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What is squash?

Squash is an indoor sport suitable for people of any skill or ability. It can be enjoyed by people who have never played much sport before, and those who play many sports every week. The key is its simplicity.

The sport can be described as running with a racquet. Two players run around a small room, hitting a small bouncy rubber ball off the walls and floor. The aim is to hit the ball in such a way that the other player can’t return it. That’s about it.

You can start playing games with a very low level of fitness and sporting ability. Of course, if you keep playing, you will get much fitter and more able!

To give you a calm and relaxed start to squash, we have specialised programs for men, women and teenagers to teach the basic skills in a supportive and friendly environment. It doesn't take long to get the hang of playing squash, but you can play it your whole life and never master it. And your life will probably be a bit longer because of it!

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Get fit the fun way with squash!

Getting more exercise is something many of us know we should do, but it just seems too hard to achieve. No one disputes that regular exercise can improve sleep, decrease weight, alleviate depression, strengthen bones and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer. Yet many of us aren’t as active as we would like.

Sure, running repeated laps of an oval or swimming from one end of a pool to the other will help, but it can just seem too hard and boring.

The secret to getting fit and staying fit is to find an activity that you want to do week after week. Something fun you can do with friends, something that remains playfully challenging over time, and can provide the reward of winning. Something you can do when it’s raining, and when it’s 40 degrees outside.

If this appeals to you, try squash!

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Want to get back into squash?

Are you interested in returning to squash after a big break? We would like to hear from you! Please give us a call on 0439 357 327 and we will make it really easy for you to ease your back into it. Read more here.

yvonne

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MILDURA SQUASH INC – SPRING PENNANT 2018

Mildura Squash Spring Pennant 2018 got underway with some close first round encounters as players get settled into a new season.

In Division 1 action, we saw a couple of good 5 games battles to start the Spring Pennant. Adam Stephens was able to withstand the fast pace play of young opponent Michael Penna in winning a 5 game marathon effort that saw both players looking exhausted afterwards.

Wayne Sparks looking fit took on son Zac Sparks and was pushed all the way to a 5 game thriller. Zac Sparks continuing with the good form from the end of the previous season was looking like causing a major boil over and bragging rights in the Sparks household, however it was the wise head on the shoulders of the senior Sparks getting the job done in 5 games.

Level One: Adam Stephens 1.3.71 def Michael Penna 0.2.58, Chris Stamos 1.3.54 def Eamonn Whyte 0.1.49, Wayne Sparks 1.3.72 def Zac Sparks 0.2.66, Doug Garsed 1.3.45 def Chris Tassone 0.0.27,

Level Two: Jeannette Vear 1.3.47 def Steve Pongrac 0.0.28, Graeme Whyte 1.3.55 def Michael Bacon 0.1.47, Simon Morrison 1.3.55 def Donna Fisher 0.1.42, Dale Watson vs Bye

Division 1 Round 1 Results Sheet


Division 2 action saw Matt Cook get the win in a thrilling effort against Natalina Mammone. Both players have looked like some training during the pennant break was to their benefits as rally’s where long and tiring and the crowd where suitably entertained. Cook the eventual winner in 5 games.

Gloria Jago continued to show age is not barrier to playing good precision squash as she defeated Charlotte Fisher in 3 games, who will look to improve stepping up a level.

Noteable improvement from Heather Laity in her loss to Helen Munro, while Rohan Whyte wasn’t not able to make the most of fast starts in each of his games eventually losing in 3 games to fill in Chelsea Thornton.

Level One: Cameron Whyte 1.3.59 def Jan Paul Rensen 0.1.47, Gloria Jago 1.3.45 def Charlotte Fisher 0.0.25, Breanna Smith 1.3.45 def Chelsea Thornton 0.0.26

Level Two: Chelsea Thornton (F/N) 1.3.45 def Rohan Whyte 0.0.23, Helen Munro 1.3.45 def Heather Laity 0.0.23, Matt Cook 1.3.63 def Natalina Mammone 0.2.68

Division 2 Round 1 Results Sheet

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ATTENTION PENNANT PLAYERS:

Spring Pennant 2018 Commences: Wednesday 1st August at 6.30pm (Division 2) & Thursday 2nd August at 6:30pm (Division 1)

Due to a drop in player numbers for our Spring Pennant competitions in both Division 1 and 2, we are trying something different. 

Division 1 Draw Spring Pennant 2018 (updated 1/8/2018)

Division 2 Draw Spring Pennant 2018

Spring Pennant 2018 will be an Individual Based Competition. Your individual results will determine who competes in finals & which Super Team will come out on Top. 

Players will play in positions (attached see the draw) against players of similar standard each week and results will be individual results counting towards aggregate positions in relation to finals. 

We will run a side Super Teams Competition (Div 1 & 2 Players combined) where your individual results will count each week to a team, with a Mystery Prize to be won at the end of the season. Stay tuned for your Super Team ….

We hope to encourage all players to compete each week and look to build back our numbers. With the chance to mix things up and have some fun as we head towards the end of the year.

If you know of any new, old or interested players that wish to join, bring them along and get them involved.

Please be reminded if you are unavailable to play any weeks you need to contact the Squash Phone before 5pm on your Pennant Night.

Kind Regards,

Mildura Squash Inc

 
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Healthiest Sport in the World

Forbes Magazine found squash to be the healthiest sport in the world.

"The preferred game of Wall Street has convenience on its side, as 30 minutes on the squash court provides an impressive cardiorespiratory workout. Extended rallies and almost constant running builds muscular strength and endurance in the lower body, while lunges, twists and turns increase flexibility in the back and abdomen."

The Ultimate Fitness Sport

Men’s Health Magazine calls squash “the ultimate fitness sport.” 

No other sport tests your range of movement and acceleration like squash, so the correct warm-up is crucial,” says David Pearson, national coach with England Squash. Pearson prescribes 5 minutes of dynamic flex drills: “Warm-up with alternate arm rolls, ankle flicks, high knees, walking lunges and squats. This encourages higher blood flow through your joints to minimize injury risk and up the intensity and calorie burn on court.” Even if you do look like you’re an employee of The Ministry of Funny Walks while you do it."

Excellent All-Round Health Benefits

Britain’s National Health Service advises “regularly playing squash gives excellent all-round health benefits.”

"Regularly playing squash gives excellent all-round health benefits, particularly for the heart and lungs. Squash can help build strong muscles in the legs and buttocks. 
The sport requires quick movements and lunges, which improves muscle tone. Moving to and hitting a moving ball also helps strengthen the back and shape the tummy."

Get Fit the Fun Way with Squash!

Getting more exercise is something many of us know we should do, but it just seems too hard to achieve. No one disputes that regular exercise can improve sleep, decrease weight, alleviate depression, strengthen bones and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer. Yet many of us aren’t as active as we would like.

Sure, running repeated laps of an oval or swimming from one end of a pool to the other will help, but it can just seem too hard and boring.

The secret to getting fit and staying fit is to find an activity that you want to do week after week. Something fun you can do with friends, something that remains playfully challenging over time, and can provide the reward of winning. Something you can do when it’s raining, and when it’s 40 degrees outside.

If this appeals to you, try squash!

What is Squash?

Squash is an indoor sport suitable for people of any skill or ability. It can be enjoyed by people who have never played much sport before, and those who play many sports every week. The key is its simplicity.

The sport can be described as running with a racquet. Two players run around a small room, hitting a small bouncy rubber ball off the walls and floor. The aim is to hit the ball in such a way that the other player can’t return it. That’s about it.

You can start playing games with a very low level of fitness and sporting ability. Of course, if you keep playing, you will get much fitter and more able!

To give you a calm and relaxed start to squash, we have specialised programs for men, women and teenagers to teach the basic skills in a supportive and friendly environment. It doesn't take long to get the hang of playing squash, but you can play it your whole life and never master it. And your life will probably be a bit longer because of it!

Get Back Into Squash

Are you interested in returning to squash after a big break? We would like to hear from you! Please give us a call on 0439 357 327 and we will make it really easy for you to ease your back into it. Read more here.

yvonne

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