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THE LOB

THE LOB

Introduction Despite what many believe, the lob is one of the most important strokes in padel and, many times, one of the least valued. Many who come from a tennis background have not used this shot often. So, the lob should be learnt from the moment we start playing padel, after learning to hit the … Read more

SALAZAR & TRIAY 2022

SALAZAR / TRIAY 2022 WPT SEASON RECAP

If you followed the WPT SEASON last year, you will know that not only did this amazing pairing end the season by winning the Estrella Damm Masters in Barcelona, but also ended the season as the number ones for the second consecutive year as well as winning a record breaking 12 titles!!! Let’s start from … Read more

Lebron gallon season 2022

LEBRÓN / GALÁN 2022 WPT SEASON RECAP

After a surprising and somewhat controversial defeat ( addressed by Lebrón on social media ) at the hands of Javier Garrido (Spain) and his partner Lucas Campagnolo (Brasil) in the round of 16 at the Miami padel open in February, the 2022 WPT season did not get off to a good start for the world number one … Read more

chingotto

Federico Chingotto

Federico Chingotto, also known as Fede Chingotto or “El Ratón”, is a professional paddle tennis player who was born in Neuquén, Argentina on April 13, 1997. Standing around 1.70 m tall, this athlete sneaks around like a mouse. He plays in the drive position and has strong defensive skills. Beginnings Fede, at the time, was … Read more

ALEX RUIZ GRANADOS HPA PADEL STARS

Alejandro Ruiz Granados

Alejandro Ruiz Granados is a professional padel player born in Malaga, Spain, on June 12, 1994. Interestingly, this left-handed padel player fought for his sporting career despite his diabetes and is now one of the most important players in the world in this discipline. His talent and professionalism contributed, to a large extent, to a … Read more

marta marrero

Marta Marrero Marrero

Marta Marrero Marrero is a professional tennis player and professional paddle tennis player, born in the Canary Islands, Spain, on January 16, 1983, who stands out for being an imposing figure at the net. Her defensive and offensive qualities, however, are the factors that have led her to become a reference in this sport. She is … Read more

FRANCO STUPACSUK PADEL PLAYER

Franco Stupaczuk

Franco Stupaczuk, better known as Stupa, is a professional padel player who was born in Argentina on May 25, 1996. With a height of approximately 1.80 m, this player does not stand out for being the most physical of all, but he is quite agile and knows how to take advantage of his vertical height, … Read more

SANYO GUTIERREZ

Carlos Daniel Gutierrez

Carlos Daniel Gutiérrez Amaya, better known as Sanyo Gutiérrez, is a professional padel tennis player, born in San Luis, Argentina, on June 15, 1984 . With a length of 1.77 m, Sanyo has stood out for his unpredictable style of play, so he always has an ace up his sleeve to surprise his rivals. Beginnings … Read more

HPA - Martín Di Nenno

Time to meet Martin Di Nenno

Emotional story Martin Di Nenno was born 24 years ago in the city of Ezeiza, in Argentina. Today, he is the current number 3 in the world padel tour ranking… but behind his present success, there is an emotional story of struggle and resilience. “El turquito” began to stand out in padel when he was very … Read more

Padel star - Arturo Coello

Made in Spain: Arturo Coello

From Valladolid to the world: A young professional padel player has been climbing to shine on the top of the international ranking – A new star is born He started on the World Padel Tour in 2017, playing pre-qualify and then achieving amazing results in 2019 and 2020 by pairing with players like: Pincho Fernández, … Read more

PABLO AYMÀ Joins HPA Online platform

The WPT Coach joins HPA the Premier online coaching platform with an amazing set of live sessions. Meet Pablo Aymà Pablo Aymà born in February 26, 1974, in Buenos Aires. He began playing padel in his native Argentina when he was 16 years old. Former tennis player (among many other activities), Pablo found in padel … Read more

PADEL FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Padel, easy to pick up! Facts about padel sport

The boom of Padel from the beginning. Discover more about the sport and start now to playing padel. Padel since the begining… Padel has become the most popular racquet sport in a few hispanic countries such as Mexico and Argentina but mainly in Spain. What is the secret of this racquet sport? As the Padel … Read more

GAME, SET & MATCH FOR HEAD SPORTWEAR

The latest collection in terms of performance, materials and design, helping our #TeamHEAD to triumph on court On court elegance is served. HEAD Sportswear presents a versatile yet perfectly coordinating clothing style for 2021 with the Performance, Vision and Club ranges. Sophisticated material inserts, high-performance fabrics, and perfectly tailored cuts highlight the technical character of … Read more

BANDEJA SHOT – #differentlevel

Why is it one of the most important shots? 1.- To maintain the net position 2.- Gives the opponent a tough shot to play back.  Some tips from our head coach, Mauri Andrini, to improve your “Bandeja”.: Preparation:  Prepare both feet and arms at the same time. Take some steps back onto your playing leg … Read more

How to chose a padel bat?

Padel rackets – how to choose?

Introduction Currently, there are a huge number of padel rackets available on the market, and we can find many different brands and models, shapes, weights, sizes and materials. Consequently, this makes us have doubts about which racket to choose or which one is the most suitable for us.  In the following article, we will see … Read more

Miguel lampertio top padel player

Miguel Lamperti

Miguel Lamperti, also known as “the gray-haired”, is a professional paddle tennis player of Argentine nationality who was born on November 11, 1978, in Bahía Blanca. His extensive career as a player of this sport has led him to become one of the most mediatic athletes of this discipline. He is also popular for his … Read more

Bea Gozalez - WPT Player

Beatriz González Fernández

Beatriz González Fernández, better known as “Bea” in the WPT world, is a professional padel player born on November 23, 2001 in Malaga, who has captivated the fans of this sport for her daring style on the court. The talent and quality of the young player from Malaga are unquestionable, which is why she has … Read more

BCN master by HPA

Estrella Damm Master Final 2022 to be played in December in Barcelona

Barcelona was chosen to host the Estrella Damm Master Final 2022, the final of the World Padel Tour (WPT) circuit, which will be held from December 15 to 18 this year at the Palau Sant Jordi, known for being the most used Olympic facility in Barcelona. This was announced by Jaume Collboni, first deputy mayor … Read more

HPA AGUS TAPIA

Agustin Tapia

Agustín Tapia, better known as “El Mozart de Catamarca”, is a professional padel player born on July 24, 1999 in Argentina, in the city of Catamarca, located 1,200 kilometers from Buenos Aires. This young player has conquered the hearts of the fans of this sport, due to his ingenuity and his optimism for not giving … Read more

Paula Josemaria

Paula Josemaría Martín

Paula Josemaría Martín is a professional padel player, born on October 31, 1996, in Moraleja, Spain. The young athlete has climbed a few positions in the World Padel Tour ranking in recent years to rank 2nd. All this, thanks to her irreverent style of play and her way of understanding the dynamics of this sport. … Read more

Ariana Sánchez Fallada

Ariana Sánchez Fallada, better known as Ari Sánchez “La Magic”, (the magician) is a professional padel player born on July 9, 1997 in Reus, Spain. Her skills, determination and passion on the court, have allowed her to become one of the most successful young players in this sport, remaining in the top of the World … Read more

Gemma Triay

Gemma Triay Pons

Gemma Triay Pons is a professional padel player born in Menorca (Spain) on June 28, 1992. She is currently number 1 in the World Padel Tour ranking, thanks to her tactical and technical skills, but above all for her ability to remain calm and enjoy the game even in the moments when it seems that … Read more

On which side should I play padel?

Padel, like almost any sport, in addition to demanding a good physical conditions, also requires technical, tactical and strategic training so that players can excel on the court. It is very common, in fact, that those who want to develop their best game in this discipline ask themselves, on which side should I play padel? … Read more

Alejandra salazar

Current World Number One – Alejandra Salazar

Alejandra Salazar Bengoechea, popularly known in the world of women’s padel tennis as “Ale”, is a professional player who was born on December 31, 1985, in Madrid. She has won several Spanish and World championships on multiple occasions, both in pairs and teams, which has led her to become an emblematic figure in this sport. … Read more

Alliance APU &HPA

NEW PARTNER

APU & HPA COLLABORATION  Austrian Padel Union has signed a collaboration agreement with Hello Padel Academy to enhance the Padel Coaching quality in the country.  Hello Padel Academy will provide the coaching methodology through the Padel Federation in Austria, to increase the quality of the Coaching Licenses system and to bring up professional padel coaches … Read more

Padel tips & taxis to improve

The best Tips and Tactics to improve in Padel

Padel is a simple sport to practice at first, but complicated once we start to delve into it. Technical, tactical, physical and even psychological training is essential for any player who wants to make a quantitative and qualitative leap in their game. Learning the best tactics to improve in Padel, in fact, takes time and … Read more

PAQUITO NAVARRO

Francisco Navarro Compán “Paquito”

Francisco Navarro Compán, better known as “Paquito” Navarro, is a professional padel player who was born on February 10, 1989 in Seville. At 1.81m tall, this Spanish athlete is famous for being a right-handed return and position player who has a slightly short and not-so-athletic style of play. This weakness, however, he makes up for … Read more

STAR JUAN LEBRÓN

Juan Lebrón Chincoa

Juan Lebrón Chincoa, better known as “The Wolf”, was born on January 30, 1995 in El Puerto De Santa María, Andalusia (Spain). At 27 years old and 1.85 m tall, Lebrón is still a fairly young player with a long career ahead of him in padel. Start of their career From the age of 7 … Read more

Alejandro Galán - HPA blog get to know the stars

Alejandro Galán Romo

Alejandro Gálan Romo, better known as Ale Galán, was born in Madrid (Spain) on May 15, 1996. He started playing tennis at a young age, but quickly ventured into padel tennis. He quickly realized his potential and what he could achieve in this sport. He started competing in 2016 on the World Padel Tour with … Read more

HPA Learn to play padel online

Advantages of learning Padel online

With the increasing use of educational videos in the sports world, something has become very clear to us: there are no limits to teaching techniques, movements or exercises through video tutorials. In addition, in light of the pandemic, where athletes and coaches were confined to their homes for a long time, we were able to … Read more

WPT ranking: Top Padel Players

The World Padel Tour (WPT) Players Ranking are always updated a week after the end of each tournament on the calendar. The most recent update of the list was made on December 19, 2021, in which the best padel players in the world were selected. Do you know the WPT top 10? Here they are… … Read more

DPV & HPA Alliance

The DPV taking new paths We are delighted to announce a strategic alliance between Hello Padel Academy and The German Padel Association (Deutscher Padel Verband). From now on, Hello Padel Academy’s Methodology will be part of the course that German trainers will have to go through to become a ¨Licenced DPV Padel coaches¨.  Over the past few … Read more

Advantages of online Padel Coaching

The advantages of online padel coaching do not lie precisely in learning movements or techniques related to this sport. Rather, they emphasize factors associated with controlling the mind, emotions, and mood, such as motivation, concentration, relaxation, including emotional intelligence. And it is that even professional players need to continually work on their internal obstacles. That … Read more

How to play Padel?

How to Play Padel? Complete Guide

Playing padel is not a dilemma that only responds to the need of having exhaustive knowledge of the rules of this sport; it also requires to know what is the appropriate equipment needed to practice it, as well as some movements that must be executed, what spaces they are the ideal ones for their development, … Read more

Padel in Australia by Joaquin Granados

In this article, we have Joaquin Granados who is currently living in Sydney and is going to explain to all our HELLO PADEL ACADEMY community the potential of padel in Australia. Joaquin is a professional player from Barcelona (Spain), he is one of the best players in Australia, a member of the New South Wales … Read more

FIRST SCANDINAVIAN HPA ACADEMY

Welcome to Hello Padel Denmark – Great news for Scandinavian countries! Hello Padel Academy keeps growing! Another fantastic partnership has been inked. This time is with Racket club Denmark, to bring our successful methodology to a new country! Denmark has always been a very special place to us. So much so that it was on … Read more

HELLO PADEL ACADEMY – Hello Padel lover

No matter where you are, you will learn Face-to-Face from the best coaches & players online. Founded in 2013 in London city (UK) by Mauri Andrini, Hello Padel Academy (HPA) was created to assist players and coaches in reaching their padel skills and potential by providing resources that are not typically readily available in one singular … Read more

CONTROL THE GAME – HEAD ALPHA

WIN THE MATCH WITH THE NEW ALPHA SERIES The complete Alpha collection consists of the Alpha Pro, Motion and Elite and the EVO and Junior padel racquet models, in addition to matching shirts and Sanyo’s bag and backpack A new way to play has arrived, with greater touch, precision and comfort. HEAD, the leading racquet … Read more

HPA ENGLAND – DREAM BIGGER

By GO PADEL UK Welcome to Hello Padel England – Go Padel UK Expands once again! We are thrilled to bring you another fantastic partnership that we believe will not only benefit all the Go Padel UK players and clubs but also the padel community in the UK too. This partnership confirms the creation of … Read more

GET TO KNOW THE STARS OF WPT: Bela

Padel legend: The boss…the king of padel. Bela was born on 19th May 1979, in Pehuajo, Argentina. He is the most successful and renowned Padel player to date, since he holds the record for being ranked number 1 for 16 consecutive years. He also became the youngest number 1 player in the world at age … Read more

THE SERVE

“It is probably one of the biggest differences between padel and tennis in many ways. Firstly, you are not serving for above your head but from waist height. Secondly, the ball must bounce before you strike it. Thirdly, as you improve, it is unlikely you will be able to win points off your serve” LEARNING … Read more

HOW TO CHOOSE A PADEL BAT

Which Padel bat do you prefer or like more? Leaving aside considerations like price or aesthetics, there are a few characteristics that determine how the padel bat performs in your hand and these should be main characteristics to be considered when choosing your Padel bat.  SHAPE OF THE PADEL BATS   Round-shaped bat. Its low … Read more

SMASH SHOT – A PROPER WINNER

The Power Smash is a shot mostly used when a player wants to finish a point. It is the most aggressive shot played at the net. The most common scenarios to play this shot is either when a short lob has been played by the opponent, or when the player wants to surprise the opponent … Read more

FIP & WPT Agreement –

International Padel Federation (FIP) & WORL PADEL TOUR (WPT) tournaments In 2019, the FIP and WPT have reached an agreement to unify and make a unique point and ranking system. The main purpose is to develop and improve the sport, since these tournaments are an excellent way to motivate local players, and players from other … Read more

THE PREMIER COACHING PLATFORM

Welcome to your first and fresh online padel sessions! What is it about? What do we do? How does the website work? No worries, we have answers to all your questions! Read the article, watch the video, and if you still have doubts then just send us an email. We made our Online academy for … Read more