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  • I'm not sure you have to move your wrists at all in squash, if you've got the right swing.

    You don't have to focus on "kill" shots as much as you do in racquetball, so you're not doing as much fancy wrist work. It's aiming and strategy. Makes the game good for us old guys (40s), because we can make up some of the lost agility by cunning

    I love the sport. It's hard to find squash courts in western North Carolina, though .
    • Generally, using your arm is fine, but being able to occassionally use your wrist can add to your deception abilities. With wrist action you can change the direction or speed of the hit very significantly just before you actually connect with the ball. If the other player has already committed to moving to deal with the shot implied by the arm swing, this can catch them totally off guard.