Did we fail Greg Gaultier?

A week has passed and the dust has settled in Manchester. AJ Bell contributed to our sport in a way that few have done, providing an opportunity for the spectacular presentation of the premier Men’s Squash Tournament in the world. Nick Matthew established that he is truly one of the greats of the game, ridingContinue reading “Did we fail Greg Gaultier?”

If you cannot control a rally in which you are the sole participant…… ( a little piece of creative writing for your pleasure!)

Harry saw John to the door. “Remember Harry, you can’t run Dead Nick Racket and Fitness on your love for the game. You need income.” ” I know, I know!” Harry said impatiently. John McKinnon held out his hand and Harry shook it firmly. John was a great friend and a great accountant and HarryContinue reading “If you cannot control a rally in which you are the sole participant…… ( a little piece of creative writing for your pleasure!)”

A Golden Opportunity for Discovery

Life is a crucible in which necessity promotes experimentation and discovery. Although lacking the controlled logic of empirical research conducted in the lab, the sheer quantity of time and effort devoted to the study of a specific field leads to multitudinous tiny evolutions within that field, the only record of which usually remains in theContinue reading “A Golden Opportunity for Discovery”

Weekend Squash camp in Baltimore with Richard Millman:The Squash Doctor

Richard Millman in association with Meadow Mill Athletic Club presents: A weekend with The Squash Doctor Friday to Sunday July 12, 13 and 14 at the Meadow Mill Athletic Club, Clipper Mill Rd, Baltimore, Maryland. Come and have a fun, informative, competitive and challenging weekend with Richard Millman. Experience the unique, thoughtful and focused approachContinue reading “Weekend Squash camp in Baltimore with Richard Millman:The Squash Doctor”

More Musings and Ramblings from The Squash Doctor.

More musings and ramblings from The Squash Doctor. Pre-ramble I apologize that it has been a while since my last written rant on the subject of Squash, my up and down competitive journey and things that are current in my thinking and/or interest. Some of you may be grateful for this lapse since several ofContinue reading “More Musings and Ramblings from The Squash Doctor.”

THE RULES OF SINGLES SQUASH MAY 17TH 2013 (with accompanying Advice, Interpretation and Suggestions by Richard Millman)

THE RULES OF SINGLES SQUASH May 17th 2013 (with accompanying Advice, Interpretation and Suggestions by Richard Millman) The Rules as they are currently written as of February 2012 appear in black type. Words in Italics are intended as thought provoking advice for anyone who is interested in the game of Squash. Words in Bold ItalicsContinue reading “THE RULES OF SINGLES SQUASH MAY 17TH 2013 (with accompanying Advice, Interpretation and Suggestions by Richard Millman)”

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.”