WSF New Single Rules - Effective 1 Jan 2019
Sent by World Squash Federation
A motion to amend some of the Rules were approved at the WSF AGM in Cairo which will come into effect on 1st January 2019.
The new Rules can be found on the WSF website at: http://www.worldsquash.org/ws/rules-of-squash-2
For ease of reference, the changes approved were as follows:
- Time period allowed for the Warm up in Rule 4 .1: changed to 4 minutes with half time to be called at 2 minutes.
- Rule 8.11 amended to read: “Freedom to strike the ball to any part of the front wall” (leaving out the word entire).
- Rule 8.1.4 amended to read: “the freedom to strike the ball to any part of the front wall” (leaving out the word entire).
- A new rule added 8.9.3: “Where there has been no actual contact and the swing has been held by the striker for fear of hitting the opponent, the provisions of 8.6 apply.”
Please can you ensure that your National Referees are made aware of these changes.