No, not at all. On the contrary, it is easy to play because of the following:

  • The learning curve is high, meaning it is easy to pick up a Padel and learn how to play relatively quickly.
  • The serve is not an offensive weapon because it is delivered underhanded. The matches are not dominated by 120+ mph serves that end the point immediately, as in tennis and racquetball.
  • Padel is "levelled" because powerful serves and slams are not the "put-away" points as they are in racquetball and tennis.
  • There are two chances to hit the ball: one before the ball reaches the walls or wire fences, and another after the ball hits the court surface and then bounces off the walls and wire fences.
  • Since the Padel is close to the hand, it helps control the ball better.
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