Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Coaching and Development

Jonathon Power lands new role with Squash Canada

Legend known as the McEnroe of squash to lead National Centre of Excellence Canada’s former world No.1, Jonathon Power, has been hired to lead Squash...

Learn from the English Shabana: Jonathan Kemp

Kent Open Final 2013: Jonathan Kemp v Adrian Waller Fantastic video by Joe Magor showing real quality squash from these two left-handers. Kempy will be...

Cassie’s Corner: Building stars of the future

Two junior programs, at opposite ends of the world, share the same goals As previously reported by Squash Mad, Australia have decided not to send...

Coach’s Corner: Jonathan Kemp joins Squash Mad

Eliminate the overswing and success will follow, says Jonathan Kemp By JONATHAN KEMP - SQUASH MAD COLUMNIST THE backhand drop should be one of the most...

My squash training secrets by Nick Matthew

How many hours do you spend training a week? About four hours a day, six days a week. This has altered over the years: I...

Female stars launch new Manchester programme

Female Squash Stars Launch New Manchester Programme From SCARLETT SMITH England’s largest squash coaching programme goes from strength to strength after a boost from sports brand...

British Open: Willstrop courts the future in Hull

World number three James Willstrop has opened five new glass back squash courts at a launch party at the University of Hull celebrating the new...

ESR: Matthew launches The Big Hit

January 28, 2013; England Squash and Racketball are hoping the launch of their Big Hit campaign will attract younger players to the sport. The Big...

ESR: The world flocks to Sheffield for British Junior Open

  By SCARLETT SMITH More than 500 of the world’s leading junior squash players are set to descend on Sheffield next week, when the city stages...

ESR: Squash receives £13m cash boost from Sport England

Announcement today from Sport England: Sport England has committed £13.5 million to squash and racketball with the twin aims of increasing the number of people...

Harvard hail the Egyptian way

From The Harvard Magazine online edition By CRAIG LAMBERT TWO PLAYING STYLES dominate elite squash today: English and Egyptian. The English style emphasizes steadiness, long points, and...

ESR: Get Involved In Squash film on Sky Sports

Well done to England Squash and Racketball for setting up a Get Involved programme on Sky Sports. The TV Channel devoted their Saturday morning slot,...

Why squash is good for you

  By BOB HANSCOM (A message from the author to all the squash players in Southern California) If you've ever had a question about why playing squash...

BLOG: Does London have a squash legacy?

The success of the 2012 Olympic Games showcased London as a fabulous host city for major sporting events. From a squash perspective, that's something we...

COACHING: The Four C’s

Squash Psychology The increased stress of competitions can cause athletes to react both physically and mentally in a manner that can negatively affect their...

BLOG: Time to give your club a wake-up call

Many squash clubs, big and small, seem to be struggling to survive in an era when electronic stimulation is preferred to athletic endeavour. Squash is...

USA: Michelle Obama visits urban squash project

First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to urban squash club Squash Smarts in Philadelphia to help promote a health and fitness awareness project...

Peter Nicol and Jethro Binns relaunch SquashSkills

Peter Nicol and Jethro Binns have already produced an outstanding body of work on their www.squashskills.com website. Now they have updated and relaunched via their...

BLOG: Let there be light

  By ALAN THATCHER It's obvious that Joe McManus, the Commissioner of the US-based Pro Squash Tour, is not going to pack up his bags any...

BRITISH OPEN: Barrington headlines pre-qualifying event

Allam British Open Pre-Qualifying Set to be Closely Contested To celebrate the return of the Allam British Open Squash Championships, England Squash & Racketball are, in...

Egypt win All-Africa junior titles

EGYPT were crowned the All-Africa Junior Squash champions as the curtain came down on the event at St John's Squash Club in Zimbabwe. The...

Aussie girls love a Hit and a Giggle

New program courts female squash players From The Melbourne Weekly BY AMBER WILSON THE game of squash tends to conjure images of A-type corporate males sweating it...

Squash surges in Oz

Squash Surges In Australia 11 April 2012 A new four-million (Australian) dollar squash centre close to completion in Darwin is yet another example of squash's resilience and...

ESF: England retain European junior crown

  EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Junior U19 Team Championship, Oporto, Portugal Final: ENGLAND bt BELGIUM 3/0 Declan James bt Tom de Mulder 11-9, 11-6, 11-8 Emily Whitlock bt Nele Gilis...

England meet Belgium in European junior final

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Junior U19 Team Championship, Oporto, Portugal Quarter-finals: ENGLAND bt WALES 3/0 Tom Ford bt Robert Luke 11-3, 11-6, 11-0 Declan James bt Jordan Davies 12-10,...

English tennis suffers funding loss after slump in numbers

A drop of almost 25% in the number of adults playing tennis has led to Sport England cutting their funding of the sport by...

ESF: Declan and Emily’s European double in Porto

RESULTS: European Junior U19 Championships, Oporto, Portugal Men's final:  Declan James (ENG) bt  Tom Ford (ENG) 11-8, 13-11, 11-6 Women's final:  Emily Whitlock (ENG) bt  Julia Lecoq (FRA) 11-1,...

ESF: England on course for junior double

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Junior U19 Championship, Oporto, Portugal Men's semi-finals:  Declan James (ENG) bt  Jan van den Herrewegen (BEL) 9-11, 11-5, 11-6, 12-10  Tom Ford (ENG) bt...

WSF: World Squash Day to Back The Bid

World Squash Day To Back 2020 Olympic Bid 3 April 2012 World Squash Day takes place this year on Saturday October 20th in a global show...

Darwish hails Egyptian coaches

From the Malaysia Star KUALA LUMPUR: At 30, Karim Darwish knows that his career is at its tailend. No wonder he is happy to see...

Blog: Turning on the backhand

I have been enjoying a thread of posts on the Let's Talk forum at Squashsite concerning the act of "turning"  on a serve. As a...

Game Dame Susan gets PM to open Devoy Squash Centre

By DAME SUSAN DEVOY (From the Bay Of Plenty Times) It's not every day the prime minister comes to town so we were delighted that he...

Squash is best for burning calories

SQUASH IS BEST FOR BURNING CALORIES Squash heads the calorie-burning league table for indoor sports (per hour) by a distance: 1 Squash (816) 2 Kick Boxing (680) 3 Basketball...

Why squash is so healthy!

We all know squash (the sport) is good for you! Thanks to Miriam Stoppard in the Mirror, we can now learn why squash the vegetable...

James Willstrop on having faith with a coach

Fascinating article by James Willstrop in the Yorkshire Evening Post:                 By James Willstrop Published on Tuesday 17 January 2012 It seems that the 21st century is a bad...

WSF: Dunlop bounce in with free balls

6 January 2012 National squash federations worldwide have received a boost with the launch of WSF Dunlop KickStart 2012, a newWorld Squash Federation (WSF) initiative which...

WSF: Ambassadors Nicol David and John White light up Latvia

World Stars Give A Boost To Squash In Latvia 26 November 2011 Squash received a major boost in Latvia when world number ones Nicol David and John White launched...

BLOG: Nicol David takes centre stage in Olympic bid

By ALAN THATCHER Nicol David continued her quest to continually raise the bar in athletic achievement when she won her sixth World Open title in...

BLOG: In praise of JD and Morphine, but what’s the Latin for that?

My friend Sara Rennie Heretick keeps the players in shape at the NAO in Richmond. She posted an amusing quote to her Facebook page, saying:...

Hong Kong: Local girls shine, then draw top seeds

Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open 2011, 13-21 Nov, Hong Kong, China DAILY NEWS - Edition #2 - Monday 14th November From STEVE CUBBINS...