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    The 4 Keys to Effective Deception in Squash

    May 14, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by Alex Robertson posted in squash and deception

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    There's nothing more humiliating in squash than getting 'taxied' and there's nothing more satisfying in squash than 'taxi-ing' someone else! For those of you don't know, a taxi is basically showing that you're going to play one shot, but actually playing another shot and make your opponent run in the wrong direction.

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    My Favourite Shot - The Boast

    May 13, 2021 1:01:00 PM / by Alex Robertson posted in squash shots

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    I imagine most of you know what a boast is, however, just in case there are any beginners reading this I'll quickly break down the boast. A boast is basically when you hit the ball against the side wall before it hits the front wall.

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    Running in Lockdown

    May 12, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by Alex Robertson posted in Fitness

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    Since the start of the pandemic, the number of people running has increased exponentially. I myself am part of this trend and so are many of my friends and family.

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    The 4 Elements of Squash Fitness and How to Improve Them

    May 11, 2021 12:59:30 PM / by Alex Robertson posted in Fitness

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    It's no secret that squash is a pretty tough sport. For someone who's never played, the ball feels a bit weird, the racquets feel way lighter than a tennis racquet, they're trapped in a strange square room, and they usually run around like a maniac trying to learn the correct way to move back to the 'T'.

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    The Different Generations of Squash

    Apr 20, 2021 10:32:05 AM / by Alex Robertson posted in pro squash, PSA, PSA Tour

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    Professional squash is in a very interesting stage right now. We've got younger players, such as Mostafa Asal and Hania El Hammamy making their presence known on the tour, and we've got experienced veterans of the sport, such as Grégory Gaultier and Miguel Rodriguez who are still playing at an incredible level.

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    Top 3 Professional Squash Rivalries

    Apr 8, 2021 9:52:50 AM / by Alex Robertson posted in pro squash, PSA Tour, PSASquashTV, squash season

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    A good friend of mine, and a fellow squash player, mentioned recently that he thought that professional squash needed more drama, excitement, and rivalry.

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    Squash in 2021 - For the love of the game!

    Jan 31, 2021 12:32:26 PM / by Alex Robertson

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    For many of us, getting on the squash court may not be possible at the moment. For everyone here at Control the 'T' Sports, we're in a form of lockdown and not able to play squash at present.

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    A Strange Year for Squash - Reflecting on 2020

    Jan 2, 2021 2:26:51 PM / by Alex Robertson

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    2020 has been a strange year for us all. The pandemic (which I'm sure you're probably sick of hearing about) has impacted everyone's lives in ways we would have never expected. Sports, in particular, took a huge hit worldwide, and indoor sports such as squash seemed to be amongst the worst affected.

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    How to Hit a 100mph Squash Shot

    Dec 23, 2020 8:30:00 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    I was reading a thread on Twitter recently which discussed some really interesting points regarding power in squash. The people in the thread were debating whether or not you have to have big, strong arms to hit the ball hard in squash. Most people were in agreement that you don't, however, I've spoken to a lot of beginner level players who assume that you have to be super strong to hit a powerful shot.

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    Pace of Play

    Dec 2, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    The pace at which a squash game is played defines the entire match.

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