5 good reasons to have your own padel racket

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5 good reasons to have your own padel racket

You start to play padel regularly? Thinking of starting a professional career? And you are convinced that you can dethrone Pascal, your pioneering friend who introduced you to padel! Then you have come to the right place, because the first step will be to equip yourself with your first padel racket !

Good luck… because in padel, there are hundreds of brands and thousands of different rackets. That's why we created this blog, To guide you on how to choose your padel equipment. For example, after reading the article on the different shapes of snowshoes, you will surely have a somewhat clearer idea of ​​the characteristics of your future racket.

If you are not convinced and you think you can progress and win the moon with a rental racket, you will find that this beautiful ambition will be difficult to achieve. Because think again, having your own racket can give you several indisputable advantages !


1. No more excuses like "they lent me a rotten racket that's why I lost!" "

Oh yes .. We all have a friend who, after having had a nice pantyhose, finds the best excuses in the world.
Most of the time, it's the racquet's fault, as it is well known, it's the racquet that makes the player !! Too light, too soft, too small or too large, that's always that poor padel racket that clinks in the first place.

But if it is not the racket, it is the wind (even indoors!) Which bothered him with 2-3 important smashes, or the sun which makes its own because, obviously, it too is changing space at each change of side 😂

So to avoid ending up in the same state of anger as the player above, we advise you to have your own weapon of war.


2. Have the same feelings every game

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This is often a problem when you don't have your own equipment, you play with different padel rackets for each match. And this is where the problems start, because between games you can play with two completely different racquets or with the same racquets but not with the same state of wear. All this generates very different playing sensations.

Because of his changes, you may take a few tens of minutes in each game to get used to his racket changes. And 30 minutes out of a 1.5 hour game is a lot of time!


3. Have a racquet with a better performance than rental racquets

smash padel racket cheap

In general, the price of snowshoes vary between 50 € and 300 €. As in all sports, to have quality equipment, you have to pay a price. This is the case with padel.

However, if you are new to padel and you do not want to put 300 € in a racket (which is understandable), there are many very affordable rackets available to you. You can completely go on a racket for less than 100 €and have a very good feeling. For a few dollars more, you will find excellent, versatile, comfortable and easy-to-play racquets such as the Bullpadel Wing, the Head Flash Pro, or the Wilson blade elite. Summarize, between 80 € and 150 €, you can find excellent padel rackets to start your champion career😉

4. Look like a professional with your new padel equipment!

We're not gonna lie to each other, have a racket and pro material does not give the same image as a player discovering a new racket every game! So if you want impress your opponents, do not hesitate !

head flash balance paddle racket

And for the most stylish of you, you will have the luxury of being able to match your outfit according to the color of your new weapon! Nice no?


5. Stop paying for your snowshoe rentals and get a return on your investment

As you know, every time you play, you spend an average of $ 2-5 on racket rental. Based on this observation, wouldn't it be better to invest in a racquet?

Let’s take the following example: How long does it take to make money on a padel racket bought for € 100?

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At 3 € the racket rental, and a game of padel per week, you will have monetized your purchase in 34 sessions, that is to say much less than a year! And with all the advantages seen above, we let you choose your side ...

And of course, we help you make your choice thanks to a selection of handpicked snowshoes by our team of experts, including Francois Authier (French number 10).



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