Do you know this Sport?

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  1. zunderlips27

    zunderlips27 New User

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  2. kike_valerin

    kike_valerin Professional

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    this Sports is made here in mexico (Acapulco)

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

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    How in the world do you win a point? The rallies seem so long...

    -Fuji
     
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  4. SalvadorVeiga

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    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
     
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  5. AceServer

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    Paddleball? I've heard of it.. It looks pretty hard to hit the ball after it bounces off the glass.
     
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  6. zunderlips27

    zunderlips27 New User

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    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.
     
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  7. Andres

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    It is! I play padel once a week, every thursday at 8 PM. Great workout, so much fun :)
     
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  8. Ronaldo

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    Same rules as Platform tennis? We play this outside in the winter with chicken wire walls.
     
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  9. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    ye gods!!!!!!

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

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    Similar, yet not the same
     
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  11. zunderlips27

    zunderlips27 New User

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    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.
     
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  12. Rock Strongo

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    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...
     
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  13. dParis

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    Should he retire?

    The shorter guy on the losing team in the first video needs to move to a larger headsize padel.
     
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  14. NickC

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    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.
     
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  15. mistapooh

    mistapooh Semi-Pro

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    I got dizzy seeing them do 360 spins.
     
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  17. autumn_leaf

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    That looks like so much fun, I definitely want to give it a go.
     
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