COURT REPORTER - Summer News
2020-21 Calendar of Events Update

Squash BC's 2020-21 Calendar of Events has now been posted to the Squash BC website. The Calendar has been developed in collaboration with our member clubs to facilitate a safe return to competition. Given the current COVID-19 situation, the Calendar of Events is tentative.

Tournaments, leagues, and other events will only be sanctioned based on Squash BC's Return to Squash (R2S) Plan which adheres to the guidelines set by the BC Government's Restart Plan and with the appropriate approvals of the BC Provincial Health Office. Squash BC will be providing at least 75 days notice prior to any tournament, league, or other event as to whether it will be sanctioned.

The Calendar will be updated on a regular basis. Events that have been cancelled will be indicated accordingly in the Calendar.
2020 Squash Canada National Survey
As we evidence the lingering restrictions and risks, and/or in anticipation of a possible second wave of COVID-19 in Canada, Squash Canada is seeking input from the Canadian squash community on the concept of extending the Spring 2021 season.

To encourage participation, membership, player development and the many benefits of playing squash, Squash Canada is evaluating the merits of extending the 2021 squash season by 4 to 6 weeks.

The input of players, coaches, officials, clubs, and administrators is requested!

Please click here to read a brief Discussion Paper, and complete the survey. The survey will be open until August 30, 2020.
2020 Canadian Mixed Doubles and
Canadian Junior Closed officially cancelled
It is with great regret that Squash Canada announces the decision to officially cancel the 2020 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championships and the 2020 Canadian Junior Closed Championships.

Shortly after the COVID-19 lockdown first struck in this country, Squash Canada was forced to postpone the five remaining 2020 National Championships in April and May to ensure the safety of all key stakeholders involved. Since then, time was spent examining the possibility of hosting these events when and if the situation calmed down. However, given the implications of the pandemic still being felt, with too many risk factors remaining, Squash Canada had no other choice but to cancel the October 1-4 and October 9-12 rescheduled events.
Faces of Women & Girls in Squash

The Faces of Women & Girls in Squash is dedicated to highlighting the broad spectrum of female squash players in British Columbia, celebrating women and girls from beginner to seasoned players, who play the sport for fitness, competition and fun. We hope that you will feel inspired by their stories and if you have a story of a female role model who inspires you to play squash, please let us know at office@squashbc.com.

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August 2020 ~ Rachel Au
“Everything!” is the way Rachel Au describes the aspects of her life that playing squash has impacted. Currently in her mid-20s, she has been playing the game since age six when her father began teaching her to play at the Evergreen Squash Club. She believes that she isn’t a naturally gifted athlete, but playing squash taught her to be disciplined, and she has since realized that she can achieve almost anything by putting in the time and effort to learn.
Individual movement drill

Movement routine with one of the best movers in Squash.
 
This is a great addition to any warm up and solo hitting routines!
Key nutrients for immune support

Take a look at this infographic from the New South Wales Institute of Sport for tips on a healthy diet including vitamins A, C, & E, iron, prebiotics, probiotics and more.
Sport Parenting
- 3 phrases sports parents need to avoid

From Wayne Goldsmith Coaching:
...to remind parents to avoid certain critical words when discussing sport with their child
Volunteers Wanted

As preparations are underway for Women's Squash Week, we are looking for additional volunteer support. If you are interested in joining the Women's Squash Week Committee, or have marketing and/or media experience and are interested in supporting this great initiative to get more Women involved in Squash, please contact office@squashbc.com for more details.
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