Squash Rackets Federation of India
Squash, once a recreational sport in India now has become a competitive sport. In the earlier days it was given the name Bourgeois sport as it was mostly played by members of private clubs or children returning from abroad.
In order to promote and develop the game in India, a national governing body for the game was formed in India called Squash Rackets Federation of India. SRFI’s headquarters is in Chennai. SRFI conducts the National Squash Championship, selects players for the Indian team, provides training facilities and selects coaches for the national team.
ICL-TNSRA squash academy is a squash training facility run by SRFI in Chennai. It hosted the World Team Championship in 2007. Top Indian players Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghoshal, Gaurav Nandrajog, Parthiban, Ramit Tandon, Naresh Kumar, W. Anwesha Reddy, Cyril Kuhn, Karan Malik, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, and Parth Sharma have trained at this venue.
Activities conducted by Squash Rackets Federation of India:
- Coaching camps.
- Tournaments (National & International).
- Daily training at the Indian Squash Academy.
- Referee Clinics.
- Participates in International competitions.
- Level 1, 2 & 3 diploma courses.
Dronacharya Awardee Cyrus Poncha and Major(Retd) S.Maniam are the coaches of Squash Rackets Federation of India.