Press release: The Millman Experience and Richard and Pat Millman are joining Scenic City Squash in Chattanooga!!

We are excited to announce that the Millman Experience will be moving to a new home as of February 27th 2017. Richard Millman will be joining Scenic City Squash in Chattanooga Tenessee as Director of Squash and Pat Millman will be joining him as Assistant Director. The Millman Experience will have its new base ofContinue reading “Press release: The Millman Experience and Richard and Pat Millman are joining Scenic City Squash in Chattanooga!!”

Philosophy, Analysis, Practicality, Strategy and Execution in Squash. A five part series by Richard Millman. Part 1: Philosophy

Phlilosophy, analysis, practicality, strategy and execution in Squash.A five part series, by Richard Millman. Part 1. Philosophy As I write, that extraordinary railway terminus in New York, Grand Central Station, and more particularly the wonderful Vanderbilt Hall, is once again echoing with the ‘thud,’ ‘thud,’ ‘thud,’ of a rubber ball against glass walls. For thoseContinue reading “Philosophy, Analysis, Practicality, Strategy and Execution in Squash. A five part series by Richard Millman. Part 1: Philosophy”

The Millman Experience

The Millman Experience   I’m here at the US Junior Open coaching several of my up and coming students. Between coaching assignations, I have been watching the other games and today I hit on something that may be of interest to you. It was certainly interesting to me. The quality of play here continues to escalate;Continue reading “The Millman Experience”

Credit where credit’s due

Credit where credit’s due. I have been criticized recently for seeming to be harsh in my criticism of some of the decisions and choices that those in positions of power in our sport have either made or failed to make. I am not a competitor in a popularity contest. I have been a Squash professionalContinue reading “Credit where credit’s due”

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”

Are ‘Dumb Jocks’ actually nerds? Response to the Opinionator article.

In my humble opinion the article: ‘Are ‘Dumb Jocks’ really Nerds? http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/27/is-the-dumb-jock-really-a-nerd/?_r=0  touches on the critical reasons that the Sport of Squash, known to few and utterly misunderstood by most, offers an unparalleled opportunity for human beings to maintain and hone the essential assets required for success and continued evolution both as individuals and asContinue reading “Are ‘Dumb Jocks’ actually nerds? Response to the Opinionator article.”

A Day Trip to Aosta – part of the World Masters Games experience

A day trip to Aosta. After a wonderful party with seventy or more of the World Masters Games Squash players that featured a seemingly endless Turinese dinner so typical of Italy – more of a fiesta than a meal – Pat and I walked the fifteen minutes or so through the classically porticoed – ‘thoughContinue reading “A Day Trip to Aosta – part of the World Masters Games experience”

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)”