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Pickleball Paddles For Beginners

Beginners, here is the category designed specifically for making your decision easier. These paddles work great for beginners due to their cost-effectiveness, great sized face or ideal weight. They range from simple wood to advanced graphite. We know that some folks just are not ready to commit to an expensive paddle, so we’ve gathered the best paddles for beginners who just want to dip their toes in the pickleball water without jumping fully in. Whether you’re wanting a huge paddle face or just something affordable, you’ll find it here. We’re happy to help you choose a paddle; just call us at (888) 854-0163.
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Paddle Candy Sugar Skull by Vulcan Paddle Candy Sugar Skull by Vulcan

Made in the design of the Vulcan V510, this paddle offers a blend of both power and control for jack-of-all-trade players with a beautiful design.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Price $79.99

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Selkirk SLK Atlas 2-Paddle Bundle - includes two paddles, 3 outdoor balls and bag. SLK Atlas 2-Paddle Bundle

New Price, Won't Last Long!
Quality graphite paddle bundle featuring 2 Selkirk SLK Atlas paddles, 3 outdoor pickleballs, and a sling bag. Excellent value!

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $184.71
Sale Price: $138.55

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SLK Graphite Latitude Widebody Paddle, available in two colors. Selkirk SLK Latitude Graphite Widebody Paddle

Comfort, balance, and affordability, light feel with extra "pop"

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $59.99

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Vulcan V330 Hybrid Graphite Pickleball Paddle, choose from lime green or purple laser designs behind a big black "V" logo. Vulcan V330 Hybrid Pickleball Paddle

Graphite surface with polymer core creates a reactive yet controllable combo. Balanced weight, traditional shape, with small grip.

Light-Midweight/Small Grip

Price $59.99

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Illuminate 2.0 Pickleball Paddle-choose from blue or coral. Illuminate 2.0 I-Series Graphite Paddle

A light-to-midweight paddle with a textured surface to enhance spin on many of your best shots.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $69.99

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Lightweight, no-frills paddle, great for the beginner. Rally Tyro 2 Composite Paddle

Basic economical starter paddle,middle weight, versatile, poly-core paddle. Choose from single paddle, 6 or 12 count.

Lightweight/Small Grip

Price $44.99

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The Response Graphite Picklebal Paddle available in blue, purple, green or red and features the Prince logo. Response Graphite Pickleball Paddle

Free Prince Paddle Cover ($16.99 value)
Circular paddle that provides large amounts of control and surface area with a graphite face and longer 5-1/2" handle length.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $79.95

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Trident Composite Pickleball Paddle Trident Composite Pickleball Paddle

The generous sweet spot on this paddle will give you maximum control over your shots when combined with Engage's GripTEK skin.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $99.99

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The Spectrum Graphite Pickleball Paddle is available in blue, purple, green or red and features a white Prince logo. Spectrum Graphite Pickleball Paddle

Free Prince Paddle Cover ($16.99 value)
Round paddle with a broad 8-1/4" graphite face. Gentle feel that maintains considerable responsiveness with a 5" long handle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $79.95

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SLK Graphite Atlas Control Widebody Paddle, available in two colors. Selkirk SLK Atlas Graphite Control Widebody Paddle

Dual-Layer Graphite Paddle provides ultimate control and power.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $79.99

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Champion Eclipse Graphite Pickleball Paddle-poly core paddle, middle weight. Choose from two colors Champion Eclipse Graphite Pickleball Paddle

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This versatile paddle in the Champion line of products features a classic shape and polymer core. Great entry-level paddle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

MSRP: $49.99
Sale Price: $39.99

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Selkirk SLK Latitude 2-Paddle Bundle - includes 1 Lakeside Lime and 1 Raspberry Orange paddles, 3 balls and bag. SLK Latitude 2-Paddle Bundle

New Price, Won't Last Long!
Graphite paddle bundle from Selkirk includes 2 SLK Latitude paddles, 3 balls and a bag.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $142.97
Sale Price: $107.25

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V510 Hybrid Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan Vulcan V510 Hybrid Paddle

This mid-weight, thick-core paddle from Vulcan offers exceptional control and good power.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Price $79.99

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Stryker 4 Graphite Pickleball Paddle, poly-core and graphite face. Stryker 4 Graphite Paddle

This is a lightweight graphite paddle, perfect for beginner or intermediate players. Features polymer core.

Light-Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $79.99

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Rally Meister Bundle- includes two wood paddles with premium cushion grip and four indoor balls Rally Meister Bundle - two wood paddles/four balls

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This is a great option for those just starting with this sport. Two great wood paddles and four pickleballs.

Heavy-Super Heavyweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $29.99
Sale Price: $19.99
You save $10.00!

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Middleweight, polymer-core paddle, great for entry level up to pro level. Rally Flare Graphite Pickleball Paddle

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This graphite paddle is perfect for those entering the sport. Light-middle weight poly-core paddle offers great control and quick reaction time.

Middleweight/Small Grip

MSRP: $49.99
Sale Price: $39.99

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Oneshot X Composite Pickleball Paddle with a polypropylene core, fiberglass face, and classic shape. Available in eye-catching blue or black designs. Oneshot X Paddle

Lightweight paddle with a fiberglass face and polymer honeycomb core that features a generous 8.2" width resulting in a fantastic sweet spot and powerful responsiveness.

Lightweight/Medium Grip

Price $49.99
Rally Meister Wood Paddle Deluxe Bundle- includes four wood paddles and 6 indoor pickleballs Rally Meister Wood Paddle Deluxe Bundle - 4 paddles/6 balls

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Bundle includes four durable wood paddles and 6 indoor balls. This economical bundle will get you out on the pickleball court without breaking the bank.

Heavyweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $54.99
Sale Price: $34.99
You save $20.00!

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The Babolat XPLR Pickleball Paddle with half-inch thick polypropylene core and fiberglass face comes in a youthful red-blue-yellow color combination, and is offered in one weight and grip option. Babolat XPLR Pickleball Paddle

Composite fiberglass provides pop, while polymer core delivers a solid feel for all-court play. Medium weight range with 5" long handle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $79.00

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Kanga Wood Paddle Deluxe Bundle- includes four wood paddles and 6 indoor balls Kanga Wood Paddle Deluxe Bundle - 4 paddles/6 balls

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Bundle includes four durable wood paddles and six indoor pickleballs. Great way to save money while playing doubles.

Heavyweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $44.99
Sale Price: $34.99
You save $10.00!

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Dart Composite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA Dart Composite Pickleball Paddle

FREE Paddle Cover & Tacky Towel ($23.48 value)
This poly-core paddle from Gamma offers a lightly textured face and honeycomb grip.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $69.99

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The Kanga wood paddle is cut from white maple with a high quality perforated, black cushion grip. Features our pickleball playing Kangaroo logo! Kanga Wood Paddle

Great for clubs, schools and YMCAs. Features our sporty pickleball playing kangaroo design.

Heavy to Super Heavyweight/Medium Grip

Starting At: $14.99

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Stryker 4 Composite Pickleball Paddle, poly-core and fiberglass face. Stryker 4 Composite Paddle

This is a lightweight composite paddle, perfect for beginner or intermediate players. Features polymer core.

Light-Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $69.99

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Kanga Wood Paddle Bundle- includes two wood paddles and four balls Kanga Wood Pickleball Bundle - two paddles/four balls

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Our newest wood paddle packaged in a bundle is an affordable way to introduce new players to the sport. Includes two wood paddles and four pickleballs.

Heavy to Heavyweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $24.99
Sale Price: $19.99
You save $5.00!

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Swinger Wood Paddle Deluxe Bundle- includes four wood paddles and four balls Swinger Wood Paddle Deluxe Bundle - 4 paddles/6 balls

Bundle includes four durable wood paddles and four pickleballs. Get on the courts without breaking the bank!

Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $49.99

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Swinger Wood Paddle Bundle- includes two wood paddles and four balls Swinger Wood Paddle Bundle - 2 paddles/4 balls

Bundle includes two durable wood paddles and four balls. Get on the courts without breaking the bank!

Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $26.99

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Diller Wood Pickleball Paddle 2 Pack with 4 pickleball balls. Diller Wood Paddle Two Pack with Four Balls

Bundle includes two wood paddles, four pickleballs and rule sheet.

Heavyweight/Medium Grip

Price $24.99

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The Rally Meister wood paddle is cut from white maple with a high quality perforated, black cushion grip. Colorful orange and blue graphics are protected with satin varnish. Rally Meister Paddle

This paddle is lighter than most other wood paddles and has a high quality cushion grip for increased comfort.

Heavy to Super Heavyweight/Medium Grip

Price $14.99

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Diller Wood Paddle 4-Pack Bundle Diller Wood Paddle 4-Pack Bundle

Four Diller wood paddles and four Jugs indoor balls. Great for new players or those on a budget.

Heavyweight/Medium Grip

Price $44.99

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Vulcan V320 Hybrid Pickleball paddle, available in either blue or pink behind a big black "V" logo. Vulcan V320 Hybrid Pickleball Paddle

Lightweight paddle with weight biased toward the handle, making this one of the easiest-to-maneuver paddles with tons of "pop" that newer players enjoy.

Lightweight/Small Grip

Price $49.99

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All sizes and weights listed are approximate.