We saw that with our conversation Poll about the “ideal club” Some players dream of 100% padel while others like the idea of coexisting with tennis or even with other sports. It is a bit like life: there are those who prefer to live alone or in a small circle and those who like shared housing and communal living spaces.
The Belgian case: open war
The complex options that we find in the organization of the unions that manage the allowance. On the one hand, there are, as in France, Italy, or Great Britain, where Padel is incorporated into an older tennis association; And on the other hand, countries like Spain, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland, where the Padel Union is independent and proud of it.
Then there is the special case of French-speaking Belgium, where there are tennis leaders and some padel players in open war. The former has government recognition, but the latter runs its clubs and organizes training and competitions with it alleged success.
Add to that the international level where International Padel Federation (FIP) is independent and intends to remain so, despite the latest attempt to seize from here International Tennis Federation (ITF).
And your turn
As usual now, today we are giving you the floor with a survey in which you can answer several questions. Is the exchange in your eyes soluble in the game of tennis and vice versa? Is entering a rich and organized league like tennis beneficial or harmful? Is the coexistence, in the multi-sport halls, of football, fitness, squash, badminton and alternative a problem in your eyes?
to give your opinion, This is happening here
Feel free to justify your answers.
After 40 years of tennis, Jerome fell into the paddle bowl in 2018. Since then, he thinks about it every morning while shaving…but he never shaves with his hand! A journalist in Alsace, he has no other ambition than to share his passion with you, whether you speak French, Italian, Spanish or English.