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Matthew Mastershot
Ian McKenzie analyses Nick Matthew’s backhand volley drop
Phil Newton discusses treatment and recovery for a troublesome foot injury
Mike Dale finds out that four on a court makes for a different game
Laura Massaro demonstrates both disguise and surprise in this Mastershot
Gaultier’s Mastershot
Greg Gaultier displays absolute precision amongst all the hustle and bustle to find the nick
Preparing your players for competition
16-18 June 2017 Amsterdam
Coaches' Corner
Mike Dale quizzes John Robertson
about his 50-year career
Nicol David’s crosscourt Mastershot
Nicol David plays the classic backhand crosscourt drop at the right time with both touch and cut

Six key tactical tips demonstrated beautifully by Camille Serme
Practice Recovering the T

An easy practice you can use to work on your shots and the sometimes neglected area of your movement

The world no.9 from New Zealand talks about changes to her game

Ian McKenzie reviews Nick Matthew's
forehand volley drop

Tara Mardigan, nutritionist to fast-rising American Amanda Sobhy, tells Mike Dale about the world no.7's new dietary regime.

Philip Newton advises on how injuries can be avoided.

Ian McKenzie analyses Laura Massaro's deceptive crosscourt drop shot


Ian McKenzie analyses Greg Gaultier's trademark backhand counter drop


I have an opponent who just beats me with pace and in the end I just don't get there. What should I do?


My Shot: Cameron Pilley

Australian no.1 Cameron Pilley reveals his favourite shot - 'I line it up - bang straight in the nick'


My GamE: James Willstrop

Former world no.1 James Willstrop discusses many aspects of his game in an extensive interview with Squash Player Editor Ian McKenzie

The American Dream

Peter Barker tells Simon Redfern that American camps are a good model for UK organisers to follow and Ben Ford outlines what to expect from his summer courses 

Drew's Drop Shots

England high performance coach Lee Drew addresses key coaching issues in the sport and performance specialist Allistair McCaw advises how to use nerves to your advantage

The Voices In My Head

Simon Hartley advises what you should do if you start thinking negative thoughts

Stay Strong But Supple

Allistair McCaw explains why resistance tube training is perfect for squash

The Rumble

World champion Nick Matthew reveals the ultimate squash training torture called 'The Rumble'

My Game

Fast-rising Egyptian Mohamed Elshorbagy discusses tactics in part two of his interview with Squash Player

My Game
Mohamed Elshorbagy, the youngest player in the world’s top 10, discusses his game with The Squash Player in part one of a two-part article

Harford's Dream

Jonny Harford, director of squash at Wycliffe College, tells Rod Gilmour why he has the ideal job.

Squashercise Launched (PDF)

Ian McKenzie Reports On A New Exercise Launched For Women Based Around Squash

A Professional Mindset

Simon Hartley stresses how important preparation is in sport and illustrates his point with examples from golf and football

David's Mental Edge

Seven-time world champion Nicol David and her psychologist, Frank Cabooter, talk to Richard Eaton about the techniques they use to ease the pressure on her

Coaching Overload and iPhone Coaching

Points on playing and coaching from Squash Player editor Ian McKenzie and how the iPhone was used in the men's World Championship


Ian McKenzie reflects on the significance of the 2012 Men’s World Championship in Qatar

A Long Rivalry

Peter Nicol explains why he and Jonathon Power were such fierce rivals during their pro careers

Practice to improve

Improve your skills,  and accuracy of your shots, 
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Latest Seminar Programme

Seminars on ‘Strength & Conditioning’; Movement & Technique; Mental Toughness; and Bridging the Gap between level 1 & 2 coaching courses – at a club near you!
Upgrade your knowledge with the help or ESR Performance Department expertise. (PDF)


What separates the best from the rest?

It’s Focus – says Allistair McCaw and the good news is it can be learnt (PDF)


ESR Coaching Conference  

19/20 Dec 2011 Lilleshall National Sports Centre’
Don’t miss the opportunity to be inspired and motivated to coach.

Strength Training for Squash

Take the Cable way says McCaw (PDF)


Periodisation Part 1

Allister McCaw suggests ways of planning your training so as to achieve peak performance at crucial moments ...


Periodisation Part 2

Allister McCaw suggests ways of planning your training so as to achieve peak performance at crucial moments ...


Achilles Pain

Phil Newton of Lilleshall Sports Injury Rehab explains why, suprisingly, the best method of treatment for Achilles Pain can be exercise


Allistair McCaw works out with former Wimbledon and French Open semi-finalist Xavier Malisse on building leg strength and lateral movement

Groin Strain 2
Practical exercises designed to combat hip and groin pain in a Prehab Circuit. (PDF)

Groin Strain
Getting groin strain sorted, sportspeople don’t only suffer from sports injuries (PDF)

Commit To Get Fit
Improve your on-court performance with just a little fitness training (PDF)

No Such Thing As Pressure
Pressure is created by your imagination says Simon Hartley ...

Small Changes Big Results’
Achieving your potential is a question of attitude ....(PDF)

Your Dynamic Warm-Up
Are You Doing Enough to Improve Your Game

McCaw on Core
Dramatically improve your performance by strengthening our core... (PDF)

Rate Yourself
Are you doing enough to improve your game?
Rate yourself and learn exactly what you could be doing better (PDF

Squash Coaches Survey
Are you a squash coach?  
The Squash Player magazine would like to ask your opinion and advice.
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RICE for a sprained ankle
NEW advice on treating the most common injury in squash ...

Question and Answer Session
Have your questions and problems answered by our resident  Squashplayer coach
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Think Tactics
Mike Way, coach to Jonathon Power, explains the seven key factors in a match 
click here...

Learn from the pros with these mastershots – here’s how...

Nicol’s Coaching Tips
Ten vital tips you can use  click here...

Matthew Mastershot 2

Matthew Mastershot 1

Nicol's Top Tips


The Squash Workshop

Think  Tactics