Tribulations and Triumph: Hanson Puts Injury-Riddled Year Behind Him With First S.L. Green Title

by Chris McClintick Chris Hanson entered the 2017 S.L. Green National Singles fully fit for the first time in nearly a year. He considered himself lucky even to be at the tournament. The 2015-2016 season was...

Local Call: Give Me a Break

The summer months are upon us, but diehard squash fans won’t be too far away from a squash court. As temperatures rise outside, courts can get warmer. This can make for long, grueling rallies...

David Palmer on Coaching

By Steve Crandall Vice President, Sales & Marketing Ashaway Racket Strings I was delighted to learn last fall that David Palmer had been named head squash coach at Cornell. Palmer is unquestionably one of the best technicians...

A Warrior Never Discards His Weapon: Joey Barrington Talks About Jonah Barrington

Outside The Glass, the world’s leading squash podcast, is a radio show with a new episode coming out at the beginning of each month. In episode four, Joey Barrington, the lead commentator for SquashTV...

Mr. Weymuller

By Will Carlin When I was eleven years old, I thought that wearing a Captain Kirk uniform to school was pretty cool. I was sure that stealing Jenny Durst’s shoe would get her to like...

Eating on the Run

by Candace Chemtob, MS, RD, LD, CSSD Let’s be realistic—eating healthy is not always easy. This is especially true for athletes, young or old, professional or amateur. Balancing school, training, tournaments, and work makes for...

Forty Years of Squash in the Maccabiah Games

By Sarah Odell The third largest sporting event in the world is the Maccabiah Games. Held every four years in Israel, the so-called Jewish Olympics are a major international sporting competition. Only Jewish athletes can...

Hey Ref: June 2017

by Barry Faguy HEY REF Is there anything a referee can do about what seems to be dishonest play? Dishonesty has many guises, but we’ll focus on two key areas. The first regards the failure of...

Time for the Beach: Two New Novels

By James Zug Eden Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg Berkeley, CA: She Writes Press, 2017 A family struggling to overcome devastating secrets while in a beautiful place is the core of Jeanne Blasberg’s debut novel. Blasberg is most well-known to this...

The Social Comparison Trap

By Amy Gross, Peak Performance & Mental Coach We all know the social comparison game. We fall into the trap of evaluating our skills and progress by how we stack up against others. We rely...