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The Joy of Padel podcast, hosted by Minter Dial a Padel tennis player since 1974, and sponsored by Padel1969, is an exhilarating new show that delves into the captivating stories of notable Padel personalities worldwide. In its inaugural season, you'll be treated to exclusive anecdotes, valuable tips, and humorous moments shared by esteemed professional players, industry insiders, and passionate padel enthusiasts. With each season aligning with the pro tour, you can anticipate two engaging episodes per month. You will find the episode show notes on Joy Of Padel.

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United Kingdom

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The Joy of Padel podcast, hosted by Minter Dial a Padel tennis player since 1974, and sponsored by Padel1969, is an exhilarating new show that delves into the captivating stories of notable Padel personalities worldwide. In its inaugural season, you'll be treated to exclusive anecdotes, valuable tips, and humorous moments shared by esteemed professional players, industry insiders, and passionate padel enthusiasts. With each season aligning with the pro tour, you can anticipate two engaging episodes per month. You will find the episode show notes on Joy Of Padel.

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@mdial

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English

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Episodes
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Las Vegas Padel: Scott Reddick's Adventure in Building a Premier Club (JOPS02E11)

7/2/2024
Joy of Padel with Scott Reddick In this episode of the Joy of Padel podcast, I sit down with Scott Reddick, a passionate entrepreneur and padel enthusiast, at the P1 Padel Club in Las Vegas. Scott shares his journey from a competitive tennis background to discovering and falling in love with padel. He discusses the challenges and rewards of managing the P1 Padel Club, emphasizing the importance of creating an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all players. Scott also touches on the club's efforts to grow the sport in the U.S., including hosting major tournaments and engaging with the local community. This episode offers insights into the burgeoning padel scene and the dedication required to foster its growth. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. TIMESTAMPS 00:00:00 - Introduction and Guest Introduction 00:02:54 - Scott Reddick's Background and Passion for Adventure 00:04:54 - Discovering Padel and Initial Experience 00:06:54 - The Addictive Nature of Padel 00:08:54 - Transitioning from Tennis to Padel 00:10:54 - Learning and Improving in Padel 00:12:54 - Starting P1 Padel Club in Las Vegas 00:14:54 - Challenges and Strategies for Club Management 00:16:54 - Marketing and Attracting New Customers 00:18:54 - Lessons Learned in the First Year 00:20:54 - Creating a Welcoming Club Culture 00:22:54 - Membership Models and Customer Engagement 00:24:54 - Adapting to Las Vegas Weather 00:26:54 - Hosting USPA Major Tournament 00:28:54 - Watching Professional Padel 00:30:54 - Padel vs. Pickleball 00:32:54 - Future Plans for P1 Padel Club Expansion 00:34:54 - Scott Reddick's Padel Game and Joyful Moments Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:34

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Mastering Padel: Insights from David Garcia of M3 Padel Academy (JOPS02E10)

6/18/2024
The Joy of Padel with David Garcia Welcome and Introduction - Host Minter Dial welcomes David Garcia to the show. - David Garcia is introduced as a lifelong padel player and current International Event Manager and director at M3 Padel Academy. David Garcia's Background - David shares his journey in padel, starting at the age of four. - He discusses his early years playing in his neighborhood and his progression to professional padel. - Mentions notable players from his neighborhood who also became professional padel players, including Ale Galan and Alba Galan. David's Playing Style - David describes his playing style as fast and competitive, likening himself to a fox. - He talks about his physical attributes and how he compensates for not being tall or strong. - Discussion on his favorite shot, the "Bajada de pared," and his approach to different shots in padel. Evolution of Padel Techniques - Minter and David discuss the evolution of padel techniques and the introduction of new shots. - David explains the importance of adapting one's game to the team and the match situation. Coaching at M3 Padel Academy - David talks about his role at M3 Padel Academy and the academy's growth. - M3 Padel Academy's methodology and structured training programs are highlighted. - The academy's upcoming new facility with 18 indoor courts is mentioned. Training Methodology and Coach Consistency - Importance of unified training methods and consistent coaching across the academy. - David explains how M3 ensures all coaches deliver the same high-quality training. - Discussion on the challenges of maintaining consistency while allowing individual coach personalities to shine. Client Programs and International Reach - Overview of M3 Padel Academy's client base, including school students, competition players, and professional players. - The academy's international training weeks and collaborations with clubs worldwide. - Emphasis on the need for coaches to speak multiple languages due to the global nature of padel. Challenges in Coaching and Padel Culture - David discusses the difficulty of finding and training good padel coaches. - The importance of experience and making mistakes in becoming a good coach. - Insights into the culture of padel and the importance of teamwork and communication on the court. Personal Anecdotes and Reflections - David shares a funny anecdote from his competitive days involving a heated match and a partner throwing opponents' bags over the fence. - Reflections on the importance of sportsmanship and dealing with imperfect calls in padel. Closing and Contact Information - Minter Dial thanks David Garcia for joining the show. - Information on how to follow David Garcia and M3 Padel Academy on social media. - Invitation to visit the new M3 Padel Academy facility in Madrid. Follow David Garcia and M3 Padel Academy - Instagram: @davidgcampospadel - M3 Padel Academy: https://www.m3padelacademy.com 00:00:03: Introduction and Welcome 00:00:18: David Garcia's Background and Early Days in Padel 00:01:32: Pure Padel Player Journey 00:03:05: Style of Play and Animal Comparison 00:06:00: Favorite Shot - Bajada 00:07:54: Evolution of Padel Shots 00:09:11: Decision Making in Padel 00:11:03: Training with Top Players 00:12:03: Shot Improvement - Forehand 00:14:30: Current Role at M3 Padel Academy 00:16:08: Coaching System and Methodology 00:18:43: Importance of Consistency in Coaching 00:20:14: Personality in Coaching 00:22:14: Types of Clients and Programs at M3 00:24:06: Language Skills of Coaches 00:25:38: Training Coaches and Padel Culture 00:27:19: Learning from Mistakes 00:29:36: Importance of Teamwork in Padel 00:32:29: Communication and Team Dynamics 00:34:03: Efficiency in Play and Technique 00:35:42: Psychological Aspects of Top Players 00:37:18: Funny Anecdote from Padel Matches 00:39:40: Sportsmanship and Honesty in Padel 00:40:09: Closing Remarks and How to Follow David Garcia and M3 Padel Academy Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:44:05

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The Padel Pioneer: Enrique Buenaventura's Vision of the Sport and Business (S02E09)

6/4/2024
The Joy of Padel with Enrique Buenaventura Join us as we explore the enthralling padel journey of Enrique Buenaventura, a sports aficionado turned padel entrepreneur. Enrique shares insights from his multifaceted experience in the sport and business of padel, including his transition from tennis to padel at the age of twelve. With padel's burgeoning popularity, he discusses the challenges and thrills of keeping the joy in the game while navigating its commercial landscape. Enrique also delves into the inception of the Hexagon Cup, an innovative international team event designed to stoke the competitive spirit and broaden padel's appeal across the globe. This episode is a deep dive into the strategic evolution of padel, the significance of inclusivity in the sport, and the delicate balance between preserving the essence of the game and embracing its dynamic future. 00:00:00 - Enrique Buenaventura has adventured into the world of padel 00:07:45 - Enrique prefers the old-fashioned padel because it's more tactical 00:09:02 - He founded Hexagon Cup to promote padel internationally 00:15:08 - Rafa Nadal Academy launches padel tour with seven events in Spain 00:19:09 - The Hexagon tournament features six teams with six players per team 00:23:40 - There was a lot of mixed feelings about the debut 00:29:33 - Already announced 2025 Hexagon Cup 00:32:55 - Hexagon focuses on fan experience, engagement with fans, having celebrities involved 00:35:58 - Enrique discusses his favorite shot and ways to improve in padel tennis 00:41:02 - What sort of animal are you on the court, Enrique? If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:37

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Chasing the Dream: Nico Agritelley's American Padel Adventure (S02E08)

5/21/2024
The Joy of Padel with Nico Agritelley Join us as we welcome the dynamic Nico Agritelley, a homegrown talent from Dallas, Texas, who has taken the American padel scene by storm. A former college tennis player turned padel enthusiast, Nico shares his candid story of trading in his finance career for the love of padel, a decision that has propelled him to the top ranks in the US. Dive into his transformative journey from tennis courts to padel courts, the challenges of finding the right competition stateside, and his ambitious leap into professional padel. Nico opens up about the intricacies of transitioning from tennis to padel, the importance of chemistry with a partner both on and off the court, and the strategies that have shaped his aggressive playstyle. He also reflects on the invaluable lessons learned from defeats and the joy of continual improvement in a sport that has taken him around the globe. As padel gains momentum in the US, Nico discusses the evolution of the Professional Padel League (PPL), his experiences with top international players, and the future of the sport in America. His message is simple: Try padel. You're bound to fall in love with it. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:36

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The Strategic Game of Saana Saarteinen: Finland's Padel Star on the Rise (S02E07)

5/7/2024
The Joy of Padel with Saana Saarteinen In this episode, we delve into the world of Saana Saarteinen, Finland's top padel talent, who has gracefully transitioned from tennis to mastering the courts of padel. At 31, Saana has not only embraced the sport but has made it a lifestyle since 2019. She recounts the initial switch from tennis, spurred by a friend's invitation to a tournament, and the subsequent journey to becoming Finland's number one. Saana shares the nuances of adapting tennis skills to padel, her strategic approach to the game, and the importance of letting the ball pass—a pivotal lesson for tennis converts. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:27

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Nikhil Mohindra: Padel's British Sensation and Padel India's New Face (JOPS02E06)

4/23/2024
The Joy of Padel with Nikhil Mohindra The effervescent Nikhil Mohindra is a rising star in the world of padel and a beacon of inspiration for players across the globe. As a padel player for Team GB and the newly appointed ambassador for Padel India, Nikhil shares his unique journey into the sport, his battle with asthma on the court, and his unwavering dedication to training. From his initial indifference to padel at age 12 to his full-blown love affair with the game at 17, Nikhil's story is a testament to finding one's passion despite the odds. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:20

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The Remarkable Journey of Top Swedish Pro Padel Player, World Number 53, Daniel Windahl (S02E05)

4/9/2024
The Joy of Padel with Daniel Windahl Daniel Windahl is the number 1 Swedish padel player, currently ranked 53rd in the world. A left-sided player, he partners with Jose Solano. We discuss his remarkable personal and professional journey to becoming the highest ranked Scandinavian padel player, and the second highest ranked player who isn't Spanish, Argentine or Brazilian. We talk about how he has faced off against the world's top players, such as Ale Galan and Juan Lebrón, his favourite shot and areas of improvement, as well as the life lessons that padel has brought him, in particular in dealing with mental health. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:29

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Pro Padel Player, Content Creator and Social Media Influencer from Finland, Joni Luolamaa (S02E04)

3/26/2024
The Joy of Padel with Joni Luolamaa Joni Luolamaa is a full time padel professional, one of the top players in Finland. In addition to his playing padel, he is a bona fide YouTuber and padel influencer in Finland. We discuss his rather unique journey to becoming a professional padel player, the ups and downs, his favourite shot and most inspiring pro tour players, as well as the life lessons afforded by padel and a peak into the bright future of padel. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:42

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Tearing up the US Padel Circuit with Number 1, Luis Estrada (JOPS02E03)

3/12/2024
The Joy of Padel with Luis Estrada Luis Estrada, the current number one male padel player in the US. Coming from tennis, Luis fell head over heels with Padel. He recounts how quickly it happened and his journey to becoming number one, with partner Nico Agri. We talk about his transition from tennis to padel, his experience of playing with the best in Europe, playing for the Los Angeles Beat of the PPL, and the exciting prospects for the future of padel in the US. A joyful exchange. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:32

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Adaptive Padel - The Inspiring Story of Jack Binstead, founder of Team GB (JOPS02E02)

2/28/2024
The Joy of Padel with Jack Binstead Jack Binstead is a multi-talented actor and athlete. He is best known for his role as Rem Dogg in the popular BBC Comedy Series "Bad Education". Through his work, Jack has become an advocate for greater diversity and inclusivity in the entertainment industry, helping to promote a more authentic representation of people with disabilities. He's also an athlete, having represented Team GB and, having discovered padel in the summer of 2023, has founded and participated in Team GB Adaptive Padel. He practices and plays at the Rocks Lane Club in Chiswick, a 10-court club, founded by the Warren brothers, that is proudly promoting inclusivity in this sport. Jack played in the Inclusive Padel Tour in Dubai. We discuss his life journey, picking up padel and what are his favourite padel shots and pro players. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:09

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The Roots of Padel with Son of the Founders, Enrique Corcuera Jr (JOPS02E01)

2/14/2024
The Joy of Padel with Enrique Corcuera, Jr Enrique Corcuera Jr., son of Enrique and Viviana Corcuera, the founders of this beautiful sport called Padel. In this conversation with Enrique, he regales us with the backstory about the creation of padel in Acapulco Mexico, about his experience during his youth and how the sport gradually grew to what it is today. We discuss the origin of the name of the sport, the patents and developments, the spread into Argentina and the prospects going forward. We explore Enrique's current involvement in padel with CopaPadel. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:53

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The Joy of Padel with Patty Llaguno, Professional Padel World Number 18 (JOP12)

12/12/2023
The Joy of Padel with Patty Llaguno Patricia (Patty) Llaguno Zielinski is currently the world's number 18 ranked player on WPT (#17 the FIP tour). Aged 38 and playing in the drive (left side) position, Patty figures among the oldest on the women's tour and is still regularly battling into the later stages of the pro tournaments. She won the FIP Platinum in Sardegna this year alongside Lucia Sainz. On the WPT this year (its last), she sported a 295W v 141L record. In this chat, we discuss Patty's career, how to mix and manage her love of football and tennis with padel, the keys to a success partnership, and the prospects for 2024. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:04

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The Burgeoning Development of Padel, with Monitor Deloitte senior manager and Global Padel Report coauthor and former ranked player, Elena Martin Ortiz (JOP11)

11/29/2023
Elena Martín Ortiz is an accomplished padel player who was highly ranked in the WPT predecessor, the Opel Padel Tour, and has represented (and won with) Catalonia in the Spanish team championships. She is also a senior manager at Monitor Deloitte, the multinational strategy consulting practice of Deloitte Consulting. In this role, Elena is coauthor of the 2023 Global Padel Report, published in collaboration with Playtomic. In this conversation, we discuss Elena's life as a padel player, her best shots and funniest moments. We also discuss the state of padel worldwide, the unique Swedish case, and the global prospects. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:59

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The Padel School founder, Sandy Farquharson, on developing the community and skills of padel (JOP10)

11/15/2023
The Joy of Padel with Sandy Farquharson Sandy Farquharson is a member of the National GB padel tennis team, having developed as a tennis player and previously been coach of ATP and WTA players on the tennis circuit. In 2012, Sandy converted to padel and participated in the development of the sport in UAE. He has organised WPT and FIP tournaments, being the coach of the national teams in both the UAE and GB, and representing GB in the World and European Championships. He founded The Padel School in Jan 2019 to give the padel community the tools to take their on-court performance to a new level, which will in turn grow the sport into a powerhouse across the globe. An ambassador and a shining light for the sport. VAMOS! If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:27

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World Padel Tour #17 and a Rising Star of the Men's Professional Tour, Mike Yanguas (JOP9)

10/31/2023
The Joy of Padel with Mike Yanguas Mike Yanguas, who comes from Malaga, Spain, began playing padel when he was just 7 years old. Now 21, playing right, he's the 17th ranked player in the WPT. His partner for most of this year (and through the recording of this interview) has been the 44-year-old still-active doyen of padel, Fernando Belasteguin. Due to an injury to Bela's arm, Mike has for now teamed up with Victor Ruiz. On the WPT, he has a 68% win ratio. His best result this year was winning the Tau Cerámica Reus Costa Daurada Open 500, in Tarragona Spain. He has also reached 2 other semi-finals and 9 quarters. Enjoy this conversation with one of the stars of padel on the men's tour. VAMOS! If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:23

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Winner of the Pro Padel League in North America, Padel Player of the Year and British No. 1, Tia Norton (JOP8)

10/17/2023
The Joy of Padel with Tia Norton Tia Norton is Great Britain’s most recognisable professional padel player. The GB number 1 blazed a trail when, aged only 17, she became the first British woman ever to compete – and win – on the World Padel Tour, the international professional circuit. Since then she has enjoyed tournament success including the FIP London in 2022 and the inaugural Pro Padel League in North America in June this year with the Las Vegas Smash. In 2023, Tia Norton crowned Women's Padel Player of the Year at LTA Tennis Awards. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:20

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Padel is already winning over the United States, with PPL Commissioner, coach and serial padel entrepreneur, Marcos del Pilar (JOP7)

10/3/2023
The Joy of Padel with Marcos del Pilar Marcos del Pilar is a successful serial entrepreneur and businessman as well as a Padel pioneer. A former tennis and padel pro player as well as pro coach, Marcos' determination, commitment, hard work, and powerful networking have made him become one of the most influential and important figures in the development of Padel in the United States since 2017. In the World Championships of 2021 (Qatar) and 2022 (Dubai), Marcos was head coach of Team USA. Today, he is cofounder and commissioner of the Pro Padel League, President and CEO of Sports Management Padel, Director of Padel at the USTA, USPTA Head of Padel Certification, running the padel certification in North America (with more than 300 certified Professionals in the USA), and Director of PadelMBA. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to . You can always comment on the post on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on Twitter and Instagram. There's also a Joy of Padel YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:51

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Writing punchy articles, physical training and the love of Padel with Xan Tafernaberry (JOP6)

9/19/2023
The Joy of Padel with Xan Tafernaberry Xan is a fan of padel. And, as a Basque from France, he’s also a fan of rugby! He has been an editor in chief at Padel Magazine for 4 years. Also work as a copywriter at Padel USA, whose founding partner is my pal Sam Loufrani. Physical trainer of several padel players, Xan unearths atypical posts or deals with topical subjects. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:51

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With Passion, Skill and Competition – How Denise Höfer became the number one padel team in Germany (JOP5)

9/5/2023
The Joy of Padel with Denise Höfer Denise Höfer is the #1 German Padel Team Player alongside Vici Kurz, captain of the German National Padel Team, and runs the DeeStyle Sport Marketing & Management business. A former professional tennis player, since 2018, Denise has scorched onto the padel scene. She’s currently ranked #126 in the world on FIP. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:53

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Spreading the Joy of Padel via The Bandeja Magazine, with Founding Editor Emma Kimber (JOP4)

8/22/2023
The Joy of Padel with Emma Kimber Emma Kimber is a newspaper-and-magazine-editor-turned-PR-turned-founding editor of The Bandeja Magazine, dedicated to spreading the joy of padel! Like Emma, the team behind The Bandeja love playing padel and believe that padel can – and should – be played by everyone of any age or ability; it’s great to watch the athleticism and skill of elite players but nothing beats time on court with friends, family or fellow club members. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or, better yet, an audio file to nminterdial@gmail.com. You can always comment on the post with the full show notes (and transcript) on minterdial.com. And if you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to Apple Podcast, Spotify, or your favourite podcast channel, to rate/review the show. Otherwise, you can follow the Joy of Padel on social: @joyofpadel on X/Twitter and Instagram. There's also a YouTube page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:43