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Tempest Wave is the official paddle for the 2017 US Open Pickleball Championships

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Tempest Wave is the official paddle for the 2017 US Open Pickleball Championships

  Paddletek is pleased to announce the Tempest Wave is the official paddle of the 2017 US Open Pickleball Championships.  "We are elated to be the official paddle two years in a row for the most elite pickleball tournament in the world," says Curtis Smith, Paddletek, CEO. The Tempest Wave is one of the most popular paddles used in the sport.  It's medium weight and responsive graphite face makes it a favorite for beginners and pro players alike.  Last year Dave Weinbach won gold playing with the Tempest in the pro open division of the US Open Pickleball Championships with...

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Team Paddletek Wins Big at Tournament of Champions

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Team Paddletek Wins Big at Tournament of Champions

Top players from around the USA and Canada gathered in Brigham City, Utah over Labor Day Weekend to compete for the largest cash prizes ever awarded at a pickleball tournament – a total of $48,000. There were two divisions, Masters, ages 18-49 and Legends, ages 50 and up. Paddletek players came out on top with a total of 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 6, Bronze medals at TOC. In the Legends division, Scott Moore took top achievement by winning Gold in all three events. In Men’s Singles Legends he defeated longtime rival, Glen Peterson, with the new, USAPA approved, MAX-90...

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THE TEMPEST WAVE RECEIVES APPROVAL BY THE USAPA

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THE TEMPEST WAVE RECEIVES APPROVAL BY THE USAPA

On Friday, August 11, 2016 the Tempest Wave received approval for play in USAPA sanctioned tournaments.  Owners of new Tempest Wave didn’t waste any time racking up wins at the USAPA Great Lakes Regional Tournament. In men’s doubles 5.0, Dave Weinbach and Oliver Strecker won gold. In mixed doubles 5.0, Dave Weinbach and Stephanie Lane won gold while Oliver Strecker and Grace Jaworsky took the silver. Weinbach and Strecker used the Tempest Wave.                                                   Any players that...

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Stacking 101 - Written by Christine McGrath

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Stacking 101 - Written by Christine McGrath

  Tired of being stuck in the same positions? Want to exploit your team strengths or cover a weakness? Your solution is stacking! What is stacking? Stacking is a strategy used in pickleball when players on a team are not in traditional positioning and are instead rearranged in order to keep one player on a particular side of the court. Unlike traditional play, the stacking team will start on the same side and then once the serve or return is hit, they shift into the desired positioning. Why stack? There are a few reasons a team should utilize the stacking...

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Kyle Yates and his Bantam EX-L to compete in the US Open Pickleball Championships

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Kyle Yates and his Bantam EX-L to compete in the US Open Pickleball Championships

  Paddletek has been named the official paddle of the first US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, Florida.  Scheduled for April 26th – May 1st, 2016, this will be the largest pickleball tournament in the southeast and marks the first time a pickleball tournament will be filmed and then presented to a national television audience on a future CBS Sports broadcast. “It was very exciting when Paddletek approached us about the Bantam EX-L being the Official Paddle of the US OPEN Pickleball Championships. I have always noticed so many of the Champions at Nationals were playing with a Paddletek paddle,...

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