How to Play: Pickleball

How to Play: Pickleball

pickelball how to play the object of the game is to be the first player or team to have at least 11 points and you must win by 2 points setup pickleball is played on a badminton sized court 20 feet by 44 feet the net is 36 inches high and divides the court down the center of the short side of the court nearest the net each side has a 7 foot non-volley zone called the kitchen beyond the kitchen the rest of the court is divided into two equal sections called the right and left service areas each player uses one pickleball paddle and the game is played with one regulation pickleball ball take note that the ball used will be different for indoor play than for outdoor players on the same side are on the same team pick a side to serve the ball first serves must be made diagonally starting behind the right hand service area and alternating each serve the server must keep both feet behind the back line when serving to serve call out the score then you must drop the ball with one hand and hit it with the paddle with an underhand swing below your waist the ball must be hit in the air it may not be bounced then hit the balls first bounce must be in the diagonal opposite service area on the opponent’s side of the court the serve may not land in the opponent’s kitchen or the kitchens line if it does it is a fault only one server tempt is allowed except if the ball touches the net on the serve and lands in the proper service area in this case the serve is retaken at the start of each new game the first serving team is allowed only one fault before giving up the serve to the opponents after that both members of each team will serve and fault before the ball is turned over to the opposing team when the receiving team wins the serve the player in the right-hand Court will always start with the serve each time the ball enters your side of the court your side is allowed one bounce and one hit to get the ball back over the net to the opponent’s side a player on your side is not allowed to hit the ball twice have both players hit the ball hit it into the net hit it out of bounds fail to get the ball over the net or let the ball hit your side twice before you hit it if you do then you fault after the serve there is a double bounce rule that requires both teams to let the ball bounce once on their side before they can hit it a volley means to hit the ball while it is in the air without letting it bounce first after the first bounce on your side you may volley anywhere on the court except the kitchen you are not allowed to step into the kitchen even after a follow-through or it is a fault the only exception is if the ball first bounces in the kitchen then you can enter the kitchen and hit it but you must immediately leave the kitchen after doing so or it is a fault you may never volley in the kitchen a team scores one point when it is their serve and their opponent faults after a fault the server switches sides two sir from in a one verse one the opponent’s which is receiving sides two in a two verse two only the server and his teammate switch sides further serve their opponents stay where they are the server continues serving until his team makes a fault in a 1v1 and the very first serve of the game after one fault the serve switches to the opposite right service area in a 2v2 after the very first serve of the game after the server sides faults the server and teammates stay where they are and the teammate becomes the server at the next fault possession of the surface changes to call out the score when serving in a 1v1 simply say the number of points you have followed by the number of your opponent for example five two to call out the score in a 2v2 you must add a number to the back of the score and say a total of three numbers the last number is either a 1 or a 2 to indicate if you are the first server or the second server for your team when your team games the serve if you are the first to serve you are number one even if you weren’t number one last serve if after your team faults you serve then you are number two even if you weren’t number two last serve for example the first server might say one five one the first one is his team score the five is the opponent’s score and the last one is his server position if the server hits the ball out of bounds on his serve the possession of server changes the next server says one five two the first one is his team score the five is the opponent score and the two is the server position the only exception to the scoring is for the very first serve of the game when you call out zero zero start this indicates that this serve is the first of the game so you know when the service lost that it goes to the other side the first team to reach 11 points wins but you must win by two

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  4. He over exaggerated what can not be done in the kitchen. As long as you don't volley in there or you stop your momentum after a volley from taking you in there you are good.
    9.E. A player may enter the non-volley zone at any time except when that player is volleying the ball.
    USAPA & IFP Official Tournament Rulebook


    9.F. A player may enter the non-volley zone before or after returning any ball that bounces.

    9.G. A player may stay inside the non-volley zone to return a ball that has bounced. There is no violation if a player does not exit the non-volley zone after hitting a ball that bounces.

    9.H. There is no violation if a player returns the ball while his or her partner is standing in the non-volley zone.

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  6. Had a friend playing pickleball. Never heard if it. Watched your video. Very well presented. I think I'd like to try

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  8. Well done. Very helpful. Thank you.

  9. That was incredibly useful, thank you

  10. There is no rule requiring you to leave the kitchen. The rule requires the ball bounce before you hit if you are in the kitchen.

  11. thx for teaching me how to play pickle ball sir thx alot

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  14. There is no fault for not getting out of the kitchen. You could hit another bounced ball. It’s only a fault if you don’t get out before a volley.

  15. But this is a great video to explain the scoring and rules. I’m sending it to my class. Thank you.

  16. I don’t know nothing about this and I got to play with my friends in 20 minutes and now I fell like a pro watching after watching

  17. someone please explain 1:36 to 1:54

  18. The serving order, rules, etc are waaay more busy than they need to be.

  19. This video has been helpful, thank you. I think one of the only things that needs editing is the use of the male pronoun. We should be more inclusive of other genders.

  20. You explained it but it’s still a ?

  21. Great instructional Video!!! Thank you now I want to go play!

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