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5 Best Squash Racquet Bags In 2019

[Updated March 13 2019] The squash racquet bag you walk into a court with doesn’t just hold your stuff but also makes a statement. You need a bag that can hold your squash ball, squash racquet, shoes and a change of clothes without you struggling to zip it shut. If you are looking for the best squash bag, then relax because we did the research and found five bags that will definitely interest you. Types of Squash Bags Some of the features you should consider when shopping for a squash racquet bag include size, durability, weight, quality, price and the design of the squash bag.  There are four types of squash racquet bags: Shoulder bag:  They are very spacious and may have a single strap or a double strap. You can only wear these bags on your shoulder. Backpack:  These are smaller than the shoulder bag. Squash racquets do not…

Best Squash Shoes 2019 – 7 Best Shoes for Playing Squash

[Updated 3 Jan 2019] Does the age-old adage “if you look good, you play good” really apply in the game of squash? After taking a look at the squash shoes available, we’d like to confirm that you will certainly look good! While many players first look at the squash racquet as the key piece of equipment in the game of squash, the argument can be made for your shoes as well. Squash is a game of movement, and the foundation of your movement begins at your feet. Just as having good footwork and movement on the court is critical to playing winning squash, solid footwear leads to better squash and prevents injuries while playing. Best Squash Shoe Squash Shoe Comparision Infographic Salming Viper 3.0 (Editor’s Choice) The Salming Viper 3.0 Shoes are lightweight shoes that provide for fantastic movement around the court. Many players note the construction of the shoe,…

Best Squash Racquet 2019 – 8 Best Squash Racquets

[Updated for 2019] It wouldn’t make sense to use a cheap racquet on a game you play a lot, especially when you pay a hefty gym membership fee already! You want the best squash racquet available for your game. And a lot has changed since this guy played the game! With that being said, there are a lot of racquet makers who are very good and have there own specialties depending on the type of squash you are playing, specifically if you are playing singles or doubles squash. Considering that there are differences in a singles and doubles squash racquet, some coaches and professionals insist that the racquet you use does not matter, as a “pure” squash player can play with any racquet. While that generalization may be true for playing leisurely, playing at a consistently competitive level requires an optimized racquet for your game and style. Choosing the best…

Best Squash Goggles Over Glasses – An In-Depth Review

Squash is a very fast-paced sport that is played in close quarters. The combination of high speed action and a small court space can mean accidents are very likely to happen at some point in your playing career. A squash ball in the eyes or face can be very serious. A wise precaution is to wear a pair of squash goggles to protect your eyes and avoid injury on the court. Even if you have glasses, there are squash goggles over glasses that you can wear too. Over Glasses Goggles If you are just starting out in the game of squash, there are a couple of things to know in finding the perfect set. A major consideration is whether to go with the standard goggles that are worn similar to a pair of glasses or the goggles with a strap that goes around the back of the head. Both styles are…

What Squash Ball To Use?

Choosing what squash ball to play with can be confusing given the variety of choices. There are available in six varieties with a slight difference in the ‘bounce’ levels. It is easy to tell the difference because of the colored dots marketed on the ball. For the very young players just starting out, there are several types of mini-squash balls which makes the  game easier with its prolonged and very high bounce. The most common squash ball in professional tournaments is the ball marked with the double yellow dots. Plus, the bounce of the squash ball will vary in relation with its temperature. For this reason, it is worth spending a few moments to warm up the squash ball before use. What Squash Ball Should I use? The four squash balls most commonly used in the game are single yellow, double yellow, blue and red. For the first time squash player,…

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