Squash racket is the most important equipment when playing squash. Nowadays the variety of them is really extensive so it can be tough to choose the right one.
I will do my best to help find the best racquet for you – and with a discount if possible. So here are my tips – currently the most recommended squash rackets for sale:
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|Perfect blend of control and power||Very good racket with great maneuverability||Great control, well balanced and lightweight||Great power + lightweight|
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|Extra lightweight, ideal for control||Great power + lightweight||Great racquet for great price||Top quality racquet for fast, aggressive play|
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|Advanced class racket with a discount||Everything you need to start playing||Solid racket for a good price||The cheapest one – but with a bad grip|
I have chosen also some cheap racquets or sets for the entry level of players. These are of course not meant to last many years but rather to give you an overview what to expect from a squash racket – what weight do you prefer, if you are comfortable with the material and balance etc.
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|Perfect choice for a beginner||A good and cheap set for beginners||Two rackets for the price of one||Solid and cheap, with nice weight|
Choosing the best squash racket
Choosing the right squash racket for you can be a difficult task. When I started playing I had absolutely no idea where to begin. Which one to select? Save the money and buy a cheap one or invest into some more expensive gear? Which brand to choose?
I visited some online shops and got confused even more – there were dozens of products dedicated to squash and I had absolutely no idea what equipment is the most suitable for me. At that time there was no simple guide on choosing the right squash gear on the internet so I gave up and bought a cheap racquet which seemed nice to me.
But you are in a better position! I will share all the tips I have learned from that time and help you choose the best racket for you:
1. First off, start with the price range
You can find racquets that are very cheap and also extremely expensive ones. It depends mostly on your budget, how much you are comfortable to spend on your gear.
While it is certainly better to invest into high quality racquet, you should remember that it is just a tool – what matters is your skill and how you enjoy the sport. So don`t rush into the most expensive equipment if you are a beginner.
Beginner class racket will cost you from 30 to 50 bucks – if you are just trying squash out and don`t want to spend a lot of cash, go for this one.
Advanced class comes in a higher price range of course – but will offer you much better performance so if you want to play squash more often, go right into some advanced gear.
2. Parameters of the racket
There are many attributes that affect the behavior and characteristics of the racket – the main are weight, balance, material which it is made from (graphite, titanium,…) and size and shape of the head.
For more information please visit Squash racket specifications – how to understand them.
And finally – the brand. Many players have their favorite which they stick to, others compare the sortiment of each brand closely and then decide which one has the best offer for them.
The most popular are probably Dunlop, Prince, Head and Tecnifibre. I have reviewed their rackets on separate pages so just click on your preferred brand: