It has also seen padel growth in other countries, such as Ireland, where year after year the circuit lives the clear evolution and acceptance that it has developed in the country.
We have spoken with Álvaro Cabello, Head Coach of the Padel Federation of Ireland, and one of the best experts on the evolution of padel in Ireland, a sport that he himself introduced in the country with the opening, 5 years ago with the opening of the first club, which three years later join the Bushy Park Club, home of the Dublin Open, already established trial of the International Padel Experience by Madison.
"The padel came to Ireland thanks to us", says Cabello, "and we have been able to see an evolution, slow but stable, while people have more access to the sport and know it in greater depth".
Cabello also highlights the importance that the International Padel Experience by Madison has had in the development and visibility of padel in the country, which highlights its "fantastic evolution at all levels" in which "the organization is being better every year , the local clubs in each venue are very happy and the comments are very positive ", points out, while highlighting the evolution of the Dublin Open, which in 2017 doubled the number of participants in its second edition.
This evolution, for Cabello, is undoubtedly due to what for him is the main value of the circuit: social value. "It's a circuit that allows you to enjoy an international experience at an amateur level where anyone has access to participate at any level, which makes it a unique weekend with people of all ages and categories fighting for the same ... have a good time competing".
We said goodbye to Cabello asking about his opinion on the evolution of padel at the international level, to which he responds with a very optimistic vision since for him "it is being incredible. In a few years we are seeing people from a large number of countries playing quite well and enjoying the sport". In his opinion, the number of players around the world is growing considerably and it is partly thanks to the International Padel Experience by Madison.