This is a guide that will help you try out a new paddle - click HERE.


Pickleball Central is a great help - you can try out paddles AND return for a full refund if returning within 30 days of purchase.


Your Ambassador, Jan Lucas, also has a variety of paddles with various cores and skins that you can try. Contact her at


Most La Crosse members have extra paddles and would be willing to let you try theirs out for a few games. Feel free to ask someone why they like their particular paddle. Gather information and learn.