Category: Development

Club Development Coaching Course 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2019

WA Squash will be running a Club Development Coaching Course on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1 December 2019 in the Perth Metro area(approx 9am-3pm each day)

Participants are to be 16 years of age or older. http://www.squash.org.au/w/coach-education/education-courses/club-development

WA Squash require 10 participants to run this course at $200 per person.  This covers Squash Australia certification, court hire, presenter fees, manuals and lunch each day.

Expressions of interest are required by 25 October 2019 to Dean Williams at info@wasquash.asn.au    A deposit of $50 is required to secure your place on this course.  Payment to WA Squash BSB 306065 a/c 5388429 (by 25/10/19).  Fully refundable if we do not get 10 participants.

Once the course is confirmed you will be sent the pre-requisites for completion by 29 November 2019.

Squash Rule Changes

2019 Rule Changes:

  • Time period allowed for the Warm up in Rule 4 .1: changed to 4 minutes with half time to be called at 2 minutes.
  • Rule 8.11 amended to read: “Freedom to strike the ball to any part of the front wall” (leaving out the word entire).
  • Rule 8.1.4 amended to read: “the freedom to strike the ball to any part of the front wall” (leaving out the word entire).
  • A new rule added 8.9.3: “Where there has been no actual contact and the swing has been held by the striker for fear of hitting the opponent, the provisions of 8.6 apply.”
  • http://www.worldsquash.org/rules-of-squash-2/

2019 DLGSCI Club Development and WSF Level 1 Coaching Course

DLGSCI Crest Long Colour - Gov under combined2019 CD TS Coach group

A great weekend was had by 9 people who were seeking coaching accreditation as Club Development and WSF Level 1.  Thank you to Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries for the grant to run this course.  Thanks to Geoff Davenport who flew to Perth to run this course.  Sue Hillier and Tim Cowell attended to obtain WSF Level 1 presenters and assessors qualification.

Calling for assistance with Inflatable Squash Program

WA Squash are looking for interested Squash players to help and get paid with the Inflatable Squash Program within the South Metro area during school hours.

If this is something you would be interested in please contact Sue Hillier or Dean Williams at WA Squash on 9225 7255. (you would need a car with a tow ball and a current working with children card).

2017 Talent Squad Junior Camp

You are invited to attend our first training sessions for the 2017 competition year which will be held in the form of a 2 day ‘camp’ at Squashworld Brentwood (Disney St, Brentwood) on Thursday, 19th – Friday 20th of January, with a tournament following on the 21st – 22nd January, also at Squashworld Brentwood.

Participants will participate in a range of on and off court training to start the 2017 squash season. Qualified Development Coaches will carry out a number of evaluations and assessments on all participants.

Participants from outside the metropolitan area will need to provide their own accommodation and all players will be required to supply their own meals/drinks however, lunch will be provided for the camp.

Activities will commence at 9.00am each day and will conclude at 4.00pm each day allowing plenty of time to undertake other social and tourist activities. Please arrive at 8:45am each day.

PLEASE NOTE: Full payment is required with registration – an application will not be accepted without payment. These forms must be submitted no later than 6th January 2017.

2017 Talent Squad Junior Camp Registration Form