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This website should be useful to players interested in getting to grips with the rules of squash and those interested in becoming referees. Enjoy your visit!


A minor overhaul of the rules, effective from January 2019 has resulted in the following changes:

1.  The shortening of the Warm-up time from 5 to 4 minutes (2 min. each side) in Rule 4.
2.  In Rule 8 dealing with Interference the references to freedom to play the ball to any part of the entire front wall will now read "Freedom to play the ball to any part of the front wall" (use of entire deemed unnecessary). (NOTE: NO change in interpretation!)
3.  A new Rule 8.9.3 that refers to where a player delays the swing for fear of hitting the opponent with the
    racket.

 
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