By The Numbers: July 2019

Squash Boast: July 2019

Local Call: Returning Serve

During the serve, the returning player may stand wherever they wish—even if not in the back quadrant of the court where the serve is targeted. They can stand in front of the short line or across the half-court line in the other quadrant, literally anywhere on court. However, the normal rules of squash for the […]

Pro-File: Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor Squash Director, INFINITUM Squash The move from Jersey, England to Boston has been exciting from a work perspective. It is a different way of developing the sport. My Manchester and Jersey academies were all about introducing the sport to as many grassroots players as possible through our school’s program—combined we had over 30,000 […]

The Top: April 2019

By the Numbers: April 2019

A Look Back: April 2019

[Above] Twenty Years Ago in Squash Magazine April 1999 Julia Beaver appeared on the cover in a Randall Scott portrait for winning the national intercollegiate individual title as a sophomore, as well as leading Princeton to a national team title. She won two more individual titles. After graduating in 2001, she played squash professionally and […]

Local Call: Sharing the Ball

This past January, the rules of squash singles were adjusted to limit the warm-up to a maximum of four minutes, replacing the previous rule of five minutes. Players must change sides after two minutes unless they have already done so. Importantly, the rule also emphasizes that the players must share the ball. Penalties can be […]

Pro-File Affeeq Ismail

Affeeq Ismail Head Squash Coach US Squash Pilot Program @ Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA: Marblehead, MA Lynch/van Otterloo has an extremely active adult squash community. The adult players are consistently organizing round robins and playing in weekly league matches all around the Boston area. Many of them are very eager to improve their game and are […]