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Guide to squash racquet strings

As you move up in improving your skills in squash during practice or by playing a lot of games, you may find yourself not being able to perform the racquet techniques and plays as you did before when your racquet was new. You can wonder and inspect your racquet for signs of wear or a crack in the frame, but it could also be your squash racquet strings starting to wear out and lose tension. It may be time to restring your racquet with new strings! On my first trip to restring my racquet, I was presented with a buffet of options on how I would like my racquet restrung. He asked what I would like to have done, and I said “what do you recommend?!” After my experience and having since gone back to have my racquet restrung several times, below are the few things to consider before going…

Asics Squash Shoes – Reviewed and Tested

There are many types of squash shoes from different brands out there but for now, let us focus on Asics squash shoes. You may be one of the many players that prefer Asics shoes for their agility and speed but they are not all the same. When trying to find the best Asics shoes suited to your playing style, you may only be interested specifically in increased grip or support or comfort and so on. Before we get into the details of specific Asics squash shoes, we will look at some of the most sought-after types of squash shoes in general. It is much better to go out shopping for shoes with knowledge about what you are looking for and whether what you are looking for will actually help you in the court. Types of Squash Shoes There are two types of Asics squash shoes: Shoes Providing Stability for Power…

Best Squash Shoes 2019 – 7 Best Shoes for Playing Squash

[Updated March 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. We don’t want this to happen! Best Squash Shoe Squash Shoe Comparison 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…

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…

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