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Squash Tactics [Play Like a Pro for 2020]

Squash is one of the fastest of the racket games, and also among the most satisfying to play. Fast and sometimes frantic, the ball can take on some unusual angles, and it requires great agility on the part of the player. One aspect of squash that is important – as […]

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How Fast Does a Squash Ball Travel?

The official world record speed for a squash ball, from a serve, is 176mph. This was set by top professional Cameron Pilley from Australia. It is unlikely this speed will be matched at your local club! Squash is a very fast game in every way, but bear this in mind: […]

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How to Choose a Squash Racket

The game of squash is one of the most exhilarating of all such sports, and is a great way of keeping fit too. Whether you play for fun or take things more seriously –  perhaps you play in a local league – you need to make sure you have the […]

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How Dangerous is Squash?

Squash is often referred to as one of the most dangerous sports of all, and it can result in certain injuries as explained below. If you take the proper precautions, you can enjoy a game with minimum risks attached. Squash is a very fast-paced sport, and one that requires the […]

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Best Squash Shoes [Reviews & Guide for 2020]

Squash is one of the fastest racket games of all, and requires excellent hand-eye coordination as well as nifty footwork! According to statistics, squash is played by more than half a million people on a regular basis in the UK, which makes it one of the most popular of all […]

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How Often Should You Play Squash?

When it comes to playing squash, there are no hard and fast rules about how often you must play. A game largely played based upon personal choice, you may well notice your squash club boasts of daily dedicated players, those regular couple of times a week players, alongside those who […]

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Which Muscles Does Squash Work?

Speak to any squash player walking off the court after a full-on squash match, and they’ll no doubt tell you it feels as though every muscle in their body has been worked! Undeniably, playing an intense game of squash will most certainly work your entire body and offer fabulous fitness […]

Back Pain Playing Squash Let’s Fix It!

If you’ve ever been unfortunate to experience back pain while playing squash, you’ll know how off-putting and detrimental it is to your game – not to mention problematic in attempting everyday tasks for some days afterwards. One of the most common complaints in squash is symptomatic back pain. Because this […]

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Best Squash Racket [A Guide To 2019’s Top 10]

When playing squash, your chosen racket is crucial in determining your gameplay. Currently one of the most popular of ball sports, squash is a challenge game that ultimately demands more from both player and racket. Therefore you’ll need to ensure that your racket type is up to the job! Here […]

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The Rules of Squash [Our Ultimate Guide]

The game of squash is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing ball sports of the decade. With so many more people of all ages and capabilities taking up the challenge, squash is finally getting the accolade and attention that it deserves. However, for many coming to this sport, the concept […]