After my last post “Respecting our neighbors – creating a quieter pickleball environment,” I received some feedback from readers seeking more information on how to deal with sound issues at their outdoor pickleball courts. I have asked my friend, Bob Unetich to write a contributing article on the sound of pickleball; how to measure it,… Continue reading The sound of pickleball – a detailed explanation, and what you need to consider before building courts
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2018 USAPA/IFP rule changes
Summarizing a few of the 2018 pickleball rule changes.
Readers in 38 countries!
Crazy Pickleball Lady is being read by pickleball lovers in 38 countries! Thank you!! United States United Kingdom Spain Canada Netherlands Finland Thailand Germany Switzerland France Mexico Sweden Ukraine Ireland Hungary Australia Czech Republic Croatia Singapore India Taiwan United Arab Emirates Denmark Costa Rica Pakistan Italy Panama Poland Viet Nam Egypt Japan Austria Sri Lanka … Continue reading Readers in 38 countries!
Seasons change……where will you be playing?
Fall is upon us.... and is quickly passing. Soon, many will head south for the winter, while others will begin planning for the start of indoor play. And so the challenge begins! So many players, so few courts and court times available. Here’s some questions to ponder. - Will the tennis clubs figure out how… Continue reading Seasons change……where will you be playing?
Are you “Following” Crazy Pickleball Lady?
My decision to write a blog came on a winter day in Colorado last February while sitting at the kitchen table, looking out at Buffalo Mountain! It was a pickleball day, so I wasn't heading out early for the slopes. Just a relaxing morning with my coffee, my computer and a few ideas swimming in… Continue reading Are you “Following” Crazy Pickleball Lady?
Part 2 – Does “friendly play” mean bending the rules?
You might remember, a while back, I wrote a short post entitled "Does 'friendly play' mean bending the rules." In that post, I asked a few questions to provoke some thought into the idea of whether or not friendly play means always playing by the rules. I got a little sidetracked with other posts, but… Continue reading Part 2 – Does “friendly play” mean bending the rules?
Rules question from the courts……
Often, players will ask rules questions of me. Here's a good one. This question was posed as a result of circumstances that sometimes occur in recreational play due to the friendliness of a game. “Is there a rule, or is it just player courtesy for the server to wait for the receiving team to be… Continue reading Rules question from the courts……
Never leave your paddle at home!
It doesn’t seem possible that August is just a day away! Time does fly when you’re having fun…..and I sure am having fun! Some of you might be thinking about last minute summer vacations before school starts, while others, particularly those who are snowbirds, might be starting to anticipate their winter destinations. No matter where… Continue reading Never leave your paddle at home!