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For Beginners to Advanced Players

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, our coaching staff has the talent and experience to help you improve your squash game.

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Lessons

We offer individual and group lessons to all standards and ages of player

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Clinics & Squash Courses

Learn and have fun in a Group

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Junior Academy

Let us improve your competitive game with our proven methodology

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Camps and Advanced Training

Elevate your game

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Schools and Universities

Incorporate squash into the curriculum

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Onsite tutoring

Top Score Education’s personalized education programs, onsite at Squash on Fire, grow the roots of learning for all ages.

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Round Robins & Tournaments

Compete and Play

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LESSONS: THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE FAST

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Is your child the kind of kid who learns best with highly personalized attention?

Our coaches will help them to set short- and long-term goals, and then work with them to meet them. Through personalized drills they will work on movement, game tactics, fitness, and learn about the fundamentals of squash.

If your child prefers to play with others, they can join up with their friends for a group lesson, or sign up for one of our junior clinics.

CLINICS: LEARN WITH A GROUP

Our drop-in clinics are designed around the abilities and needs of the junior players involved. We focus on progressing your skills in a fun and relaxed environment through specialized drills, movement routines, and games.

Fall 2019 Clinics

Little Juniors (K-2nd Grade)

  • Sunday 9:45AM, Coach Omar

Junior Stars (K-2nd Grade)

  • Sunday 10:30AM, Coach Pascal

Middle School

  • Saturday 11:15AM, Coach Pascal
Clinic Descriptions

BEGINNERS CLINIC

Our Beginners clinic is for players who are ready to make real progress on their game. Our coach will work with you on your work basic form and shot selection and help you become comfortable with playing games. This clinic is ideal for players who have less than 6 months playing experience. Minimum age: 14

INTERMEDIATE CLINIC

Become a competitor! Focusing on specialized drills and movement routines for the developing intermediate player, this clinic is great for players who can hit five volleys and ten drives to themselves in a row (both sides). Minimum age: 14

NEW PLAYER CLINIC

Never tried squash? Our coach will cover the basics, including how to hold the racquet, swing mechanics and the rules of the game. With a primary focus on developing hand-eye coordination, movement and timing, this clinic is a workout for your body and brain. Minimum age: 14

LITTLE JUNIORS

For kids in grades K-2nd grade. Your child will learn the ABC's of squash, including holding the racquet, swing technique, and the basic shots. Our coach will focus on getting your child moving around the court and developing their hand-eye coordination and timing. Introduce your child to the game and new friends.

JUNIOR STARS

For kids in 3rd-6th grades. Get your child on court and excited about squash! In Junior Stars, we not only reinforce the basic of the game, our coach works with your child on new shots, ball control, court movement, and overall fitness. Great for older juniors who understand the basics of the game and are ready to play points!

MIDDLE SCHOOL

For 7th to 9th graders. This clinic is great for older kids who aren't ready to catapult into lessons or Junior Academy and love learning in group. Our coach will go over the basics, including grip, technique, coordination, and rules of the sport, while incorporating fitness and games to make your kid sweat and have fun!

SQUASH COURSES

The next installment of our 3-week courses is approaching fast so don't miss the chance for your kids to enjoy three weeks of squash in a fun group setting. Courses start Monday, November 4th so sign up now before they book up!


Whether your junior player is brand new to squash or is a budding star in the making, our courses will help them unleash their inner champion! See our full list of offerings below:

Jr. Stars
Become a champion of the future by working on new shots, ball control, court movement, and fitness. Perfect for juniors who understand the fundamentals and are ready to play points (for 3rd to 6th graders).

Little Juniors
Start off strong by learning the ABC's of squash, including holding the racquet, swing technique, and basic shots (for K to 2nd graders).

JUNIOR ACADEMY

Are your kids enjoying their squash clinics and want to play more regularly? Are they looking to take their game to the next level? Check out our Junior Academy! We offer programs for every skill and commitment level.

  • Junior Academy: Our basic Jr. Academy package includes a weekly lesson plus team practice on Saturday. This is a great way to find sparring partners and make new friends in the squash community! Our Junior Academy kids can also join Junior Round Robins, Ladder activity, and tournament opportunities.
  • Junior Academy Plus: Junior Academy Plus kids come and train on Monday nights with our Director of Squash Ronny Vlassaks in addition to their weekly lessons and Saturday training sessions. These kids are ready to play in local and regional tournaments.
  • Custom Elite Training: Looking for a full 360 performance plan? Ronny will create an individual program for your player with daily activities covering strength and conditioning, tournament play, solo drills, and lesson sessions. This includes tournament coaching as well.

Not sure if Junior Academy is right for you? Book a lesson with one of our world class coaches or bring them to one of our weekly drop-in clinics. Our team can help you choose the best path for your squash star. For pricing and more information contact Ronny Vlassaks at rvlassaks@squashonfire.com

CAMPS AND ADVANCED TRAINING

Our Fall & Winter Camps are here!

School may be on break but Squash is always in session! We have two special training camps during the holidays breaks designed to take your child's game to the next level! Our camps includes drills, matchplay, strategy and fitness. Open to juniors between the ages of 9 - 18. Don't miss the opportunity for your champion in the making to train with our world-renown coaches and to keep their squash skills sharp! See the full schedule below:

All sessions run from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM. Lunch is included.
Wednesday November 27
Friday November 29
Monday December 30
Thursday January 2
Friday January 3

SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES

In addition to individual coaching, we work with clubs, schools and universities. We develop bespoke programs designed to help these organizations prepare their players for the national and international squash circuits.

Squash is a great sport to incorporate into your school curriculum.

According to the Sports and Fitness Association (SIFA), the United States has the fastest growing number of squash players in the world. Now, more than 200 universities in the U.S. have squash programs.

We currently work with:

National
Cathedral School

  • Director of Squash Ronny Vlassaks
  • High School - Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity Teams
  • Competed in the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Squash Organization Team Championships

The Potomac
School

  • Coach Karan Malik
  • High School – Girls & Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity Teams
  • 2018 Division 3 U.S. High School National Champions

British Int'l School

School
Without Walls

Georgetown
University Men

  • Director of Squash Ronny Vlassaks
  • Collegiate Club Team
  • Competed in the 2018 College Squash Association Chaffee Cup

Georgetown
University Women

If you are interested in bringing squash to your organization, please contact us for a free consultation. contact@squashonfire.com

Fire Up Your Mind

Top Score Education’s personalized education programs, onsite at Squash on Fire, grow the roots of learning for all ages.

Scout | Elementary & high school

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ROUND ROBINS & TOURNAMENTS:

Junior Round Robin Match Playevery Sunday 2:45 PM.

Play the Junior Gold Tournament at Squash On Fire May 1-3 2020

Girls & Boys (U19, U17, U15, U13, U11)

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Compete in the Juniors Silver February 28-March 1 2020

Girls & Boys (U19, U17, U15, U13, U11)

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