Selkirk Sports Pickleball Paddle Manufactuer

Here is the second of a series of posts I will share from pickleball paddle manufactures. It’s nice to hear their story and some of the behind the scenes… Next up Selkirk Sports - to date the newest paddle manufacture, story submitted by Russell of Selkirk Sports. Selkirk Sport is a family-owned business in the beautiful Coeur [...]

March 14th, 2015|

Pickleball open play

Today I woke up and thought…. Hmm, I am just going to show up at one of my two home courts and join in on pickleball open play. Open play means that all players, of any skill level, are invited to play on the courts for a set time frame (8-12 in this case). Most [...]

February 3rd, 2015|

The Paddletek story – paddle manufacturer

Here is one of a series of posts I will share from pickleball paddle manufactures. It’s nice to hear their story and some of the behind the scenes… First up – The Paddletek story.  A Husband’s Passion for Pickleball By Kim Smith To say that my husband is passionate is an understatement. This is a [...]

December 9th, 2014|

How to change a replacement grip on your pickleball paddle

Generally there are two different ways to regrip your pickleball paddle. One would be replace the existing grip which is the video below or you can add an over grip. A replacement grip is generally a bit more expensive and is a cushioned grip. In the past pickleball paddles came with non-cushioned grips so many [...]

October 4th, 2014|

Personalize your pickleball medals

As time goes on and your medal collection grows, it is a good idea to personalize your pickleball medals by documenting the year and even your partners name on the medal itself. This way, when you are older- and then really old, you can look back and reflect on all your accomplishments over the years. [...]

July 21st, 2014|

Graphite vs. Fiberglass pickleball paddles

Ted from NC asks: “having only played a few games, I don't know how graphite and fiberglass paddles differ. I’ve tried both and don't see that one is any more effective than the other.” ANSWER: A traditional paddle is made up with both a face (skin) layer and a core (the guts). Each paddle can [...]

April 28th, 2014|