Fast, fun, and competitive: Simply step onto the court and it will be clear why pickleball is booming in popularity.
is the first book written and endorsed by the USA Pickleball Association. It will teach you the basics of the sport so that you can join the fun on the court right away.
Learn proper execution of the sport’s essential skills and tactics. All the shots—groundstroke, serve and return, volley, dink, lob, overhead smash, and drop—provide a base for solid technique.
More than 40 drills and gamelike activities will speed your learning while improving performance. You’ll also find competitive tactics for various scenarios and strategies for both singles and doubles play.
So whether you are new to the sport or one of the growing number of pickleball fanatics, Pickleball Fundamentals
is the best way to master the basics and compete with confidence.
Table of Contents
Warming Up and Stretching
Ready Position, Grips, and Ball Control
Forehand and Backhand Groundstrokes
Serve and Return of Serve
Shot Selection and the Mental Game
Strategies for Doubles and Singles
About the USAPA
About the Author
Beginners and intermediates wanting to learn the basics. High school PE
classes, college recreation classes, retirees. Instructors who teach
pickleball to PE classes, park districts, community centers, pickleball
clubs, and community groups.