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    The Ultimate Winner - The Crosscourt Nick

    Jun 21, 2021 6:40:17 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    If there's one thing that pleases the crowd in professional squash, it's a crosscourt nick. It's a high-risk, high-reward shot, and it really gets people fired up.

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    3 Keys To Efficient Movement

    Jun 19, 2021 5:10:46 AM / by Alex Robertson

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    Since I'm from the UK, I'm lucky enough to have been able to get back on the squash court recently.

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    Playing With Purpose

    Jun 17, 2021 2:12:38 PM / by Alex Robertson

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    Squash is often compared with chess. Being able to move your opponent around the court, attain a dominant position, and execute your strategy is the key to winning points, and ultimately, winning matches.

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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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