Beginner Tips: What Is A Fault In Pickleball?

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Like every sport, Pickleball contains several connected rules, and breaking these at any time during a match will cause the referee to fault you. As Pickleball grows as a sport, more people are taking an interest in learning the rules to educate themselves for if and when they take the Picketball court. In this article, … Read more

What Is An Erne (Ernie) In Pickleball (+ How To Setup)

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One of the terms exclusive to Pickleball is the Erne, more affectionately known as the Pickleball Ernie. “The Erne shot” was first coined by a videographer named Jeff Shank during the USAPA National Pickleball Tournament held in 2010 in Buckeye, Arizona. Shank came up with the term after watching one of the tournament’s players, Erne … Read more

What Weight Pickleball Paddle Should I Use?

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Choosing the right weight for your paddle is essential. Not only does it affect your performance and play on the court, but it also affects the health of your body and comfort on the court. Here is how you can choose the best pickleball paddle weights for yourself: The Importance Of Pickleball Paddle Weights The weight of … Read more

Beginner Tips: What Is Open Play Pickleball?

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Pickleball open play gives players a chance to play with new players to up their skills and get some extra practice in. Some clubs do it, and it works as a great introduction to the fantastic pickleball play for newbies. Whether you’re new to the sport or have been around for a while now, you … Read more

Pickleball vs Tennis: How Are They Different?

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If you’re new to the sport of pickleball, then you might wonder how it differs from tennis. Since plenty of fitness centers are repurposing tennis courts for pickleball games, then you’d be correct if you think that the two have a lot in common. But they are distinctly different sports. The main differences between pickleball … Read more

Why Is It Called Pickleball? How Pickleball Got Its Name

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If there is one thing about the sport of pickleball that people can agree on, it is that the name is weird. For a sport that has nothing at all to do with pickles, you might be wondering how this sport got its name. We wondered the same thing and did the research for you. … Read more

Pickleball vs Wiffle Ball: What’s The Difference?

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If you’re just getting into pickleball, then you likely noticed that the sport is played using what looks like a wiffle ball. And, if you’re like me, then you’re likely wondering if pickleball and wiffle ball are the same thing, or if they are different. The main difference between pickleball and wiffle ball is that … Read more