Pickleball was invented in 1965 by Washington State Congressman Joel Pritchard and businessman Bill Bell in Bainbridge Island, Washington. The two began developing the game over the course of a weekend after not having e... More »

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View numerous instructional pickleball videos on the U.S.A. Pickleball Association's website. The site has videos ranging from explaining pickleball's basic rules to strategies for winning both singles and doubles matche... More »

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A middle school level pickleball lesson plan from the Alabama Learning Exchange website begins with a slideshow presentation from the teacher. Students research the sport online and produce a newsletter that discusses th... More »

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Congressman Joel Pritchard and his two friends, Barney McCallum and Bill Bell, invented pickleball in 1965. During the spring of 1976, the first known pickleball tournament occurred, and by 1990, people in all 50 states ... More »

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Pickleball was invented by Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell and Barney McCallum in the summer of 1965. It was originally an improvised game designed to make use of badminton equipment in the absence of a proper set of rackets. More »

Pickleball is a sport that uses a paddle and a perforated plastic ball. It uses components from badminton, ping pong and tennis. A player serves the ball underhand diagonally over a net to the service court area of the o... More »

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In order to organize a pickleball tournament according to the tenets of the USA Pickleball Association, the first steps are to have a commissioner to organize the tournament and a venue where the tournament can be held. ... More »

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