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promoting SKILLZ in squash

23. MAY = National Teen Self-Esteem Month

In the Absence of Sports, Developing the Female Student-Athlete Remains a Constant Does the indefinite suspension of sports also mean the loss of an opportunity for female athletes to increase their confidence? As sports are sidelined due to COVID-19, student-athletes and coaches are left searching for meaning and an equal source of self-esteem. Throughout May we…
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May 19, 2020 0

22. Rituals / Pre competition routines

How do you spend the hours before you go into the heat of battle? More importantly, does this time help or hinder your performance? Pre Competition Routines – The Basics Regardless of what type of event it might be the same basics rules are the same. You’re trying to time your “A-Game” for that event, for when…
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May 4, 2020 0

21. LOCK DOWN … the next 21 days

Dear Players and Parents At this very challenging time, we hope that wherever you are reading this, you and your loved ones are safe and well. We’ve all been feeling the same uncertainty as we navigate these treacherous waters that keep getting choppier and more dangerous by the day. We have been monitoring the daily…
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March 24, 2020 0

20. COVID – 19

The World of Squash team wanted to write to you directly to keep you informed of the steps we’ve taken, following the recent outbreak of COVID-19 (Corona virus). The safety and well being of both our customers and our staff is our number one priority. We have been restricted from training at the University. The…
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March 19, 2020 0

19. How to find a squash coach

The first question that comes to mind is .. why do you need to find a squash coach? If your child is in an organised program, the coaches who run the groups should either be used as the coach (you are looking for), or they should be advising you about finding a supplementary coach If…
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March 18, 2020 0

18. #TuksSquash: Squash coaches at Tuks strive to make a difference

There is a good reason why the TuksSquash coaches love using the phrase “Green to Gold”. In a nutshell, it describes precisely what motivates them to spend hours on court getting players to master the finer skills of the game without ever losing focus that squash should be fun playing. Green is a reference to…
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December 10, 2019 0

17. TuksSquash Prize Giving

The end of a very successful year will be celebrated at the annual TuksSquash Junior Club Prize Giving. The highlight of 2019 was Helena Coetzee’s selection into the junior Protea team, which traveled to Malaysia to compete at the World Junior Champs. This accolade is at the top of accomplishments for a player under the…
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September 27, 2019 0

16. TuksSquash HS Festival 4-5 October 2019

Team event for all our juniors – all standards of play will be catered for. Come along and have loads of fun.

September 25, 2019 0

15. National u13 Academy

On 20 September the top South African u13 players will be landing in Pretoria – bags packed with enthusiasm and energy. Each player has received a special invite from the Province and was selected on their performance over the year. The criteria were not soy based on results, but the 5 P’s = Perseverance /…
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September 9, 2019 0

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