The information and resources provided in this section can support players to develop their own squash ability or can support coaches to develop the ability of players that they are working with.
The documents below also provides links to Scottish Squash’s YouTube channel where video content supports the documents further.
Individuals and clubs can utilise these resources in their own environments. Individuals can scan the QR code via their phone, this will then directly link them to a video demonstration/tutorial on our official YouTube channel.
Click on any of the resources below to download a copy of the resource.
SOLO SQUASH (*NEW*)
Solo Squash Resource
The solo squash resource brings together a number of learning opportunities for players to develop their game. This also supports players who may have been away from the court for a period of time and wants to start training before returning to a more competitive level.
The solo squash resource includes:
- #StayAtHome poodcast selection
- Solo of the day series
- Guided series to support your ghosting *NEW*
- Nailing the Basics
- Prepare for a return to squash
NAILING THE BASICS
Nailing The Basics - BALS Warm-Up
Oriam Sport Scientist, Katrina Gibben, talks us through the various exercises that could be incorporated into everyone’s squash specific warm-ups in order to improve performance and prevent injury.
Nailing The Basics - Example Exercises
Scottish Squash Director of Squash, Paul Bell, gives us some example exercises that you can incorporate into your training. These particular exercises are designed to ‘Nail the Basics’.
Nailing The Basics - Solo Drills 1
Scottish Squash Director of Squash, Paul Bell, talks us through a fantastic solo practice that players can do that specifically targets ‘Nailing the Basics’.
LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS
Laying The Foundations – Developing Core
Oriam Sport Scientist, Katrina Gibben, takes us through a useful session on developing essential core and gluet strength for squash.
These exercises can be done at all levels of the game to improve stability and control of movement throughout the court.
Laying The Foundations – Key Principles
Scottish Squash Director of Squash, Paul Bell, takes us through the ‘key principles’ to getting better at squash. This section touches on these four key areas:
- Line of swing
- Racket & body preperation