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Local Call December 2014

Local Call October 2014

Local Call: You hit a loose drive down the forehand wall that ends up at the corner of the service box

Local Call Top Back Wall Out

Local Call: Top Back Wall Out

With the continued introduction of glass back courts has come some confusion about the ‘out line’ across the top of the glass. In a step to clarify this ruling it can be confirmed that the ball is called out if it hits the top edge of the back wall. Players should imagine that the top […]

Local Call April 2014

Local Call: Prescription to Safety

Are you a squash player who wears prescription glasses while playing squash? Are prescription glasses your substitute for wearing protective eyewear? Please be aware that you should still be wearing ASTM-F803 approved eyewear over the top of your prescription glasses. All players and coaches must wear protective eyewear during all activities that take place on […]

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Local Call: Stay on Court!

Have you ever stepped off court to argue a call with the officials? Or decided that what you thought was your lucky racquet is no longer your lucky racquet—so you open the door to go grab a new one? For those of you who are guilty of this, please remember that a player can only leave the court with the permission of the referee. Should […]

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Local Call: Secure Your Stuff

Let’s take this time to clarify a common misconception in the game at all levels. Many players aren’t aware that if they drop an accessory—their eyewear or anything other than their racquet—that they automatically lose that point. The only exception would be if it was after interference with their opponent that forced the object to […]

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Local Call: Mandatory Eye Protection

How many of you have heard the story where a friend of a friend got hit in the eye during a squash match? Sometimes we get lucky and escape with minor injuries; other times players aren’t so lucky. Let this act as a reminder to all players that when competing in a US SQUASH sanctioned […]

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Local Call: Sportmanship – Everyone’s a Player