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At ThePickleSports, our goal is to help you not only play better pickleball, but have the most fun possible. Whether it’s the most eye-opening tips that improved our games, basic rules, and strategy, or honest reviews on the most up-to-date equipment, we are here to serve you. We know how much time and energy goes into improving in the game you love, and how much trial and error is involved. We want to save you time and energy so you can put all your focus on having the best possible time.

Latest blog posts & Reviews

Best Indoor Pickleball Shoes 2023 (Men’s and Women’s)

Indoor and outdoor pickleball have the same rules, paddles, and strategy, but that is about it. Overall they are very different. They have different...

Best Pickleball Set 2023 – Top Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Pickleball sets can offer convience and a great intro to the game. We know that Finding the best pickleball set can take time and...

How To Beat Bangers In Pickleball

block volley to beat bangers in pickleball

Legal Vs. Illegal Pickleball Serves

The rules of pickleball are ever-evolving. Here are the current rules to determine a legal vs. illegal pickleball serve. We have all been there. Standing...

What is The Scorpion in pickleball and How Do I Use It?

What is the Scorpion In Pickleball and how do you use it? This article addresses tips to keep in mind, strategies, and how to...

The 7 Best Pickleball Paddles Under $100

The Best Pickleball Paddles under $100. Personally reviewed and Tested. Some high-end pickleball paddles can get pretty expensive, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t...

How to Set up an Erne In Pickleball

Everybody knows that the rules of pickleball dictate that you can't hit the ball on a volley up close to the net, right? Right?? Wrong! Using...

How to Master the Around the Post (ATP) Shot In Pickleball

Did you know that you can win a rally in pickleball by firing the ball into your opponent's court without even going over the...

The Best Pickleball Resorts and Travel Destinations Worth Visiting 

Everybody needs a vacation from time to time – but what fun would a getaway be without being able to play pickleball? No need...

San Diego Pickleball Guide – Part 1

Looking for a destination pickleball spot? Or are you just looking for a place to start your pickleball journey? Well, San Diego has the...

How to Improve Your Pickleball Attack – Execute and Defend Any Attack

Deciding when to attack in pickleball is crucial to leveling up your game. Determining when to attack a ball will depend on your position...

Portable Pickleball Nets Vs. Permanent Pickleball Nets

As most pickle ballers know, there are two types of nets used for pickleball: portable and permanent. Now, depending on your court situation, you...

A Quick and Complete Guide to Improving your Overhead Smash In Pickleball

Look! Up in the air! It's a bird, it's a plane! It's...a high, arcing lob shot that your opponent has just served up for...

Top 10 Beginner Pickleball Mistakes (And How to Avoid them)

One of the great things about pickleball is that it's relatively easy to learn, which makes it an extremely inviting sport for new players....

Best Exercises For Pickleball

One of the best things about pickleball is that it is played by people of different ages, abilities, and fitness levels all over the...

The 5 Best Pickleball Paddles for Tennis Players

Here are the best pickleball paddles for Tennis Players converting into pickleball junkies. Pickleball seemed to burst into the scene in 2009, but it proved...

How to Hit a Pickleball Forehand

Top Tips For Developing The Perfect Forehand Shot Whether hard or soft, groundstroke or lob, the forehand is the go-to shot for most pickleball players....