A warm welcome to the Mad About Squash blog page where I post anything that I think might be of interest in relation to the wonderful game of squash!
A list Of Squash Excuses That You Can Use For Free For Why You Lost Your Game!
A warm welcome to the squash excuses page. Have you just lost a squash match that you were convinced you were going to win? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Use the list below for a free excuse that you can give out as an excellent reason for why you lost! 😂 I […]
Squash Racket Grip Replacement
Ok, I get it, it’s come to that time when you need a replacement grip for your squash racket… Your hands are sweating, you were deep into a rather long competitive rally with a close rival and then you took a swing, and the racket went flying and nearly took off your opponent’s head. If […]
Squash Tips To Improve Your Game Today!
The following squash tips and tactics should give you some new things think about or to try in your next big match. If you haven’t already then try introducing one or two new tips to your game each week and begin to see your game improve! 1. Drink And I don’t mean alcoholic – save […]
Squash Deception: Top 12 Tricks To Deceive Your Opponent And Send Them The Wrong Way!
Squash deception is all about creating that wonderful moment where you send your opponent the opposite way to where you play the ball. It’s about creating that element of uncertainty in your opponent’s mind – that split second where he or she has to lose their rhythm, pause and determine which way they need to […]
Want To Start Boasting About Your Squash Boast? – Yes Then Read On
The squash boast is basically any shot that hits the side or back wall before hitting the front wall. It is commonly played as a defensive shot. Often when the ball has been played tight to the back wall. However, it can also be played as an attacking shot. Squash is a game of angles […]
Squash Drop Shot… Can’t Drop, Won’t Drop – Help Me Please
The squash drop shot – some of us are naturally gifted with an ability to play drop shots. Others, like me, simply can’t play a good drop shot for love nor money! If you’re a bit like me and you can’t drop and so often won’t drop then this article might just help you. No […]
My club took part in a 26-hour squash marathon. We raised over £3000 for St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds which looks after terminally ill patients. All in memory of a former member of Rothwell Squash club. We played in a relay type fashion non-stop from 4 pm on Friday through to 6 pm on Saturday. […]
Keep Your Head Up
(Photo Credit: David Rush) Keep your head up even when you’re mid-match and you’re losing by a couple of games. Don’t beat yourself by walking back onto the court feeling like you’ve already lost. Stay Positive If you’re two games down and are about to walk back on to the court to start game three […]
(Photo Credit: Ian Butterworth) Squash play follows a pretty standard pattern. First at the start of a match the right to serve is determined by spinning the racket. The person not spinning the racket usually chooses for a logo on the butt of the racket to be either up or down. Whoever wins the spin […]