2017 March

A Look Back June 2017

Fifteen Years Ago in Squash Magazine  June/July 2002 Martin Bronstein reported on the 2002 British Open winner and favorite cover subject Sarah Fitz-Gerald. At the age of thirty-three, Fitz-Gerald romped to victory without losing a game (she gave up just twenty-eight points the entire tournament). Less than a year later, the Australian retired. Based in […]

Team USA Sends Message After Record 2017 British Junior Open

By Chris McClintick It was one of the biggest upsets in the long history of the British Junior Open. In January America’s Andrew Douglas, who two years ago placed twenty-second in the U17 division, upset the reigning world junior champion and BJO U19 top seed, Eain Yow Ng, in the round of sixteen. The result […]

Will’s World: White Elephant

by Will Carlin In 624 BC, Nepal was called Lumbini. The king of one of Lumbini’s tribes was a warrior named Suddhodana. Known as the “King of Law,” Suddhodana reigned according to the rule of the land, and he was widely honored and respected for his fairness and judgment—both by his tribe, the Sakyas, and […]

By the Numbers

The Top: PSA Birthdays

Squash Boast: U.S. Junior Open Champions and Finalists

How to Improve: Performance Versus Outcome

by Richard Millman Whether you are a parent, a coach or a player, chances are you are focused on improvement. If this is the case, I have some simple advice for you. But beware—simple never means easy. If you play competitive squash, you probably have been asked: “How did you play?” If you want to […]

Hey Ref: Underwater Basket Weaving

by Barry Faguy HEY REF I was told that when I’m officiating, I shouldn’t ask questions of the players. Is that right? Nope; in fact, it’s quite the opposite. The rules make specific reference to the referee needing to clarify certain things, such as not knowing why a player was requesting a let, or (with […]

New Year’s Resolutions

by Candace Chemtob “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.” —Andrew Carnegie It’s been a month since New Year’s Day, but let’s pause to remember that the new year brings the promise of good things to come. With new year’s resolutions still […]