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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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    Training with Purpose

    Nov 11, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    We all know the importance of practice. Repetition of any skill should in theory make you better at that skill. However, whether or not your practice is meaningful can have a huge impact on the speed and quality of your progression.

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    Creativity in Squash

    Nov 2, 2020 2:27:06 PM / by Alex Robertson

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    Full disclosure:

    Something I've been struggling with a little bit recently is maintaining motivation. I know I'm not alone in this as some local squash players I've spoken to have expressed similar concerns with their training.

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    The Importance of Hitting with Height in Squash

    Oct 30, 2020 8:59:48 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    I think every player knows and acknowledges that height is important in squash, but I believe that it's still severely under-appreciated by beginner, intermediate, and even some advanced level players. If you look at the very top squash players, they use height consistently and effectively for both attack and defense.

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    Showcasing Squash - Top 3 Incredible Venues!

    Oct 13, 2020 1:05:20 PM / by Alex Robertson

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    I recently found myself thinking about squash's past campaigns for getting into the Olympic Games, and there's one key point that these campaigns mention which stands out as one of my favourite features of the game. The fact that an all glass squash court can be set up (fast) in almost any location is absolutely astounding.

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    Pro Squash is Back! - Did you watch the Manchester Open?

    Sep 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    Hopefully you all managed to watch the first PSA World Tour event to take place following the suspension of the PSA World Tour due to COVID-19. It might not have been exactly what we're used to in terms of professional squash, but the Manchester Open was, in my opinion, a great success.

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