Making that Jump – Breaking 3.0

By Paul Assaiante, Trinity College Head Coach and Head National Coach Too many people simply go from lesson to lesson and think that that is the panacea for developing a squash game. Or on the...

The Lob Game

By Gareth Webber, Director of Squash, Squash Club Los Gatos Level IV Elite Coach, U.S. Squash National Team Coach A great way to respond to “shot makers" and power players is by using the height...

Shorten Your Swing

By Peter Nicol When coaching, I tend to spend a lot of time on shortening the swings of players I’m working with. The reason for concentrating on a shorter, tighter swing is to help the...

Tactical Analysis

By Scott Devoy, U.S. National Junior Women's Coach One of the biggest differences between players at lower levels compared to the upper levels can be seen in their variety of play—or lack of it. Whether...

Beating Burnout

By Amy Gross, Peak Performance & Mental Coach We live in a world that requires long hours of work without much time to unwind. Overscheduling, overtraining, overstimulation and chronic stress are commonplace. Finding opportunities for...

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...

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...

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...

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...