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About Joga Paddles

Frescobol Beach Paddles

The game of Frescobol is an intense paddle ball game originated in Brazil in 1945 on the beaches of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, between 2 partners who work together to keep the ball in motion with controlled, precise movements that build core strength. It was inspired by tennis players wanting to bring the game to the beach. Wooden rackets and tennis balls were used until the mid 1970’s, when modern racket balls were introduced; this improved speed and added intensity to the game.

Frescobol has since become the most popular beach sport across South America, Australia, parts of Europe and now expanding to the beaches of the United States.

It can be enjoyed by every age group, requires very little equipment, provides great exercise and sharpens agility and encourages playful cooperation and fun among players.

About Joga Paddles LLC

Joga Paddles is based in San Diego, founded by Pacific Beach local of Brazilian origin inspired to bring Frescobol and beach fitness to the U.S. Our team has a passion for the game, and we take great pride in creating authentic hand-made rackets for others to enjoy.

Our focus is on light, high quality wood and fiberglass paddles that meet professional standards in Brazil. We use a complex hollow core process which reduces weight and creates that perfect sweet spot for improved control and speed. Our fiberglass and wood paddles are crafted in Brazil.

Frescobol is an intense Brazilian paddle ball game originated in Rio de Janeiro, between 2 partners who work together to keep the ball in motion with controlled, precise movements that build core strength. Frescobol can be played anywhere, builds quicker reflex, better concentration, coordination, physical strength, friendships and more.