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 The Fastest-Growing Sport in America by the Numbers

Pickleball Growth Explained in Inarguable Numbers


pickleball players estimated in the US (Source: the Association of Pickleball Professionals in 2022)


growth rate of total participants in 2020 (Source: SFIA Single Sport Participation Report)


predicted value of pickleball paddle market by 2028 (Source: CNBC)


of pickleball players make over $100,000 in annual income (Source: CNBC)


additional courts will need to be built to meet demand by 2030. Only 38,140 courts are currently available. (CNBC)


countries play pickleball (to qualify as an Olympic sport, it needs to be played in at least 75 countries)


What Is Pickleball & Why Is It Taking Over America?

Pickleball is easy to learn, fun to play, it’s a great workout, and many people are getting hooked, including athlete celebrities like LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Drew Brees.


Find Places to Play & Connect with Local Groups

Music City Pickleball

This club has a dedicated facility in Williamson County with open play and court reservations for members.

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Dinkville Community

This is a free group of players who organize meetups and play near Hendersonville and Gallatin Tennessee.

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Nashville Pickleball Facebook

This public Facebook group is an easy way to connect with local players, groups, and venues. 

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Pickleheads Courtfinder

This free and easy-to-use website is an fast way to find courts in Nashville and anywhere in the country.

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Nashville Parks & Rec.

Get up-to-date information on Nashville’s public pickleball courts via the parks and recreation page

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Certified instructors

Connect with a Certified Pickleball Instructor in Nashville


Adam Richards

Adam is a certified instructor through the IPTPA and the founder of High Five Pickleball.

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Michael Smits

Michael is a certified instructor through the IPTPA and community organizer in Nashville.

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Stephanie Lane

Stephanie is a IPTPA Master instructor, USAPA National Champion, and PaddleTek Senior Pro

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Selkirk Paddles Review: Which is the BEST control paddle? Luxx vs. Vanguard

Selkirk Paddles Review: Which is the BEST control paddle? Luxx vs. Vanguard

Today we are comparing Selkirk paddles – their top control paddles.

The reason I’m making this video is because there are a lot of people who want more precision, better consistency, and more overall control in their game, and both of these paddles can help deliver on those things, but many people don’t know which paddle to get.

Should you go with the new vanguard control or spend a little extra to go with the luxx? We’ll get into the price a little later, but I’ve played with both paddles over the last few months, and I’ve played with both of their predecessors over the years, and in my opinion there is one clear winner.

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About Adam & High Five

Adam Richards a certified instructor with the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) and creator of High Five Pickleball.

High Five Pickleball is a resource designed to help you take the guesswork out of your game so you can maximize your time on the court, have more fun, and get better faster. With High Five Pickleball, it’s my goal to help you cultivate your confidence, develop your strategy, and build a strong foundation of skills, techniques, and practices without all the unnecessary trial and error. 

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