No Spin
By: CJ Johnson | November 6, 2022 |

Pickleball Serving Rules – 2023 Pickleball Rules Update- Part 1

The Pickleball Serve Rules are changing for 2023. The Pickleball Spin Serve is banned. But does that mean there are no more spinning serves? Here’s what you need to know.

As of January 1, 2023, there are some new rules that you need to know about. Today, Mark Peifer joins us. Now, you might not recognize his name, but Mark is the chair of USA Pickleballl Rules committee, and he is here to tell us about five rules that you need to know. That includes the change in the pickleball serve rules.

0:00 intro

0:31 No more spin serves

0:43 Which serve is banned

2:10 Which serve is legal

3:28 Who makes the call

4:10 What’s the penalty

4:48 Different rules for pro’s and amateur’s

5:10 The drop serve

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CJ Johnson

Hey there — I’m a professional three-sport athlete and coach who has spent my entire adult life earning a living from playing and coaching sports. Since I started coaching more than three decades ago, one thing has remained the same: My commitment to see students not as they are but as what they can become and to move heaven and earth to help them realize their untapped potential. You should know that when it comes to helping pickleball players over 50 live their best lives on and off the courts, I'm an expert. Good pickleball is not just technique; it's the mind and body working holistically. That's why I'm also a personal trainer and weight management specialist. When I’m chillin', you'll find me watching Star Trek with my husband John and our two fur babies, Shirley and Ralph. (Yes, Happy Days)