Blog /  May 2016

Plyometrics for the squash player

Plyometrics for the squash player

Power training can be of great benefit for the squash player. Plyometric drills are great to include as part of your power training programme, but make sure you choose drills appropriate to your level of conditioning....

  • Saturday 28th May 2016
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May 2016 Articles

How to select the right shoes for squash
  • 25th May 2016

How to select the right shoes for squash

Choosing the right squash shoes to wear on court is essential to preventing injury and damage to your joints. Achilles tendonitis, shin splints, and painful blisters, are some of the issues we believe could be prevented by using the correct court shoes....

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Calling all squash fans, follow our social channels!
  • 24th May 2016

Calling all squash fans, follow our social channels!

Squash players, fans, coaches, even clubs, make sure you're following our social media channels for daily tips, information, clips and advice!...

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How to restring a squash racket
  • 23rd May 2016

How to restring a squash racket

Learn how to restring your squash racket. If you need to restring your squash racket and you're looking for a simple guide, look no further. Racket stringing can make a huge difference to the way a racket performs....

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Peter Nicol on playing Jansher Khan
  • 20th May 2016

Peter Nicol on playing Jansher Khan

Peter Nicol describes what it was like to play against the great Jansher Khan on the squash court....

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Can chocolate be a healthy snack for the squash player?
  • 20th May 2016

Can chocolate be a healthy snack for the squash player?

A couple of weeks ago here on the SquashSkills blog we looked at the ‘benefits of beetroot’, and how it has the potential to boost physical performance – perfect for squash players looking for an extra edge on court. Another food that has recently b...

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The key to hitting consistently
  • 18th May 2016

The key to hitting consistently

For squash players, body position and balance are incredibly important factors when it comes to hitting good quality shots consistently....

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Defending in the front forehand
  • 13th May 2016

Defending in the front forehand

In squash you need to be able to hit off both legs in all areas of the court. You can improve your defensive options in the front corner by developing the ability off your right leg....

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How mental fatigue can affect your squash performance
  • 12th May 2016

How mental fatigue can affect your squash performance

A long tiring day at work can have many implications on your squash. Mental stresses and strains on your state of mind, can cause your squash performance to be sluggish or lethargic....

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Move effectively through the middle of the squash court
  • 9th May 2016

Move effectively through the middle of the squash court

In squash we often focus on movement patterns to the front and back of the court, rather than concentrating on general movement around the middle of the court. As with all movement patterns, being prepared is crucial....

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Beetroot's benefits for the squash player
  • 6th May 2016

Beetroot's benefits for the squash player

Beetroot is a vegetable that's packed with benefits, and which can potentially boost athletic performance. It's also a great source of antioxidants, proven to lower blood pressure, improve general blood flow, and help reduce the risk of heart disease....

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