Karim Abdel Gawad

Eye Rackets – Squash, and only squash!

We now see ‘Eye’ everywhere we look in the world of squash, and there is a reason for that… I firmly believe that the one thing every squash player has in common is passion. I personally find the sport more addictive than any other, and I think that this passionate attitude is something that is […]

Gawad takes the win at the Black Ball Open 2018

  Gawad’s route to the final A display of sheer consistency, strength, and skill was shown at the Black Bull Open by Karim Abdel Gawad. If beating Elshorbagy (world no.1) 3-0 in the quarter-finals and Momen (world no.4) 3-1 in the semis wasn’t enough, winning 3-1 against Farag (world no. 2) in the finals was […]

The benefits of a light squash racquet

As my last blog post noted I have recently been using the Harrow Vibe Jonathon Power Signature Edition squash racquet. I have been using lighter squash racquets now for the past year or so. So what are the benefits of a lighter racquet and why would someone choose to play with one? For me I […]

Karim Abdel Gawad the 2016 PSA World Champion

What a fantastic run Karim Abdel Gawad has had since the 2016/2017 season started. I have always enjoyed watching him play because he has such excellent control of the ball. The “Baby Faced Assassin” is such an appropriate nickname for Gawad. He looks so relaxed and casual but if you leave the ball loose the point […]