squash circuit training

Circuit of the month: April

For April’s squash-specific conditioning circuit we’re working on speed and movement, primarily focusing on developing rapid foot turnover.

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PSA World Tour

PSA World Tour – The month ahead

We’re looking ahead at the major squash events coming up on the PSA World Tour over the next month and who we feel are the in-form players.

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David Pearson - squash grip

Getting to grips, with the squash grip.

Squash grip is an essential component of every squash player’s technique, it should be worked on from the very first moment that a player picks up a racket.

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Decision making in squash

Elite performers in sports such as squash are often lauded for their ability to play the right shot at the right time.

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mental fatigue

How mental fatigue can affect your squash performance

A hard day at work, social stresses, or any other period of demanding cognitive activity without adequate rest, can result in mental fatigue.

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End of year reflections – 2017

For those squash players keen to hit the ground running in 2018, we’ve got a great selection of fitness tests, exercises and programmes on the site for you!

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circuit training

Circuit training for squash

A great way to organise your physical workouts to optimise this effectiveness and efficiency, is through the use of circuit training.

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Squash tactics: Learn how to read the game

If you’re looking to improve your tactical awareness and anticipation on the squash court this is the blog for you!

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Squash flexibility

Flexibility for squash – part 1

We’ll take a look at the truth behind the generally accepted wisdom of the benefits of flexibility training and how it all relates back to the squash player.

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My SquashSkills experience – David Taylor

The nuances to proper stroke, court positioning and other technique as well as game play tactics that come from the content SquashSkills provides is invaluable

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My SquashSkills experience – Garry Irwin

I’m having the most successful Pennant season in a long while and have also been very successful in the past two Australian Championships at my level

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Alison Waters

Interview – Alison Waters

Alison Waters spoke to us about her injury, and some of the trials and tribulations of her rehab.

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My SquashSkills experience – Manuel Martin

My 8 year old son is a beginner that loves squash. We started playing regularly a year ago. I played many years ago but I have no coaching experience whatsoever. We watched a lot of videos on YouTube but for the most part the content and production quality varies a lot and it is very time consuming to find help in specific areas of the game (i.e. specific shots, drills or speed/conditioning).

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junior athlete

Working with junior athletes – Managing expectations

Early stage competition experience have been shown to have a huge effect upon their growth within their sport, and can really shape attitudes and outlooks.

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limited space training

Limited space training for squash players

Sessions working on the major physical elements such as power, endurance, and stability can all still be carried out when space and equipment is confined.

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squash pre-season

Your 5-point squash pre-season checklist!

With Autumn creeping in and club box competitions and county league team squash kicking back into gear, check out our 5 Point Pre-Season Checklist!

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squash sessions

Technical vs Outcome driven sessions

As a player I was driven about the outcome of a shot and the rally. As a coach I have to stop myself getting too caught up in the technical aspects

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My SquashSkills experience – John Batty

#1 Our new feature over the coming weeks will be reviews from active members of the site! If you’d like to be featured, just get in touch.

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the winning parent

Danny Massaro – An interview with David Pearson – Part 3

Third instalment of an interview – Danny Massaro’s bestselling book “The Winning Parent” with squash coach to Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro – David Pearson

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What the science says #1

In this new semi-regular feature we’ll be investigating some of the scientific studies that have been done into squash to see ‘what the science says’. Searching through the academic journal databases for research studies performed into major mains…

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