The Nigeria Squash Federation hosted a 2-day Coaches clinic themed "Phase 2 Grassroot Development Program." from 25 - 26 June 2021 at the Squash Court - Package B, MKO Abiola National Stadium, FCT Abuja. The program was geared at catching-them-young and setting them in the right way to go. Upon that, the technicality of the training proffer Scientific Methodology of playing Squash, including the fundamentals, and the basics, complimenting the First Phase - #ILORIN2019.
The course searched knowledge for:
- Squash Skill Training for Elite Players (U-13, -16, -19 and above)
- Drive Drills for Speed and Accuracy
- Volley Drills for Speed and Accuracy, plus Tactical Play
Earlier, the course previewed with a preamble of Requirements for Grassroot Coaching; Grassroot Coaching Methodology and Simple Fitness Workout for Squash Beginners. Among Coaches from 21 invited states, also present was North West, North East influencer and former NSF Vice President, Alhaji Yusuf Aliyu Umar Yakasai - the reputable Kano man. As well as the only Lady on the court, Longdi Dasbak Stephen, who enjoyed a decade long professional playing career before making the switch to Coach. Present as well, was the youngest coach at 25, James Daniel Karima, pledging the youths to be "patient." And, Osun state Director of Sports Coaching and Training, fellow Ademola Daini - ACA, NNPC.