Pickleball

How to Introduce Your Kids to Pickleball

How to introduce your kids to pickleball

More than 3 million people play pickleball in the U.S., and that number keeps growing. If you’re one of those people, or if you’re just intrigued by the sport, you understand the appeal. Once you learn how to play pickleball, the next logical step is to teach your kids. It’s a physical activity that kids…

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How it All Began: a Brief History of Pickleball

People playing Pickleball

Seriously, is pickleball a real sport? Yes, yes it is. Like any sport, it has rules, specific equipment, a court to play on, and players. Granted, it is a new sport. And its gaining in popularity with an estimated 2.5 million players in the United States. From humble beginnings, the game now has an international…

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The Battle between Tennis and Pickleball

The Battle between tennis and pickleball R1

I have been a tennis player for years. My brother and I used to spend weekends on the local high school courts. We got more exercise by chasing balls than actually playing points. Over the years my husband and I joined a club, took some lessons, and eventually got enough skill to play some USTA…

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Top 5 Pickleball Drills to Try at Your Next Lesson

Top 5 Pickleball Drills to Try at Your Next Lesson

Is pickleball the fastest growing sport in the country? It’s catching on fast and more people of all ages are getting on the pickleball train. If you’ve recently discovered the sport or you’ve been playing for a bit and want to improve your game, you may want to spend some time doing pickleball drills. Keep…

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How to Choose the Best Pickleball Paddle

How to Choose the Best Pickleball Paddle

Pickleball is the lovechild of tennis and ping pong and has been gaining significant traction in recent years. In fact, the number of global pickleball paddle manufacturers is growing enough that new companies are doing everything they can to innovate. They need to stand above the rest of the competition, and sometimes it shows in the…

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It’s time for Tennis & Pickleball to just get along!

There is no doubt with the pickleball craze out there at the moment, tennis courts are more in demand than ever before. I truly feel that if tennis clubs do not start filling their empty courts with “open-play” pickleball they are missing tons of potential revenue.  The sport continues to grow at an all-time record…

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Top 7 Health and Social Benefits of Pickleball

pickleball healthy player

According to the U.S.A. Pickleball Association, there are currently 3.1 million players across the country. That’s a 12 percent increase from the previous year. As more people discover the game and play pickleball for themselves, these 3.1 million players have also been able to improve their health and social lives with every game. You too can…

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5 Pickleball Tips That Will Help You Win

5 Pickleball Tips

Pickleball might look like a deceptively easy sport, but there’s actually a good amount of skill and strategy that goes into a good game. You don’t have to be an excellent tennis or badminton player to play pickleball well, but there are some skills you should have if you want to win. Looking to improve…

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Pen and Paper… OH MY!

PEN AND PAper... OH MY! (2)

It may surprise you but our biggest competitor is simply pen and paper. Even though we are living in the age of innovation and technology, sports clubs are still are on the lower end of the scale when it comes to adopting and leveraging technology at their club or facility. The biggest push-back we continue…

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