Will a New Pickleball League Change My Game?

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After a couple of months of attending open plays at two local facilities, I wanted to add more regularity to my pickleball play–and get a bit more competitive, so I entered my first mixed doubles pickleball league.

Even though the program is a 30-minute drive from home and runs until 10:30pm (past my usual bedtime!), it was well worth it. I’ve met some good people, had some great matches, and am learning more about America’s fastest-growing sport with each passing day.

The league kicked off with a random pairing of players. Each week, five players are grouped, and the people you play with rotate based on your standings. As the weeks unfold, you get matched with pickleballers who are closest to your skill level, determined by wins, losses, points for and points against.

Here’s a breakdown of my pickleball league experience.

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Best Pickleball Bags to Up Your (Style) Game

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The best pickleball bags won’t make your game any better, but they can add to your swagger as you come and go to the court.

You have been bitten by the pickleball bug. And you are all in. You have your pickleball paddle, identified nearby courts, and constantly think about the sport. But there’s one pickleball-related dilemma you just can’t seem to solve: what kind of pickleball bag should you buy?

There are so many pickleball bags on the market that it can be tough to choose the right one. And when you’re first starting, you may not even be sure what to look for in a pickleball bag. But don’t worry–we’re here to help. This article will break down the different types of pickleball bags and offer some tips on choosing the perfect pickleball bag for your gear.

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