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    Squash isn’t Only for the Young at Heart (and Body)

    Jan 18, 2019 9:18:10 PM / by Nicole Garon posted in Masters, Uncategorized, Canadian Squash

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    Working Through the Slump!

    Jul 20, 2018 10:44:17 AM / by Nicole Garon posted in Uncategorized

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    We have all hit a dreaded “Slump”. This is when everything is off. Your shots are loose, the tin grows taller with every swing, your movement is awkward, even your trusty bread and butter shots have seemingly vanished all together. The worst of it is, the harder you try – the nastier it gets!!

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    A review of the Salming Kobra Indoor Court Shoes

    Feb 18, 2018 10:50:39 AM / by Jeff Warren posted in Uncategorized

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    Salming's Kobra are designed with performance in mind …

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    EC3D Compression Garments

    Jun 15, 2016 6:49:26 PM / by Jeff Warren posted in Uncategorized

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    I like many of you have seen both amateur and professional squash players using compression clothing on the squash court. For squash it is most commonly a calf sleeve or a long sock that comes up to just under the knee that is used. I had always wondered how beneficial they would be for an athlete. I did some reading on them to get an idea on the reasoning behind using them and what the purpose was. After my research I decided it was a good idea to add compressions garments to our product line-up here at Control the ‘T’ Sports.

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    A review of the Asics Gel Fastball Indoor Court Shoes

    Nov 15, 2015 11:19:55 AM / by Jeff Warren posted in Uncategorized

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    We have a new line of shoes that we are selling for squash, the ASICS Gel-Fastball Indoor Court Shoes. I have been looking to add another model of ASICS shoe to our line-up for squash and the Fastball are them. They are a very light pair of squash shoes and feature many of ASICS top of the line technologies. The ASICS GEL Fastball feature the following technologies: Trusstic System, Removable Sockliner, P.H.F.® (Personalized Heel Fit), AHAR+, Magic Sole, NC Rubber® Outsole, California Slip Lasting, Open Mesh Upper, RhynoSkin, Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning System, Solyte 55 Lasting, SpEVA Midsole Material, and WET GRIP® Outsole.

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    Squash: A Deception Game

    May 14, 2015 11:29:56 AM / by Diego Caballero posted in James Willstrop, Jonathon Power, Learn more about squash, Uncategorized, deception, deception in squash, squash, squash a deception game, squash and deception, squash shots, squash strategies, the art of deception

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    To deceive someone is to cause them to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage. In the game of squash this becomes a vital thing. Being able to deceive your opponent becomes a key element in squash as it is fundamentally one of the best ways to win a rally. Deceptive shots, either by accident or by choice, create an element of surprise that will throw off any opponent. Deception is an art; a great strategy in the game of squash that highly rewards those who are able to master it.

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    A review of the Salming Viper Squash Shoes

    Jul 31, 2014 6:58:16 PM / by Jeff Warren posted in Uncategorized, Viper, Review, review, Salming, Squash Shoes

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    As I have mentioned here many times in the past I love receiving new squash gear. So as you can imagine I was very excited when the new Salming shoes arrived this month. There are a couple of new colour options of the Race R1 2.0, there is the Race R2 2.0 which we did not carry previously and also the Race R9 Mid. Also in the order was the completely new Salming Viper.

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    What makes a squash racquet a good control racquet?

    Dec 29, 2013 2:27:41 PM / by Jeff Warren posted in Uncategorized

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    So what makes a squash racquet good for control? There are a lot of factors actually. The size of the head plays an important part. The style of head also plays a big part in what would normally be deemed a control racquet. The string tension also plays an important part in determining control. The individual playing with the racquet though is probably the most important part of the equation.

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    A review of the Asics Gel-Blast 5 Squash Shoes

    Dec 8, 2013 10:22:16 AM / by Jeff Warren posted in Uncategorized, asics, asics gel-blast 5, Review, review, Squash Shoes

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    The Asics Gel-Blast series of shoes have been our best selling pair of squash shoes for years. They sell well because of how good of shoe they are for squash. Their performance characteristics are excellent and they are incredibly comfortable. Let's take a look at some of the key technologies Asics has incorporated in to the the Asics Gel-Blast 5 and see how they benefit the squash player.

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    First Squash Tournament of the Season!

    Sep 28, 2012 5:16:57 PM / by Jeff Warren posted in Tournament, Uncategorized, fundraiser, squash

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    I confess I do not really play that many tournaments anymore due to time constraints.  I am however playing in one tomorrow and am really looking forward to it.  I am playing in it as it is fundraising event for the University of Waterloo varsity team and I am friends with some of the team.  I am also donating a prize to the tournament for them as well.

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