head of marketing

SquashSkills is hiring – Head of Marketing!

Are you interested in leading the marketing efforts for a growing international online sports startup, and work in an entrepreneurial environment where flexibility and autonomy are encouraged?

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Circuit of the month: September

For September’s circuit, we’ve put together an intense speed based session

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different styles

Put it into practice: Playing different styles with DP

Playing different styles – We’ve put together squash and fitness sessions focused around improving your control, tactical awareness, and shot selection.

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drop-lober

Playing a drop-lobber

Drop-lobbers tends to be really accurate, really deliberate in what they do and really frustrating overall to play. This blog will point out some ways and strategies to cope with these players and nullify the weapons they bring to the game

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speed

3 Top Tips for Super-Charging Your Squash-Specific Speed!

Speed is a huge asset in squash that relies so heavily on repeated movements on court. Check out these top 3 training tips for your squash-specific speed.

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Track your racket to improve your game

Racketware allows squash players to accurately measure the motion of their racket under actual match conditions, providing accurate data about their swing

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tom richards

11 Points on Fitness Q&A: Tom Richards

We have a brand new edition of our popular ’11 Points on Fitness’ Q&A, this time featuring English international and world number 24, Tom Richards.

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yips

Mental freezing in squash – Overcoming the yips

Yips is “a state of extreme nervousness that causes a golfer to miss an easy putt.” We’ll attempt to give you a coping strategy if this situation should arise in one of your next matches.

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richie fallows

11 Points on Fitness Q&A: Richie Fallows

These Q&A articles offer a great opportunity to peek behind the scenes for a fascinating look at a top professional player’s training regime, and all the efforts they go to in their quest for sporting and athletic excellence.

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Adrian waller

11 Points on Fitness Q&A: Adrian Waller

These Q&A articles offer a great opportunity to peek behind the scenes for a fascinating look at a top professional player’s training regime, and all the efforts they go to in their quest for sporting and athletic excellence.

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Put it into practice: Angles of attack

How to use angles of attack in squash game? Check out our drills and practices you can use to start exploring the use of attacking angles in your game.

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Circuit of the month: August

For August’s circuit, we’ve put together another of our ever-popular gym challenges!

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playing against a tall player

Playing against a tall player who has a lot of reach

Playing against a tall player. How to combat your really tall opponent who has the feel of Go-Go Gadget arms and legs (80s reference there for the kids)?

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laying a strong foundation

Laying a Strong Foundation

Check out our latest blog, that looks at the importance of laying a strong foundation to improve your squash.

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Ramy Ashour

Put it into practice: Play like Ramy Ashour

We give you suggestions on practices to try and emulate some of Ramy Ashour’s magic, and bring elements of his breathtaking style into your own game!

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Using your strings

You obviously want to hit the ball using your strings so what really does ‘using your strings’ mean?

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advanced volleying

Put it into practice: Nick Matthew’s guide to volleying – Part 3 for Advanced

Check out these volleying sessions that you can use to best incorporate Nick’s advice and wisdom surrounding all the advanced areas that he discusses.

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squash training session

5 top tips to help you get the most out of your squash training sessions

To help you maximise your available training time, check out our SquashSkills top 5 tips to get the most out of your sessions.

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effective finishing

Be more effective with your finishing

Do you often get wrapped up watching the Shot of the Season videos on the PSA and be in awe of what you have just seen? I do, a LOT over and over again and sit in awe and look and study how they have been executed.

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Guide to volleying

Put it into practice: Nick Matthew’s guide to volleying – Part 2 for Intermediate

Check out this guide to volleying to best take on board some of Nick’s wisdom and experience as regards the technique, tactics, and mindset.

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