BookFast, fun, and competitive: Simply step onto the court and it will be clear why pickleball is booming in popularity.
Pickleball Fundamentals is the first book written and endorsed by the USA Pickleball Association. It will teach you the basics of the sport so that you can join the fun on the court right away.
Learn proper execution of the sport’s essential skills and tactics. All the shots—groundstroke, serve and return, volley, dink, lob, overhead smash, and drop—provide a base for solid technique.
More than 40 drills and gamelike activities will speed your learning while improving performance. You’ll also find competitive tactics for various scenarios and strategies for both singles and doubles play.
So whether you are new to the sport or one of the growing number of pickleball fanatics, Pickleball Fundamentals is the best way to master the basics and compete with confidence.
Beginners and intermediates wanting to learn the basics. High school PE classes, college recreation classes, retirees. Instructors who teach pickleball to PE classes, park districts, community centers, pickleball clubs, and community groups.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Chapter 1 Warming Up and Stretching
Chapter 2 Ready Position, Grips, and Ball Control
Chapter 3 Forehand and Backhand Groundstrokes
Chapter 4 Serve and Return of Serve
Chapter 5 Volley
Chapter 6 Dink
Chapter 7 Overhead Smash
Chapter 8 Lob
Chapter 9 Drop Shot
Chapter 10 Shot Selection and the Mental Game
Chapter 11 Strategies for Doubles and Singles
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