Tennis to Padel Part 3: Make the Transition from Tennis to Padel
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
1M ago
Whether you are a professional tennis player looking to make a career switch to padel, or just a casual tennis player looking to swap racquet sports, there are a few things to keep in mind when making that change. While it is true that tennis and padel share fundamental skills needed to play the sport, there are a plethora of adjustments, both mentally and physically, that must be made in order to successfully make the transition. Between adopting different training methods, developing new habits, and changing fitness routines, here are 5 strategies of how best to attack making the transition ..read more
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Tennis to Padel Series Part 2: Challenges for Tennis Players Transitioning to Padel
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
1M ago
While padel remains an enticing option for players looking to make the switch from tennis, several issues stand in the way of players trying to make that transition. On the surface it may seem like an easy transition for tennis players, after all, the court is smaller, the game is easier to pick up, and is extremely enjoyable. However, between learning new techniques, rules, and even changing mental habits, tennis players often overlook some of the changes required to successfully swap racquet sports. Here are 5 of the most common challenges facing tennis players looking to make the change to ..read more
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Tennis to Padel Series Part 2: The 5 Challenges for Tennis Players Making the Transition to Padel
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
2M ago
While padel remains an enticing option for players looking to make the switch from tennis, several issues stand in the way of players trying to make that transition. On the surface it may seem like an easy transition for tennis players, after all, the court is smaller, the game is easier to pick up, and is extremely enjoyable. However, between learning new techniques, rules, and even changing mental habits, tennis players often overlook some of the changes required to successfully swap racquet sports. Here are 5 of the most common challenges facing tennis players looking to make the change to ..read more
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Tennis to Padel Series Part 1: Here Are 4 Reasons To Switch From Tennis To Padel
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
2M ago
For years tennis has been the most popular racquet sport in the world, dominating the global amateur market as well as the professional game. However, in recent years both professional and amateur players have begun transitioning from tennis to padel for a variety of reasons. A perfect example of this transition is Spanish padel player Gemma Triay, who dedicated 15 years to the sport of tennis before swapping it out for padel. The switch was prompted after an injury Triay suffered just before being selected for the national team. By switching to padel early in her career, Triay gave herself en ..read more
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US Padel Series: Why now is the time to set up clubs and invest
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
3M ago
Over the course of the US Padel Series, a number of exciting opportunities for padel in the United States have been discussed, as well as the challenges that the sport faces in trying to grow. Between the rise in celebrity popularity and a growing professional scene, there are a number of reasons to be optimistic about the future of padel in the United States. However, a lack of awareness still remains a large issue when it comes to growing the game stateside. With that being said, if you are waiting for the right time to invest in padel or potentially set up a club, there is no better time to ..read more
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Physio Series Part 2: How to prevent injuries playing padel?
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
3M ago
As discussed in part 1 of our physio series, it’s much easier than you may think to pick up an injury while playing padel. Whether it be because of improper technique, over-usage, or something even as simple as not warming up, padel players can often find themselves frustrated with their time spent on the side line instead of on-court. With that being said, there are several different ways you can go about protecting yourself from injury. Here are 5 ways you can ensure you spend as much time on the padel court, and not on the side line injured: 1. Proper warm up Perhaps the easiest tool you ca ..read more
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US Padel Series: Where To Play Padel In The US
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
4M ago
One of the biggest issues facing those interested in playing Padel in the United States is the need for more courts and access to facilities. Unlike countries such as Spain which have over 15,000 courts across the country, the US boasts just 180 courts across 56 different venues. Unlike a sport like Pickleball, which can largely be played on any hard court surface as long as you have a net, Padel requires significantly more space and resources to build a court. With that being said, there are some padel facilities across the United States that currently are a great place to start your padel jo ..read more
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Premier Padel and Red Bull: Padel’s Perfect Partnership
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
4M ago
Significant news has broken in the world of Padel as Premier Padel, the world’s leading professional Padel tour, recently announced a partnership with energy drink brand Red Bull through 2027. Backed by Qatari Sports Investments (QSI) chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who also owns football club Paris Saint-Germain, this partnership represents a serious milestone in the history of Padel and the commercial growth of the sport. With a professional scene looking to garner attention worldwide, having a name like Red Bull associated with it will only strengthen the professional game’s presence on a glob ..read more
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US Padel Series: The Current State of Padel in the US
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
5M ago
The United States is without question a central hub of the sports world. Whether it be the fan culture surrounding their 4 major professional leagues, or their avid amateur sports culture, if a sport flourishes in the United States, it flourishes worldwide. When it comes to the game of Padel, however, the United States is not yet at the development stage in terms of popularity to compete with any of the top countries such as Spain, Argentina, and Sweden. General strong sports interest in the country combined with a social population makes the US a perfect breeding ground to be Padel’s next maj ..read more
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Hexagon Cup 2024: Why Padel Needs More Events Like This
The Padel School
by Sandy Farquharson
5M ago
I was fortunate enough to attend the Hexagon Cup in February this year in Madrid and it was seriously impressive. In the lead up to the event, there was uncertainty if this would be a successful event, if it would be hyped up too much and not deliver, and if the concept simply wouldn’t work. But I’m glad to say it did work. And I’m even happier to say it’s exactly what the sport of padel needed, and will continue to need moving forwards to grow. The Event Four celebrities including Andy Murray, Eva Longoria and Rafael Nadal backed a star-studded padel team each with the top players in the worl ..read more
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