What are the Padel terms you need to know?

Padel tennis terms

Padel is a racket sport that is played in doubles, indoors or outdoors but professionally, it is played on a padel court. Players use a lot of completely different padel phrases. In this article, we will tell you what are the pedal phrases in the words you must need to know. 



Forehand is a groundstroke that is played by swinging the racket all around one’s physique with the hand moving palm-first in a panel court. The forehand is of two types a topspin forehand and a Flat forehand


it is a shot in which the palm is turned toward the body and the back of the hand moved in the direction of the shot. The two-hand backhand is a type of backhand that is played with two hands.


it is a shot that travels more or less parallel to and together with the aspect glass. This shot is shifting of the ball to the opponent’s side in which the projectile is sent parallel to the sideline of the court. 


It is a difficult, straight shot that is mostly played from mid-court to mid-court and is a fast, flat, powerful counter-attacking shot. Drive can be both a backhanded and forehanded shot and when it is played correctly, a player can force his opponent to hit an upward return.

Drop shot:

This shot is played with great technique and strategy. The player gently hits the ball just over the nets so that the opposition player cannot reach the ball and misses it. 


In Spanish, the word Bandeja means tray which is why the technique of the shot looks as if you have been holding just a few glasses on your racket. This is a difficult shot and you can watch videos on the Internet to see how to play Bandeja.  

Floor stroke: 

A stroke is made after the ball has bounced and touched the padel court.


a shot hit simply because the ball bounces. It is a strategically played shot on a very low bounce in the padel court


in a padel court, this is a shot that is hit above the hitter’s head and referred to as an overhead. This stroke can be hit with a big amount of force. 


The player hits the ball high and deep into the opponent’s court in this shot. In this shot, A Lob shot can be used both as an offensive or defensive shot.

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