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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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Round 6 Action – Mildura Squash Inc Autumn Pennant 2019

Results: Div 1 Round 6 ResultsDiv 2 Round 6 Results

Draws: Div 1 Draw - Autumn 2019Div 2 Draw - Autumn 2019

In Division 2 action some great contests were had, as conditions start to cool down, squash players will have to adjust their styles to suit. The squash matches will have to become a lot more tactical if players are going to get the win.

Team One defeated Team Two 3 rubbers to nil. Davin DeMarco was in a tussle with Chris Edlington their match going the distance DeMarco the winner 3 games to 2. Maz Valentino was pushed all the way in a close encounter with hard hitting Chelsea Thornton, Valentino victorious in 4 games. Matt Cook was able to get over the line against an improving Cris Dean winning 3 games to nil.

Team Three the winners 2 rubbers to 1 win over Team Four. Natalina Mammone able to get the better of her younger hard-hitting opponent Kane Woolfrey winning 3 nil. Filling in Natalina Mammone had a mammoth battle with training buddy Helen Munro coming out the winner after 1 hour and 10 minutes on court in 5 games. Gloria Jago had a battle against a tricky opponent in Aleara DeMarco winning 3-0.

It as a first season win to Point “O” Five defeating CC’s & Dried 3 rubbers to 1. Jeannette Vear was able to recover from a sluggish start to overcome Cameron Whyte winning in 4 games. Donna Fisher had a walkover win against Simon Morrison out injured. It was a victory to Wayne Sparks in 4 fast games against Chris Stamos that sealed a team win. The only win on the board for CC’s & Dried was to Gary Callaway who was made to work against Doug Garsed, (Callaway) the winner in 3 games.

Hard Knutts won 3 rubbers to 1 against Undecided. Chris Tassone and Steve Pongrac wound back the years to play some inspired squash the match lasting 5 games and over an hour with Tassone winning. Michael Penna was able to secure a win against Fill in Donna Fisher who put up a good fight to make Penna work for the win in 3 games. Graeme Whyte wasn’t so lucky as he was defeated by opponent Wade Stephens (Undecided) exacting some revenge winning in 3 games. Stephens was in red hot form to claim the victory Whyte did not know what had hit him. Paul Takacs played fill in Wade Stephens, in a skilful match by both players, it was Takacs the winner 3 games to nil.

Division One: Hard Knutts (T2) 3.9.174 def Undecided (T1) 1.5.173, (Paul Takacs 1.3.45 def Wade Stephens (F/N) 0.0.27, Michael Penna 1.3.45 def Donna Fisher (F/N) 0.0.32, Chris Tassone 1.3.65 def Steve Pongrac 0.2.69)

Point “O” Five (T4) 3.9.180 def CC’s & Dried (T3) 1.5.133, (Doug Garsed 0.0.27 lt Gary Callaway 1.3.45, Wayne Sparks 1.3.56 def Chris Stamos 0.1.46, Donna Fisher 1.3.45 walkover Simon Morrison 0.0.0, Jeannette Vear 1.3.52 def Cameron Whyte 0.1.42)

Division Two: Team One 3.9.162 def Team Two 0.3.122, (Davin DeMarco 1.3.65 def Chris Edlington 0.2.50, Maz Valentino 1.3.52 def Chelsea Thornton 0.1.53, Matt Cook 1.3.45 def Cris Dean 0.0.19)

Team Three 2.6.90 def Team Four 1.3.82, (Gloria Jago 1.3.45 def Aleara DeMarco 0.0.22, Natalina Mammone F/N 1.3.75 def Helen Munro 0.2.67, Natalina Mammone 1.3.45 def Kane Woolfrey 0.0.15)

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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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