The Victor P9200TD C. What a name. But Raphael Kandra was wearing these at the British Open. Spotted
The Adidas Ligra 7 is an indoor court shoe from Adidas that follows on from the Adidas Ligra 6. It’s been a while since I saw anyone wearing Ligra models but Karim Abdel Gawad popped up at the British Open wearing the white pair. Spotted Karim Abdel Gawad in 2022:
This string is called Kirschbaum Gut Feeling (haha). I think this is probably the string Paul Coll plays with. Paul mentions here that he plays with “Kirschbaum natural gut”. Kirschbaum do have a Natural Gut string but I’m guessing Paul uses the “Gut Feeling” string in Natural color. StringJob.nl says he uses the 17 gauge […]
The Wilson nRage squash racket: I got a chance to test this out per the video below. Even though it was ten bucks cheaper than the other Wilson rackets in this video (the nTour Classic and Tour N), I liked it the best because of the head-light balance point. It felt a little more control-oriented.
The Karakal Raw Pro 2.0 is Joel Makin’s signature racket: Karakal Raw Pro 2.0 Info I believe this racket came out sometime late last year, and I’m only just posting it. Here’s Joel with his frame: The racket basically looks like a Carboflex frame. Joel has been using this frame shape his whole career. Sound […]
RIA Eyewear is a brand of goggles co-founded by Chris Hanson, a two-time US Squash national champion. RIA started out making protective sunglasses for pickleball and tennis. Chris also wore them on the pro tour: RIA have since come out with a squash-specific pair of goggles called the Reflex Indoor (previously known as the “Model […]
This is called the Dunlop Blackstorm Titanium SLS. The SLS stands for “Super Light Spec”. I first spotted this racket in 2022 but it’s probably part of Dunlop’s 2021-2022 range. It appears to be the same mold as the Dunlop Blackstorm Titanium 5.0, except 125 grams (10 grams lighter).
I recently restrung my Head 120 Slimbody into a fan pattern, using Head’s Adaptive Fan Pattern option. For anyone that wants to nerd out a little bit on stringing, I put together this video of how it went. Here’s a transcript if it helps. This one’s difficult to understand without actually watching the video. If […]
I wanted to jot down a couple face mask options for squash players. I’ve been meaning to write this for a while but since the pandemic is dragging on and we have different COVID variants popping up all the time, better late than never. The first face mask option I tried on the squash court […]
Check out this baby from a company called Blade based in Hong Kong. They have a series of rackets called the Nation Series and this is the Great Britain model. I love the design. I managed to get my hands on this racket briefly and put together the video walkthrough below: Here’s an auto-generated transcript […]