Advice by Sport
Recognised as a way to beat stress, squash is an intense sport that's both fun and great exercise. You can play recreationally or competitively to reap the benefits!
1. Squash works both your cardio and muscles to improve endurance, speed, and flexibility. It is a physically demanding sport that burns many calories and is ideal for those looking to slim down.
2. Not affected by weather
Squash is mostly played indoors, so you can play squash in any weather all year round
3. Beginners can also easily get started
The rules of squash and the basic requirements for beginners are not high, so even if a beginner plays squash for the first time, it is not difficult to get started.
Unlike tennis, the most prominent difference between various squash rackets is the shape. It affects the power and controls your racket generates and the size of the sweet spot when you hit the ball. Usually, there are 2 shapes, open throat and teardrop.
A squash ball is between 39.5mm and 40.5mm in diameter and weighs between 23g and 25g. There are 5 categories of squash balls (marked with coloured dots) which correspond to 5 skill levels.