Evolution?

Thoughts on the American Squash game from an International viewpoint; What can we do to help our sport move forward? ‘O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us!’ Robert Burns, from his poem ‘To a Louse’ I am not entirely sure that I can justly claim ‘an internationalContinue reading “Evolution?”

How many thinkers are there in the game of Squash?

In the game of Squash world-wide, we are indeed fortunate to have an enormously broad and deep human asset pool. We have innovators who are developing the way the game is broadcast. Innovators who are developing the way the game is marketed. Innovators who are constantly striving to evolve the equipment we use. But howContinue reading “How many thinkers are there in the game of Squash?”

Medicine Ball Training for Functional Performance.

Since I have suffered both hip and knee injuries and impact has become a serious concern for me, I have looked for alternative training methods to both prepare and maintain myself for intensive Squash competition. The “discovery” of Medicine Ball training has been a lifesaver. I have used the Medicine Ball in one way orContinue reading “Medicine Ball Training for Functional Performance.”

Hip Problems, resultant Knee problems and why (in my opinion) you should act sooner rather than later.

Hip woes As many of my followers and acquaintances will know, in 1996 I was diagnosed with a severely arthritic left hip. At the time I was the Cornell University Men’s and Women’s Squash team Head Coach. In 1995 I had trained with the teams and had been running very decent cross-country, mile and 400Continue reading “Hip Problems, resultant Knee problems and why (in my opinion) you should act sooner rather than later.”

New Hope for Old Crocks – A Cherry (puts you) on top.

As you will know if you read my last blog – I just had a very satisfying competition in Niagara on the Lake, Canada. Winning the Canadian nationals was a dream, especially considering that just a few months ago I thought my playing career was over. A number of contributory factors conspired to put meContinue reading “New Hope for Old Crocks – A Cherry (puts you) on top.”