Movement & Balance

By Kim Clearkin, Director of Squash at San Francisco Bay Club I often hear some of our members commenting on how little the pros seem to move when they play—they don't seem to run, but...

Zarett Rehab & Fitness: Cool It

By AJ Lam, MS, CSCS, PES supervisor & senior exercise physiologist at Zarett Rehab & Fitness and Joseph Zarett, physical therapist and founder of Zarett Rehab & Fitness Post-exercise cooldown is an effective strategy to...

Timing and Adrenaline – A Nebulous Relationship

By Richard Millman This is going to sound weird from a Brit who knows practically squat about the national game, but even so, here’s something to get you scratching your head: What have Mario Soto...

Seeking Length Supremacy

By Kim Clearkin Director of Squash at San Francisco Bay Club How often do you marvel at the top players when they hit a cross-court volley nick, ending the point in style? Do you wonder how...

Navigating the Mental Game: Enhancing Peak Performance in Squash Through Mindfulness

by Eric Zillmer & Madeline Barlow Drexel University Sports Performance Center Squash has specific features that set it apart from other sports. It is very fast, with the squash ball travelling upward of over 100 mph....

Squash Technique, Breaking Through The Levels

By Natalie Grainger Last month, we introduced a new LessonCourt series to help you break through different skill levels. The approach with this will be to look closely at specific techniques and strategies that can...

Squash—Otherwise Known as Physical Chess

By Gilly Lane, U.S. national coach People often refer to the sport of squash as a game of physical chess. You are constantly trying to out-think your opponent on the go. While the sport of...

The Value of Mental Skills Training and Assessment

By Amy Gross, Peak Performance & Mental Coach, www.pillars4performance.com “In the sports arena I would say there is nothing like training and preparation. You have to train your mind as much as your body.” —Venus Williams One...

Squash Movement

By Scott Devoy At the 3.0 skill level, players tend to spend a lot of time so focused on the ball that they chase it all over the court. This leads to over-running the ball,...

Youth is Served

This issue, three young ladies from the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA, have wrestled the “Breaking through the Levels”column away from the Professionals to discuss drills, extra training, improving mental toughness, and lessons...