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SquashWest - Premier Squash and Fitness Club

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Have you ever considered the sport of Squash?  It values strategy, quick wits and practice, provides a vigorous workout, and is played by all ages.  30 colleges in New England and New York have mens/womens squash teams.  Squash is simple to learn as there are just two strokes. The forehand and the back and, and payers take turns hitting the ball against the front wall of the court.  Our clinics will start with the basic strokes and footwork then move into more advanced strategy and drills.  Once you've mastered the techniques, the real fun comes as you build proficiency and find ways to out-think your opponent.  All equipment is provided!

SquashWest - Premier Squash and Fitness Club, at 29 Knox Trail in Acton, has been a Squash Club since 1979  with 5 international Singles Courts and 1 international Double Court.  A family oriented club with excellent programs ofr Youth and for adults of all ages. Paul Ansdell is our head pro and general manager, and Belkys Hazzard is a certified Level 1 US Coach, and responsible for all juniors programs.  

The Concord Acton Squash club follows all state Covid mandates for athletic clubs.  Masks are encouraged in he facility and optional when on the court.  Concord Acton Squash has recently upgraded its air filtration system as well.  All non vaccinated people are required to wear masks in the club and on the courts. More information can be found at
www.ca-squash.com

Women's only Squash Clinics: Do you want to try the sport of Squash in a women's only private clinic?  Belkys is a former professional tour player that is offering ladies only clinics for the beginner and intermediate player!  She promises to provide you with a active, social, and enjoyable time while enjoying the values of squash that encompasses strategy, quick wits and a vigorous workout.  Simple to learn, there are just two strokes, the forehand and the backhand, and players take turns hitting the ball against the front wall of the court.  We'll start with the basic strokes and footwork and move onto more advanced strategy and drills.  Once you've mastered the techniques, the real fun comes as you build proficiency and find ways to out-think your opponent.  All equipment is provided!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.
Belkys Hazzard is an Acton resident and a former World Squash Tour pro.  A native of Ecuador, she is a certified Level 1 US Squash Coach.  She was Head Coach of the Tufts University women's team and has also held positions at Northeastern University, Newton Country Day School and the Andover Youth Squash Association.

Adults Squash Clinics: SquashWest is offering a great opportunity for adults to experience the game of squash or grow their skills to a new level in a social setting!  Gary Gargan, the head pro at SquashWest, is offering morning and evening sessions that suit you. Gary comes to us with years of experience and enthusiasm for growing the game. Check him out:  https://www.squashwhisperer.com/ , https://ggsquash.com/ or just come on by!     
Simple to learn, there are just two strokes, the forehand and the backhand, and players take turns hitting the ball against the front wall of the court.  We'll start with the basic strokes and footwork and move onto more advanced strategy and drills.  Once you've mastered the techniques, the real fuan comes as you build proficiency and find ways to out-think your opponent.  All equipment is provided!  Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.

Goals & Objectives
  • Fun
  • Basic learning of a sport that is played in universities and players play for life
  • Professional coaching building competence and confidence in racquet sports
  • Social interaction with peers

What to wear/bring
  • All equipment is provided
  • Be sure to wear non-marking sneakers and comfortable clothing
  • Water

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