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Qatar Classic 2013 – Nick Matthew and the Hi-Tec Infinity Flare

Edit – Please read comments below as it appears that Nick may not have been wearing the Infinity Flare but an older model that was altered to have the same colour scheme.

Nick Matthew and Mohamed Elshorbaby at the Qatar Classic 2013

Photo credit to www.squashsite.co.uk

The Qatar Classic 2013 Championship just finished and what a tournament it was. There were a number of unexpected upsets. Daryl Selby took out James Willstrop, Borja Golan elminated Gregory Gaultier and Mohamed Elshorbagy beat Karim Darwish. That left us with a Nick Matthew vs Mohamed Elshorbaby final. What a final it was. A massive battle between two tremendous players. Shorbagy came through and won his first World Series event with a hard fought 5-game victory.

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Another Review of the Hi-Tec Infinity Flare Squash Shoes

I am lucky enough to know the Canadian #1 under 19 player Cameron Seth.  Cameron is off to University but is from my hometown and grew up playing out of my home club. Cam just recently switched to using the Hi-Tec Infinity Flare Squash shoes.  I asked if he would be kind enough to provide his opinion on them after he had a chance to use them for a while.  Knowing Cam and the work he does on the court and the level he plays at his opinion of them is pretty valuable. Here is what he wrote:

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Review of the Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity Flare Squash Shoes

Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity Flare Squash Shoes as used by Nick Matthew

The new shoes of Nick Matthew are in stock as we announced earlier.  There has been a great deal of interest in them and one my customers was nice enough to provide some feedback on them.  The feedback very much supports the marketing of the technology behind the shoes which was nice to see.  In particular that the offset lacing holds the foot in place better than traditional lacing.  I hope this review is helpful for those of you considering purchasing these great shoes.  If you do want to purchase a pair please click here.

Review of the Hi-Tec Infinity Flare Squash Shoes

“So here is my review so far…..

Shoe fits same as Gel Blast 4…….The offset lacing running down the bone to the big toe seems to hold my foot a bit better in the shoe though. As a result, there was no backward/forward or left/right movement of my foot in the shoe whatsoever.

So if you have a customer coming out of Gel Blast 4’s, I would advise they get the same size.

……..The extra material on the outside of the shoe (from the laces being offset), also seemed very supportive (I tend to put a lot of pressure on this part of the shoe)

The shoe is very stable with great grip…….My court footwork needs work, but I am very quick..…As a result I end up lunging an awful lot, and I felt extremely comfortable moving aggressively around the court.

They don’t have the Rhino skin like the Gel Blast, and with all my lunging I have a lot of toe drag….I have burned through the big toe joint part on all of my squash shoes, so we will see how these shoes stand up to the punishment.

So, I really like these shoes, and am glad I decided to try something different and get them.

Thanks very much for getting them to me so quickly.”


Please note this model of the Infinity Flare is discontinued.  We do have the latest, improved model in stock. If you are interested in a pair click on the “View in store” link below.

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New Squash Shoes from Hi-Tec

Hi Tec V-Lite Infinity Flare Squash Shoes as used by Nick Matthew


We are very pleased to have received our new shipment of Hi-Tec squash shoes for the upcoming squash season. This year is pretty exciting as it sees the launch of two new models. The Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinty Flare, the squash shoes that Nick Matthew is playing with are one of the new models.  The other is the Hi-Tec V-Lite Crosscourt Squash shoes. Here are the details on both shoes.

Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity Flare Squash Shoes

The new V-Lite Infinity Flare, as worn by double world champion Nick Matthew is a product at the very top of its game. Packed full of game changing technologies – lightweight, fast, cushioned, supportive. The Infinity Flare is simply a superior a shoe to anything else on the market. Want to be a better squash player? Then demand the best and choose the Infinity Flare!

Nick Matthew: “The Infinity Flare are the most supportive and cushioned squash shoes I’ve ever had the privilege to wear”.


  • 4:SYS midsole reduces loading rates by up to 35%
  • Heel impact zone – the impact zone provides up to 38% better impact cushioning than other leading footwear
  • Super light moulded EVA sockliner
  • External TPU heel counter
  • Seamless upper for unrivalled comfort
  • Forefoot ESS inserts to aid lateral movement
  • Abrazone forefoot re-enforcement
  • Bonded nylon support frame

The Blue/Yellow version of the Infinity Flare are now discontinued.  We have a new and improved model in stock. To check them out click on the View in store link below!

Hi-Tec V-Lite Crosscourt Squash Shoes

Court is where it all started for Hi-Tec. Our original success grew from the breakthrough design and development of H

i-Tec’s first ever shoe, the Hi-Tec Squash, specifically designed for the then fast growing game of squash. We continue to push the boundaries with our Squash shoes with technologies such as V-Lite & Peak Force.


  • Lightweight V-Lite upper with TPU welded overlays.
  • Asymmetrical lacing system for anatomical fit.
  • Abrazone liquid rubber toe cap protection
  • Multi-density CMEVA midsole for improved efficiency.
  • Non-marking Peak Force outsole technology.



V-Lite is a revolutionary vertical build concept that strips away as much weight as possible without sacrificing performance or durability.

To purchase the Hi-Tec V-Lite Crosscourt Squash shoes click here.

Hi-Tec V-Lite Crosscourt Squash Shoes

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Product Announcement – Hi-Tec S701 Indoor Court Shoes

What do Amr Shabana, James Willstrop and David Palmer have in common?  The Hi-Tec S701 Indoor Court Shoes. We have just received our initial shipment and have sizes 7-12 and 13 in stock. Be one of the first squash players to use these great shoes and pickup a pair. The Hi-Tec S701 Indoor Court Shoes can be found at our online store.

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