During the 6th stage of FFT PADEL TOUR of Asnières-sur-Seine, Hubert Picquier, the elected official in charge of padel for the FFT returned to all the major projects of the Federation, and those that could see the light of day very soon. A year 2020 that could go down in the history of padel French.

The stage of Asnières, a little gem ...

Asnières-sur-Seine is a sporting city that believes in padel. It has infrastructure projects. The setting is superb. There will be a lot of entertainment all weekend.

We do not want to separate the part of the competition from the development part. For example, we have classes that come to discover this sport.

All of these actions were done in less than a year. The executive committee only validated this policy on October 18, 2019. This is to show the progress made and the work achieved by the FFT in barely a year. And that's only the beginning. a lot of things could happen soon.

The graduation padel, for soon

It is work that is done with the ministry with a professional diploma. We will no longer have to go through a tennis diploma or have been obliged to achieve a good tennis ranking to teach tennis. padel.

This diploma will structure the schools of padel, the arbitration part of padel and competition in general.

The CNE Padel, it happens

The FFT wishes to set up a national center dedicated to padel. The decision is imminent. We should have a clear answer by the end of October.

The goal: Surround yourself with the best to train our best French players. We want to prevent our French tops players are forced to go abroad and especially in Spain to train.

We realized the enormous potential that we had during the French championships of padel young people in Toulouse Padel Club. We have young people who are growing. It is also the first time that we will be able to send young people to the youth world championships in padel in Valence next October.

If the project comes about as we hope, it will be just huge.

The FFT works on other files

We are also working on mixed competitions of padel, the team matches of padel, veteran teams, club cups. We have a lot of projects in progress.

There is a world of padel which is fantastic. We can feel the enthusiasm there is around this sport. We have exceptional club leaders and players.

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Franck Binisti

Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Club des Pyramides in 2009 in the Paris region. Since padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France going to cover the major events of padel French.