WSF Level 1 Coaching Course, Mumbai

In tune with the World Squash Federation’s coach development programme the SRFI initiated a course in Mumbai from January 5 to 9.  WSF Level I Tutor and ASF Level  II coach Dalip Tripathi conducted the Level 1 course at the NSCI.  In all 62 coaches, all from India attended which Tripathi said “was very encouraging.”   Theory and practicals formed the feature of this course and according to Tripathi all those who attended appeared very happy with the course.

British Junior (2-7 Jan’16) – Indian Perspective

Neel Joshi - Nick Mathew.JPGThe U-13 sensation from Mumbai Neel Joshi lit up the faces of the Indians at the British Junior Open this year. A wisp of a lad, Neel did not let the Egyptian rampage to upset his approach of steadfast determination.  A bagful of titles in 2015 …. Read more of this post

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Squad Selected – 12th South Asian Games

Confident of a good show in the squash event of the forthcoming South Asian Games in Guwahati in February , the Indian men’s and women’s  teams were picked up well in advance here at the Indian Squash Academy after a short camp and trials in Chennai from 20-23 December 2015. Read more of this post

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Singapore Junior (16-20 Dec’15) 

Abhay - SingaporeTop seeded Abhay Singh lived up to his seeding to win the Boys U-19 title beating second seeded  Alwin Chai of Malaysia 11-8, 11-3, 11-8 in the final. Inclusive of this win, India’s number one ranked junior has now a tally of seven junior titles this year of which two of them are international victories.

In this Singapore event, this ISA trainee defeated Vivek Palaniappan of Singapore 11-2, 11-2, 11-1 in the first round, followed it up with a fighting win over 5/8 seed Yusuke Ogata of Japan,  13-15, 11-3, 11-8, 10-12, 11-6.  In the semi-final the Indian edged out  Kojiro Tan of Singapore  7-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 for a place in the title round.

WSF Level 1 Coaching Course in Mumbai

In line with the World Squash Federation’s decision to unify and standardize coaching structure the world over, the SRFI under the aegis of the WSF and ASF will be conducting a WSF Level 1 Coaching Course at the National Sports Club of India (NSCI), Worli, Mumbai,  from Januray 5 to 9.   Read more of this post

KL Junior Open, Malaysia (1-6 Dec’15)

Abhay Singh took the third place in the U-19 boys’  section in the KL junior open squash championship.  Read more of this post

HK Open (29 Nov – 7 Dec’15)

The Indian challenge ended in the Hong Kong Squash Open with the exit of both Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa in the second round.  Earlier, Saurav Ghosal sustained an injury on his right foot in his first round match against Steve Coppinger and that aggravated for him to concede a walk over to Mohammed  Elshorbagy the top seed from Egypt in the next round. Read more of this post

PSAWorld Rankings, Dec’15

India’s national champion Joshna Chinappa has become the highest ranked Indian in the world professional squash circuit.  As per the December rankings released Joshna has jumped from 17 to 13 now. Read more of this post


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