Playing Tips

How To Play the Game

The Pickleball Association of Ontario, Pickleball Canada and the USA Pickleball Association follow the International Federation of Pickleball Rules as listed below.
 
Rules of the Game
Detailed Official Rules check the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) rule page:

http://ipickleball.org/rules/pbrules-ifp.pdf

For a brief outline of the rules check any of the following sites:

http://www.pickleball.com/Rules.aspx

www.pickleball.suncityctr.org/general-rules.html

Skills Development -  Learn the Proper Way to Improve your Shots:
Serve - Basic serve:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKhFjT-NdzM
               Vary your serve: 1. high & deep 2. power serve 3. soft angled serve                     


Return of Serve - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAwIXA4cWgY&list=PLpxQOud5-bpwdzaU1zEcWI7_AjTKP7vG

Third Shot - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3QNj6qjZCY    

Dinking - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teU7lzX1EFQ     

Overhead Smash -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s53f-iJXc-s 

Lobs -  How to hit a lob: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUatethB8d8 

How to return a lob:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5dUYHmg1Eg

Volleys - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzalidF8KZU&list=PLDco1Ex21UXnXSCINo7PTpMqJMOpIv3-a

Half Volley Pickup - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrgCsK9Q9PQ

Backhand - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19I7i93AuH8 

Forehand - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pn4TfbYpWM

How To Keep Score:  http://www.pickleburg.com/info.php?pnum=20