Archive for January 2020

How it All Began: a Brief History of Pickleball

People playing Pickleball

Seriously, is pickleball a real sport? Yes, yes it is. Like any sport, it has rules, specific equipment, a court to play on, and players. Granted, it is a new sport. And its gaining in popularity with an estimated 2.5 million players in the United States. From humble beginnings, the game now has an international…

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The Battle between Tennis and Pickleball

The Battle between tennis and pickleball R1

I have been a tennis player for years. My brother and I used to spend weekends on the local high school courts. We got more exercise by chasing balls than actually playing points. Over the years my husband and I joined a club, took some lessons, and eventually got enough skill to play some USTA…

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