squash tips

Inspiration Is A Powerful Thing

Think about the basic sports we have been exposed to over the years. Hockey Baseball Football Basketball Golf All have massive TV exposure. How do you think the general public gets inspired to play? Try new things, new shots, new moves? How do you they choose their favourite players? Why do they select certain jerseys […]

Tournament Play Preparation

Tournament play can be very taxing both mentally and physically … There are several difficult matches spaced out throughout a day and throughout the weekend. There are spectators and crowds that can be distracting or nerve-wracking depending on what you are used to. There could be people there you haven’t seen for a while that […]

Racquet Up Up Up!

Does your squash game suffer from the following symptoms? Infrequent and/or poor volleys Sloppy racquet errors Fat shots and/or loose drives Unnecessary and/or excessive boasts If you feel that you are tormented from the above complications, you may be suffering from “Late or Lazy Racquet Prep”. It may seem simple and inconsequential, but racquet preparation […]

Keep it simple!

The game of squash is so easy from outside the glass … Sometimes when I am watching people play I wish I had a joystick (yes I am dating myself – I think they call them “controllers” now). The point is I would like to have the option to press a button to get them […]

Help! I’m trapped in the corner and I can’t get out!

Do you struggle to gain control and keep control of the T? Do you find yourself constantly behind your opponent? Do you feel as though you are frequently scrambling and under pressure? If the answer to one or more of these questions is yes, then you are likely finding yourself trapped in the back two […]

The Benefits of a Heavier Squash Racquet

My last post was on the benefits of a light squash racquet and I thought it would be a good time to review what the benefits of a heavier squash racquet are. There are definitely players that would benefit from playing with a heavier racquet. I find that a heavier squash racquet helps with several […]

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 […]

Time to get fit

Following up on our last post about Paul Coll today’s post is going to look at fitness. Squash is a tough game physically and being in good physical shape is imperative to performing at your top level. There are 4 key elements that I want to focus on. The 4 are endurance, core strength, flexibility […]

How to Take Full Advantage of Squash Drills

When training, many players do drills without any concise objective in mind. Players tend to “rinse and repeat” a drill without focusing on important things such as footwork or shot accuracy. Whenever a player is about to start a drill, they should always have an objective in mind, concentrate on it, and works towards as […]