Beginner's Guide to Pickleball: The Perfect Start

Pickleball is a low-impact sport that people of all ages and athletic abilities like.  The game is designed for limited freedom of movement on the court so you don’t have to worry about running from one side of the court to the other.  Because of the sport’s distinct layout and regulations, it’s no surprise pickleball is the fastest-growing game in the country.

 Not only can people of all ages play pickleball with ease, but anyone of all ages can play too.  It is not uncommon to see old people and children on the same floor!  Because of its accumulating vogue, the game is frequently played in local gyms, town centers, parks, and backyards.


Pickleball is a sport that combines the properties of several other sports: tennis, badminton, and table tennis.  It is played on a hard surface the size of a badminton court.

The lines of the court resemble those of a tennis court.  Uses rackets that are larger than a table tennis racket but smaller than a tennis racket.  They usually weigh between 6 and 8 grams and can be made from a variety of materials.


What is Pickleball?

The easiest, most effective way to get started with Pickleball is to find someone you know who is genuinely interested.  They will likely do their best to give you a good start in the sport.

All you need to start playing pickleball is a pair of paddles, a fluted ball, and a net.  You can draw your court with chalk on the sidewalk.  Fortunately, many playgrounds, community centers, and private clubs have official pickleball courts as the game continues to grow in popularity.


What do you need to play pickleball?