It’s a common question that you hear all the time when you tell someone you’ve joined a Squash league…”Oh is that like Racquetball?” Whether or not you cringe when you hear the name of Squash’s nemesis or not, you still have to answer the question. Here are some easy replies for you to use next time you are faced with this daunting question.
Just like its vegetable counterpart, Squash has a lot of variety! Most differences pertain to equipment, and in a lot of cases, the ball.
Some beginners and recreational players may not know the differences between some of the ball choices out there for Squash, however, they are really quite simple. First of all, Squash balls have different coloured dots on them to determine their bounce and speed. The 4 colours and their meanings are: