squash

hello, we are the essex blades squash club


Squash is a fast paced sport in which two players hit a ball with a racket. The aim of the game is to beat the other player by hitting the front wall and making the ball bounce twice on the floor before they can hit their turn, or for them to hit the ball out of play.
 

How many teams do we have?

Squash Men’s 1st (South Eastern 2B)
Squash Women’s 1st (South Eastern 2B)
 

Recent honours?

Men's 1st team - BUCS South East 3B Winners - 2016/17
Men's 1st team - BUCS South East Conference Cup Winners - 2016/17
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2017/18
 Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2016/17, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21 

Do I need anything else before I get involved?

Non-marking shoes and comfortable sports kit.

Join us*


To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.

* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.

By purchasing a membership you are agreeing to the clubs code of conduct.

 

Please note, as memberships have to be uploaded to the Essex Sport system manually, it may take 3-5 working days before you are able to book onto your session via the Essex Sport app and attend training sessions. Should you have any problems, please email scadmin@essex.ac.uk  

Training times


PLEASE SEE BELOW THE TRAINING SCEDHULE (TERM TIME ONLY) FOR 2022-23. IN ORDER TO PLAY IN BUCS MATCHES, A playing MEMBERSHIP MUST BE PURCHASED BEFORE THE FIRST GAME OF THE SEASON.

club training

monday | 6:30-8:15pM  8:30-10pm
SQUASH COURTS 1 & 2

TBC - member access

club training

friday | 7:00-8:15pm 8:30-10pm
SQUASH COURTS 1 & 2

TBC - member access

Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.

 

 

looking for a different way to play?


Through Essex Sport, we also offer different ways to play the sports you love. For more information, please click here.

 

intermediate course

tbc

Improve your fitness and receive coaching tips from our experts in the world's healthiest sport!

 

Club committee


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fareda elrakaybi


President

 

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adeena yousuf


vice-president
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theophilus akapo-atiobe dwumah


treasurer
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danielle morrison


Welfare Officer
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tbc


Secretary
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tbc


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
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tbc


Alumni Officer
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tbc


Social Secretary
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tbc


COVID OFFICER
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tbc


Charity & Fundraising Officer

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Squash: Individual Championships 2022-23
9th December 8am - 11th December 7pm
David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Key documents


risk assessment