fitness: squash


The Club has long been a center of squash in Japan and its three state-of-the-art courts continue to draw experienced players and novices alike.

There are opportunities to learn the basics of squash from a pro, fine-tune your game with a hitting partner or play competitively in the league or ladder.

Regular events include social evenings, tournaments and the TAC Premier Classic, an annual Japan Squash Association-sanctioned, three-day competition for professionals and a few Members looking for a challenge.

T-shirts, shorts and socks are available for rent for no cost. Rental rackets (¥540, excluding 8 percent consumption tax), squash shoes, goggles, balls and stringing facilities are available at the Recreation Desk.

Hone your racket skills or learn the basics of the game with one of the Club professionals.

Private: ¥4,320 (30 minutes)
Semi-private (pair): ¥2,700 per person (30 minutes)
Semi-private (trio): ¥2,160 per person (30 minutes)

Prices include 8 percent consumption tax.

Junior Squash
Ages 6 to 12 can learn the fundamentals of squash during a fun, three-month program.

Classes are divided into three skill levels and taught by Club pro Peter Amaglio.

Squash Ball Machine
Perfect your stroke with the Club's ball machine in Squash Court 3.

Weekdays: 7:30am–5pm
Weekends: afternoon
Free of charge until August 31, 2018
Reserve at the Recreation Desk

Hitting Partner
Work on your boast, stroke and strategy with former Japan Masters champ Noriko Kamiyama.

Wednesdays and Thursdays: after 3pm
¥2,700 (30 minutes)
Reserve at the Recreation Desk

Prices include 8 percent consumption tax.

Played over six weeks, this popular league is organized so players of the same level compete against one another.

Monthly dues: ¥1,080
Find out more from the Recreation Desk

Prices include 8 percent consumption tax.

Squash ladder and contact lists here.

The Club's squash players enjoy an evening of casual play and a chance to put their skills to the test against professional Hitoshi Ushiogi, a former national champion.

Last Tuesday and second Thursday of each month: 6:15–9:15pm

PeterPeter Amaglio (Instructor)
Coaching experience: 30 years
Languages: English, Japanese
Availability: Mon: 5:30–9:30pm | Tue: 11am–4:30pm, 7:15–9:45pm | Fri: 2–4pm, 7:15–8:45pm | Sat: 12:15–5:15pm
Career: Kansai Open; Hokkaido Open; Kanto Open; Tokyo Metropolitan Tournament; Kanagawa Championships winner; Japan Open (two top 10 finishes)
Fee: ¥4,320(30 minutes)

HitoshiHitoshi Ushiogi (Instructor)
Coaching experience: 25 years (pro since 1986)
Languages: English, Japanese
Availability: Monday evenings
Career: Japanese Olympic Committee member; Japan national squash team head coach; All-Japan Championships winner (1981–1994); created squash improvement course (2001)
Fee: ¥4,320 (30 minutes)

NorikoNoriko Kamiyama (Hitting partner)
Availability: contact the Recreation Desk
Career: Certified level T trainer; 2007 All-Japan Masters winner; Tokyo Grade Tournament (last 9); Kanto Grade Tournament (semifinalist)
Fee: ¥2,700 (30 minutes)

Prices include 8 percent consumption tax.

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