It’s New Year’s Eve and another new year is almost upon us. Many of us will be excited about our promised, forthcoming, new start. Let’s face it, there’s no better time to ‘box away’ a year that has lacked direction.
One of the the first things taught when starting out on the road to potential squash mastery is to get back to the ‘T’ after every shot. In actual fact, it’s a position about a metre behind the ‘T’. It’s what every text book tries to instil. It’s true location is quite often revealed by […]
The object of the game of squash is to make your opponent cover the most distance, in the least amount of time during the course of a match. To achieve this objective, every shot you play needs to be accurate but that’s not all; depending on the type of shot, it needs to be struck […]
Back in the 1980’s, a certain Jahangir Khan, arguably the greatest squash player was dominating the world of squash. Incredibly, he went five and a half years unbeaten. Yes you read correctly – five and a half years! Every professional squash player aspired to play like him. They yearned to uncover his training regime. Many […]
I couldn’t think of a more appropriate topic to write about than one involving preparation considering the festive time of year. Anyone who has first-hand experience cooking that all important Christmas dinner, knows all too well, the importance of preparation. I’m still learning the fine culinary art. I suppose it’s something I may perfect one […]
I’m a big boxing fan make no mistake about it! I love nothing more than to watch a ‘big fight’ involving two great champions. I don’t claim to be a boxing expert but I do believe I have a sound understanding about the noble art.
Your sixth sense is an intangible, and often neglected, attribute that can’t be measured; it’s a feeling, a hunch that all great sportsman possess. Some people are born with it in abundance, however, for those that have a lack of the sixth sense you will be relieved to know that it does improve with experience. […]
What the hell do I mean by the title ‘Become a Time Machine’? Literally speaking, I suppose if it was possible, you’d never lose another squash match whatever your standard. Just imagine it, you could keep turning back time until you play that perfect shot. How cool would that be?
Imagine the scenario, it’s the night before a big tournament or match. You’ve done everything possible to be in your best shape. You’ve practised hard and everything has gone really well. Leading up to the event, you’ve been so confident, all of your thoughts have been very positive, you’ve had total belief that you will […]
What do we mean by “Planting the seed of doubt” … well the answer is simple, give your opponent confidence and it is likely that that confidence will grow into a flowering flamboyance that will be hard to curtail. Conversely, to plant the seed of doubt into your opponents mind promotes the decay of confidence […]