The paddle is similar to a ping pong paddle in that it is solid and easily maneuverable with a turn of the wrist. The best quality paddles are made of lightweight fiberglass due to their lower weight and higher durability. Fiberglass paddles come in a variety of bright colors.
A pickleball is similar to a wiffleball, but it is made with a more rigid, heavy material and has smaller holes. They come in three colors — white, yellow and orange.