Squash is a racquet sport that requires great skill and stamina, with a soft ball that favors finesse over power. It is played all over the world by elite players in circuit tournaments and by recreational players looking for a fun workout. This Web guide gives you an overview of the sport’s rules and history, shows you where to find coverage of professional squash and helps you become a player (or a better player) yourself.
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Squash is played competitively around the world, both in international competitions and on professional circuits. In this section you can find links to national governing bodies of squash, as well to the men’s and women’s professional squash circuits.
- The Web sites of squash’s governing bodies are good places to become involved in squash, whether it’s as a player, coach, referee or volunteer.
For governing bodies …
The World Squash Federation
is the international governing body for squash. Find rules and regulations, news and results from international competitions, and links to players’ Web sites.
is the governing body of American squash. The site features coverage of college, junior and national team competitions, as well as resources for coaches and referees. Also find directories of places to play and local organizations to join.
For professional circuits …
The Professional Squash Association (PSA)
is the governing body for men’s elite squash. It governs a professional circuit with more than 250 players and 100 tournaments a year. The site features news, player rankings and a calendar of events. Visit the PSALive
link to see live matches streamed online.
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