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Pickleball: The fastest growing sport you’ve never heard of
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(April 21, 2019 www.nbcnews.com) One of the fastest growing sports in America involves a court and a net. And, no, it's not tennis or badminton, it's pickleball. Yes, that pickleball, the one your grandma plays, and the one you may consider beneath your athletic pay grade. Time to rethink that... Read more...

Pickleball Tournament Helps Raise Funds for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Florida
Comments Off on Pickleball Tournament Helps Raise Funds for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Florida, 16/04/2019, by in Member News

The Men’s Club of Punta Gorda, Florida have lunch once a month after a morning of pickleball at Gilchrist Park. Made up of mostly seniors, these community-minded men are always trying to help in any way they can the area in which they live and play. In the past, the club has organized crews to ... Read more...

Midland pickleball advocate overcomes disease through sport
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(April 16,2019 Midland, ON, www.simcoe.com) Pickleball saved Garry Morehouse’s life. The founding director of the Midland Pickleball Club was inexplicably hit about two years ago with myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disease that leads to muscle weakness. Morehouse recently spoke at a ... Read more...

USA Pickleball Names Mark Peifer as its New Referee Coordinator
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The USAPA is continually looking for ways to enhance the playing experience for all pickleball players. Recently, they announced the addition of Mark Peifer as the organization’s new Referee Coordinator. Under Peifer’s direction, the sport’s governing body will upgrade the consistency, user... Read more...

Footwork and Mobility in Pickleball
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There are many ways to improve your Pickleball game: you can drill and practice specific shots, you can lift weights and work on your strength, you can perform high intensity interval training to improve your stamina, and you can focus on your nutrition to maximize your overall health. The more... Read more...

Growing the Game of Pickleball in Dorchester County, Maryland
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Harvesting Hope Youth and Family Wellness in partnership with Mace’s Lane Middle School in Dorchester County, Maryland recently hosted the 2nd Annual Youth Expo. With over 200 youngsters and adults in attendance, the annual event provided impactful information and education to youth and their pare... Read more...

The Sport of Pickleball Hits the Airwaves
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As most of you are well aware, many pickleball enthusiasts are creative-minded folks. None more so perhaps than Miguel Enciso, USAPA Ambassador from Oak Park, California. He’s recorded an original song, “The Pickleball Life” produced in Nashville, Tennessee by Gary Carter. Miguel has also put ... Read more...

Pickleball Offers Relief to Vietnam Veteran Who Has Overcome Multiple Medical Hardships
Comments Off on Pickleball Offers Relief to Vietnam Veteran Who Has Overcome Multiple Medical Hardships, 12/04/2019, by in Member News

Chuck Allen, a 75 year-old Marine Corps veteran loves to fight the battle on the courts as pickleball helps him fight his life battles off of them. Chuck and his wife, Cindy live part-time in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but call upstate New York home. Chuck served in Vietnam and was expos... Read more...

USAPA GRANT PROGRAM
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When you open the 2019 USAPA Grant Award location map (click here), you will find many new places where people are playing the sport of pickleball. Each new location was recently started by a USAPA member who wanted to introduce pickleball to their local community. They had a vision of their neighbo... Read more...

Meet Hadley of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Comments Off on Meet Hadley of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 12/04/2019, by in Member News

When Hadley started getting sick a lot, her parents chalked it up to having started daycare. Then, her doctor did some bloodwork, and within fifteen minutes, they were told they were going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Hadley had acute myeloid leukemia.   “As a 2 year ol... Read more...

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