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Top reasons to play squash

Below are the 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 any time of the year. Good for your health Burn calories Build muscles Improve flexibility Improve endurance It also 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, singles match against an opponent or just you going…

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…

How To Repair Rubber Sole For Better Traction And Grip

RUBBER SOLE TRACTION TEST Tie the shoelace of your shoe to a rubber band. Mark a starting line on a smooth floor. From a foot away from the shoe, pull the rubber band as close to the floor as possible. Measure the distance from the start line where the sole starts to slide. RUBBER SOLE REPAIR Clean the sole of your shoe using water, detergent and an old toothbrush. Let it dry completely. Using rough sandpaper, lightly roughen the sole until new rubber is exposed on the surface. Rinse off loose particles with water until completely clean. Let it dry and test for improvements. Repeat as needed.

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