Compounding Time and Pressure

By Richard Millman In the recent FS Investments U.S. Open at Drexel University, the final between Ali Farag and Mohamed ElShorbagy was spectacular, stylish, extreme, athletic, skilled and strategic. It was instructional on many fronts. Time...

Back Court Essentials: Where is the game played and where do you practice?

By Richard Millman, Owner - The Squash Doctor Corporation Approximately 80% of our sport is played at the back of the court, behind the short line. This is where rallies are constructed, where opportunities are...

Movement Games and Drills to make you think ahead

By Richard Millman, Owner-The Squash Doctor Corporation If you have a regular practice partner-or juts a regular game partner-it is easy to fall into the rut of simply playing games every week. Although this might...

Timing and Adrenaline – A Nebulous Relationship

By Richard Millman This is going to sound weird from a Brit who knows practically squat about the national game, but even so, here’s something to get you scratching your head: What have Mario Soto...

Summon Your Angel to Stifle Your Devil

By Richard Millman, Owner- The Squash Doctor Corporation You need a positive Mantra from your personal Angel. Something simple and non critical. Something that helps you to get your maximum edge. For me it’s one...

Improvements strategies: Steps to step-up your game

By Richard Millman, Owner—Westchester Squash No matter what your level of play, there are certain steps you can take to improve your game. These steps—the pillars of your game if you will—are sure-fire ways of moving...

The Importance of Player Contracts for Parents and Juniors

by Mitchell Greene, Ph.D., Sport Psychologist The biggest change in my sport psychology practice from ten years ago to now is the number of requests I receive to work with squash players twelve and younger....

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...

Doubles: Let the Ball Go

By Suzie Pierrepont I hated squash doubles when I first tried it. I hated the way the ball came off my racquet with no control and the way the ball bounced at the back of...

Defense

By Richard Millman We are still very early in the exploration of squash as a sport. We have only been playing since the 1850s. When you compare a century and a half to the long...