Squash Rackets


Like many other outdoor games, squash can also be played regardless of the time and season. Squash is considered as one of the best sport due to many health benefits. The game that is played with a ball and racket by either two (Singles) or four players (double squash) as per need, doesn’t only help to pass the time, but also maintains the mental and physical health of the player. In this particular game, you have to be exceptionally quick to get to the rubber ball but you also have to be extremely patient to keep getting that ball back again and again, especially when it can travel as fast as 270kmh. Apart from being physically fit, you also must be as smart as a chess player, evaluating up your shot options, the positioning of your challenger, and much more, and that all in a second.As this game is played with rackets so considering rackets the most essential medium to play squash you need to learn everything about squash rackets. Below is the complete guide about squash rackets and how to use one.


A squash racket is a first and most evident necessity when starting to play squash. Although you can borrow a racket or take one out from the back of the cupboard, the best option is to buy a good quality starter racket without spending a lot. The shape and structure of squash rackets have changed significantly over the past 10-20 years and you are likely to get a lot more pleasure from playing with a modern-day style of the racket. Beginners can opt to buy a ‘teardrop’ shaped squash racket as these rackets have a tendency to be more lenient, easier to use, and more powerful than the more ‘classic’ head-shaped rackets. Some wonderful and inexpensive examples include Wilson Hammer 110 or 120, HEAD Nano Ti 110/115, and the Dunlop Black storm Titanium squash rackets. For £35-50 you can purchase a racket which is graphite or titanium construction, and which should last as your standard of play continues to improve. Rackets costing less than £30 are available in more generalist sports shops but may turn out to be false market as they are more likely to be a much more basic construction e.g. aluminum and they are also heavier, harder to use and will need upgrading relatively quickly. Squash rackets are supplied pre-strung but will require re-stringing from time. The factory strings supplied in the rackets will be adequate for any beginner

How to choose a squash racket?

If you are about to buy a squash racket for the first time if you like the racket and feel it good in your hand, chances are probably good that you will play well with this racket. What happens if you enjoy the game and want to progress with a racket that best suits your playing style?As a beginner player, the modules that are important to consider are the following:
It can be a very difficult task when it comes to choosing a squash racket as there are so many brands, head size, weight, strings, string patterns, and stiffness. Even for the very best of players, it can be a difficult task.
We will try our best to make it easier for you to choose a racket.


The beamwidth of squash rackets is normally between 16 & 21mm. Thin beams are for experienced players while the thicker beams are for the beginners.


All squash rackets have the same grip size. There are a few ways to develop the grip up to the correct size for you according to your choice.
Overgrips: which go over the replacement grips, and thin replacement grips.


The balance of a racket depends upon the individual’s choice, some people like a head heavy racket, and some players prefer an equally balanced racket. A head heavy racket will give the racket more power.


There are 3 different types of string:

Grommet Holes

They are used for strings to be looped through. Prince and Wilson have made rackets with larger holes, these allow the strings to have more liberty to move, thus increasing the size of the sweet spot.


Squash rackets differ in weight between 110g & 160g. Lighter weight rackets are great for more flexible and fast movement. You get more power with heavier rackets, but these are harder to move around quickly. A few years ago, the trend was to go for lighter and

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