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What Is A Dink Shot In Pickleball?

What Is A Dink Shot In Pickleball?

A dink shot is a soft shot hit on a bounce or out of the air (dink volley) from the NVZ. The intention is to have this shot land in the opposing teams NVZ, or near it, and ideally forces your opponents into a low contact. The NVZ stands for "non-volley zone," and it...

Don’t Hit A 3rd Shot Drop In These THREE Situations

Don’t Hit A 3rd Shot Drop In These THREE Situations

Conventional wisdom in pickleball teaches that you want to hit that serve deep, hit the return deep, the serving team drops the next shot, the returning team has come in, and now you advance and both teams are up at the non-volley zone line get into a dink exchange...

Who Serves First In Pickleball

Who Serves First In Pickleball

Figuring out who serves first in pickleball is easy if you know just a few key concepts and follow a few service sequence rules. And keeping track of who should be serving or receiving as well as what the score is, will be a lot easier to do if you start properly....

How Many Points Is Pickleball Played To?

How Many Points Is Pickleball Played To?

Pickleball is the fastest-growing racket sport in North America. But don't let any pickleball player hear you call it a racket... it's a paddle. It is generally grouped under the "racket sport" category though, as is ping ping, which also uses a paddle. The game was...

What is a Rally in Pickleball & How to Play Rally Scoring?

What is a Rally in Pickleball & How to Play Rally Scoring?

Being a pickleball enthusiast, player, or coach, you must be familiar with the side-out or traditional game scoring system. However, with other sports such as tennis, squash, ping-pong, badminton, and volleyball experiencing amazing results with the rally scoring...

What Are The 5 Rules For Pickleball?

What Are The 5 Rules For Pickleball?

Pickleball has been around since the late 60s and has recently grown in popularity. And in that time, the official rules of pickleball have not changed all that much. The game is meant to be played on a badminton-sized court with a tennis heigh net. The equipment...

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