Dominant Egypt Reclaim World Team Title In Marseille

RESULTS: WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship, Marseille, France

Final:
[1] EGYPT bt [2] ENGLAND 2/0
Karim Abdel Gawad bt Nick Matthew 11-9, 11-3, 11-7 (34m)
Ali Farag bt James Willstrop 11-5, 11-9, 11-5 (36m)

Bronze medallists: [4] AUSTRALIA & [5] HONG KONG CHINA

5th place play-off:
[3] FRANCE bt [6] NEW ZEALAND 2/1
Gregoire Marche lost to Paul Coll 9-11, 11-7, 9-11, 8-11 (73m)
Mathieu Castagnet bt Campbell Grayson 11-7, 11-5, 11-6 (45m)
Lucas Serme bt Evan Williams 11-6, 11-9, 11-6 (37m)

7th place play-off: Continue reading

WSF MEMBER INFORMATION – NOVEMBER 2017

IOC SAFEGUARDING KIT

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have taken a step in the protection of athletes from harassment and abuse by launching a toolkit to assist International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to develop and implement athlete-safeguarding policies and procedures.

Building on existing guidelines and medical consensus statements, this step-by-step guide focuses on Continue reading

National Coaching workshop held in Pretoria

From Friday evening 17th November until lunch time on Sunday 19th November 52 coaches from around South Africa were hosted by TUKSSquash at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria. The project was funded by the Lottery.

Graham Prior, convenor of the Squash South Africa Coaching sub-committee and Liz Mackenzie, Head Coach at Tukkies headed up the programme with members of the TUKS Team: Alan Colburn, Wesley Daniels, Continue reading

SA team presented with their colours

Three of the National team who will be playing in the 2017 Men’s World Championships were present at the SA Coaching Workshop in Pretoria from 17-19 November.

Steve Doeg presented them with heir National colours.

National under 13, under 14 and under 16 Academies

The cream of South Africa’s Under 13, under 14 and under 16 boys and girls have, and will be enjoying the training, skills and activities at the National Academies co-ordinated by Liz Mackenzie of TUKS Squash in Pretoria.

Under 13 academy

From 22 – 25  September 20 girls and 12 boys under 13 were put through their paces: nutrition, training, refereeing, movement and particularly technique were on the menu.

Liz and her team which included Continue reading

Results of the African Junior Open 2017

Cape Town South Africa, 18-20 August 2017

The first ever African Junior Squash Open Championships has come to an end with 127 junior players enjoying a competitive weekend of squash hosted by the University of Cape Town Squash Club.

Former World no 1 player Natalie Grainger brought out 13 players from her home club, Chelsea Piers Athletic Club which is based Continue reading