Pickleball Magazine 3-1 - Page 51

/// SECTION 4 – THE SERVE, SERVICE SEQUENCE, AND SCORING RULES NEW/REVISED RULE OLD RULE 4.A.1. The entire score must be called before the server begins his or her service motion. 4.I. Stated that serving before the score is called shall result in a fault and loss of serve. This could have been interpreted as before the ball is struck so the rule was clarified. 4.A.2. The service motion begins with the server’s arm movement initiating the swing, backward or forward, to contact the ball. There was no previous rule defining the beginning of the service motion. 4.A.4. The ball must be struck without bouncing it. A person with a disability, such as having the use of only one arm, may bounce the ball before making the servi