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Pickleball Courts Are Everywhere

Pickleball Courts Are Everywhere

America’s fastest-growing sport is also rapidly growing its footprint. Over the past seven years, the number of outdoor public park pickleball courts in major cities has skyrocketed 650%, according to a new report by the Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people to

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Tennis Court Conversion to Pickleball Court

Tennis Court Conversion to Pickleball Court

Full tennis court conversion to four pickleball courts using DeShayes Safety Traction Plus (STP) sports tiles in Sicklerville, NJ. This run down court was able to be transformed into a beautiful new playing surface using just our STP tiles. The tiles also provide more sustainability than typical

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Third-Shot-Net-Defense Drill

Third-Shot-Net-Defense Drill

Derived from a drill/game learned at a Tyson McGuffin camp, the Third Shot and Net Defense Drill is a dynamic exercise tailored to enhance both offensive and defensive prowess on the court. Operating on a rotational basis, players alternate between executing strategic third shots and defending the

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7 Tips to Dominate Your Pickleball Tournament

7 Tips to Dominate Your Pickleball Tournament

Step aside March Madness pickleball tournaments are becoming increasingly popular among pickleball players. This includes The Biggest Pickleball Party in the World™—the US Open Pickleball Championships which begins on Saturday, April 13th, 2024 in Naples, Florida. The US Open Pickleball Championships is hosting more than 3,000 pickleball

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The Advantages and Considerations of Playing Pickleball Indoors

The Advantages and Considerations of Playing Pickleball Indoors

Playing pickleball indoors offers numerous benefits as well as a set of unique challenges that players need to consider. Here is my take on some factors to keep in mind. Read our blog post on yourpickleballcourt.com

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The Third Shot and Net Defense Drill

The Third Shot and Net Defense Drill

Derived from a drill/game we learned at a Tyson McGuffin camp, the Third Shot and Net Defense Drill in pickleball is a dynamic exercise tailored to enhance both offensive and defensive prowess on the court. Operating on a rotational basis, players alternate between executing strategic third shots and

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Five Tips For Avoiding Pickleball Injuries

Five Tips For Avoiding Pickleball Injuries

“People hear that pickleball is a cross between ping pong and tennis, and they treat it like they’re playing ping pong – but they should treat it like they’re about to play tennis,” Elizabeth Chaffin Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy at the

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First “Quiet” Pickleball Paddle Hits the Market

First “Quiet” Pickleball Paddle Hits the Market

Several weeks ago, USA Pickleball (the national governing body for the sport) introduced a “Quiet Category” for pickleball products. The aim of this new category is “to reduce the sport’s sound output during recreational play.” As pickleball’s popularity grows and more courts open, the initiative aims to

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Top 5 Pickleball Mistakes to Avoid in 2024

Top 5 Pickleball Mistakes to Avoid in 2024

Although the sport of pickleball was invented over 50 years ago in 1965, the sport, the strategies, the shots, etc. are all constantly evolving. As a result, to stay ahead on the pickleball court it is important to constantly evolve yourself as a player. As we prepare

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2024 Pickleball Rule Changes

2024 Pickleball Rule Changes

Every December USA pickleball updates it’s rulebook based on suggestions from official USA Pickleball members. The rule suggestions have been vetted by and voted on by the USA Pickleball Rules Committee and the USAP Board of Directors.   View the full set of new 2024 Pickleball rules

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The Best Pickleball Wall Drills

The Best Pickleball Wall Drills

The most simple and accessible way to get better at pickleball is to practice against a wall. Practicing on a wall can yield 12 times more touches. 15 minutes of wall drilling is roughly equivalent to the amount of touches you will get in 3 hours of

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Four Tips to Hitting the Perfect Pickleball Slice

Four Tips to Hitting the Perfect Pickleball Slice

There are a lot of shots to master on the pickleball court. One common shot to master is the slice—which is a shot where you put backspin on the pickleball (i.e., spin that travels from 6 o’clock to 12 o’clock back toward the player that makes contact

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Growth & Positive Effects of Pickleball

Growth & Positive Effects of Pickleball

Researchers from the Apple Heart and Movement Study announced that, based on data collected from Apple Watch, “the number of participants playing pickleball in a single month surpassed the number of participants playing tennis for the first time” in July 2023. Pickleball popularity exploded last year, with more than

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Pickleball Injury Prevention

Pickleball Injury Prevention

Dr. Ernie Medina describes pickleball as the “Holy Grail” of physical activity. It raises the heart rate, isn’t too demanding on the body and requires players to use their brains for concentration. However, injuries do still occur here are a few tips to avoid them. > head

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Pickleball Drills To Increase Hand Speed

Pickleball Drills To Increase Hand Speed

Hand speed is paramount in pickleball as it directly influences a player’s ability to react swiftly to the fast-paced and dynamic nature of the game. To enhance your hand speed on the pickleball court, we’ve got the secrets to improve your game. Head over to DeShayes Pickleball

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USA Pickleball National Championships

USA Pickleball National Championships

The USA Pickleball National Championships are set to take place November 5th through November 12th at the Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas, TX. 4,000 players are expected to participate, making it the largest pickleball tournament ever.   Read more about the tournament here. For more information regarding

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Pickleball In The Media

Pickleball In The Media

As the immensely popular sport of pickleball continues to grow it is now finding its place in media. Two competition based reality programs are currently in the works set to air this fall. “Pickleballers” will take a look inside an amatuer pickleball tournament with a $100,000 prize

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Should Protective Eyewear Be Worn On The Pickleball Court?

Should Protective Eyewear Be Worn On The Pickleball Court?

Pickleball is a game where a small, perforated whiffle ball flies back and forth over a net, as players run around a court to hit the ball with a paddle. And, for a majority of the game, players who are positioned at or near the Non-Volley Zone

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Tennis To Pickleball Court Transformation

Tennis To Pickleball Court Transformation

DeShayes Dream Courts can transform even the most unsightly of courts into something spectacular. This swim club tennis court had previously been covered with turf to hide the years of wear and tear.     The courts were completed with fencing and their own individual gates to

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Adding Pickleball To An Existing Basketball Court

Adding Pickleball To An Existing Basketball Court

Did you know you can add a pickleball court on your already existing basketball court? DeShayes Dream Courts can easily and seamlessly transition your simple basketball court into a multi-sport complex.   First lines are measured and taped out.     A different colored paint is applied

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