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Junior Squash Club

Junior Squash Club

We're excited to launch a refreshed and exciting Junior Squash Club that will replace the CaTTS club, running on a Saturday morning. 

Delivered by our exceptionally talented coaches, small groups of up to 16 players can learn the rules and techniques of the brillaint game we all love, Squash! 

The sessions will include FUN games and skills with rewards (certificates and stripes on their rackets). 

The Junior Squash Club will focus on individual progress and enjoying sport, rewards/badges are a good way of giving your child;-

  • An indication of progress made.
  • Motivation to achieve targets.
  • A sense of pride and confidence.
  • An incentive to pursue Squash.

 

About our Coaches

James Powley

James has over 20 years of Squash coaching experience worldwide in Qatar, South Africa and in the UK, and he is currently an England Squash Level 4 High Performance  Coach and Tutor. James has competed on the PSA (Professional Squash Association) circuit between 2002 and 2004 and his highest world ranking #176.  James is also a double National Racketball champion winning the Over 40’s in 2012 and Over 45’s in 2017.

James is really looking forward to welcoming new juniors to the Squash Club and can’t wait to introduce them to a sport that has given him so much since he was 8 years old.  There will be lots of FUN activities and progressive skills to be learnt with an element of completion in a friendly and encouraging environment.

Chris Shaw 

Chris is an England Squash Level 2 coach, with 4 years professional coaching experience. Having coached at many clubs and schools in Cambridgeshire, Chris has worked with a range of abilities, from beginners to nationally ranked players. As a player Chris has represented the county at junior and senior level.

 

When is Junior Squash Club?

The new Junior Squash Club will start on Saturday 25 September 2021 and run continuously (except for Summer and Christmas school holidays). There will be two sessions: 

9.30 - 10.15 - Mixed ability juniors between the ages of 6 and 9 years old. 

10.15 - 11.00 - Mixed ability juniors between the sages 10 and 15 years old. 

 

How much is Junior Squash Club and how do I book?

Sessions will be priced at £4.50 per session and must be purchased in blocks of 10 (£45). 

You can purchase your 10 session block online here. Please register the details in the name of your child. You will find the Junior Squash Club product under the 'Community' section. On arrival, please check in your child for their session at Reception where one session will be debited from your pass.