While it sounds like an unpleasant personality trait, when it comes to squash, a boast is usually something other than a player telling others how great they are. In fact, a squash boast is a specific type of shot, describing how the ball travels and ricochets off the court walls.[Read more…] about What Is A Boast In Squash?
When I started playing squash, I occasionally heard the term downswing (I’m not 100% sure if that should be written as down swing as two words, but I’m going to write it as one here!) used by a few opponents who were helping me to learn the game. It wasn’t something instructors had used when I went to a few organized practice lessons, so I didn’t give it a lot of thought.[Read more…] about What Is A Squash Downswing?
Squash rackets may bear a similarity to those used in other sports like tennis and badminton, however a seasoned squash player will instinctively know which is the piece of equipment designed for their sport.[Read more…] about The Specifications Of Squash Rackets
In recent years, there’s been a lot of focus on the health and well being of children, with a lot of focus being placed on making sure they get enough exercise. With screen time being the pastime of choice for many children, and especially teenagers, anything to get them out of the house and moving around can be appealing for parents.
Squash is something a lot of children are unaware of, when you compare it to sports like football, soccer and tennis. While they’re all great for cardiovascular exercise, squash is particularly good for fitness as it’s a great cross between high intensity interval training (HIIT) and traditional sports to get the heart pumping.[Read more…] about Is Squash Good for Kids to Learn?
Most sports have techniques to learn and skills to master, and squash is no different. While most participants get involved for a fun way to stay fit, a good number of players have a competitive streak and want to get better and better at the game.
Today we’re going to take a look at some common errors made by players, and how they can be overcome over time to raise your game and continue to improve. Some are very simple to correct in no time at all, while others can take years to fully master.