Padda fights off back pains to guide Adamson to first PVL win

first_imgPadda can still hold her own against her younger players even engaging the Lady Falcons in open practice, yet during their game against the Power Smashers the once opposite hitter coached sitting down.READ: Adamson coach Padda: Players ‘don’t believe they can win’Things got too extreme for Padda that she told her players she can’t stand up anymore.“I’m killing myself, I can’t stand up any longer,” said Padda. “I told them ‘you got to do this for me.’ I’m serious because they’re so used to seeing me on the sidelines. If I decide to sit down, I feel like I’m going to mess something up.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson head coach Air Padda is a spry 31-year-old and is never the one to be contented to sit on a bench or just stand when watching her team play.Padda usually runs up and down the sidelines and jumps around whenever she gets the chance to do so.ADVERTISEMENT Froome looking to make up for 2012 ‘frustration’ at Tour de France Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend MOST READ Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet On Wednesday, however, Padda was forced to take a seat after she hurt her back lifting weights.READ: Adamson breaks skid, stops Power Smashers for first winFEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“I was squatting, and it wasn’t even that heavy,” said Padda after her Lady Falcons stopped the Power Smashers 25-20, 24-26, 25-19, 25-22 in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference.“I was on my second set, I went down, and this pain shot up my back. I literally dropped the bar and fell. They had to bring the wheelchair in for me. It was so embarrassing.” Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img