One of the things that makes pickleball such an interesting and potentially challenging game is that it involves strategy as well as skill. What shot to use when; where to stand and how to play effectively with your doubles partner, to name a few. And playing singles employs a different set of strategies.

In this section basic strategies are discussed and pickleball players and teachers share their ideas on winning strategies. “How to Lose Games” offers tongue-in-cheek, but very instructive, insights into how NOT to play the game.