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 players need a racquet they feel comfortable with, as well as balls, nonscuffing shoes and eyewear. Find the best online stores for squash equipment in this section.
- The Web sites below are merchants that sell multiple brands of equipment. You can also purchase equipment directly through manufacturer sites like Wilson, Head, Prince, and Dunlop.
Charlie Johnson’s Squash Shop
features a large selection that can be browsed by manufacturer and price. Each piece of equipment features a brief description.
Squash Pro Shop
caters primarily to high-level players, though there is some inexpensive equipment for beginners. Most racquets are described in detail, including what type of player the racquet is aimed for. Each category of equipment is sorted by manufacturer, which can make it difficult to compare products. This site ships to the U.S. and Canada.
offers much more than just racquets: it also sells balls, shoes, eyeguards, strings and other accessories. Like Squash Pro Shop, products are arranged by manufacturer, but you can see the price range from each manufacturer’s offering. Just Rackets is a U.K. site that ships internationally.
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