Frequently Asked Questions #2 Buying your First Pickleball Paddle

by pickleballfun on May 11, 2013

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Pickleball paddle dimensions

'Hi, I'm new to pickleball and need a paddle. What paddle should I choose?' This is our most common question from new customers. They love pickleball already and want to make sure and get a good first paddle. What should they choose?

Here's what we say:

Go with a classic design. Your first paddle should have a standard pickleball paddle shape. This means something that is approximately 7 ¾ - 8 inches wide and 15 ½ - 15 ¾ inches long. You can try out specialty paddles once you have a great classic paddle in your bag.