The Court Reporter
Squash BC Annual General Meeting - May 23, 2020
Squash BC will be holding its Annual General Meeting on May 23, 2020 via a Zoom webinar due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Please save the date!   This will be Squash BC's first AGM held 100% electronically and we hope this new format will encourage more of our members from across the province to participate. The AGM package, including instructions on how to participate, will be coming out within the next 3 weeks. 
New ideas for training:
Brought to you by Viktor Berg!

"I hope everyone is staying well and safe. I would like to share some reading and viewing resource materials with you.
Here are a few squash skills and fitness links.
And soon, you can check out the Squash BC website for links to more training tips, videos, great interviews, epic squash matches, world squash interviews and news etc."


Who needs a "regulation" squash court to work on your ball control, foot work, reflexes and to just plain have fun?!!

Check out these fabulous videos of players working on their skills in many different (and clever) places!
Best squash shots of the month:
Workouts and Health :

..check out these great home work outs with:

1) The World Champion Nick Matthews:

Viktor's Favourite Squash Web Sites:

1) World and professional squash news on "the Squash Site":
2) A great everyday website, "Daily Squash Report" ...more than just squash news!
3) Local SquashBC website:
Health Hints -

Presenter: Martin Heath, Squash Canada High Performance Director
Topic: US College Tips

Synopsis: Advice for student-athletes & parents to navigate college application process & choice
SAFE SPORT- Squash Canada overview:

Squash Canada believes that everyone in the sport has the right to enjoy the sport at whatever level or position they participate.
Athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers have the right to participate in a safe and inclusive training and competitive environment that is free of abuse, harassment or discrimination.
Squash Canada believes the welfare of everyone involved in the sport is a foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children/athletes in the sport is the responsibility of each individual, member and organization in the squash community.
Coaches Corner:
Sport for Life Campus (ELearning)

  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be crucial to keep your mind active and continue learning. Take this chance to check out the Sport for Life Campus.
We have two popular courses available at 60% off during the month of April for $9.98 instead of $24.95. 
The two courses are “Introduction to Physical Literacy” and “Introduction to Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity”.
... and for more learning...
1) NCCP Multi-sport Training Modules
- cover topics relevant to all sports and help you become a more effective coach.
2) NCCP Make Ethical Decisions E-Learning Series - training to help coaches identify the legal, ethical and moral implication of the difficult situations that present themselves in the individual and team sports.
Faces of Women in Squash:

Alicia Haneine - a Role Model
The Faces of Women in Squash is dedicated to highlighting the broad spectrum of female squash players in British Columbia. This section celebrates the diverse group of women and girls, from beginner to seasoned player, who play the sport for fitness, competition and fun. We hope that you will feel inspired by their stories.
Squash has been a lifelong passion of Alicia Haneine.
She started playing when she was only six years old, on squash courts her father built on the family’s property in Mexico City. She called it a very informal place: no coaches or professionals, just children and adults coming together to play and have fun.
Nevertheless, with her older
brother as a role model, she was playing on Mexico’s national junior team by the time she was twelve years old...
  • Mix all the ingredients in a high-speed blender or with a hand mixer until ingredients are fully incorporated and batter is smooth.
  • Heat up an electric griddle or pan on medium-high heat. Drizzle some olive oil or add a bit of butter to heated pan.
  • Pour about 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Once edges begin to bubble or are slightly golden brown, it is ready to flip.
  • Serve with a pat of butter and enjoy!
Recipe of the month:

...great idea for a healthy breakfast or lunch!
Thick & Fluffy (gluten free) Banana Pancakes

  • 1/2 cup almond flour (could use gluten free flour, or mixture of almond, coconut, spelt or other)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (or natural sweetener of your choice)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened (or yogurt)
  • 1 large or two small ripe bananas
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • blueberries or sliced apples for a topping
1) Whistler Squash Classic - Whistler - May 15-17,2020 - CANCELLED

2) Junior Pathway Progressive Tournament - Cedar Hill - May 23, 2020- POSTPONED

3) Junior Pathway Develop/Progress - VLT - May 30, 2020 - POSTPONED
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