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The Off The Wall Squash Player for October is Michael Tallentire

Michael Tallentire has been attending the OTWS squads since the start of the academy. In this time he has not only improved his quality of squash but also his maturity and attitude towards training. Michael has silky skills and likes to play with lots of variety which makes for exciting squash. Recently Michael has trained really



THIS SEASON’S ROMAN CUP KICKS INTO ACTION

After months of anticipation, the first round of the Roman Cup started on Thursday. The event is a primary school squash competition run by Off The Wall Squash and is now in its third year. The coaching programme and Roman Cup competition has produced a number of Essex’s up-and-coming players, this year there is hope of even



Off The Wall Squash to run East Regional programme

Off The Wall Squash has been given the opportunity to run the East Regional programme for the season ahead after England Squash and Racketball decided to bring in outside partners to take charge of the organisation. The Colchester Garrison based squash academy will be running the Regional Closed on the 14th /15th November at Ipswich Sports Club,



Great turn out for Lauren’s women and girls event

Players from Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire joined forces with squash fans in America, Canada, Barbados and Bermuda at the weekend to help promote Women’s Squash Week 2015. More than 30 players aged between eight and 68, hit the courts at Ipswich Sports Club for a full day’s competition organised by Colchester-based Off The Walls Squash Academy and supported by Active



BLOG: How squash fun helps my ladies overcome their insecurities

SQUASH BLOG: By LAUREN SELBY  My first coaching session today is ladies’ morning, a mixture of different characters, abilities and ages. All the ladies are a pleasure to coach, eager to learn but nothing is taken too seriously. A few weeks ago I had a new lady join our coaching session. She has children, she



EMMA IS OFF THE WALL SQUASH PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE

Who has impressed the coaches this month?? The Off The Wall Squash Player of the month for June was a stand out candidate. Emma Bartley, who is aged 10, has been a member of the academy at the Garrison since they started in September. Lauren Selby has had the pleasure of coaching Emma since she was



Hannah wins first OTWS player of the month award

Off The Wall Squash has launched a new awards scheme to incentivise their young players to work hard and hopefully be commended for their efforts. The awards will run every month and OTWS are hoping to see lots of different faces each month, each trying to gain the accolade of ‘Player of the Month’. The attributes and criteria the team at



Register now for the Off the Wall Squash Junior Open 2015

The books are now open for the first Off the Wall Squash Junior Open which will be held on January 10-11. The event will be held at Martlesham Leisure Health and Fitness Club near Ipswich. Squash has a long tradition at Martlesham since the club was founded in the late 1970′s. It has achieved a



Glorious start to Roman Cup as schools do battle

The first round of the Roman Cup, an Inter-Schools squash tournament organised by the Off The Wall Squash Academy, got away to a glorious start at the Colchester Garrison on Thursday with 16 teams from six schools doing battle in some epic squash matches. The event will be run over three stages with 64 players



Fun and games at launch of Off The Wall Squash Academy

Smiles, groans, aches and cheers were the currency of the day when the Off The Wall Squash Academy staged its Grand Opening Family Day tournament at The Colchester Garrison on Sunday. To celebrate the official launch of the exciting new Essex squash venture, Off the Wall Squash invited not only the usual band of young,



PSA stars top the bill at Off The Wall Squash Grand Opening

Essex’s newest squash academy has hit the ground running in its first official week of operation with a ‘mind-blowing’ amount of players attending and signing up for the exciting Off The Wall Squash centre at The Garrison in Colchester. Over a hundred players were in action on the six pristine courts at the Corporal Budd Gymnasium following the launch



Billy gets England call after striking Silver in Northumbria

BILLY BEECROFT was this week enjoying a double celebration after winning the Northumbria Open Silver event and being called into the England squad. The Colchester Off The Wal Squash Academy player, currently ranked six in the England Under-15s, was second seed in the Newcastle event and  received a bye in the first round before powering past his first opponent