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5 Best Lightweight Pickleball Paddles


Pickleball paddles can range anywhere from 6 to 13 ounces. That may not sound like a huge range, but with enough time the player can absolutely feel the difference! Heavier paddles tend to be more of a challenge — especially for beginners — so we wrote this post dedicated to the top 5 Best Lightweight Pickleball Paddles! 

By lightweight, we mean paddles lighter than around 8.5 ounces. If you’re an astute observer of the different weight categories for paddles, you might actually notice that paddles from around 7.2 to 8.4 ounces are considered “medium weight.” But compared to paddles 9 ounces and up, medium weight paddles can be considered light. We’ll be operating with this perspective in mind!

If you want to learn more about any other type of paddle — elongated, quiet, spin-oriented, and more — check out our archive of posts or drop by our Pickleball Paddle Ultimate Guide for all things pickleball in one place!

But if it’s lightweight paddles you’re interested in, let’s dive right into this review!