Category: Put it into practice

Put it into practice: Exercising at home effectively

6th April 2020
home workout

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
grip

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
mental approach

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
concentration

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
ghosting

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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Put it into practice: Length hitting tactics

16th December 2019
length

Elite Australian coach Shaun Moxham joins us here on SquashSkills for our fresh new December content, this time examining the topic of length hitting – one of the very foundations of the game of squash.

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Put it into practice: Basic amateur tactics

2nd December 2019

SquashSkills co-founder and legend of the sport Peter Nicol is back in the spotlight this week, as he introduces a brand new playlist for us taking a look at basic tactics for the amateur player.

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Put it into practice: Serving basics with Shaun Moxham

18th November 2019
serving basics

We’ve got top Aussie coach Shaun Moxham back on SquashSkills this week, taking us through the basics of the serve – a shot that is often undervalued at the amateur level, but which plays a key role in being effective on the court.

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Put it into practice: Group coaching with Bryan Patterson

4th November 2019

Our spotlight video this week on SquashSkills sees a bit of a change of gear, as we welcome Bryan Patterson to the site for the latest episode in our ‘In Conversation’ series – this time round with a focus on the topic of coaching groups. We’ve put this feature together primarily for all of our members out there working in the field with young players, and hope that you find the dialogue as insightful and interesting as we did!

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Put it into practice: James Willstrop’s backhand dropshot

21st October 2019
james willstrop

We’ve had the privilege of hosting some fantastic coaching insight from one of the greatest British professional players of the generation here at SquashSkills over the past couple of weeks, with our brand new ‘Best in the Business’ series featuring former world no.1 James Willstrop in its inaugural edition.

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Put it into practice: Forehand back corner coaching session

30th September 2019

Ever-popular South African luminary Jesse Engelbrecht is back leading our brand new featured content this week, this time delving into the intricacies of the back forehand corner.

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Put it into practice: Dealing with injury

16th September 2019
squash injury

We’ve got something a little different on the site this week, as SquashSkills’ own Peter Nicol & Gary Nisbet take a look at the bane of every squash players career – Injury.

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Put it into practice: Playing different styles with DP

2nd September 2019
different styles

We’re privileged to have top English coach David ‘DP’ Pearson back with us talking about playing different styles on SquashSkills this week, one of the very best in the business.

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Put it into practice: Attacking patterns of play with LJ Anjema

16th August 2019
attacking patterns of play

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dutch star LJ Anjema to SquashSkills this week, taking a look at the topic of ‘attacking patterns of play’.

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Put it into practice: Angles of attack

5th August 2019

SquashSkills favourite Jesse Engelbrecht is back in the spotlight for our featured content this week, with an exciting new series looking at ‘angles of attack’.

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Put it into practice: Play like Ramy Ashour

21st July 2019
Ramy Ashour

We’ve got an extra special feature on the site this week, with Peter Nicol taking an in-depth look at the magic and artistry of one of the all-time great players – the sensational Egyptian shotmaker, Ramy Ashour.

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

8th July 2019
advanced volleying

It’s the final entry in our SquashSkills exclusive 3-part series ‘Nick Matthew’s guide to the volley’ this week, with a deeper examination of the more advanced elements of the shot being covered this time round.

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

24th June 2019
Guide to volleying

We’re delighted to release the second part of our comprehensive Nick Matthew series on the volley this week, moving onto some more technical aspects of the shot for those players who are already proficient at the basics.

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Put it into practice: Nick Matthew’s guide to volleying – Part 1 for beginners

10th June 2019
guide to volleying

We’re excited to introduce our brand new comprehensive series on volleying to the site this week – and who better to take us on this journey, than 3 x World Champion and legend of the game Nick Matthew!

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