If you feel the need for speed in […]
getting to pickleball kitchen line
Est. Reading: 5 minutes
March 9, 2024

How to Get to the Pickleball Kitchen Line Fast and Why

If you're new to pickleball but have been watching some games, you probably heard some spectators shouting, "Get into the kitchen line!" No, they're not telling the players to cook or get some food. I know my joke sounds corny, but it's true. You see, the kitchen is the most exciting area in a pickleball […]
pickleball ready position
Est. Reading: 6 minutes
March 7, 2024

Pickleball Ready Position Tips for Different Court Scenarios

Like in our daily lives, you should be prepared enough before making your next move in pickleball. Otherwise, everything else you do next will likely fail. Sadly, many players, especially beginners, don't focus much on this aspect. Pickleball courts have different areas where you can hit the ball. In addition to the rules, you must […]
pickleball stacking
Est. Reading: 8 minutes
March 6, 2024

Pickleball Stacking and Switching Tips, Rules, Pros and Cons

If you’re new to pickleball, playing in doubles will likely be better for you than in singles. The format is less physically demanding and allows you to learn much about teamwork. So far, stacking is one of the best playing strategies in doubles.  If you are lined up to stack, you and your partner may […]
pickleball groundstroke
Est. Reading: 3 minutes
March 5, 2024

How to Do a Pickleball Groundstroke: A Beginner’s Guide

Unlike in tennis, pickleball players seldom use groundstrokes. But it doesn’t mean this stroke is less important than the others. As a beginner, learning to hit a groundstroke is a huge step in learning different shots and can help you win the rally. A groundstroke is one of the three strokes in pickleball. The other […]
pickleball volley
Est. Reading: 7 minutes
March 3, 2024

Pickleball Volley Rules, Types, and Basic Tips for Beginners

Regardless of your skill level in pickleball, you should master the art of volleying and know when to use it. Apparently, many beginners let the bounce first before hitting it. It's probably because they think hitting a volley is challenging to learn. Being new to pickleball, you might think that a volley is the same […]
pickleball dink shot
Est. Reading: 8 minutes
February 29, 2024

Pickleball Dink Shot Basics: Types, Goals, and Beginner Tips

Dinking in pickleball makes it unique from other paddle sports. Although dink is also a shot in tennis, it goes differently in pickleball. As a beginner in the sport, you might think it's a difficult shot and only professionals can do it. Well, I beg to disagree. A dink shot is for any pickleball player […]
pickleball 3rd shot drop
Est. Reading: 4 minutes
February 28, 2024

Pickleball Third Shot Drop Tips for Advanced Beginners

Some experienced pickleball players might argue that the third shot drop is not for beginners. Well, I beg to disagree. If a beginner can already adapt to the sport, I think we can call them advanced beginners. If you’re among them and aiming to be an intermediate player, this guide is for you. Doing a […]
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