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Tech Week: AR Proformance founder Ahad Raza innovates in the face of adversity with online video squash coaching

They say necessity is the mother of invention, and the idiom has certainly proved true for Ahad Raza. When Covid-19 wiped out his squash...

Jesse Engelbrecht: Mastering the State Of Flow is the key to unlocking your squash potential

‘For many decades, coaches used Hunt and Barrington as examples to concentrate on fitness above all else’ By JESSE ENGELBRECHT (Squash Mind) The biggest change in...

Andy Whipp: Developing individual technique is far more important than creating squash clones

‘Every top Egyptian player has a very different, unique style’ By ANDY WHIPP - Squash Mad Columnist I am pleased to offer some advice on technique...

Tony Griffin and Gevolution: Measuring change in squash and how your brain learns new skills

Sports science and the art of understanding change By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent How do we measure real change in squash? Is the...

How evolution in coaching must lead to gender equality

So many sports have male origins and coaching patterns – now it’s time for change  By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent Tony Griffin may...

Coronavirus, coaching and cash: Coaches share their views on the shutdown

‘I am worried about by immune system, I have cancelled all my lessons and I won’t be able to pay my rent’  By ALAN THATCHER...

How Sandra’s years of success inspired new champion Iulia to beat her

Luxembourg ladies learn and improve By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Correspondent I first meet Sandra Denis in September 2019 when Xavi Blasco, Bertrand Tissot and...

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 about is which type of ball to play with.

Muscle memory: Helping your brain to plan key moves in every match

‘Your memories are stored in your brain, not your muscles’ By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent Muscle or cell memory are terms that I...

Measuring accuracy with the Geoff Hunt Test

Useful tool to help coaches monitor performance  By DOMINIC BENACQUISTA - Squash Mad Correspondent One of the many challenges squash coaches and athletes face, is actually...

Cut down the number of reps to learn and improve faster

‘First shot is always the most important’ By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Correspondent Stephen Hawking once said: “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to changes.”...

Mate, I am in! Paul Coll is a big fan of new ROXs training system

Flashing units will increase your speed, footwork and reaction time By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent World No.6 Paul Coll is among a growing...

Tony Griffin Coaching: How Liam broke the mould

‘A sequence of exercises that allows the player to recognise the sensation of hitting the ball well and understand why’ By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash...

Coaching: How Chaos leads to change

Forget endless reps, trust your feelings and sensations that occur when you do things right By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent My Gevolution learning...

Creating a pathway for change and improvement to help coaches and players

Putting years of knowledge to the test By TONY GRIFFIN - Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent For players and coaches, the biggest challenge to learning and evolving...

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