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The player's anxiety padel : the air hole

The "trypophobia" of the player padel, you know ? We will explain everything to you…

Did you know that a racket of padel is a source of potential anguish for hundreds of thousands of people around the world? This innocuous object even seems to be worse than the fear of spiders, snakes, blood or emptiness...

The fear of holes is more widespread than you think...

No, no, we are not joking: evidenced by a serious study carried out by experts from PsychicWorld.com, based on Google searches made by European Internet users.

The trypophobia which is simply the panicky fear of holes, tops Google searches for phobias by a wide margin. Indeed, each month, Europeans carry out an average of approximately 273 searches on this phobia, far ahead of those on agoraphobia (000 searches), vertigo or acrophobia (121), fear of spiders or arachnophobia (800 ), fear of snakes or ophidiophobia (30), etc.

More than 70 holes on some palas!

Now, what is a tennis racket? padel if not a concentrate of holes? Depending on the models, we can count more than 70! Conversely, some brands choose to put much less: a way to fill the fears of players? Or to prevent them from playing like sieves…

Professional player Ivan Ramirez and his Varlion Bourne Summum Prisma Radio, one of the models with the fewest holes on the market

Moreover, an expression translates this deaf anguish which must haunt the nightmares of any player of padel : don't we say "to have a hole in the racket"?

We will end with this colorful sentence from the comedian and radio man Jose Artur : "It's not because we have a bullet hole that we deserve the military medal"...

Published by
Jerome Arnoux