Will you be ready?

Without doing any research, I can safely say that pickleball has an older age demographic.  But, when it comes to heart attacks on the court, age doesn't matter and we are hearing more and more stories of players suffering heart attacks on the court.  Some of these stories have "happy" endings, others sadly don't. I …

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Updated 2019 USAPA/IFP Rulebook

USAPA and the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) have published a new update to the Official Tournament Rulebook.  It is available for free online at this URL address: https://www.usapa.org/ifp-official-rules/   Look for the book cover "2019 Official Tournament Rulebook."  These rules will go into effect February 15, 2019.The new rule book makes no major changes in …

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Holiday pickleball gift ideas!

The holidays are right around the corner!  I have some pickleball themed gift ideas for you and your partner!  Coffee Mugs, Ladies and men's tee shirts!  Unisex long sleeved tees, hoodies and sweatshirts too!  All are cotton. (I advise buying one size larger in the mens and women's tees.  Sweatshirts are true to size and …

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Pickleball tournaments around the world

It's easy to find pickleball tournaments in the USA.  Just look up Pickleball Tournaments on the web and you can search for them by date, state, or just scroll through the endless list of tournaments offered every weekend of the year, throughout the country! Now, if you're looking for a tournament to play in on …

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Sylvania, Ohio – working on a rags to riches story

Happy pickleball players will set up a net and enjoy playing on just about any flat surface.  That’s just how fun this game is.  Let me share a story of the beginnings of the Sylvania Pickleball Club and how we are in the process of going from rags to riches! Here in Sylvania, Ohio, way …

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