wrist position

Put it into practice: Importance of wrist position with Dave Pearson

We’ve put together a couple of sessions for you to try out alone or with a partner, to help you really zero in on the use of the wrist in your swing – check out the links to access these, and start working on optimising your technique with the help of one of the finest coaches out there.

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squash circuit

Circuit of the month: February

For February’s circuit, we’re focusing on speed and agility, helping you to boost your footwork and movement around the court.

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wrist position

Put it into practice: Routines and condition games with Paul Carter

The aim of this blog is to help you put Paul’s expert insight about squash routines and condition games into practice, allowing you to better incorporate these kinds of sessions into your training for maximum results.

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creating flow through the shot

Put it into practice: Creating flow through the shot

The purpose of this blog is to help you put Lee’s valuable insights into practice, supporting you as you learn to better link your movement into your shot and start incorporating more rhythm into your game.

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Put it into practice: Match preparation with Paul Coll

The aim of this article is to give you some practical tools you can take away from Paul’s advice, and help make your preparation as conducive to optimal performance as possible.

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pre-match routine

Match preparation with Paul Coll – Pre-match routine

Your match preparation can have a huge influence on your level of performance. To find out how the game’s best athlete gets ready to play, watch this section from the brand new mini-documentary now…

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Festive Squash Challenge

Christmas is typically a time to sit back, stuff your face with turkey and relax. This year, we’re offering you a chance to earn your turkey as we team up with the guys at SquashLevels to issue a festive challenge.

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backhand hitting

Put it into practice: Unlock the secrets of clean hitting on the backhand!

Getting the biomechanics of your swing working correctly is essential to hitting a successful backhand. In the brand new series on SquashSkills with amateur player, Paul Miles we filmed a one on one coaching session and explained the key elements of the swing that allow you to hit with more pace and accuracy.

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practice environment

The Practice Environment

The entire purpose of practice is to get better and there are different ways to achieve that, depending on how much better you want to get. Not everybody wants to be a professional and take their sport incredibly seriously and their practice will be a reflection of that

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hitting on the rise

Put it into practice: Hitting on the rise with DP

The aim of this blog is to help you identify the drills and practices that will allow you to best implement DP’s insights into your game, and provide you with the tools to start incorporating this highly effective tactic into your on-court toolbox.

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What’s new at SquashSkills: Put it into practice

It’s been a busy period here at SquashSkills that has seen us make a few changes to the way we’re doing things.

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mental

Building the Mental Game

The purpose of this post is to start peeling away the layers of the mental element so you know exactly what counts as a mental skill. The end result will be an improvement in your performance and that is what it’s all about.

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Guide to using the fitness side of the site

We want you to get the very most out of the fitness side of the site, and there’s a variety of things you can do to ensure you get optimal usage.

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Guide to creating your own sessions

We want you to get the very most out of the fitness side of the site, and there’s a variety of things you can do to ensure you get optimal usage.

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Guide to session planning

SquashSkills is designed to give anyone the chance to learn from some of the best coaches in the world through the weekly playlists. However the platform has much more power beyond just offering video coaching content.

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Guide to playlists

Here at SquashSkills we release playlists on a weekly basis that cover all aspects of the sport. We curate each week by working with coaches and players that we truly respect and trust to deliver useful and insightful content.

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the lob

Put it into practice: The lob with Peter Nicol

In this week’s featured playlist, SquashSkills co-founder and legend of the sport Peter Nicol takes us through his guide to the lob.

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squash warm up

Put it into practice: The Warm-Up

Anybody who takes part in regular exercise or who participates in a physically demanding sport such as squash, will have doubtless heard countless times that they should be warming-up before they train or play.

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squash injury

Coping with injury

Anybody that plays any kind of sport on a regular basis, will at some point very likely have to deal with the issue of injury. Particularly in a sport as physically demanding and dynamic as squash, sudden trauma injuries (such as strained muscles or sprained ligaments/tendons) or nagging overuse injuries are common.

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3 key training tips for masters squash players

We’ve looked in more depth on the site previously at the physiology of how ageing affect the squash player, and with those issues in mind here are our top 3 training tips for masters squash players

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