Author Archives: Blaar Coetzee

9. Tours, Travel and Tournaments!

Squash opens the door to many exciting destinations and experiences Playing in tournaments is tough and even tougher when heading outside of the country. Internationally the juniors just seem to have so much more time for squash as they don’t … Continue reading

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8. Junior Circuit Kicks Off with Tournaments Galore

PPP / T is our motto and tournaments are an ideal way to test the theory This coming weekend a number of tournaments are taking place around the country and juniors ranging in age from 9 to 18 will be … Continue reading

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7. Between Games Coaching – 90 Sec Break

Recommendations on what to do and say in the 90 sec break by Coach Mark Allen So often when I watch tournament matches I see enthusiastic friends or parents clambering around the competing player between games all offering their own … Continue reading

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6. Performance vs Outcome

Why “did you win” is not the question to be asking after a match – although it is simple, it is never easy! Whether you are a parent, a coach or a player, chances are you are focused on improvement. … Continue reading

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5. “Drive Thru” Sessions

Consolidating technique through use of the ball machine while also focussing on movement, drills and skillz It’s new and an innovative way to improve your squash. The month of May is filled with tournaments, league matches and the prestigious Top … Continue reading

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4. “It’s UP to you” – Festival of Squash

Primary Schools Squash Festival turns out to be a huge success The Festival format is a new concept to many players (and parents) as most squash events have the winner at the end of the weekend. The theme for this … Continue reading

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3. Back to the Drawing Board

After the IPT’s, it’s time to reflect and regroup Once the dust has settled, it is time to reflect on the past 12 months. Think about what worked and what didn’t and set the ball in motion to get ready … Continue reading

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2. Winning the Workout – 1. 2. or 3

Your attitude to training is the altitude of your improvement As we head into the new season, loaded with our goals for the next couple of months, let’s evaluate YOUR approach to training. If we maintain a high intensity of … Continue reading

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1. “Green To Gold” SquashSA Coaches Conference

National roll out of the World of mini-SQUASH, World of SQUASH-FACTORY and S.P.A.S.S. BASIX SKILLZ programme to 50 coaches from all over South Africa.  What an honour to have our programmes earmarked for rolling out country wide to all the … Continue reading

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