Category: Put it into practice

Put it into practice: Skill development & Ball control

23rd November 2020
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We have Lee Drew back this week with us, bringing his wealth of experience as an elite coach, professional referee consultant, and PSA TV co-commentator. He’s created a great new series for us, that looks at skill development and ball control.

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Put it into practice: Squash 57 with Mike Harris

9th November 2020
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We’ve mixed things up a little on the site, with a bumper 2-part playlist taking a look at the game of ‘Squash 57’ with multiple time British national champion Mike Harris.

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Put it into practice: How to defend effectively with James Willstrop

17th October 2020
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We’re delighted to have James Willstrop back on the site this week, with the former world number 1 and multiple time British champion joining us for a brand new playlist based around learning to defend effectively.

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Put it into practice: Sustainable Solo Practice with Nick Matthew

5th October 2020
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This week on SquashSkills we’re delighted to welcome back 3x World Champion and one of the all-time greats of the game, Nick Matthew!

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Put it into practice: Kill Variations

21st September 2020
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SquashSkills founder Jethro Binns has put together an excellent playlist taking an in-depth look at the technique and variations of attacking with the ‘kill’ shot.

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Put it into practice: Movement in the Front Corners

7th September 2020

We’ve delighted to have had Jesse Engelbrecht back with us this month, one of our most popular SquashSkills in-house contributors. He’s filmed a comprehensive pair of playlists for us, taking a look at the intricacies of movement into the front corners of the court.

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Put it into practice: Hitting Cross-Court with Lee Drew

17th August 2020

Lee Drew is back in front of the camera for us this week, bringing with him his extensive experience as an elite coach, professional referee consultant, and PSA TV co-commentator. He’s put together an excellent new series for us, taking an in-depth look at all things relating to hitting cross-court.

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Put it into practice: Serve variations with Jethro Binns

3rd August 2020
serve variations

SquashSkills CEO Jethro Binns has put together another great playlist this week, this time taking a look at one of the most important but under-appreciated shots in the game – the serve.

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Put it into practice: Effective Defending with Jesse Engelbrecht

21st July 2020

SquashSkills favourite Jesse Engelbrecht is back in front of the camera for us this week, drilling down into what is a really deep and interesting topic – that of ‘effective defending’. This is a great playlist on a really crucial aspect of the sport, delivered in Jesse’s usual methodical and engaging approach.

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Put it into practice: Taking the ball short with Hadrian Stiff

6th July 2020
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Elite Squash Head Coach Hadrian Stiff joins us again this week, with an in-depth playlist on the process of taking the ball short. Taking the ball into the front of the court is such a huge part of the game, yet is something that so many amateur players struggle to do with any real control or consistency.

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Put it into practice: Guide to the boast with Lee Drew

22nd June 2020
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This week we welcome back Lee Drew, a man of many talents in the squash world including elite coach, professional referee consultant, and PSA TV co-commentator. He’s put together a comprehensive new series for us, covering all of the what’s, why’s, and how’s of the boast.

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Put it into practice: Counter drops & trickle boasts with Jethro Binns

1st June 2020
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SquashSkills CEO Jethro Binns steps back in front of the camera this week, bringing us his guidance and advice on using counter drops and trickle boasts to help develop your threat at the front of the court.

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Put it into practice: Solo practices with Joey Barrington

18th May 2020
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After all the events of the past few months, It’s great to finally see squash courts begin to open up in certain parts of the world. It does look likely however, that there will be some restrictions placed upon their use in the short-term, although these may differ from place to place – this may mean that for many though, they’ll only be allowed on-court to train alone for now.

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Put it into practice: Ball skill development from home

28th April 2020
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This brand new playlist sees SquashSkills own Jesse Engelbrecht back with another instalment of his ever-entertaining ball skill development at-home exercises!

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Put it into practice: Exercising at home effectively

6th April 2020
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For this week’s brand new playlist we have SquashSkills Fitness & Performance Director Gary Nisbet taking over, with a very timely series of videos taking a look at ways you can adapt your squash-specific fitness work, to be able to still train hard even if confined to your home.

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Put it into practice: The grip with Lee Drew

16th March 2020
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We’re pleased to welcome back elite coach and PSA commentator extraordinaire Lee Drew to SquashSkills this week, with a brand new featured series on the theme of ‘Back to Basics’ looking primarily at the grip and grip adaptations.

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Put it into practice: Mental approach

2nd March 2020
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SquashSkills co-founder and all-time great of the sport Peter Nicol is back centre stage this week, as he introduces a brand new playlist that examines his mental approach to the game, and details what players at all levels of the game can learn from his experiences.

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Put it into practice: Control the T

17th February 2020

We’re welcoming back SquashSkills regular Jesse Engelbrecht this week for his latest featured playlist, where this time he’s turning his expert eye to take a look at one of our real squash fundamentals: Controlling the T.

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Put it into practice: Concentration and attention with Shayne Duncan

3rd February 2020
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We’re pleased to welcome elite Australian sports psychologist Shayne Duncan to SquashSkills for our latest featured playlist, in which he breaks down and discusses two of the key mental attributes crucial to our success on the court – concentration and attention.

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Put it into practice: Origins – Ghosting

14th January 2020
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There are few names more synonymous with the sport of squash than Jonah Barrington, and we’re delighted that he agreed to sit down with us at the back end of last year to share some knowledge and experience from his many years within the sport. It’s been an incredible privilege for us here at SquashSkills to work with someone of Jonah’s stature, a man who has had as much of an impact on the way we play and understand the game of squash as anyone in the history of the sport.

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