Our Juniors News ...
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Squash Taster Session for local children
Coaches from the Club were invited to deliver a Squash Taster as part of a Multi Skills session at the Brymbo Enterprise Centre , on 23 November.
Taster session at Brymbo Enterprise Centre
Inter Counties weekend
We wished the best of luck to our North Wales Under 19s Team as they head to Sheffield on Saturday, 13 November to take part in the England Squash Inter Counties Competition - this featured all of the top junior players in the country.
Our North Wales Under 19 Squad
UPDATE: The Squad played 3 matches during the day; they won two (v. Cheshire and Northumbria) but lost the third 2-1 to Yorkshire. This was an impressive performance by our boys and congratulations to them as it does mean they have qualified for the National Inter County Finals next year.
Ethan goes south for Inter Counties weekend
Congratulations also to Ethan Willis who was called last minute into the South Wales Under 13s Team who played in Gloucester on Sunday, 14 November.
Ethan as part of the South Wales Under 13 Squad
Proudly carrying the flag ...
Academy Squads at the Club
Over two days, 25 / 26 October, the Club was pleased to host the Squash Wales Academy Squads 1 and 2 (North) .
SW Academy Squad 1 (North)
The training starts
SW Academy Squad 2 (North)
A set back for Tom
We were sorry to hear the news that Tom Willis has been injured playing football and suffered a broken collar bone.
The look says it ...
Josh is Welsh Junior Open Champion
Huge congratulations to Josh Davies who has become the 2021 Under 19 Welsh Junior Open Champion. This is a fantastic result for Josh who has been the most improved player this year.
Our Welsh Under 19 Champion
Junior Coaching on 27 September - cancelled
With regret, our Juniors Coaching on Monday, 27th is cancelled. This is a cautious decision taken as a result of one of our juniors testing positive for COVID; we wish them a speedy recovery.
Tom & Ethan in the Cheshire Junior Closed
Best of luck to brothers Tom and Ethan Willis who are due to play in the Cheshire Junior County Closed 2021 on Sunday, 26 September at the Bowdon Squash Club in Altrincham. The boys have residence eligibility; Tom plays in the Under 15s event, with Ethan in the Under 13s.
Squash Wales Regional Training
The juniors who attend the Club's regular coaching have all been invited to attend an additional session on Saturday, 25 September. This is provided by Squash Wales' Development Programme and we hope that as many as possible will be able to join us.
Three play in the Shefield Silver event
Well done to three of our juniors who played the Sheffield Silver Junior Open over the weekend 17 - 19 September; this was an England Squash sanctioned event that featured the country's top junior players.
Moreton Hall School at the Club
We are pleased to welcome back the pupils from Moreton Hall School as they start their weekly coaching programme for girls and boys, supervised by Hannah and Mark Davies .
Juniors Coaching to start
Our Juniors Coaching Programme started again on Monday, 6 September (5.30 pm) with great help from our Level 1 Coach, Cameron Dennis.
On their way to Uni
Huge congratulations to three of our "Juniors" on their GCSE A Level Results.
August / July 2021
School's Out - Summer Training
After consultation with parents, the Club's Coaches hope to maintain the recent momentum and encourage juniors to participate in sport during the Summer holidays.
Enjoying being back on court!
Junior Coaching - a short burst !
Over two evenings, 5th and 12th July, the Coaching Team hosted a short coaching opportunity for juniors.
Getting back into the swing !
On the road again !
It's been a long time since our last schools visit, but members of the Coaching Team took the Mini Squash experience to Black Lane CP School on 18 May.
Mini Squash at Black Lane CP School
Will joins the Welsh Under 17s and 19s Squads in training
Despite that he is still returning from injury, Will Silvester attended the Welsh Under 17s and Under 19s Squads for a training weekend in Cardiff over 5 - 6 June.
Academy Squads Training at Club
The Club hosted the two Squash Wales Academy Squads (North) on 1 and 2 June.
The Academy 1 Squad before the hard work begins
Welsh Under 13s Squad at Club
We were pleased to host the Welsh National Under 13s Squad Training Day on 22 May.
Welsh National Under 13s Squad
Club is OPEN again
Following Welsh Government guidance, the Squash Club was open for play on 3 May.
Representing Wales in Europe
Building on the recent first ever Virtual Squash Home Internationals (see below), over 140 youngsters joined in with a European Virtual Team Championships that was held over the weekend 16th-18th April.
Brothers represent Wales - virtually
Squash Wales announced that teams would compete in the first ever Virtual Squash Home Internationals over the weekend 5th-7th March.
Our virtual internationals - Tom & Ethan
Join us in lockdown Circuits
All of our juniors are encouraged to keep active during the lockdown and be prepared for the day when we can finally get back onto court; so why not make Squash Circuits at home with Hannah part of your weekly routine ?
Coping with a winter lockdown
Don't struggle alone, there are strategies to help us cope with our mental health during Lockdown.
Happy New Year !
We've started the New Year with the grim news that all four home nations are into a National Lockdown from 5 January.
Final session of 2020
After a very difficult year for so many people around the world, 2020 is drawing to a conclusion but with the desparate news that 2021 will begin with another lockdown.
Some of the beginner group
Festive fun and games
More fun and games
Who doesn't like chocolate ... ?
Squash Wales Regional Training at Club
On 4 December, the Club hosted the first of this season's Squash Wales Regional Squad Training Night.
Regional Training Night - listening mode !
Regional Training Night - some of the group
Eye Protection - our Policy
It is important that all members, parents and juniors understand the Club's approach to Eye Protection - a policy which is also adopted by Squash Wales.
Child Safety & Equity
The Squash Club fully supports and welcomes the work of its National Governing Body, Squash Wales in the area of child safety and, as such, members and parents may be interested to see their Policy & Procedures in Squash Impementation Plan (July 2013) -
The Wrexham Brymbo Squash Club Committee is keen to ensure all matters within the Club are treated with respect and fairness and, as such, have now formally acknowledged and adopted the Squash Wales Model Equity Policy.
To view the Equity Policy, click on the link -
Acceptable Behaviour ....
Finally, all are reminded about the Club's Acceptable Behaviour Code for our Junior Members; this is particularly important when a Junior is selected to represent our Club in a match or at a Squash Wales Training Squad.