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REASONS TO BECOME A PADEL COACH

INTRODUCTION: REASONS TO BECOME A PADEL COACH Becoming a padel coach can be a rewarding career choice for individuals passionate about the sport and dedicated to helping others improve their skills. Whether you’re an experienced player looking to share your expertise or someone with a love for teaching, coaching padel offers exciting opportunities. Here are … Read more

BALL PRESSURIZERS

1. INTRODUCTION – BALL PRESSURIZERS Don’t you find it annoying, that at amateur level you have to use new balls every match in order to feel good and play at ease? When it comes to playing, few sensations will be more pleasant than playing with new balls of our favourite brand. Even the part before … Read more

BRONZE LEVEL COURSE FOR COACHES

In recent years, padel has witnessed a surge in popularity, captivating thousands of enthusiasts with it’s unique blend of athleticism, strategy, and social intereaction…Making Padel coaching an interesting and rewarding career, as you inspire people to start playing the game and empower them to unlock their full potential. Every day is a new challenge, from … Read more

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FAREWELL WPT…WELCOME PREMIER PADEL!

1. INTRODUCTION – WPT/PREMIER PADEL Surely “almost” all padel lovers will know and/or have seen a WPT match. However, what some may not know, is that the WPT has come to an end to give way to a new circuit, the Premier Padel… 2. AN OVERVIEW OF THE WPT The WPT circuit came to be … Read more

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POWER VS BALL OUTPUT!

1. INTRODUCTION TO BALL OUTPUT VS POWER When choosing a racket that is suitable for our type of game, it is essential to know what our style of play is and to look at the characteristics of the racket and what they mean.Two of the characteristics that we should look at before buying a racket … Read more

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THE NON-PLAYING HAND (NON-DOMINANT)

1. INTRODUCTION A person who does not play padel, or even a beginner, probably thinks that the non-playing hand is useless, since the hand and arm with which we hit the ball all the time is the other one. However, although it is clear that the most important hand in padel is the one that … Read more

PADEL BLOG HIGH BACKHAND VOLLEY

THE HIGH BACKHAND VOLLEY

1. INTRODUCTION A high and slow ball when the opponents are on the volley could seem, a priori, a real “gift”. However, if we are able to direct this ball to their backhand volley, not only will they not be able to attack us, but they will also have to play it very well if … Read more

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD PADEL COACH

1. INTRODUCTION I suppose we all agree that, in any sport, having the help and guidance of a coach will always help us to improve faster and better than if we try to be self-taught. In the case of our sport, the importance of having a coach is, if possible, greater than in other sports, … Read more

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YOUR RACKET BAG-THE ESSENTIALS & MORE.

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR RACKET BAG! 1. INTRODUCTION When preparing our racket bag to go to train or play a padel match, surely (hopefully), no one forgets to put the padel racket and shoes. However, preparing the perfect bag requires the inclusion of many more accessories and items. Although the “perfect” bag, in the end, … Read more

FROM TENNIS TO PADEL- THE TRANSITION

1. INTRODUCTION – FROM TENNIS TO PADEL We are sure we are not wrong if we say that, nowadays, there are many players who play padel who came from tennis. And we ask ourselves, is there anyone who does not know a padel player who came from tennis? For these players, it is clear that … Read more

TENNIS ELBOW -PADEL injury BY HPA

EPICONDYLITIS

1. INTRODUCTION. Epicondylitis – among the different fears that an athlete may have, the greatest and most widespread fear is probably that of suffering an injury, especially in the case of serious and chronic injuries.One of the most common injuries in the world of tennis and padel, which can affect both amateur and professional athletes, … Read more

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GOLDEN POINT

1. INTRODUCTION– THE GOLDEN POINT Padel is a relatively “new” sport, especially when compared to other sports. This means that padel is still in a stage of growth and evolution, so it is not very strange that between seasons they can make modifications or changes in the rules.One of the rules that most affected the … Read more

HELLO PADEL ACADEMY HYDRATION

The importance of hydration in sport

1. INTRODUCTION – THE IMPORTANCE OF HYDRATION Everyone knows (or so we hope) how important hydration is for the human body, and even more so if we do sport and it is very hot. Water is the main chemical component in the human body and accounts for approximately 50% to 70% of our body weight. … Read more

PAULA JOSEMARIA HELLO PADEL DOUBLEHANDED BACKHAND

THE DOUBLE-HANDED BACKHAND

INTRODUCTION According to a tennis article of this year, only 13 of the top 100 players in the world play with a one-handed backhand, meaning that 87% of players play the double-handed backhand. Who doesn’t know Rafa Nadal’s or Novak Djokovic’s two-handed backhand? But what about in the world of padel? How many players do … Read more

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THE CONTINENTAL GRIP

INTRODUCTION: Gripping the padel racket correctly and properly is essential to execute good shots and, at the same time, prevent injuries.You can hold the padel racket in different ways, but if one of them stands out above the others due to its great versatility, it is the continental grip. This is the grip with which … Read more

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THE DOUBLE REBOUND

INTRODUCTION One of the inherent characteristics of padel that differentiates it from tennis, the closest sport, is the use of walls (side and back walls) during the game.Of course this includes the double rebound. And look how important the walls are in padel that they have even given names to the different technical executions that … Read more

WHY partnerships break up

WHY SO MANY CHANGES OF PARTNER IN WPT?

CHANGES OF PARTNER – INTRODUCTION Nowadays, changes of partner in the WPT are a very common and almost constant occurrence throughout the season.It is becoming more and more common for players who start the season with one partner to end it with another. There are even players who, throughout the year, may have played with … Read more

THE DEFENSE IN PADEL

THE DEFENSE IN PADEL – INTRODUCTION We would all like to finish points quickly and decisively, with a x3 or x4 smash. Being fast, relentless, and sending the message to the opponent of “Here I am”. However, the reality is that most points in a match are not like that. And despite the fact that … Read more

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THE RIGHT SIDE PLAYER

INTRODUCTION Padel is a sport played in pairs. This means, logically, that one player has to play on the right side of the court and the other on the left side. The ideal side we should play on will depend on several factors, such as our technical skills, our style of play, our partner, our … Read more

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SMASH X4

Introduction In padel, unlike tennis, the aerial game is very important, and we use many overhead shots, one of them being the smash X4. Therefore, Smashes are one of the star strokes of padel, combining technique, power, elegance and definition in the same stroke. Depending on their purpose and method of execution we can differentiate … Read more

THE FREEZE OUT - LA NEVERA EN PADEL

LA NEVERA – THE ‘FREEZE OUT’

Introduction Freeze out – As with other sports, padel also uses its own slang. Within the padel vocabulary we can find words that, logically, do not refer to their original meaning. Words like “la víbora“, “la dormilona“, “la bandeja“… are words that everyone knows, but perhaps not everyone knows exactly what they refer to when … Read more