Utilising shot & ghost drills for squash-specific conditioning

Trying to simulate the demands of a tough rally and replicate overall the unique energy requirements of the game in your conditioning sessions, should be one of your key focuses. A great way to do this is to incorporate some shot & ghost patterns into your training.

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Nutrition & Supplementation For The Squash Player

Specifics of nutrition and what exactly we should eat, and when we should eat it are very relevant questions for such a physically demanding sport as squash

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Yoga for Squash: How To Gain The Competitive Edge

Yoga for squash – If you haven’t yet tried Yoga or haven’t yet found the right class, I can confidently say that you are putting yourself at a disadvantage.

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Playing like you practice

Playing like you practice – Check out the blog for some tips to help overcome the frustrating mental block to perform smoothly and confidently.

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Winning ugly

I would recommend to pick up ‘Winning Ugly’ – one of the best books out there on implementing simple, effective mental strategies into your game.

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Spinning for Squash

Few exercise classes offer any real specificity for the squash player but one class that does potentially hold value for the squash player is Spinning.

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Combating the common cold

In a bit of a break from the norm today, we’re going to take a look at the common cold and what we can do avoid succumbing to its miserable clutches.

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Training for gain, not just pain!

Depending on the actual goals of the session, the make-up of a training drill intended to improve an aspect of our physical conditioning can take many different forms. Our goal with every session has to be clearly realised however, and our aim should always be GAIN and not just PAIN.

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pre-performance

Pre-Performance Routines

‘Pre-Performance Routine’ – a set routine of preparation that you go through in readiness for any competitive match that you play.

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Coaching: Developing Young Athletes

Everyone’s approach to working with and developing young athletes is different, and there are numerous different views and methods as to the ‘right’ way to do it.

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Do you need a New Year detox?

Does a ‘detox’ actually do what it claims to do, is there any physiological foundation to it, and will it help boost your on-court performance?

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Early Stage Specialisation For Junior Athletes

If a player is to maximise their potential, there has to come some point where the junior starts to train more specifically in that sporting area.

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The Winning Formula: How Chocolate Milk Fuels Squash Players’ Post-Game Recovery

Discover why chocolate milk is the optimal post-exercise drink for athletes, offering a balanced blend of carbohydrates, protein, and essential nutrients for efficient recovery and performance.

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