Can a let become a stroke after a 360° turn?


Yes, until the ball bounces twice on the floor, it is still in play - with the obvious exceptions like when the ball hits a player or goes out of the court.

I believe the scenario you're specifically referring to is when your opponent hits a hard, high shot off the front wall that then hits the back wall, bounces once on the ground and makes it all the way back to the front wall again before the second bounce. In this case, yes, you can still hit the ball as it rebounds off the front wall but before it hits the ground.

According to the 2013 USAR rulebook Rule 3.13 paragraph (e):

(e) Return Attempts. The ball remains in play until it touches the floor a second time; regardless of how many walls it makes contact with – including the front...

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The bright spot of my weekend was trying a 360 PureCue Stroke Trainer (US pool and billiards version) as designed by pro snooker player and top teaching coach Neil Johnson. PureCue is a terrific invention, a simple idea that is brilliantly executed. I believe an APA-ranked 2 or 3 might quickly turn to a 6-level or higher using a PureCue to train their skills.

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After a stroke, the road back to work can be challenging. Nearly one third of all strokes occur in people under the age of 65. Many people who have had a stroke intend to return to a full- or part-time job. Depending on the severity of the stroke, it might take weeks or months before returning to work is an option.

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Anxiety after stroke can be managed through proper therapy and medication – but if that isn’t working, then this article is for you.

Let’s start with a simple definition of anxiety: Anxiety involves feelings of fear or unease, often manifesting as worry or tension.

See if you can you relate to any of these symptoms:

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Rules related to stroke relate to swinging at or "striking" at the ball. While almost every rule involves an aspect of striking, some rules are specific to it:

"Until the ball has been touched or has hit the floor twice, it may be struck

at any number of times," states the University of Texas at Dallas.

According to SquashClub, a player "cannot carry the ball or hit the ball twice, but ... can make several attempts at striking the ball as long as only contact is made once."

"When interference does occur, it results in either a 'let,' which is to replay the point, or a 'stroke,' which is a point to the person whose shot was obstructed," states SquashClub. The website also offers a measurement as a rule of thumb in deciding the difference between "let" and "stroke":

If the interference from the ball is far from the ball (a distance greater than 1m) and the striking player could have returned it successfully, it is a let (replay point). Otherwise...

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The basic rules of squash are fairly simple. First the winner of the toss gets to choose which side they want to serve from and alternates sides until they lose a point. The toss is typically done by spinning the racquet, with one player guessing whether the racquet will land up or down based on the direction of the logo at the end of the grip. The ball can hit any number of walls ( i.e sidewall, backwall ) but must eventually hit the front wall before bouncing on the floor. A rally ( the exchange of shots ) ends when one of the following occurs:

Interference resulting in a stroke, i.e. point to the obstructed player.

The serve is done by having at least one foot in the service box, then hitting the ball to the front wall, above the service line and having it bounce in the opposite quarter-court. The receiver can stand anywhere as long as they do not interfere with the server. Only one serve is allowed. There is no second serve as in tennis.

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Make sure your goggles are secure and get in the pool.


Start swimming freestyle (also known as front crawl).


When you are about 5m away from the wall, kick your legs harder. This will make tumbling easier.


Make sure you have enough air to go for a tumble. However, do not take a breath just before a tumble as it will interrupt your stroke and slow you down.


Swim up to the wall until you think you are close legs enough. This can be hard to judge as it all depends on the length of your legs.Normally, there will be what looks like a T on the bottom of the pool. Depending on how long your legs are, normally you should do 2 strokes after the T then do your turn.


Follow the last stroke of your arm over. As your arm enters the water, tuck your head in and keep kicking your legs to propel you over. As you tumble, breath out hard through your nose to prevent any water getting up...

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