As a world-class coach, Liz Irving is probably most well-known for her formidable partnership with Malaysian legend Nicol David, who was World No.1 for a record-breaking 108 months in succession.
Not too long ago, although, Irving has been a frontrunner in utilizing fashionable know-how to make the sport extra accessible than ever, with Squash Lab Communities – which connects folks by way of international sporting apps with a view that they’ll have entry to all kinds of sport studying content material / know-how and training expertise – her newest enterprise.
Irving explains: “Squash Lab Communities is an app with loads of squash studying content material for squash in a progressive approach from absolute newbie to worldwide degree participant.
“I’ve developed it as a result of there may be completely nothing in the marketplace for the typical participant with any actual substance as it’s all top-end or growth. The query is: ‘Who’s taking care of the 95% of the remainder of the enjoying group and serving to them progress and have actually good assets at their disposal?’
“We’ve it for squash in Australia in the mean time and it’s endorsed by Squash Australia and all members get the app as a part of their membership. It’s filmed in a deliberate strategy to communicate easy language to the person and really focussed on the content material and could be very progressive in its studying. When you do one module like a six-week span and you’ve got completed that, and it’s all achievable objectives, then you definately go on to the following course and assist them on their journey.
“We can even be becoming a member of forces with Alan Thatcher at World Squash Day and this will likely be a chance for folks to obtain the app, get on board and assist World Squash Day and we’re fairly enthusiastic about that.
“So the person can have an fascinating expertise that’s solely going to get higher and it’s a ardour challenge that I’m very enthusiastic about it and the chance it should give to gamers to get on board and profit from some nice content material and assets.”