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Pickleball Fundamentals-2nd Edition

Author: USA Pickleball

$24.95 USD

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$24.95 USD

ISBN: 9781718222205

©2025

Page Count: 192


Immerse yourself in a game of pickleball, and you’ll discover why it has quickly become one of the most popular sports in America. In addition to being enjoyable for all ages and skill levels, pickleball promotes meaningful relationships, exercise, and wellness.

Written and endorsed by USA Pickleball—the national governing body for the sport—Pickleball Fundamentals, Second Edition, teaches you the basics so you can join the fun on the court quickly and with confidence.

Learn proper execution of pickleball’s essential skills, and master the fundamental tactics. Step-by-step instructions with photos demonstrate how to implement each shot—groundstrokes, serve and return, volley, dink, lob, overhead smash, and drop—and provide the base for developing solid technique.

Nearly 40 drills and gamelike activities will enhance your enjoyment while improving performance. You’ll also find competitive tactics for various scenarios and strategies for both singles and doubles play.

Pickleball Fundamentals is the best way to master the basics and take your game to a higher level.

Audience

Beginning and intermediate pickleball players; instructors who teach pickleball to PE classes, pickleball clubs, and community groups.
Chapter 1. Getting Ready to Play (and Staying That Way)
Chapter 2. Ready Position, Grips, and Ball Control
Chapter 3. The Basics: Forehand and Backhand
Chapter 4. Serve and Return
Chapter 5. Volley
Chapter 6. Dink
Chapter 7. Lob
Chapter 8. Overhead Smash
Chapter 9. Drop Shot
Chapter 10. Shot Selection and the Mental Game
Chapter 11. Strategies for Doubles and Singles Play
USA Pickleball is the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in the United States and provides players with official rules, tournaments, rankings, and promotional materials. Its mission is to promote the development and growth of pickleball in the United States and its territories.

The association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation and is governed by a board of directors and professional staff who provide guidance and infrastructure for the continued growth and development of the sport.
“By combining key elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis, pickleball has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Pickleball Fundamentals is the one book that will help you serve, volley, dink, lob, and smash your way through a successful game.”
—Justin Maloof, Chief Operating Officer of USA Pickleball

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USA Pickleball

Pickleball Fundamentals-2nd Edition

$24.95 USD
Immerse yourself in a game of pickleball, and you’ll discover why it has quickly become one of the most popular sports in America. In addition to being enjoyable for all ages and skill levels, pickleball promotes meaningful relationships, exercise, and wellness.

Written and endorsed by USA Pickleball—the national governing body for the sport—Pickleball Fundamentals, Second Edition, teaches you the basics so you can join the fun on the court quickly and with confidence.

Learn proper execution of pickleball’s essential skills, and master the fundamental tactics. Step-by-step instructions with photos demonstrate how to implement each shot—groundstrokes, serve and return, volley, dink, lob, overhead smash, and drop—and provide the base for developing solid technique.

Nearly 40 drills and gamelike activities will enhance your enjoyment while improving performance. You’ll also find competitive tactics for various scenarios and strategies for both singles and doubles play.

Pickleball Fundamentals is the best way to master the basics and take your game to a higher level.

Audience

Beginning and intermediate pickleball players; instructors who teach pickleball to PE classes, pickleball clubs, and community groups.
Chapter 1. Getting Ready to Play (and Staying That Way)
Chapter 2. Ready Position, Grips, and Ball Control
Chapter 3. The Basics: Forehand and Backhand
Chapter 4. Serve and Return
Chapter 5. Volley
Chapter 6. Dink
Chapter 7. Lob
Chapter 8. Overhead Smash
Chapter 9. Drop Shot
Chapter 10. Shot Selection and the Mental Game
Chapter 11. Strategies for Doubles and Singles Play
USA Pickleball is the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in the United States and provides players with official rules, tournaments, rankings, and promotional materials. Its mission is to promote the development and growth of pickleball in the United States and its territories.

The association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation and is governed by a board of directors and professional staff who provide guidance and infrastructure for the continued growth and development of the sport.
“By combining key elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis, pickleball has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Pickleball Fundamentals is the one book that will help you serve, volley, dink, lob, and smash your way through a successful game.”
—Justin Maloof, Chief Operating Officer of USA Pickleball

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