Squash 2nd Edition PDF
EbookSquash players today have to combine speed, strength, and agility with incredible racket skills. The game is now less a battle of attrition and instead rewards creativity and attacking play. To that end, squash remains one of the most satisfying sports to play and was recently voted the healthiest of sports by Forbes magazine.
Squash: Steps to Success brings together these elements in an easy-to-understand 13-step format. By providing over 90 drills and 200 full-color photos and illustrations demonstrating technique, this book will allow readers to master the fundamental skills of squash.
With the insights of Philip Yarrow, author of the highly acclaimed first edition, and Aidan Harrison, former professional player and current teaching professional, Squash: Steps to Success is packed full of advice on various strokes and court movement and match strategies. This updated edition, like the first, focuses on the basics of the game but also brings in more advanced concepts to make it applicable to all players, from beginners to more competitive players.
As part of the best-selling Steps to Success Sport Series with over 1.5 million copies sold, Squash: Steps to Success has the information players and coaches need for success.
Table of ContentsStep 1. Proper Grip and Basic Swings
Step 2. Court Movement
Step 3. Moving and Hitting in the Frontcourt
Step 4. Moving and Hitting in the Backcourt
Step 5. Volleys
Step 6. Serve and Return of Serve
Step 7. Boasts
Step 8. Drop and Lob Shots
Step 9. Kill Shots
Step 10. Disguise and Deception
Step 11. Match Play
Step 12. Advanced Tactics
Step 13. Conditioning for Squash
Reviews"Squash is a must-read filled with key insights into the game. Whether you are a top-level player or a club player looking for ways to improve your game, you can get better by reading this book."
—Amr Shabana, World No. 2 player
"A unique and informative step by step guide that will improve your squash game at any level. Keep this book in your bag at all times."
—David Campion, England Squash High Performance National Coach
ExcerptsEnhance your squash serve
Mastering the kill shot in squash
Strategies for every kind of squash opponent