Training /  Solo - Basic Amateur Tactics with Peter Nicol (20mins)

    • Description:

      Being proficient and skilful at volleys is essential for success as Peter Nicol discusses. This solo drill takes a high level of skill to perform and one that will help your confidence in your volley

    • Exercise Notes:Do for 2.5mins on one side and then swap and repeat. Keep the ball alive for as long as possible

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      A lovely ball control exercise on the volley. Now there is an angle and different paces to deal with on the volley while trying to keep the ball alive for as long as possible

    • Exercise Notes:Do for a total of 2.5mins

    • Minutes on exercise:3:00

    • Description:

      A progression from the last drill, now attempting to keep the ball alive in a figure of 8 pattern. If feeling confident look to take the ball in short as suggested another key attribute for amateur success

    • Exercise Notes:Do for a total of 2.5mins

    • Minutes on exercise:3:00

    • Description:

      Peter Nicol talks about the importance of being able to play a good straight drop shot. This solo drill will give you the opportunity to practise this shot and hone your skill in order to take it into your matches 

    • Exercise Notes:Do for 2.5mins on one side and then swap and repeat

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      A very common pattern that occurs in a game of squash. One of the best drills to work on the execution of this key shot in the game especially when your opponent has played a loose cross court for you to pounce on

    • Exercise Notes:Do for 2.5mins on one side and then swap and repeat

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00