Pride In Squash: Celebrating and Championing LGBT+ Communities within the game
LGBT Pride Month is dedicated to the celebration and commemoration of LGBT+ pride. Pride Month began after the Stonewall riots, a series of gay liberation protests in 1969, and has since spread outside of the United States. Modern-day Pride Month both honors the movement for LGBT rights and celebrates LGBT culture. Why is it important […]
Rackets Cubed engaging Schoolchildren with squash, education and healthy eating!
https://youtu.be/t4ZC1hDLUZ4 “I wish all my friends knew about squash because it’s a very fun game to play!” Rueben Tweet The PSA Foundation unite squash communities globally, growing the sport and supporting organisations that develop the game across the globe. Increasing participation in the sport at all ages and levels is a key component of our […]
Mental Health Awareness Week 2023
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, which this year focuses on the theme of anxiety. The week aims to increase people’s awareness and understanding of anxiety by providing information on the things that can help prevent it from becoming a problem. Being a professional squash player is a high-stress career that adds substantial pressure […]
Over 1k schoolchildren get an exciting introduction to squash at the Manchester Open 2023!
Previous Next During the prestigious Manchester Open, the PSA Foundation and Manchester Active will be introducing over a thousand schoolchildren to squash with their activation sessions. The structure of these activations is that they play squash at the same venue as the Manchester Open – the National Squash Centre – then watch the best […]
More Than Just A Ranking: Amina Orfi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k66wAZfEzro More Than Just A Ranking is a series where we get a personal insight into squash players about more than just who they are on court. In the episode, we spoke with rising star Amina Orfi on her hopes for her squash career and more! Amina has been rapidly rising up the rankings- debuting […]
Celebrating Squash for Development at the PSA World Championships!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1xFJ_8wAAY&t=14s During the iconic PSA World Championships in Chicago, we will be celebrating and highlighting the impact Squash for Development Organizations (SDOs) have within communities across the globe. What Are Squash for Development Organisations? Organisations around the world that use squash as a vehicle for social change through academic tutoring, nutrition support and much […]
Former World Number 18 Danielle Letourneau is an ambassador for the Canadian Inclusivity Squash Program!
https://youtu.be/CljgmfVL04o Meet Canadian Inclusivity Squash Program ambassador Danielle Letourneau! The former world number 18, who is out with injury and hoping to return to the tour soon, recently became an ambassador of this amazing program. The Canadian Inclusivity Squash Programme facilitates squash sessions for people with a mental, emotional, or physical disability. The inclusive squash […]
Using squash to improve health and wellbeing: Squash For Development Organisations
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1xFJ_8wAAY&t=14s Squash for Development Organisations (SDO’s) are using squash as a vehicle for social change, alongside academic tutoring, nutrition support and much more to help underserved populations around the world. As the charitable arm of the PSA Tour, we partner with these non-profit programs and provide resources and support they otherwise might not have. Over […]
World Number 40 Lucas Serme is an Ambassador for Squash Dreamers!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmfRfK6U8sc Meet Squash Dreamers Ambassador Lucas Serme Squash Dreamers are based in Amman, Jordan working with young refugee and underprivileged girls, providing them with professional level squash training and English instruction. They use squash as a vessel to work with the girls on their physical and mental health, giving them a skill they can […]
World Number 16 Sabrina Sobhy is an ambassador for Access Youth Academy!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1U2iBJ8yubg Meet Access Youth Academy Ambassador Sabrina Sobhy! Access Youth Academy was created in 2006 to transform the lives of underserved youth through academic mentorship and urban squash in San Diego, California. In a 12-year commitment that begins in 7th grade, Access students embark on a curriculum of intellectual, physical, and social development where academic […]