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Top reasons to play squash

Play it any time of the year Spring Summer Winter Fall Squash is an indoor sport that is typically played on a 21 x 32 feet covered court. Because it’s an indoor sport it can be played anytime of the year. Good for your health Burn calories Build muscles Improve flexibility Improve endurance Improve body coordination Improve reflexes Squash is a fast paced game. Depending on how competitive you are, you will be forcing your body to move in different ways because you need to react. If you don’t react, your opponent will take advantage everytime you slow down. It’s for everyone Team Partner Alone It can be played by young and old at any skill level. Squash can be played in a doubles match with your team against another pair, a singles match against an opponent or just you going in the courts to practice. Minimal Equipment Racquet Shoes…

Squash lob serve

A lob serve is a serve in squash that is very hard to volley when done correctly. It takes advantage of the opposing upper corner of the court and the height at which the ball is projected. This leaves a very small room for your opponent at a very far position from the front wall. Projecting the ball on the serve During the serve, the ball is projected towards the highest thirds of the front wall and slightly bouncing from the sidewall as it reaches the opposite corner of the back wall. The height of the ball must also be constantly above the opponents head to make it even more hard to reach. Project the ball to bounce off from the highest third portion of the front wall. Slightly bounce the ball on the side wall to bring it as close to the wall as possible. The ball must be…

How To Do The Trickle Boast Shot

The trickle boast shot in squash is an effective strategy to catch a point from your opponent. It makes use of the spinning momentum of the ball to make it react almost abnormally. In order to master the trickle boast shot, practice and an understanding of the physics involved is needed. The key to the trickle boast is to spin the ball hard enough that it would lose its momentum as it bounces off the wall. Instead of bouncing the ball from the racquet face, the ball should slide from the face thus creating the spinning motion. This is easier achieved with a backhand than a forehand swing. With a slashing backhand, project the ball from the side wall to the back wall just above the tin. If done properly the ball should trickle downward losing much of the energy behind the shot. From the left corner back wall, spin…

How To Avoid Black Toenails-A Complete Infographic

One of the primary cause for black toenails is a poorly-fitting shoe and long nails. The toenail rubs against the innermost surface of the shoe every time you step. Your foot constantly slides back and forth in your shoe and causes incremental trauma to the nail. This becomes painful over time and can turn into a disadvantage for your game. This infographic features a way to tie your shoe to make it fit better on your foot and play the game with better confidence in your footwork without getting hurt. Take out the topmost pair of loops of your shoelace. Loop the lace and insert the tips on the same sides. Loop both tips under the opposing loops and pull. Tie a bow as you normally would. This way, more force is held onto the last 2 rows of eyelets and should prevent your foot from moving back and forth inside…

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