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What Makes Us The Best in Squash Camps

OVERNIGHT SQUASH CAMPS

Enjoy the opportunity to train at the excellent squash facilities while staying on campus at some of the most prestigious boarding schools and colleges in the country. Boys and Girls are housed separately and our squash coaching staff resides in the dorms for the week. Fun evening activities help bring together campers and let kids be kids.

EXTENDED DAY SQUASH CAMPS

Take advantage of all the amenities, squash training and exposure but sleep in the comfort of your own bed. Lunch and Dinner is included. Arrive 8:30am – Departure 8:30 PM

DAY SQUASH CAMPS

Squash Only. You will benefit from all the court time you need to take your squash game to the next level. Day-only squash programs run 9 – 5pm. Day Only Camps run 9am – 4pm Daily.

ELITE INVITATIONAL CAMP

If you are serious about being a powerhouse presence at squash tournaments now and in the future, ISA’s Elite Invitational Camps are an invaluable investment. This tournament training camp is Invitation Only. This squash program was designed to address the needs of dedicated squash athletes—those who truly want to claim the sport as their own and are competitive tournament training players. Founded on the cornerstones of squash strategy, psychology, and conditioning, we aim to help you achieve higher rankings than ever before.

COLLEGE SHOWCASE CAMPS

The College Showcase Camp experience is a creative squash program that gives players freedom and creativity to take their game to the next level. 10-15 college coaches will be in attendance each week. They will be coaching the camp teams, motivating the players, offering strategy and skill development clinics and being available to address any and all questions. With an exclusive high-school camp, you will enjoy playing and socializing with your age group and future squash teammates and opponents.

TOURNAMENT TRAINING

The ISA Tournament Training Camp was developed to provide advanced junior squash players with an opportunity to become better squash match players and improve their tournament results. Players will train with other motivated tournament players and compete against each other in a constructive, fun, and well-organized squash camp setting. This challenging atmosphere will encompass the mental and physical demands of match play and provide a great opportunity for juniors to improve their USSquash rankings.

Squash Camp Curriculum

Campers are instructed in squash technique, tactical strategy and conditioning most relevant to the game today. Our combination of skill lessons, quick squash drills and individual sessions is specifically designed to enable each squash player to improve their overall game, regardless of ability level. Our low camper-to-staff ratio enables our instructors to give consistent personal feedback. Advanced players who wish to focus on squash tournament training will have additional court opportunities to concentrate on match play tactics, strategy and mental preparation in a competitive setting. All campers will leave our squash camp with a personal workbook as a reference for what each player was working on at camp and to help encourage the continued development of these skills.

  • Squash Skill Lessons
  • Grip
  • Drops
  • Lobs
  • Boasts
  • Drives
  • Swing Mechanics
  • Court Movements
  • Control of Centre
  • Moving Your Opponent
  • Forehand
  • Backhand
  • Overhead
  • Refereeing
  • Rules & Marking
  • Serves

What to Bring to Squash Camp

  • Health Form
  • Squash Racquet
  • Goggles
  • Squash Clothes
  • Non-Marking Squash Shoes
  • Comfortable Socks
  • Sweat Bands
  • Towel
  • Bathing Suit*
  • Off-Court Clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Running Shoes
  • Spending Money
  • Desk/ Clip Fan
  • Bedding/ Linens
    *Select locations

Tecnifibre Squash

Tecnifibre Squash serves up its revolutionary technologies year after year with innovative equipment that delivers additional power and improves overall player performance. The responsive qualities of their racquets are preferred by many of the best players in the world. No matter whether your squash game is about power or control, Tecnifibre offers the perfect racquet for every type of player.

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US SQUASH CAMP

The International Squash Academy Camps are apart of the US Squash Partner Camps. Squash Camps are an excellent way to get intensive coaching from top-level squash pros to help improve your squash skills, understand the strategies of squash, and immerse yourself in the sport while also having the opportunity to meet and spend time with similarly interested squash enthusiasts. For a Complete Listing Click Here.

URBAN SQUASH

Urban Squash programs are an intensive, year-round commitment that includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, high school placement, employment training and college preparation. There are twenty-one approved programs among the NUSEA across the country. For more information

ISA is proud to offer scholarships to Urban Squash Campers to attend summer training opportunities with International Squash Academy.

Check in/Check Out

Unless otherwise noted, check-in and check-out for our squash camps are at the following times:

OVERNIGHT/EXTENDED DAY/ DAY

  • Sunday: Check in between 1 – 2pm for everyone
  • Friday: Check out at 12pm for everyone

DAY ONLY CAMP

  • Monday: Check in at 8:45am
  • Daily Schedule 9am – 4pm

ELITE INVITATIONAL AND COLLEGE SHOWCASE

  • Day 1 : Check in at 12:00pm
  • Day 4: Check out at 12:00pm

Typical Squash Schedule

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

7:00 Wake-up
7:45 Breakfast
9:00 Stretching and warm-up
9:15 First Squash Session – Individual skill work
11:15 Demos
11:30 Free time, Tournament Training
12:00 Lunch, swim
2:00 Second Squash Session – Strategy
3:00 Squash Matches
4:30 Free time, Extra help
5:30 Dinner
6:30 Off Court Offerings*
* Schedule may vary. Guest Speakers, Film Analysis, Sport Specific Conditioning, Movie Night & Ice Cream Social; Swimming, where available.

EXTENDED DAY CAMPS

Sunday: 2:00pm – 8:30pm
Monday- Thursday: 8:45am – 8:30pm
Friday: 8:45pm – 12:00pm

DAY ONLY CAMP (9AM-4PM)

9:00 Campers arrive; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 First Squash Session
10:15 Demos
10:30 Break
10:45 Second Squash Session
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Third Squash Session
2:00 Squash Scrimmages
3:00 Campers depart
* Schedule may vary

ELITE INVITATIONAL AND COLLEGE SHOWCASE

We encourage everyone to stay overnight, but will offer a non-residential price to those local squash players who desire to sleep at home. Immersing entirely into the squash program gives our staff the flexibility to transition the curriculum freely throughout the week. Our goal is to provide players with a variety of teachable moments. There will be great opportunities to learn on and off the court and depending on the intensity of squash matches, scheduled private lessons, Q&A and skill clinics, the ideal experience hinges on our unlimited access. We aim to customize all aspects of the experience in the moment as we work together to reach attendees goals.

Why International Squash Academy Is the Superior Choice

We pull from some of the top college squash coaches in the sport. Players enjoy camper to coach ratios as low as four to one for the highest level of personal attention to significantly improve your game. Every International Academy Squash Camp director is Double-Goal Certified by the Positive Coaching Alliance. The PCA is a national non-profit that is committed to character-building youth sports experiences to make players better both on and off the court.

We emphasize a culture of fun and safety here at the International Squash Academy. Campers are supervised for the duration of their stay. During overnight camps, the staff resides in the dormitories with squash campers. During the day, staff is available to deal with campers’ specific needs.

Our squash camps are designed to meet the needs of boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 18. Whether you are just starting out in the sport of squash or a top high school player, you will get customized squash training to improve your game. Campers enjoy perks that include an ISA Camp hat and Dri-Fit Shirt, a lanyard and daily matches in a top-rate facility.

What you will learn

  • Serves  – How to serve with confidence

  • Grip – Proper technique to optimize your game

  • Drops
  • Boasts, Drives, & Lobs

  • Court movements – Strategies and Practice

  • Swing mechanics – Hands-on instruction
  • Forehand and backhand – Hands-on instruction

  • Rules and marking – Instructional Teaching

  • Refereeing – Understanding the Rules

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