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14. Are you ready to PEAK

Exams are dominating the day with long hours spent in front of the books, but as soon as the last paper is written our juniors will be heading off to the annual Inter Provincial Tournaments and will be expected to play the best squash of the year. Are you prepared for that? * Using study…
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May 30, 2019 0

13. Malaysia tour feedback

The Malaysia tour was all it was meant to be. Loads of on court time, matches, sightseeing and lots of laughter (even in the boiling heat) Hong Kong is a squash players paradise. Besides all the sights and a vibrant culture, the accommodation at the Salisbury YMCA, (overlooking the harbour) included 2 squash courts at…
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October 25, 2018 0

12. National u13 Academy

The TuksSquash panel of coaches will host the 2018 National u13 Academy on behalf of SA Schools and SquashSA. From 9 – 12 August, the top 3 players per Province will be hosted and put through an intense training program using the high performance centre as a base.


July 6, 2018 0

11. Back to the drawing board

The IPT’s marked the end of the 2018 season and many players are pondering their  pathway forward. Matches were won and some were lost. Matches went well and others not so well. Squash is a process which includes wins and losses and the progress or rankings are calculated over a period of time. Once-off wins…
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June 29, 2018 0

10. Pre IPT Training Session : Sat 16 June 2018

The count down has begun and the biggest event of the year is less than two weeks away. IPT is the  culmination of months and months of training, travelling and incurring expenses to play in tournaments outside of Pretoria, sacrifices to meet the selection criteria and lots of hard work on and off the court.…
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June 13, 2018 0

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 have the added after-school schedule and mainly focus on one sport. The approach of later…
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May 31, 2018 0

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 testing themselves against their peers in the hope of improving their Provincial rankings. The players…
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May 31, 2018 0

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 interpretation of the preceding game and offering advice on how the player should proceed in…
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May 31, 2018 0

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. If this is the case, I have some simple advice for you. But beware, simple…
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May 31, 2018 0

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 schools event. Team up with a partner (of similar strength) and enjoy a morning of…
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May 31, 2018 0