estonia squash

How I use SquashSkills to improve my players

Estonian squash coach Priit Lumi uses SquashSkills to help develop his group of over 20 players! If you’re a coach – find out how SquashSkills can help you.

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ageing

How does ageing affect your squash?

Veterans sport is one of the fastest developing participation categories. What are the physical effects of ageing, and how will they affect your squash?

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squash resistance training

Benefits of resistance training for squash – Part 2

There are many benefits to the elite squash player from a properly structured resistance training programme, and many of these will also be relevant to the amateur player.

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cheat sheet

What’s on your ‘cheat sheet’?

A personalised ‘cheat sheet’ can come in extremely useful in the heat of a match – to help steady the ship and provide you with the essential prompts and guidance

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sprint

What the science says: Multiple-sprint ability for peak performance

The study examined the fitness factors most important for the key squash-specific element of multiple-sprint ability

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The winning parent

Danny Massaro – An interview with David Pearson – Part 2

Second instalment from Danny Massaro’s bestselling book ‘The Winning Parent’, with squash coach to Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro – David Pearson.

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Nick Matthew

All you need to know about Nick Matthew!

Over the last few week’s we’ve featured a number of playlists from Nick Matthew, covering both rhythm of movement and types of length.

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sweat

Sweat on the squash court!

Sweat on squash court – losing too much fluid during a game/training session can seriously affect performance and subsequent recovery.

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squash season

How to make sure you have a PERFECT squash season!

To get you prepared for the upcoming squash season, we’ve put together a guide to help you have the PERFECT season!

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weight-loss

The SquashSkills weight-loss plan!

A bit of a change of theme in today’s new blog, where we’re taking a look at weight-loss for the squash players out there who might be looking to shift a little excess body fat.

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bolt-on session

Fitness programme update – Benefits of bolt-ons

Squeezing sessions into the week to get the necessary physical work in can be very difficult. ‘Bolt-on’ sessions are a great solution.

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squash training programme tips

3 tips to help you stick to a training programme

Finding it hard to stick to your squash training programme? Check out our 3 top tips to help with training regime adherence!

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squash summer training

Squash summer training programme

Squash training programme covering the end of July and the entirety of August contains a series of on-court sessions incorporating squash-specific elements

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speed

Fitness programme update – Speed up your game

Speed is a vital element for all squash player’s, but how can you develop, improve and maintain it? Find out with our new speed training programme.

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squash power training

Fitness programme update – Power up your training

As a squash player, you need to develop the ability to explode from the T, change direction, accelerate quickly, and make fast dynamic movements around the court. Squash specific power training is therefore essential.

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3 top training tips to improve your movement for squash

To help get you flowing round the squash court like the world’s best players, here are 3 top physical training tips for improving your on court movement.

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squash learning

In squash, you never stop learning!

As a squash player or coach you should never stop learning, practicing and improving. From the return of serve to the trickle boast, there’s always something new on SquashSkills that you can relate to your game.

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plyometrics squash

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.

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squash snack

Can chocolate be a healthy snack for the squash player?

Cocoa is a good source of iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc, as well as the antioxidants catechins and procyanidins.

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beetroot benefits

Beetroot’s benefits for the squash player

Beetroot is packed with benefits and 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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