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Squash equipment

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Balls
A yellow dot (super low speed) is used for all tournament play, but other speeds are available for recreational activity.

Racquets
Racquets can be made from wood, aluminium, ceramic material, or graphite composition (fibreglass and graphite). Absorbent grips are usually used to prevent the racquet from slipping in the hand.

Shoes
Shoes must have non-marking soles, strong heel and arch support and should not be raised. Shoes for outdoor activity must not be used because the collect mud, dirt, clay, or other material, which can be left on the court, causing slippery and dangerous conditions.

Eyeguards
Eyeguards are protective equipment designed to protect the eyes from the impact of ball or racquet. Only eyeguards that meet WSF Approved National Safety Standards may be used in competition. Eyeguards are mandatory for Doubles Squash but not for Singles.

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