Squash Doubles Racquets

by Pierre Bastien Hardball doubles is a gem of a sport with an avid fan base throughout North America. It’s incredibly fun and full of interesting variations you don’t see in squash singles. The patterns of...

What to Pack for a Squash Tournament

By Pierre Bastien Last summer, I traveled down to Charlottesville to play in the 2018 World Masters, which were being held for the first time in the United States. The University of Virginia hosted 600...

Dealing with Squash Shoe Odor

By Pierre Bastien, squash equipment blogger at squashsource.com “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” —Sun Tzu You may think your faithful squash equipment correspondent is prone to wandering aimlessly. In...

Tools of the Trade

Which squash racquets and shoes were the pros using at this year's FS Investments U.S. Open? Raneem El Welily -- Champion Racket: Harrow Vapor Shoes: Asics Gel Court Control Nour El Sherbini -- Finalist Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex X-Speed 125...

Best-Selling Squash Racquets

By Pierre Bastien. squashsource.com Here's a peek at some of the best-selling squash racquets of last season, based on sales referred from my squash equipment website to the largest online retailer. Of course this is...

How to Get Your Children Playing Squash

By Pierre Bastien Squash is a great game for kids. It's self-contained. You can play it in any weather. It doesn't require a whole team of people to play. If you can get a court,...

What’s in Your Bag?

By Pierre Bastien, squash equipment blogger at squashsource.com Usually in this column we cover the big-ticket squash equipment items such as racquets and shoes. But recently, I started thinking about just how many other things...

Spotted at the U.S. Open

By Pierre Bastien squashsource.com What squash racquets and shoes were the pros using at this year's U.S. Open? Nour El Tayeb                  Champion Racquet: Head Graphene Touch Speed 120 Slimbody Shoes: Nike Court Shuttle V Raneem El Welily             Finalist Racquet:...

Squash Racquet Nitty-Gritty

by Pierre Bastien When you’re just getting started in squash, picking a racquet is often as simple as finding one in your price range and going with it. But as your game improves, you’ll probably...

Most Popular Squash Shoes of 2016

by Pierre Bastien Most Popular Squash Shoes of 2016 In the previous issue of Squash Magazine, we looked at the most popular squash rackets of last year. Now let’s round things out by looking at the...