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30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England.

Here’s a quick timeline of padel in the UK from the first courts in the UK in 1992 and the conception of the

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club

So you’ve made the decision to go ahead with putting a padel court at your club, but how do you actually go about getting the operation up and running;

Thinking about building a Padel club?

Thinking about building a Padel club?

With Padel fever sweeping the nation, Padel construction companies are busier than ever fielding questions about the feasibility of building padel courts at existing tennis and squash clubs, golf and sports grounds, even shopping centres.

P – Paquito Navarro

P – Paquito Navarro

Paquito Navarro Paquito Navarro is a professional Padel player, regarded as one of the best players that has ever graced a Padel court.  Navarro made his debut in 2009 but it wasn’t until 2012 that Navarro really staked his claim in Padel as he went on to reach two...

O – Overgrip

O – Overgrip

Overgrip An overgrip is a thin grip that is placed above the thicker base grip, these are used to adjust the racket handle to the size of your hand whilst providing extra comfort to the player. They are used by high-level athletes and recreational players alike to...

N – Net

N – Net

The Net The net is always king in Padel, and it has its whole own rule book – now what makes a Padel net so special? Unlike other sports, the net is often shorter in the centre at 0.88 metres whilst it then has a slight rise to 0.92 metres at either end. At 10 metres...

M – Movement

M – Movement

The Movement Movement in a lot of sports is seen as a make-or-break skill that doesn’t get talked about enough, so what can you do to ensure your movement is up to a high standard in Padel? Given that you work in pairs, to have good movement you need to be able to...

L – The Lob

L – The Lob

The Lob The lob – one of the most effective shots in Padel – is used to help change the dynamic of the current rally.  It helps the pair gain control of the point with a shot type that will ensure you’re able to start dictating the rally, as it often helps to regain...

Explore the map feature to easily find Padel clubs accross the UK

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30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England. Here’s a quick timeline of padel in the UK from the first courts in the UK in 1992 and the conception of the 1991 -The formation of the international paddle federation in 1991 made it a professional sport1992 -The first world...

A – Alfonso de Hohenlohe

A – Alfonso de Hohenlohe

Alfonso de Hohenlohe Alfonso was the man who introduced Padel to Spain, and to Europe. Few figures in Padel history can boast such a colourful lineage. A prince of the house of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohenlohe-Langenburg) on his fathers...

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club So you’ve made the decision to go ahead with putting a padel court at your club, but how do you actually go about getting the operation up and running; a) Have a head pro, a sociable person willing to work hard and enthusiastic for the...

B – Bandeja

B – Bandeja

Bandeja Bandeja!? Who or what is a Bandeja? I hear you ask. It literally translates from the Spanish as ‘tray’ — but that’s not particularly useful… What it really means in Padel is a sliced volley. Padel rallies typically evolve such that one pair is attacking while...

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30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England. Here’s a quick timeline of padel in the UK from the first courts in the UK in 1992 and the conception of the 1991 -The formation of the international paddle federation in 1991 made it a professional sport1992 -The first world...

A – Alfonso de Hohenlohe

A – Alfonso de Hohenlohe

Alfonso de Hohenlohe Alfonso was the man who introduced Padel to Spain, and to Europe. Few figures in Padel history can boast such a colourful lineage. A prince of the house of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohenlohe-Langenburg) on his fathers...

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club So you’ve made the decision to go ahead with putting a padel court at your club, but how do you actually go about getting the operation up and running; a) Have a head pro, a sociable person willing to work hard and enthusiastic for the...

B – Bandeja

B – Bandeja

Bandeja Bandeja!? Who or what is a Bandeja? I hear you ask. It literally translates from the Spanish as ‘tray’ — but that’s not particularly useful… What it really means in Padel is a sliced volley. Padel rallies typically evolve such that one pair is attacking while...

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Category: News
30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England.

Here’s a quick timeline of padel in the UK from the first courts in the UK in 1992 and the conception of the

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club

So you’ve made the decision to go ahead with putting a padel court at your club, but how do you actually go about getting the operation up and running;

Thinking about building a Padel club?

Thinking about building a Padel club?

With Padel fever sweeping the nation, Padel construction companies are busier than ever fielding questions about the feasibility of building padel courts at existing tennis and squash clubs, golf and sports grounds, even shopping centres.

P – Paquito Navarro

P – Paquito Navarro

Paquito Navarro Paquito Navarro is a professional Padel player, regarded as one of the best players that has ever graced a Padel court.  Navarro made his debut in 2009 but it wasn’t until 2012 that Navarro really staked his claim in Padel as he went on to reach two...

O – Overgrip

O – Overgrip

Overgrip An overgrip is a thin grip that is placed above the thicker base grip, these are used to adjust the racket handle to the size of your hand whilst providing extra comfort to the player. They are used by high-level athletes and recreational players alike to...

N – Net

N – Net

The Net The net is always king in Padel, and it has its whole own rule book – now what makes a Padel net so special? Unlike other sports, the net is often shorter in the centre at 0.88 metres whilst it then has a slight rise to 0.92 metres at either end. At 10 metres...

M – Movement

M – Movement

The Movement Movement in a lot of sports is seen as a make-or-break skill that doesn’t get talked about enough, so what can you do to ensure your movement is up to a high standard in Padel? Given that you work in pairs, to have good movement you need to be able to...

L – The Lob

L – The Lob

The Lob The lob – one of the most effective shots in Padel – is used to help change the dynamic of the current rally.  It helps the pair gain control of the point with a shot type that will ensure you’re able to start dictating the rally, as it often helps to regain...

Explore the map feature to easily find Padel clubs accross the UK

LATEST NEWS

30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England

30 years of Padel in England. Here’s a quick timeline of padel in the UK from the first courts in the UK in 1992 and the conception of the 1991 -The formation of the international paddle federation in 1991 made it a professional sport1992 -The first world...

A – Alfonso de Hohenlohe

A – Alfonso de Hohenlohe

Alfonso de Hohenlohe Alfonso was the man who introduced Padel to Spain, and to Europe. Few figures in Padel history can boast such a colourful lineage. A prince of the house of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohenlohe-Langenburg) on his fathers...

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club

A-Z of how to start a padel club So you’ve made the decision to go ahead with putting a padel court at your club, but how do you actually go about getting the operation up and running; a) Have a head pro, a sociable person willing to work hard and enthusiastic for the...

B – Bandeja

B – Bandeja

Bandeja Bandeja!? Who or what is a Bandeja? I hear you ask. It literally translates from the Spanish as ‘tray’ — but that’s not particularly useful… What it really means in Padel is a sliced volley. Padel rallies typically evolve such that one pair is attacking while...

RULES

How do you score in Padel

How do you score in Padel

How do you score in Padel For those of you familiar with tennis scoring, Padel scoring is exactly the same. If you’re not – don’t worry! This scoring system is a bit strange so we can go through it together. It starts off with what is known as a ‘game’. Now, this...

How much time can you take in Padel?

How much time can you take in Padel?

How much time can you take in Padel? This may be a question which hasn’t crossed the minds even of some fairly advanced players. Some might consider it to be of little importance. It would, however, be hard to underestimate the impact of breaks — no matter how short —...

30 years of Padel in England

Rules of Padel

WHAT IS PADEL? Padel is a form of Tennis. Same scoring as tennis , played as best of 3 sets. A padel court is about 25% smaller than a tennis court. The court is made up of steel mesh and glass walls which you can hit the ball off  in a similar way to squash.  The...