Pickleball was invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, a short ferry ride from Seattle, WA. Three dads – Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum -whose kids were bored with their usual summertime activities are credited for creating game. Pickleball has evolved from original hand made equipment and simple rules into a popular sport throughout the US and Canada. The game is growing internationally as well with many European and Asian countries adding courts. Click Here For a complete history of the game.
The game itself looks pretty simple. Heck, it IS pretty simple. Here’s a short video that will tell you the basic-basics.
And regarding teaching pickleball, either to yourself or to someone else, there are many ways to accomplish the goal. Watch through this.
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