Competitive squash in New Zealand is underpinned by the grading list resource. The grading list gives a grade to every squash player in New Zealand, and monitors their progress relative to other players. Every time a competitive match of squash is played in New Zealand, the winner receives grading points, while the loser loses grading points. As players win matches and accumulate points they can rise to a higher grade.
Click here for more information on the grades and the points system: Grading Bands and Adjustments
The grading list includes a useful online system enabling players to track their grading points - and the points of their rivals! We call this system 'iSquash', and it is available here. But beware, squash can become very addictive!
Note: you will need to belong to a club to register for iSquash. To register, please contact your club administrator (or follow the link to the iSquash homepage for full details of how to register).
A number of changes affecting the way the grading list operates will be brought in from 1 January 2014. These changes were recommended in 2012 by the Grading List Advisory Group, and received broad approval from Districts following consultation.
Details on the changes can be found in the following document:
You can login to iSquash and view the latest grading list details, or alternatively, we publish the grading list a round the 1st of each month.
Grading List Both 1 October 2014 (1.1Mb)