Pickleball Fundamentals: A Beginner's Journey to Pickleball Excellence (Paperback)

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The paddle sport known as pickleball incorporates aspects of tennis, badminton, and ping pong into its gameplay. Everyone of any age or degree of expertise may have a good time playing this game because it is both entertaining and exciting.

Joel Pritchard, a congressman from Washington State, and Bill Bell, a businessman, are credited with inventing the sport of pickleball in the year 1965. The Pritchard family came up with the idea for the game first as a way to pass the time together during the warm summer months. The original pickleball court was laid out on asphalt in Pritchard's backyard, and it was there that the game was invented.

The history of the name "pickleball" is quite fascinating. The story goes that Pritchard's dog, Pickles, who would chase after the ball and bury it in the bushes, inspired the naming of the game. Pritchard, on the other hand, denied the rumor and stated that the name of the game was simply derived from a combination of the names of various sports.

Pickleball's popularity expanded over the years, and the game eventually made its way to other regions of the country. In 1976, the first pickleball tournament was played, and in 1984, the United States of America Pickleball Association was established. Pickleball is a popular sport that is practiced not only in the United States but also in the majority of other countries across the world.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798869092076
Publisher: James Davis
Publication Date: December 30th, 2023
Pages: 126
Language: English