Roger Federer’s Retirement Message

The GOAT, Roger Federer caps off his stellar career with a classy video message that epitomises his class right to the end. We will all miss him for all he brought to the game and sport in general.

Paul Coll World #1 Squash Player

This is an honest, raw account of the psychological obstacles the very best have to overcome to reach the pinnacle of their sport. Whenever you’re faced with adversity, dig deep and back yourself. Are you a Sydney-based squash player? <– Click here to get on court and maybe even a few coaching sessions! Need a […]

Performing Under Pressure – Book Summary Table

Performing Under Pressure by Josephine Perry is a fantastic book for anyone who wants to understand or improve their mental toughness. While I was reading it as a coach and a high performance elite athlete, I thought what it missed was a summary to cross-reference the great advice, in an easy-to-use table format… So I […]

Squash gets prime exposure in gorgeous Vancouver location!

This is what squash needs – more exposure in great locations like this one in Vancouver, Canada!

How to Practice Effectively

We’ve all heard the saying “Perfect Practice Makes Perfect“, but until recently, it wasn’t clear WHY it had such a powerful and long-lasting effect on our brains. All competitive athletes understand the concept of Muscle Memory, but the reality is it’s Mental Memory that creates the instantaneous and autonomic reflexes that make champions. This is […]

What makes a great coach

We know from the Deliberate Practice Principles of champions that having a coach is a must. The video below is from a GREAT online table tennis coach Ping Sunday’s EmRatThich. These qualities apply to coaches for all sports. China’s table tennis coaches are world-renown for their excellence and the reason their players and team (still) […]

Squash gets great coverage in the New York Times

It’s rare that squash gets any kind of high profile coverage, let alone in the New York Times. This article focuses on the rising American star Amanda Sobhy while providing a comprehensive summary of squash’s many iterative (r)evolutions. Click here to read about the great game that is squash. Want to give squash a go […]

New Squash Racket Sensor Predicts Your Chances Of Winning!

The newest racket sensor from Artificial Intelligence (AI) SPAC-funded Gull-E-Bull Global Ventures has a Machine Learning (ML) filament woven into the grip to measure 4 characteristics: Your confidence, stress level, arousal level and a proprietary variable they call ‘readiness’. These are mathematically combined according to a sophisticated predictive engine to determine if you should play […]

When you see your limits, you see your limits change

This 1-minute video conveys an important motivational mantra: “When you see your limits, you see your limits change”. That’s because you can’t change something you can’t see. Elite and High Performance athletes also know from Deliberate Practice Principles; you can’t improve something you don’t measure. Measurement in goal setting starts by being AWARE of the […]

April 2nd is such a boring day

…. compared to yesterday’s April’s Fool jokes! Like the one about the right-handed squash racket! Gotcha! All in good fun. Voltswagen had a misstep, which is unfortunate because that was a BRILLIANT idea – pun intended.