The History of Pickleball

Pickleball is the fun sport with the weird name. But where did it come from? Here’s what we know about how the fastest growing sport come to be. 

Printable Scorecard

  Don’t hit the court without it. If your memory isn’t as strong as your backhand, you’re not alone. We’ve lost track of the points in a pickup game more times than we can count. But at some point, enough was enough. So we made ourselves a pocket-sized, printable scorecard to remove all mental math from the equation. Click here …

Pickleball Training You Can Do By Yourself

One of the best ways to improve your game is to play and practice with friends. But sometimes, it’s not always possible to play with a partner. Never fear. Pickleball University has you covered with some simple drills you can practice on a court and a couple you can do at home.    Drill #1: The Dink Drill  This drill is …

How to Hit a Backhand

Backhand shots aren’t as natural to hit as forehand shots, but they’re essential to being a good player. Without a solid backhand stroke, you leave a large hole in your game. In fact, it’s not uncommon for experienced opponents to target your weak side for some easy points. Luckily, the backhand is easy to improve. With these tips and a little practice, you can bring balance to your …

Intermediate Mistakes Everybody Makes

After you’re comfortable with the basics of Pickleball, it’s only natural to look for new ways to improve your game. Sometimes the best way to add to your game isn’t to learn anything new, but to fix what’s already there make sure you’re not beating yourself. Now that you’ve mastered your beginner mistakes, here are five intermediate mistakes to watch out for. Running Through Shots  Sometimes it’s necessary to make a return …