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BALLS AND WALLS

Time to get practical about which ball to use!

Time to get practical about which ball to use!

Every sport has its aficionados; people who love to talk about the subtleties of the equipment. And squash is no different, from whether this string at this tension is better than that string and that tension to which racket weight and balance is perfect for which type of player. However, one thing we shouldn't be arguing [...]

December 9, 2019 Phillip Marlowe BALLS AND WALLS, Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News 1

Balls and Walls: A wonderful weekend with the Willstrops

Balls and Walls: A wonderful weekend with the Willstrops

King James Lord’s it at the Cumberland Club By GORDON KERR – Squash Mad Correspondent England’s capital city was at the epicentre of world squash at the weekend with the finals of the London Open at the historic Cumberland Club and, a few miles south in the Surrey suburbs, the Channel VAS tournament at the [...]

November 25, 2019 Gordon Kerr BALLS AND WALLS, Comment, News 0

Balls and Walls: How all racket sports owe a debt of gratitude to a French king

Balls and Walls: How all racket sports owe a debt of gratitude to a French king

How royal court led to a court for sport  By GORDON KERR – Squash Mad Correspondent Squash Mad is launching a new series called Balls and Walls. With padel, a mixture of squash and tennis, on the march, new correspondent Gordon Kerr looks at the origins of racket sports and, in coming weeks, reveals how [...]

August 5, 2019 Gordon Kerr BALLS AND WALLS, Growing the game, News 1