Le padel was first invented in Mexico, before making a name for itself in Argentina, then really exploding in Spain.

A story which means that today, even if the activity is experiencing a boom in the four corners of the globe, it retains a very strong Spanish-speaking imprint. If in other sports, English dominates, padel, Spanish remains the reference language. For a little while longer?

If our latest survey on Instagram is to be believed, it seems that you are not yet ready to see English replace Spanish. In fact, two-thirds of voters do not want to see any change.

We imagine that as long as the best players and coaches are Spanish or Argentinian, Spanish will remain the language of reference, which may seem logical. But we can also think that if English were “in power”, it would be easier for padel professional to become truly popular outside of its bases.

Anyway, when you are a fan of padel, we must know a minimum of Cervantes' language, so don't hesitate to revise a little with the article below!

Xan is a fan of padel. But also rugby! And his posts are just as punchy. Physical trainer of several padel, he unearths atypical posts or deals with topical subjects. It also gives you some tips to develop your physique for the padel. Clearly, he imposes his offensive style as on the field of padel !