Mental Toughness

By Paul Assaiante It is my strong belief that the most underestimated aspect of squash is the mental game! In terms of the difference in the approach to the mental game from 3.0-5.0, there are actually...

Breaking Through the Levels

By Chris Hanson, US Elite Performance Program Member and World No. 84 While many adult and junior players consistently work on their game, trying to "break through to the next level”, only an elite few reach...

The Boast

By Lynn Leong, U.S. Junior Women's Assistant Coach The boast is one of my favorite shots to play. While some people, especially a lot of parents of juniors, think the boast is a bad shot...

Breaking Through the Levels: Age Groups

by Dominic Hughes, Owner of Berwyn Squash & Fitness and Ten-Time National Singles Champion 35+: Two Championships: At this age I was naturally fit and didn’t really train that hard, instead relying on my ability....

The Short Game

By Scott Devoy, Head Professional, Merion Cricket Club and U.S. National Team Coach You often hear about players with ‘good hands’ or ‘shot makers’ referring to players who take the ball short well, creating angles and...

Breaking Through: Conditioned Games

Players frequently limit their opponents to those of similar skill. However, conditioned games are a great way to level the playing field between competitors of varying levels of experience. Conditioned games place restrictions on...

Breaking Through the Levels: Squash Movement

by Scott Devoy 3.0 Players starting out at the 3.0 level 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...