Rachel Simon | Pickleball for All (in store)
From the history of the game to the basic rules (hint: you do not want to be caught in the “kitchen” during a volley), Rachel Simon offers a complete overview for casual and expert players alike. With easy-to-follow steps and expert advice, readers will learn everything they need to know, including information like:
- Where and how to set up a court
- Scoring, gameplay, and equipment
- Strategies to win at any skill level
- The difference between a dink, a drive, and a drop shot
In addition, Simon weaves in inspiring stories from the world’s top players during their most exciting pickleball moments. An immersive look at a global phenomenon that’s only gaining momentum, Pickleball for All: Everything but the "Kitchen" Sink (Dey Street Books) paints a vivid portrait of a new American pastime.
Rachel Simon has written for the New York Times, Glamour, Vice, NBC News, Vulture, and more. Previously, she was an editor at Bustle, HelloGiggles, and Mic. When not writing, she teaches at Gotham Writers Workshop and Redbud Writing Project. She lives in Raleigh, N.C.
An entertaining and comprehensive look at America’s fastest growing sport, Pickleball for All is the ultimate primer for any level of player interested in the wacky history, unique rules, and exciting future of pickleball.