Monthly Archives: April 2014

Amr Shabana’s Forehand – Preparation, Hold and Deception

I am watching the Grasshopper Cup 2014 on currently and am having a good look at Shabana’s forehand. It really is a thing of beauty. He has my favourite forehand on tour. There are several components of it that I really like. His racquet preparation, his hold, how deceptive it is and how consistent it is are what make it so good.

Amr Shabana wearing the Salming Race R1 2.0

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Do you want to get in shape and enjoy doing it?

Many of us want to improve our physical condition but find it difficult to do. Life is busy and making time to go to the gym is not easy. Finding the motivation to go to the gym can be tough too, as many people do not enjoy the typical gym activities, like running on a treadmill or riding a stationary bike. So what is the busy person to do for a good workout? I believe the answer lies in finding an activity that inspires you to actually get to the gym, which provides a good cardiovascular workout, and can be completed in a reasonable amount of time. One such activity that meets all of these criteria is the sport squash.
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