2016 August

Tecnifibre and Head Squash Racquet Roundup

by Pierre Bastien Over the past few months, Tecnifibre and Head have added some brand new frame designs to their respective squash racquet lineups. Tecnifibre Dynergy AP Tecnifibre’s new range of squash racquets is called Dynergy AP. The AP stands for Arch Power, so-called because the strings loop around an arch in the racquet’s throat. […]

The Top: Social Media Following

By the Numbers

A Look Back

Fifteen Years Ago in Squash Magazine  August-September 2001 Amy Boytz, the managing editor, penned a lengthy, deeply researched report on the current situation with eye protection in the American squash community, including interviews with players injured in the eye like Robert Graham and Will Carlin, along with a slew of doctors. “Eyeguards: For Your Eyes Only?” […]

Local Call: “Don’t be a Knob”

  “Can’t we just play a let?” As the squash ball travels at high speeds around the court, the consistency of the bounce depends on any number of things. The temperature of the ball, moisture on the wall, the angle the ball is hit and the type of spin placed on the ball are a […]

SPAtlight: Lauren Patrizio Xaba

Lauren Patrizio Xaba –Executive Director, Squash Drive, San Francisco, CA I’m originally from Philadelphia. The first person l played squash with was Bill Lane. I played one day of hard ball and then switched to softball. I have been on the west coast for 13 years now. The squash culture on the east coast and west […]