breakfast

The Best Breakfasts for Sustained Energy

This article explores the best breakfast choices for athletes, emphasizing meals that provide sustained energy to fuel their demanding activities throughout the day.

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squash summit

The Squash Summit Review: A New Collaborative Era

The Squash Summit wasn’t just a gathering — it was a testament to the unity and ambition propelling squash into a bright new era.

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analysis

The Power of Video Analysis in Squash

In this blog, we will explore the manifold benefits of video analysis for squash players, and why it has become an essential aspect of modern sports training.

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patience

The Power of Patience in Training Progression

This article explores the importance of patience and properly managing increasing training load, highlighting the potential risks of too rapidly increasing training progressions, and emphasising the importance of building up training gradually over a more prolonged period.

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overheating

Staying Cool On Court: Strategies to Avoid Overheating for Squash Players

There are strategies you can use to help counter overheating and in this article, we’ll explore the science and art behind staying cool during competition.

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forehand

Transform Your Forehand: A New Series with Jethro Binns and Jack Mugglestone

In a return to a much-loved and hugely popular format, Jethro Binns teams up with amateur player, Jack Mugglestone to refine his forehand technique and breathe new life into his game.

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nutrition

Pre-Performance Nutrition: Optimal Timings for Squash Players

This article delves into the science behind timing pre-performance nutrition for best results, considering individual variances and highlighting the role of different foods in providing energy for performance.

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snack

Top 3 Snack Choices For Recovery Between Matches

This article suggests three of the best snack foods for players to consume during the critical inter-match recovery periods, focusing on replenishing energy stores, promoting muscle recovery, and ensuring sustained physical and mental performance.

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tactics

Improving Your Squash Tactics From The Ground Up

This blog provides a framework that you may leverage when thinking about designing an effective tactics strategy that works best for you!

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self-talk

The Power of Positive Self-Talk

This article explores the art of positive self-talk for squash players, emphasising the significance of being supportive in the way players converse with themselves, and drawing parallels to the encouragement one would extend to a teammate or student.

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coaching skill sets iq eq

Coaching skill sets – IQ and EQ

The use and development of both EQ and IQ with the progression of the player as both a person and in a game sense is important to keep things fresh, and development remaining constant.

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stress

The Impact of Stress

Understanding the nuanced effects of day-to-day mental stress as a part-time athlete is paramount to not only optimising sporting potential, but also for balancing overall well-being.

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breath

How Breath Training Can Improve Squash Performance

What are the benefits of breath training, and how can it improve your performance on court? Read on to find out more and for some practical tips to get you started…

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training

Setting up your SquashSkills Training app

The SquashSkills Training app features a large variety of ready-made squash and fitness sessions and programs, created by our team and guest coaches.

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journey

Mastering the Squash Court: My Journey to Improve My Game

The powerful combination of SquashSkills and SquashLevels didn’t just improve my game; it revolutionised my approach to squash. For those aspiring to boost their squash journey, I recommend following a similar path for a structured and measurable route to success.

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tactics

Tactics To Win Matches – With Joel Makin

Joel Makin has meticulously crafted a playlist on tactics that’s designed to give you a framework to work with every time you step on court.  It’s a deep dive into the strategic mind of one of the PSA Men’s World Tour’s toughest competitors.

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HANGOVER

Hangovers and Squash Performance

The morning-after consequences of a night of revelry can have a significant impact on your squash – in this blog, we’ll delve into the effects of a hangover on sporting performance, and explore strategies to mitigate its detrimental impact.

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2024

Big Things To Come In 2024!

On reflection, 2023 was a positive year for the sport at an elite level, the PSA continue to make big strides forward and the news of Olympic inclusion for 2028 was a welcome boost.

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bolt-on

Improve Your Fitness With Bolt-on Sessions

The quest to harmonise time on the court with physical training can feel like a daunting task, but there’s a savvy solution that can help fit in those crucial fitness sessions amidst a hectic schedule: the concept of ‘bolt-on’ sessions.

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