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zunderlips27
10-30-2011, 04:33 AM
Hi guys! This a very popular sport in Spain. A lot of people who is not good enough to have fun at tennis start playing PADEL. Its really funny. Everybody can play it.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvaXSpw5WdM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvaXSpw5WdM

kike_valerin
10-30-2011, 09:43 AM
this Sports is made here in mexico (Acapulco)

i will have to check this on wikipedia....

Fuji
10-30-2011, 10:45 AM
How in the world do you win a point? The rallies seem so long...

-Fuji

SalvadorVeiga
10-30-2011, 11:58 AM
How in the world do you win a point? The rallies seem so long...

-Fuji

ball bounces twice on your side... if you hit the glass directly into the glass ... that's it.

its a mix of tennis and squach

AceServer
10-30-2011, 01:27 PM
Paddleball? I've heard of it.. It looks pretty hard to hit the ball after it bounces off the glass.

zunderlips27
10-30-2011, 02:09 PM
It requires a lot of speed,reflexes and tons of patience. But those are the best points of a match, the highlights.

I must say that its a really addictive sport.

Andres
10-30-2011, 02:14 PM
It is! I play padel once a week, every thursday at 8 PM. Great workout, so much fun :)

Ronaldo
10-30-2011, 02:19 PM
Same rules as Platform tennis? We play this outside in the winter with chicken wire walls.

Timbo's hopeless slice
10-30-2011, 03:38 PM
ye gods!!!!!!

I used to play Squash, andI thought those rallies were long!

Andres
10-30-2011, 05:42 PM
Same rules as Platform tennis? We play this outside in the winter with chicken wire walls.
Similar, yet not the same

zunderlips27
10-31-2011, 02:43 AM
Yes, I think its no sense to play Platform tennis if there is a chance to play Padel.The concept is basically the same but Padel is 2-3 steps ahead.

Rock Strongo
11-02-2011, 03:39 PM
It's on the rise here in Sweden, with new facilities to open where I live. Problem is, that it's ridiculously expensive to play right now...

dParis
11-04-2011, 07:27 PM
The shorter guy on the losing team in the first video needs to move to a larger headsize padel.

NickC
11-04-2011, 07:41 PM
That looks as if a squash court and a racquetball court had a b*stard child, and someone decided to throw a net in the middle of it and hit a ball with paddle tennis racquets. Odd. Pretty neat though.

mistapooh
11-06-2011, 04:11 AM
I got dizzy seeing them do 360 spins.

atatu
11-06-2011, 03:59 PM
Hi guys! This a very popular sport in Spain. A lot of people who is not good enough to have fun at tennis start playing PADEL. Its really funny. Everybody can play it.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvaXSpw5WdM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvaXSpw5WdM

I've never seen so many Spanish guys volleying...wait did one guy run off the court in the middle of the point ?

autumn_leaf
11-06-2011, 06:05 PM
That looks like so much fun, I definitely want to give it a go.