Squash is the most combative of the racquet sports. Learning to lob can vastly improve your game.

In this article we’ll examine how to lob in squash, when to use the lob, how you can pair it with other shots and discuss some misconceptions about the lob and why it should be a weapon in your arsenal.

Other aspects such as honing your technique and footwork will be addressed too.

When executed well, the lob is a classic shot and one of the most beautiful shots seen on the court. And yet most players…