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the indispensable magazine for serious Squash Players
 
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2014 Issue 3

  • NEWS: Berden is new WSA chief
    Dream Open draw for Lee.

  • POINTS OF VIEW Lord hails influence of Matthew and Massaro, ESR funding initiatives, Squash on the beach!

  • MASSARO MY STORY:
    Laura Massaro talks about making squash history, Pearson: a champion coach.

  • SQUASH'S GAMES:
    The sport's eventful Commonwealth Games journey, Glasgow Games factfile.

  • WIDE OPEN:
    Could this be the best British Open ever?
    Alison Waters writes about her favourite event, What's in the Open village.

  • OTHER FEATURES include:
    Stephen Line's top shots, Kate Mason's TV debut, Adrian Grant aims to inspire England's youth.

  • WORKSHOP: James Willstrop's tactics, practice and goals, Allistair McCaw advises how to use your nerves, Lee Drew discusses key coaching issues, Peter Barker tells UK camps to follow the US model

  • ON COURT: Round-up, PSA World Tour
    ESR events.

  • GALLERY:
    Ian McKenzie's personal view.


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2014 Issue 2

  • NEWS: David will stay world no.1 til 2019 says Irving; Ramachandran's Olympic pledge

  • POINTS OF VIEW: Coaches must lead; Reluctance to play ball is harming squash 

  • WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: The pressure is on Nicol David; Future world no.1 challengers 

  • MEN'S WORLD SERIES FINALS: Richmond gets its reward; Jonathon back in Power

  • CANARY WHARF CLASSIC: The players; An epic clash; The last 10 years

  • OTHER FEATURES include: Drew's task as PSA director of referees; All change at the WSA; Jordan's new star; The growth of urban squash

  • WORKSHOP: Gaultier's favourite shot; McCaw on the tube and bad days; Hartley on positive thinking

  • ON COURT: Round-up; PSA World Tour; British National Championships review; El Gouna's return

  • GALLERY: Ian McKenzie's personal view

 


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2014 Issue 1 

  • NEWS: Massaro hails positive Worlds news

  • POINTS OF VIEW: ESR's Jim Lord talks about UK Sport's demands; the WSF's Andrew Shelley on 2014 medal chances

  • NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Rod Gilmour's preview; England's Young Ones

  • OTHER FEATURES include: Matthew sets new goals; England's jewel; Perry returns; Zubair's big plans; Line's 30 years at the top; Grampians shuts; Owen's stable; Ryder advice; Robertson's target

  • WORKSHOP: New rules; My Game with Mohamed Elshorbagy; Matthew on 'The Rumble'; UK camps

  • ON COURT: ToC report; Round-up; PSA World Tour; British Junior Open

  • GALLERY: Tim Garner's personal view

 



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2013 Issue 6

  • NEWS: Matthew regains top ranking, David equals Fitz-Gerald record
  • POINTS OF VIEW: The equality debate, Manchester excels, Panel problems, Testers knock Gaultier out, BBC on the button
  • OLYMPICS: Squash's lifeline
  • 2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Matthew's treble, Was this the greatest ever tournament?, Diary
  • OTHER FEATURES include: Where is the women's game going?, The trouble with Ramy, Star of India, Rafa's last Samba, Letter from America
  • WORKSHOP: Drug-testing, My Game with Mohamed Elshorbagy, My Sport with Karim Abdel Gawad
  • OFF COURT: Marketplace, String matters, Squash Info
  • ON COURT: PSA, Round-up, British Junior Open, GB Vets
  • GALLERY: Ian McKenzie's view of events

 



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2013 Issue 5  

  • NEWS: Squash wrestling with Olympic future, WSA hopeful of World Open London Open steps up

  • POINTS OF VIEW: What now for squash and the Olympics? Leave lets alone

  • TRIBUTE: John Timperley

  • WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP:  The top six contenders, Ramy Ashour on how he keeps his rivals at bay, Nick Matthew details his preparations for the big one, Yawar Abbas reveals how Manchester is preparing for the event

  • OTHER FEATURES include:  Laura Massaro's mission, The movie on Egyptian squash Squash's outdoor triumphs and disasters

  • WORKSHOP: Squashercise, Jonny Harford outlines why Wycliffe are so successful

  • OFF COURT: Worthing call for defibrillators, GB Vets' halfcentury, How Sport England has boosted squash

  • ON COURT:  Roundup, PSA World Tour

  • GALLERY: Tim Garner's personal view of events



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2013 Issue 4

  • NEWS
    Egypt's World Junior Championship hattrick 
  • POINTS OF VIEW
    Is Ramy Ashour the world's no.1 racket sports player?
    The Egyptian tide
  • WSF NEWS
    Andrew Shelley previews squash's big day
    Report on the Ambassador trip to Panama and Venezuela 
  • TRIBUTE
    Legendary squash writer Dicky Rutnagur 
  • FEATURES include
    British Open reflections
    World Men's Team Championship report, David Palmer on his US training base, Stephen Coppinger's climb, Miguel Angel Rodriguez's rise, Sarah FitzGerald's new life
    Amir Wagih's, American dream, Ramy Ashour reviews his great year
  • WORKSHOP
    Simon Hartley stresses the importance of preparation
  • ON COURT
    Roundup, British Open Masters review, Craig van der Wath's Masters treble, Madeira: Squash's hidden paradise, PSA World Tour
  • HISTORY
    Britain's gold medal
  • GALLERY
    Ian McKenzie's personal view
     

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2013 Issue 3

  • NEWS
    England stutter to Euro double, Shabana out of title defence

  • POINTS OF VIEW
    James Willstrop on Jahangir Khan

  • WSF NEWS
    Squash well placed and waiting

  • TRIBUTE
    Coach’s tribute to Harry Faulkner

  • PREVIEW
    Vanessa Atkinson assesses the British Open challengers to Nicol David

  • FEATURES include
    Simpson on the rise, Injury knocks Richards out of Open, Fallows prepares for World Juniors, Is England’s ‘golden age’ nearly over? Heart attacks in squash

  • WORKSHOP
    The game plan, The Squash Workshop 4
    Cabooter on pressure, Rules you should know, Camps and courses, Top shots
    All about defibrillators, Cameron Pilley and his heart rate monitor

  • OFF COURT
    Hull university refurbishment, Windsor club saved, Kit aid and squash

  • ON COURT
    Roundup, 10 years of Canary Wharf, National Masters champions, Massaro’s CourtCare Open, PSA World Tour, Perry’s debut and ESR roundup

  • HISTORY
    The British Open in Yorkshire

  • GALLERY
    Rod Gilmour’s personal view

  • NOTICEBOARD
    All the listings on your sport

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2013 ISSUE 2 

  • NEWS: Roger Federer backing squash's Olympic bid; Amr Shabana boosts Egypt's world team title campaign; rugby gets behind squash; the World Championship's final stages at Manchester Central.

  • POINTS OF VIEW: Comment on the World Series Finals TV coverage; report on Peter Nicol's 7 Continent Challenge with Tim Garner.

  • WSF NEWS: The St Petersburg Olympic hurdle; Al Tamimi on top; referees' conference; NZ to host AGM; Siyoli's double.

  • FEATURES include:

    Geoff Hunt on his Qatar job, SquashTV's development and seven steps to the future, Squash mum Basma El Shorbagy, Sachin Tendulkar's squash endorsement, Nicol David's mental edge, The fearless Peruvian teenager

  • CANARY WHARF CLASSIC
     Your guide to London's favourite event

  • WORKSHOP

     Comment on the mental game,  Camps and courses, Pro Points from Simon Rosner, Coaches' Corner on Malcolm Willstrop's Colombian trip, Shots from the Squash Workshop, Peter Nicol on his battles with Jansher Khan

  • OFF COURT
     King signs for Ashaway

  • ON COURT

    Matthew and Waters are the best of British, News from the PSA and WSA Tours, It's Ramy's title in Richmond, Chris Walker and Paul Johnson on life in the USA

  • HISTORY
    Dicky Rutnagur's 1974 report on Mo Yasin's British Open final default

 

 

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2013 ISSUE 1

  • NEWS provides an update on squash's bid for Olympic inclusion and lists the PSA and WSA awardwinners
  • POINTS OF VIEW 
    celebrates Nicol David's remarkable achievement of seven world titles and criticises the three referee panel system
  • FEATURES include:
    Malcolm Willstrop's and Ian McKenzie's views on Ramy Ashour's World Championship success,  Mohamed El Shorbagy talking to Rod Gilmour about his rise to the top and why he has made the English West Country his base, Richard Eaton looking back on Nicol David's World Open victory and how her challengers fared, Amr Shabana explaining why he is not retiring just yet, James Willstrop outlining the influence girlfriend Vanessa Atkinson has had on his career, Richard Eaton's preview of the British National Championships, Simon Redfern's look at Hull, venue for the British Open for the next two years

  • WORKSHOP comprises:
    Paul Carter explaining why coaches should have more confidence in their players' ability to solve problems, The ESR's Mandie Tromp talking about rallyending analysis, Ian McKenzie warning against coaching overload and revisiting some of his key and original ideas, Peter Nicol recalling his long and challenging rivalry with Jonathon Power

  • ON COURT:
    David Campion tells Simon Redfern why he was so encouraged by English performances at the British Junior Open, plus news and roundups from PSA, WSA and ESR events
  • HISTORY 
    goes back 34 years to Heather McKay's world title win
  • FROM THE GALLERY: 
    Alan Thatcher provides a personal view of events on and off court

 

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2012 ISSUE 6

 

  • NEWS
    Issue 6 of The Squash Player magazine includes features and contributions from Peter Nicol, Ross Norman, Gawain Briars, Phil Whitlock, James Willstrop, Richard Eaton, Alan Thatcher, Rod Gilmour, Howard Harding and Ian McKenzie reveals Egypt’s unique world squash record and James Willstrop’s book making a prestigious shortlist

  • POINTS OF VIEW examines the Egyptian squash revolution; includes a letter from Phil Whitlock bemoaning the lack of quality control at events; and reviews a clash on drugs policy
  • WORLD SQUASH details the Olympic Countdown
  • HOWARDS’S WAY reviews a young Egyptian matchup, the Malawi no.1’s extraordinary passion for squash, Nicol David’s flashmobs and how Pablo Rawden beat the same player twice in one tournament

  • FEATURES include:
    Nick Matthew and James Willstrop, going head to head, with Rod Gilmour asking the questions, Nicol David explaining what her life is like in Amsterdam, while Ronald Fauvel talks about his job as her structural integrator, Thierry Lincou looking back on his memorable career with Richard Eaton, Ramy Ashour talking to Alan Thatcher about his return to top form and how he conquered his demons, All you want to know in the buildup to the Men’s World Championship and Women’s World Open

  • WORKSHOP comprises:
    Gawain Briars making some points about scoring and tactics, A review of Matthew Syed’s book Bounce, Javier Reviriego Sanz sharing his course experiences, James Willstrop’s book extract details his ‘day of death’, A lesson from Ian McKenzie’s ‘The Squash Workshop’ scrutinising a key area in your game, Peter Nicol advising you to learn from your mistakes and revealing the trauma behind his British Open jinx in his SquashSkills.com article

  • ON COURT:
    Ross Norman’s report on his trip to Pakistan, James Zug’s letter from America, a summary of Egypt’s Women’s World Championship win, plus news and roundups from the PSA and WSA

  • HISTORY
    goes back 36 years to Geoff Hunt’s finest hour

  • FROM THE GALLERY:
    Alan Thatcher provides a personal view of events on and off court

 

For magazine information and orders please go to: www.squashplayershop.co.uk

 

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2012 Issue 5
(ESR members Issue)

  • Against the Odds
    Rod Gilmour meets Mike Lee, the man behind squash’s Olympic bid

  • Waters’ Comeback
    Richard Eaton charts Alison Waters’ return from a careerthreatening injury

  • Behind the Trojan
    Rod Gilmour examines the team behind double world champion Nick Matthew

  • Squash’s Big Games
    Rod Gilmour previews squash’s inclusion in the 2014 Commonwealth Games

  • Matthew Again
    Malcolm Willstrrop reports on Nick Matthew’s British Grand Prix win

  • Legends Return
    Martin Bronstein is at St George’s Hill in Surrey to watch the return of the legends

  • Calling the Shots
    Expert Advice from the ESR performance team:

  • Keir’s Column: Carter’s Corner: My Sessions: Connecting Up; Young’s Tips: Performing Under Pressure; News; Hand Notation & Analysis; Campion  The Teambuilder.

  • Workshop
    Comment; Q & A: How can I improve my game; Secrets: Prepare to win; Tips from SquashSkill.com; Book extract: Mountains of Pain; Camps & Courses

  • Shipshape and Bristol Fashion
    Hadrian Stiff, director and founder of elitesquash, reports on the emergence of Bristol as a major centre for the sport in the UK

AND: Off Court news; PSA World Tour; Mathew’s British GP Milestone; On Court; Cleethorpe’s; ESR Roundup, Zug’s Column: Colleges go International; History; Garner’s Gallery; News; Points of View; Letters

 

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2012 Issue 4

  • Brothers in Arms
    Rod Gilmour reports on Marwan El Shorbagy’s second world junior title 

  • Ahead of her time
    Nour El Sherbini has reached her targets so what’s next asks Rod Gilmour 

  • Golan Heights
    First the lows and now the highsRichard Eaton assesses Borja Golan’s return 

  • How to be WorldClass
    Simon Hartley explains how you can emulate worldclass players by switching your focus quickly 

  • Top Shots
    Willstrop’s backhand volley and the PDA cycle 

  • Book Extract
    Mountian High 

  • Kiwi connection
    Paul Hornsby is in New Zealand

  • Workshop
    Camp America, Coaches Corner, 10 secrets  Prepare to Win, Off Court, PSA World Tour, Klipstein interview, Masters of the Universe, WSA World Tour, On Court, History 40 years ago in The Squash Player magazine

 

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2012 Issue 3

 

  • In Great Nick
    Nick Matthew wins a third British Open title at the O2

  • David Challenged
    Nicol David sees off a young pretender to win her fourth Open title

  • Cool Coolhurst
    The Coolhurst club has four new courts in North London

  • Calling the Shots
    Technique or Tactics asks Paul Carter; My Tip’s from Nick Matthew; Performance Analysis

  • Workshop
    Champions secrets, Coaches Corner, Squashskill launch, camps,

 

AND: Off court, On Court, An Olympic Classic, PSA World Tour, ESR Roundup, InterCounty standings, Gilmour’s Gallery

 

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2012 Issue 2

  • Talking TV
    The second part of Ian McKenzie’s talk with Joey Barrington

  • Pick of the Future
    Martin Bronstein meets Pakistani hopeful Maria Toor Pakay

  • The Lone Ranger
    Richard Eaton assess World Open surprise package Samantha Teran

  • Star of India
    Richard Eaton meets determinded young Indian star Dipika Pallikal

  • Crisis Management
    Can you change your game when it’s in crisis asks Simon Hartley?

  • What are the Tactics needed to beat Nick Matthew?
    It is not easy but here is what to do?

  • In Gear with Mohamed El Shorbagy

  • Book: Hard Talk
    With the British Open imminent James Willstrop explains what it is like

AND: Canary Wharf, National, RoundUp, Eaton’s World, Thatcher abroad; Ayton on the essence of sport; obituary  Nur Khan; USA today

 

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2012 Issue 1

  • Nick Mathew  My World Open
    The world champion’s diary from Rotterdam with Rod Gilmour

  • David’s Masterclass
    The world champions top 10 tactics

  • Willstrop launches new book
    James Willstrop’s year in a new book with Rod Gilmour

  • The Best Yet
    James Willstrop tells Richard Eaton how he reached world no.1

  • Mentally in tune
    The right mental state means everything explains Simon Hartley

  • Calling the Shots
    The ESR’s performance team on: Seminars, Keir’s column; Carter’s Corner; Alison Water’s practice tips; Lee Drew interview and Robbo’s Routines

AND: Pro Tips from James Willstrop; Newton’s Law; In Gear with James Willstrop; Return of the Open; Bronstein’s Travels, Talking to Joey, Malcolm Willstrop honoured, Inflating Squash, Shabana ends British Jinx

 

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2011 Issue 6

  • Gaultier hot in Desert
    Gregory Gaultier triumphs in Qatar and the young talent comes through

  • Perfection
    Nicol David hits top form for her sixth world title

  • Life or Death
    Nick Matthew finds the meaning of life in Rotterdam

  • Palmer’s Last Post
    Twotime champion David Palmer makes his last appearance in the World Open

  • Q & A
    Opponents read my game easily  what should I do?

  • Top Shots
    Nick Matthew’s Straight Backhand Drive

  • Reviewing your mental game
    When you are reviewing your performances don’t forget your mental game advises Simon Hartley

  • In Gear with Karim Darwish

AND: Zug on Bermuda, Garner’s Gallery, Gilmour’s World Open diary, Squash Dope, Steve Line gets emotional, Magdi Saad obituary

 

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2011 Issue 5 

  • Q & A
    Training – what is the best training

  • Secrets
    How to talk positively to yourself

  • Carter’s Corner
    Get Moving

  • Chris Robertson
    The National Coach talks to Jayden Hocking  ‘Keep it simple’ he says

  • 90 second and counting
    How to you advise players between games

  • Book Review
    The Anatomy of Stretching

  • Kit Mot
    How do you score?

  • In Gear with Peter Barker

AND:

Club Scene, League participation problem, Hallamshire – Vision and Action, Masterclass at the Nationals, Ryder King in Kent, PSA World Tour, From the Gallery with Gilmour.

 

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2011 Issue 4 

  • A Very Competitive Man
    Martin Bronstein talks to the millionaire backing the Danish team

  • Nearly Man
    Former world no.2 Gogi Allauddin tells his unique story

  • Q & A:
    Keeping it tight
    What to do if your shots keep coming out from the side wall

  • Off Court with Gregory Gaultier
    What is your dream car asks The Squash Player?

  • What makes a Great Coach?

  • Wycliffe Times

  • Game on with Ramy Ashour

  • In Gear with Laurens Jan Anjema

AND: Olympic news, world team preview, Locker Room, Resources, On Court, PSA World Tour, Marwan El Shorbagy, world junior champion; Zug from the US; Thatcher at Richmond, Zug at world junior championships, Garner from the Gallery

 

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2011 Issue 3

  • Game On with Nick Matthew
    Nick Matthew’s favourite shots, practices and tips

  • Secrets of Winning Squash
    How to sense the gaps

  • Pro Points
    Peter Nicol explains how to move up in the game

  • What makes a Great Player
    Simon Hartley looks beyond the obvious

  • Locker Room
    Amr Shabana explains how important his equipment is to him

  • Rural Academy
    Matt Wagg visits Hunt’s Country Squash club in rural Cambridgeshire and finds out why it is flourishing

AND: Movement, Squash Diary, Jon Carney on facilities, England back on top in Europe, Classic Nick at Canary Wharf, Selby national champion, Masters Move on at the Nationals, PSL  final, Thatcher from the Gallery

 

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2011 Issue 2 

  • Know when to attack
    Learn the 10 secrets of winning squash

  • Top Shots
    Anjema’s Clinging Touch Drop

  • Q &A
    Learning to Volley Drop

  • Maintaining Momentun
    Simon Hartley investigates the phenomenon of psychological momentum and explains how to get (and keep) things your way

  • Overhead and Overlooked
    Getting the lights right on your courts

AND:

Coaching Conference, Squash Diary, Jahangir’s Club, New Jahangir DVD, On Court, Gallery, Tournament of Champions, Natalie Grinham, Natalie Grainger is Principal, Squash Awards

 

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2011 Issue 1

  • Mental Mastery
    Joe Laredo reviews Mental Mastery: the Tried and Tested Techniques for Exceptional Sports Performance by Ken Way

  • Matchplay
    Learn to recover from poor positions

  • New Book: Run to the Roar

  • Rule Matters
    Strokes off the back wall

  • Q & A: Hamstring pain

  • Top Shots: Atkinson’s Pressure Volley

  • RazorSharp Focus
    Simon Hartley explains how to focus like a laser

AND:

Women’s World Teams, England’s First World Champion, The Maker of Champions – Malcolm Willstorp; Luxor the squash temple, Locker Room Movement, Club News, Grand Designs at Edgbaston Priory; what is the difference between a club and a facility; On court Roundup and the London Open
 

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2010 Issue 6

  • Worth the Wait
    Richard Eaton reviews the squash at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

  • FaceOff
    Rod Gilmour considers the implications of the PSA/PST spat

  • Onenight Stand
    Martin Bronstein talks to John Nimick about his latest innovation in squash

  • Pro Points
    Liz Irving, Nicol David’s coach, about the training a world champion does

  • Racket Review

  • Learn from Everything
    Simon Hartley explains the prerequisites for success

  • Power Academy
    Former world champion Jonathon Power tells Martin Bronstein why he is setting up a squash academy in Toronto

AND:

FitzGerald comeback; Power Academy; Maintaining your floors; New Book on Mental Mastery; Q & A: Hitting hard or placement, Top Shots: Willstrop’s Classic Crosscort; Pro Point from; Rules Matters: Distraction.

 

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2010 Issue 5

  • Five High
    Richard Eaton talks to fivetimes world champion Nicol David

  • Legends: A Blast from the Past
    Tim Garner catches up with legends from the past

  • Kit MOT
    Is your kit ready for action?

  • Q &A
    Too much information between games; Thigh pain & exercise

  • Liz Irving’s Top Practices
    Nicol David’s coach Liz Irving explains her top practices for: speed and anticipation, volleying, going short, and forcing the boast

 

AND:

Squash Dairy, Matchplay secrets, Pro Points, Top Shots,

 

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2010 Issue 4 

  • Sobhy It
    Joe Laredo talks to America’s first world squash champion

  • A Psychological Battle
    Richard Eaton preview the Women’s World Open

  • Russian Evolution
    James Grosvenor reports on the growth of squash in Russia

  • The Deceptive Miss Kawy
    Ian Mckenzie interviews the games most deceptive player

  • More than Cakes
    Martin Bronstein goes behind the scenes at Pontefract S & LC

AND: Mick Todd interviewed, Foam Rolling, Motivation, Q & A Coaching, Stability, Dipika Pallikal ...

 

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2010 Issue 3

  • England Shock in Provence
    Ian Mckenzie reports on the European Championships in France

  • Carrie On Attacking
    Rod Gilmour talks to European Junior Champion Carrie Ramsey

  • A Question of Belief
    Martin Bronstein interviews new world no.9 Daryl Selby

  • Power Tips
    Tips for your game from former world no.1 Jonathon Power.

  • A Different Ball Park
    Ian Mckenzie visits Surrey Sports Park
    Real Goals
    Simon Hartley on making Goal Setting successful

AND…

POV – the Making of Matthew; too many mistakes; five top tips from Jonathon Power; Masters, InterCounty, Garner From the Gallery

 

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2010 Issue 2

 

  • Tireless Innovator
    Joe Laredo interviews ASB founder Horst BabinksySquash in the Spotlight

  • Richard Eaton
    looks forward to the Commwealth Games

  • Strength Training

  • Allistair McCaw recommends cable exercises

  • No Pressure

  • Sports Psychologist Simon Hartley dispells the myths on pressure

  • No Regrets

  • Martin Bronstein profiles hardball champion Sharif Khan

AND ...

Shelley moves to WSF, A long appeal for video referees, WISPA Chief resigns, Books  clear steps, Q & A, Right Moves, Rising Star: Nicolas Mueller

 


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2010 Issue 1

  • Out of the Wilderness
    Martin Bronstein on the rise of Jenny Duncalf

  • Comeback Kid
    The return of Laurence Delasaux

  • Egyptian Clean Sweep
    Joe Laredo reports on the British Junior Open

  • England Double in Doha
    Ian McKenzie watches Jenny Duncalf and Nick Matthew surprise in Qatar

  • Confidence
    Simon Hartly explains how to control confidence in your game

  • RICE
    Phil Newton on how to treat sprains

  • Healthy Eating
    Eat well to do well explains Allistair McCaw

  • Turn defence into attack
    Use the lob explains Liz Irving

AND …

Top shot on Lincou’s feel, Steve Lewis says back to basics for a successful club; the Club Scene at Dolphin Square; Good news on Racketball explains Scarlett Smith, new books, British Open; Jean Reynolds Obituary.

 


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2009 Issue 6

  • Squash to go Live
    Ian McKeznie interviews Lee Beachill on the PSA’s TV plans

  • New Hope for Squash
    Squash’s Olympic hopes are not completely dead explains Richard Eaton

  • Local Derby
    Ian Mckenzie is in Amsterdam to watch Nicol David line up against Natalie Grinham

  • World Domination
    The Egyptian team claims a fourth world title

  • Sun, Sea and Squash
    Ian McKenzie splashes out with the girls in Sharm el Sheikh.

  • Kuwait World Open
    Richard Eaton is in Kuwait for an intriguing Men’s World Open.

  • Periodisation
    planning to peak at the right time

AND….

Q & A – Physio Phil Newton answers your questions; Club scene in Canada, Shabana’s Fourth title, letters,  Top Shots – Ramy’s touch, Interview Clive Cardwell, Gallery …

 


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2009 Issue 5

  • Matthew at the Double
    Willstrop is again denied a British Open title this time by Nick Matthew who wins the National and British Open double

  • Something Old, Something New
    British Open Masters don’t get any younger

  • Comeback Girl
    Martin Bronstein interviews Madeline Perry

  • Equipment Guide
    Kit Essentials

  • In the Bag
    Nick Matthew loads up for action

  • Q & A: Plantar fascitis.
    What is it? Should I be using the volley boast.

  • Improving your game

  • How do you Rate?
    Committ to get Squash Fit
    Allistair McCaw on how to improve your fitness with just a little fitness training.

AND …

Top Shots – Lincou’s Volley, On court, PSL, Gallery, the Club Scene at St George’s Hill, ESR the big picture.

 


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2009 Issue 4

  • New Look for PSA

  • World Junior Championships in Chennai

  • On the Hunt
    Ijaz Chaudhry meets up with the legendary Geoff Hunt in Qatar

  • Gentleman Jim
    Rob Jolly profiles 1939 British Open Champion Jim Dear

  • Golan Heights
    Martin Bronstein accounts for the rise of Borja Golan

  • Better Late Than Never
    Martin Bronstein profiles the new world no.2 Natalie Grainger

  • Twice as Hard
    James Zug reports on the US World Hardball Doubles.

  • Workshop:
    Little Changes … Big Results
    Allistair McCaw explains how to make changes to your game

  • Q&A what to do if opponent’s hit winners out of the air … and your game is predictable

AND …
Egyptian girls win world title; international column; profiles on Mohamed El Shorbagy and Nour el Sherbini; Top shots – John White’s drive; Preview Women’s World Open; On Court roundup; Gallery and more …

 


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2009 Issue 3

  • Weapons of Choice

  • Racket review, buyers guide and expert advice from Paul Hargrave

  • Beachill’s Destiny

  • Martin Bronstin interviews Lee Beachill on his retirement

  • Tough as Tania
    Martin Brontein profiles Tania Bailey

  • England Repel European Threat
    Ian McKenzie goes to Malmo to see England threatened but resilient

  • Palmer’s Canary
    A roundup of the action from Canary Wharf

  • Workshop Q &A
    Injury advice, length and rules

AND …
Thatcher on Thursday; Norman Wilby Tribute; New look for ES&R; Peter Nicol ‘Still Running’; National Age event; Simon Parke’s marriage; Tom Richards profiled; National Club Championships; InterCounty and more …

 


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2009 Issue 2

  • In the Olympic Finishing Straight
    Ricard Eaton reports on the vital campaign for Olympic inclusion.

  • Darwish no.1
    Martin Bronstein interviews the new world no.1 Karim Darwish.

  • Matthew Masterclass
    Nick Matthew returns to top the top of British Squash. Ian McKenzie is impressed.

  • Egyptian takeover in Sheffield
    Ijaz Chaudry, watches the Egyptian domination of the British Junior Open in Sheffield.

  • Future Stars
    Ijaz Chaudry interviews India’s Mahesh Mangaonkar in Malaysias’ Wee Wern Low.

  • Tough at the TOC
    Martin Bronstein enjoys the familiarity of NY and a great lineup at the TOC.

  • MCCaw on Focus
    What seperates the best from the rest? Focus says Allistair McCaw.

AND …

Martin Bronstein interviews John Nimick; Camps and Courses; Thatcher in Thursday International News; Ian Wright tribute; Selby sets sights; PSL; Garner’s Gallery.
 


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2009 Issue 1
 

  • Mr SquashCity
    Ian McKenzie talks to Manchester’s Jim Quigley

  • Slow start, terrific finish
    ‘Not a dry eye in the hosue’ – writes Martin Bronstien.

  • Barker has arrived
    Martin Bronstein interviews world no.9 Peter Barker

  • Are you a high performer
    Allistair MCCaw indentifies 25 high Performance qualities.

  • MCCaws Quick Tips
    Dynamic Dumbell Drillss

And …

Olympic Pledge, Thatcher on Thursday, Becoming a Coach, Squash Physio, Coaching Clinic, Julie Field, Masters in New Zealand, On Court and Garner’s Gallery.
 


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2008 Issue 6

  • The Squash Oscars
    Alltime greats honoured in Manchester

  • New World Order
    Ramy Ashour beats Amr Shabana and Karim Darwish to world title

  • Botwright Bows Out
    Martin Bronstein watches Vicky Botwright Bow out in style

  • Ramy Ashour
    World Champion

  • Martin Bronstein interviews the new world champion

  • Officials 11; Players 9
    ... the uneasy move to PAR scoring to 11

  • McCaw on Core
    ... Allistair McCaw shows how you can dramatically improve your performance by strengthening our core.

AND ...

Nicol David, World Champion; Masters of the Universe; Darwish in Qatar; Egypt World Champions, Reedie in Manchester; On Court; Garner from the Gallery.
 


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2008 Issue 5

 

  • Showdown
    Manchester prepares for the World Opens

  • The Last Push
    James Willstrop challenges for the top

  • Q & A:
    Alison Waters

  • Matthew is Back
    Martin Bronstein interviews Nick Matthew on his return to the game.

  • Invest in Yourself
    Conditioning guru Allistair McCaw on the best way to improve your performance

  • Workshop
    Quick warmup tips from McCaw

AND …

Racketlon,  Worlds Preview, Graeme Williams – ‘Development by Enthusiasm’, Squash Physio, Coaching Clinic, Club Scene – Norman Event, England in Switzerland, Déjà vu in Nottingham, Lee From the Gallery …

 


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2008 Issue 4

  • Irving Attacks Rule Changes
    ‘Leave a way back’ pleads Liz Irving

  • Dutch Aim Higher
    Ian McKenzie meets up with Tommy Berden and Arno Stolwijk

  • Richard Graham Profile
    Squash Player profiles the new man at the PSA

  • The First World Champion
    The fantastic story of Heather McKay

  • Player of the Future
    Martin Bronstein Profiles Aamir Atlas Khan and Mohamed el Shorbagy

  • Shoulder Pain
    Physio Phil Newton explains the causes of shoulder pain

  • Club Scene
    Making your club vibrant

AND …

New doubles rules, Pakistan Junior Triumph, Basil Hebden tribute, Barker Foils French Coup, Return to Liverpool Street, Garner from the Gallery…

 

 


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2008 Issue 3

  • England Top Europe
    England win the men’s and women’s titles in Europe 

  • Walker Steps Up
    Alister Walker steps up at the National Championships

  • Azam Shuns Greatness
    Part 11 of Ijaz Chaudhry’s feature on Azam Khan

  • Club Scene
    Getting into the Enterprise Mindset

  • Finding The Squash Niche
    Martin Bronstein goes to Canary Wharf 

  • Palmer Nicks British Open Title
    Ian McKenzie watches an epic British Open final

AND …

Laura LengthornMassaro profile, Willstrop’s World Dream,

Jeannie Cowie profile, On Court, Marathon Men…

 


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2008 Issue 2

  • Marshall Back In Town
    Peter Marshall is back, in Masters squash

  • Meet El Shorbagy

  • Ijaz Chaudhry
    on the new junior sensation

  • Azam Khan
    Was he the greatest?

  • National titles for Willstrop and Waters 

  • Achilles Pain
    Your guide to Achilles Pain and what to do about it.

  • Missing the Point
    Ian McKenzie comments that referees are rewarding players for not playing the ball 

AND …

Briars resignation, world squash awards, Rutnagur Award, All change at PSA, Summer Squashing, Coaching Clinic…

 

 


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2008 Issue 1

  • Scintillating Shabana
    Shabana hits top from in Bermuda
  • Amr Shabana
    “I am reborn”
  • Masterful Open
    The British Open Masters
  • The Price is Right
    Justyn Price explains his job in squash
  • Manchester Connected
    From Beginner to Champion in Manchester
  • Squash Courses
    Courses and Camps were you can improve

AND ...
England’s World Title win, Graham Stevenson has a passion for squash,  Garner’s Gallery


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2007 Issue 6

  • French Revolution
    Ian McKenzie watches Gregory Gaultier’s at the British Open
  • Rachael’s Resurrection
    Rachael Grinham’s spectacular World Open win
  • Raneem El Weleily
    Martin Bronstein interviews the double world junior champion
  • Zubair’s London Dream
    Danny Lee interviews Zubair Jahan Khan
  • Patriot Games
    Colin McQuillan investigates Major Games competitions
  • Shabana on Course
    Ian McKenze is in Qatar
  • EQUIPMENT GUIDE
    A new set of reels.

AND ...
Jansher’s Comeback bid, Tribute to Eric Farr, World View, Gaultier Q & A, McQuillan from the Gallery


 


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2007 Issue 5

  • Adrian Grant
    Player of the Month
  • Joey Barrington
    Q & A
  • Online but personal
    Racket guru Gary Spindler explains his racket business
  • Wishing Well
    Colin McQuillan visits Bishop's Stortford
  • EQUIPMENT GUIDE
    The Squash Racket
    Dominic Bliss provides a buyer's guide
  • Workshop
    Power's Practices
    Take some advice from Jonathon Power

AND ...
HiTec makes an impact, Raneem at the Double, Final Goodbye to Lambs, a Fund of Good Ideas, Racketball at Stourbridge, From the Gallery by Danny Lee

 


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2007 ISSUE 4

  • Ramy Ashour
    The Making of a Legend
    Player of the Month Interview
  • Natalie Grinham
    My Sport Q & A interview
  • Squash Ankle
    Squash Player physio Phil Newton provides advice on the most common of squash injuries
  • El Hindi
    Cutting a Dash profile by Colin McQuillan
  • Workshop
    Power's Practices, Rule Points, Anticipation ...
  • Burn and Crash
    Refuelling advise from EIS Nutritionalist Mark Ellison
  • Remote Control
    Booking your squash courts
    on line ...


    and part 2
    AND:
    Netherland's score dramatic win over France and challenge England in two Euro finals; Duffield's title; Colets, Colets, Colets... ; Ramy is a Shooting Star in Qatar; Tour Roundup, Joey Barrington From the Gallery.
     


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2007 ISSUE 3

  • Player of the Month
    James Willstrop  Brutual at the top
  • LauraJane Lengthorn
    A foot in the door
  • Zena Wooldridge
    New England Squash Chair rolls up her sleeves
  • Tennis, Squash, Badminton, Table Tennis
    How does squash rate?
  • Workshop
    Match Play: Taking time and creating time, when to lob.
  • Rules: Timewasting
  • Review: Jonathon Power's New DVD
  • Equipment Guide
    Indepth advise on choosing a squash shoe

    And:
    The ISS Canary Wharf Classic, A TaylorMade Winner  the Nationals Masters competition, Danny Lee from the Gallery, Waller and Lust break through, Sunshine Masters, Adrian Wright's grand slam,

 


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2007 ISSUE 2

  • Workshop Poster
    The Dynamic Warmup
    Key exercises explained.
  • Prevention and Cure
    Dominic Bliss investigates what you can do to avoid injury.
  • Liz Irving
    Coaching a World Champion
  • Nicol David
    Player of the Month
    Richard Eaton reports on the Amsterdam connection.
  • Hickox Back
    Danny Lee interviews Malaysian maestro Jamie Hickox
  • Egyptians Again
    Colin McQuillan finds the Egyptian juniors on top at Abbeydale.
  • New British Champions
    Ian McKenzie is at the British National Championship.

    And:
    Sports Sponsorship, Alan Frame Obituary, Decourcy interview, Grainger Swears in for the USA, Summer Squashing Courses, Club Scene, Workshop, Practice No.10, the Men¹s Tour, Nick Matthew From the Gallery.


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2007 ISSUE 1

  • David Becomes Goliath Richard Eaton watches as Nicol David wins her second world title in Belfast.

  • Barrington The World Squash Awards honour Jonah Barrington with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Player of the Month Nick Mattew

  • Martin Bronstein interview British Open champion Nick Matthew.

  • Father and Son
    Danny Lee profiles the Woodliffes.

  • Masterful Squash
    The British Open Masters event enjoys a special cameraderie. Ian McKenzie reports.

  • Mastershot
    Take a lesson by studing Beachill’s aim.

  • Practice no.9
    Alternative Drive/Crosscourt & Boast. 

    And summer camps for all, Player’s Scene, Gallery

 


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2006 ISSUE 6

  • Palmer scales the Pyramid David Palmer stages an unlikely comeback to win the world title at the foot of the Pyramids. Richard Eaton reports.

  • Matthew brings the title home Ian McKenzie watches Nick Matthew seize his opportunity to win the British Open title.

  • Masters of the World George Mieras reports on the world’s largest tournament.

  • England’s Era England women win the world title to hold both the men’s and women’s world team titles.

  • If only Gregory Gaultier is only a hairs breadth from the world title and wins the US Open.

  • Danny Lee’s Interview Danny Lee interviews world universities champion Chris Ryder.

  • EQUIPMENT GUIDE Dominic Bliss investigates what products are available for eye protection.

  • WORKSHOP Peter Nicol demonstrates classic technique but his drive posses a question for you – how long should you hit yours?

  • AND Player’s Scene, International and and On Court.

 


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2006 ISSUE 5 

  • The French English Open Colin McQuillan says goodbye to Peter Nicol and watches Thierry Lincou and Gregory Gaultier battle for the English title.

  • Jenny Duncalf Not Bad But …
    Martin Bronstein assesses Jenny Duncalf’s progress.

  • Winning and Losing
    Martin Bronstein asks Lee Beahcill about winning, losing and dropping out of the top ten.

  • EQUIPMENT GUIDE Dominic Bliss investigates what you can play with this season and Israel Gefen provides a buyer’s guide on what to look for in a new racket.

  • WORKSHOP Practice no.7 will allow you to practice that allimportant up and down the court movement. Mastershot ­ learn from James Willstrop’s backhand straight drop.

  • GALLERY Andy Bunting makes a guest appearance.

  • AND: Ben Garner’s Players Scene and all the news from England Squash including the Steve Amos interview.

 

 


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2006 Issue 4
ENGLAND SQUASH PLAYER  EDITION

  • EQUIPMENT GUIDE What's on the market and how to get the best from your strings for the crucial connection.
  • WORKSHOP Groin Pain Prevention
    Philip Newton introduces an exercise circuit designed to help prevent groin pain.
  • Ramy's Double Ramy Ashour wins his second world junior title in New Zealand Aaron Smale reports.
  • Egypt's Cliffhanger Egypt survives and takes the world junior title from Pakistan
  • Player of the Future Ramy Ashour talks about his life in Cairo to Ben Garner.
  • Hunt in Qatar Squash Legend Geoff Hunt takes up a new challenge in Qatar.
  • David gets into winning ways Colin McQuillan surveys the field at the Qatar Airways Challenge.
  • European Standings England repel the French as Europe sorts out its pecking order.

 


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2006 Issue 3
ENGLAND SQUASH PLAYER  EDITION

  • Rickett’s Super Title Anthony Ricketts comes through a controversial final at Broadgate.

  • Lincou’s Liverpool Comeback Thierry Lincou stages a famous comeback at Liverpool 08.

  • Lee Beachill in Balance Martin Bronstein talks to Lee Beachill on his lifestyle balance.

  • French at the Gates England win European Championship title but are threatened by the French.

  • Squash Physio A new series on problem areas by squash physio Phillip Newton.

  • Summer Squash Courses

  • And … Shabana’s racket.. Player’s scene … Ball Rule Controversy …Duffield’s Premier League win …Beachill’s Forehand Clinger … Q&A: Lacking a Drop Shot?  … On Court … From the Gallery.

 


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2006 Issue 2
ENGLAND SQUASH PLAYER EDITION

  • Melbourne 2006 The inside story from Melbourne by John Murray  and its England verses Australia.
  • Nicol's Inspiration
    Peter Nicol interviewed on what inspired him to gold glory.
  • Virtual Paradise
  • Amr Shabana comes out on top in Bermuda but can he keep it up.
  • Natalie's Surprise
    Natalie Grinham flies to triple gold in Melbourne
  • Power Quits at the top
  • Equipment Guide Purchasing your squash shoes .Squash
  • Psychology Jenny Tranfield examines how we can learn to do it better.

 


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2006 Issue 1
ENGLAND SQUASH PLAYER  EDITION

  • Nicol wins gold in Commonwealth Games
    John Murray follows the action in Melbourne 2006 as the fairy tale comes true for a Peter Nicol near the end of his career. Natalie Grinham surprises.

  • Thierry Lincou wins at Canary Wharf

  • Matthew and Bailey win National titles
    Ian McKenzie reports on the action in Manchester

  • Adhihetty Masters Champion
    All the action from the Masters competition

  • Win Brit Insurance Super Series Finals tickets

  • Tania Bailey is Player of the Month

 


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2005 Issue 8
ENGLAND SQUASH PLAYER  EDITION

  • England World Team Champions
    Colin McQuillan is in Islamabad to watch England regain the world team title. 

  • Shabana’s World Title
    Richard Eaton reports from Hong Kong.

  • Nicol David  finds her destiny
    Colin McQuillan reports on Nicol David’s first world title.

  • The British Open Masters competition
    Stuart Hardy reports on the British Open Masters Championships.

  • Vicky Botwright is Player of the Month

  • Workshop
    Squashed feet, Willstrop’s backhand Mastershot, Concentration 3.

 

 


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2005 Issue 7
INTERNATIONAL EDITION

  • Ricketts and David
    Ian McKenzie reports from the Dunlop British Open in Manchester as Anthony Ricketts and Nicol David collect titles.

  • Goodbye Heather
    Colin McQuillan bids farewell to Hong Kong’s Heather Dayton.

  • Nicol David is Player of the Month 

  • In Conversation
    Martin Bronstein talks to Peter Nicol 

  • Racket Review 2
    Part 2 of Dominic Bliss’s investigation  into the racket market. 

  • Are Orthotics for you?
    What are orthotics and are they useful for squash? 

  • Your winning profile
    Tegwin Willis helps you to pinpoint what you really need to improve your game.


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2005 Issue 6
ENGLAND SQUASH PLAYER  EDITION

  • Rackets Online
    What’s new in the racket market and where you can get it.

  • Nicol’s Own Goal
    Colin McQuillan watches Peter Nicol revive himself at his own tournament.

  • Peter Nicol is Player of the Month

  • Practical Concentration
    Jenny Tranfield provides practical tips for better concentration

  • Workshop
    Rules Quiz, Rules Q &  A, Concentration 2, Nutrition 1, Strength and Conditioning, Q&A.


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2005 Issue 5
INTERNATIONAL EDITION

  • The World Games
    A tale of two Nicols.

  • Raneem rules the junior world
    Martin Bronstein reports from the World Junior Championships in Herentels.

  • Chinese Crackers
    Hong Kong springs a surprise at the Women’s World Junior Team Championships.

  • Raneem el Welely Player of  the Month

  • Thierry Lincou
    Thierry Lincou explains that being world no.1 is not just about playing well on court.

  • Workshop
    Q & A, Rules Quiz, Mastershot, Practice No.5, Concentration, John White’s backhand volley drop.


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2005 Issue 4
ENGLAND SQUASH  EDITION

  • Win a professional evening at your club

  • England Squash
     Wolverhamption surprise in National League.

  • Linda Elriani Part 11
    The second part of Richard Eatons’s article.

  • Botwright Saves England Squash
    England women have a fight on their hands.

  • Super Power turns tables
    Jonathon Power wins the Super Series Finals.

  •  Alison Waters is Player of the Month.

  • The Mind Game
    Confidence is the key says Jenny Tranfield

  • Lee Beachill ‘ My Game’
     Lee Beachill on his game and his training.


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2005 Issue 3
INTERNATIONAL  EDITION
SUPER SERIES SPECIAL

  • The story of Thierry Lincou’s world title

  •  Jonathon Power on top in Bermuda.

  • Technology that could revolutionise squash tv.

  • Martin Bronstein on Bermuda’s  plans

  • Brief History of Squash to 1900

  • In the footsteps of legends
    Martin Bronstein on Anthony Ricketts

  • Workshop
    Mastershot – Beachill’s attacking boast, Ross Norman, Rules Quiz and David Palmer’s deceptive backhand drop shot.

  • The Mind Game
    New series from Jenny Tranfield.

  • John White's splash at Canary Wharf

  • Nick Matthew writes From the Gallery


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2005 Issue 2
ENGLAND SQUASH  EDITION

  • Beachill makes it three, Linda at last,
    Cowley seizes cup

    Ian McKenzie on the story to the 2005 National Championships.

  • Jackman’s Day is Done
    Doyen or squash writers Dicky Rutnagur bids farewell to Cassie Jackman

  • On the Brink
    Martin Bronstein runs into young England hope Tom Richards

  • Help and hard work
    Richard Eaton interviews Player of the Month Linda Elriani won winning the National title after 17 attempts.

  • Workshop:
    Rules Quiz, Rule Points, Mastershot: Beachill backhand straight drop and the Coaching Clinic Q & A.
     


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2005 Issue 1
INTERNATIONAL  EDITION

  • Lincou Escapes to Victory
    Richard Eaton weaves a story of Thierry Lincou’s world title journey.

  • Better Late Than Never
    Martin Bronstein interviews Graham Ryding.

  • Fantasy Becomes Reality
    Richard Eaton is captivated by Vanessa Atkinson’s appearance atthe World Open.

  • Player of the Month: Vanessa Atkinson

  • The British Open Junior Championships: 4 Egyptian winners, 3 Pakistani, 1 Indian
    – a new future for squash .

  • Workshop:
    David Palmer’s Backhand Crosscourt Volley, Rules Q & A, Practice 4.

  • International


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2004 Issue 9
ENGLAND SQUASH  EDITION

  • The British Open in Pictures
    Top photogapher Stephen Line provides the images of the 2004 Harrris British Open.

  • Masters in the Park
    The popular British Open Masters competition held at the Park Club and the Albert Hall in Nottingham.

  • Beachill: My Game
    The Squash Player interviews Lee Beachill on his game.

  • Mastershot
    Peter Nicol attacks with a forehand drop. The camera freezes the brilliant split second action of the top players.

  • Player of the month: Lee Beachill
    Martin Bronstein interviews  Lee Beachill.

  • Matthew on Barker
    A Nick Matthew interview.

 


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2004 Issue 8
INTERNATIONAL EDITION

  • What a racket 2
    In with the new, on with the old. Part 2 of Joe Laredo's racket review.

  • Sister Act
    The Grinham sisters hold England at bay. Richard Eaton reports.

  • Rusty Koys
    Martin Bronstein talks to the new squash man in Europe.

  • Chalonr meet Ivan
    Mark Chaloner is blown away and misses the US Open.

  • Rubber Man Departs
    Danny Lee marks the passing of the magical Gamal Awad.

  • Player of the Month
    Natalie Grinham
    Richard Eaton interviews the girl who clinched the world title for Australia.

  • The British Open Story
    The full British Open story from Ian McKenzie in Nottingham.


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2004 Issue 7
ENGLAND SQUASH EDITION

  • What a racket
    New offerings or old favourites? Joe Laredo takes a look at the racket market for the new season.

  • The Wright Club
    Sue Wright is taking risks again, this time with her own club. Richard Eaton reports.

  • Booking Online
    Martin Bronstein discovers the modern way to book your squash court.

  • Peter Barker interviewed
    Nick Matthew interviews England’s brightest young talent.

  • PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Simon Parke
    Richard Eaton finds out why Simon Parke is back running.

  • Mamut & the English Open
    Why Mamut is into squash and Malcolm Willstrop’s review of the English Open.

  • Rules Quiz
    Win a Karakal racket.


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2004 Issue 6
INTERNATIONAL EDITION

  • What's the score
    The PSA's Gawain Briars explains the reasons behind the change to PAR 11. Experts give their views.

  • Ashour & Pakistan
    George Meiras reports from Islamabad on the Men's World Juniors

  • Karakal Rules Quiz
    Win a Karakal MTXi 125 racket

  • Who is the Greatest?
    The SquashPlayer alltime greats Summer Poll, plus how the soothsayers did ...

  • Heather McKay
    Ian McKenzie tells the fantastic story of Heather McKay

  • Player of the Month: Karim Darwish
    Richard Eaton explains that there are ghosts in Egyptian squash

  • Mamut English Open
    Ian McKenzie watches Lee Beachill find the groove


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2004 Issue 5
ENGLAND SQUASH EDITION

  • LEE BEACHILL: My Game
    In part 1 of a new series, Lee Beachill discusses his game with The Squash Player

  • FORGOTTEN CHAMPIONS
    The Squash Player continues its series on past British Open champions, profiling Amy Bey

  • LINCOU'S COUP
    Thierry Lincou comes through the top eight field to snatch the Super Series Finals title at Broadgate

  • NICK MATTHEW: Player of the Month
    Nick Matthew keeps inching his way up. Richard Eaton interviews the Player of the Month

  • TEAM SPIRIT
    Winning team events is not just about having better players or better resources, explains Paul Carter  it's also about Team Spirit

  • CUBBINS ON LEAGUE
    Steve Cubbins recounts his experience at the National League Finals

  • PLUS ... the usual
    News, On Court, Rankings, Directory, Calendar, Gallery, Workshop, and more ...




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2004 Issue 4
EUROPEAN EDITION

  • HANAFI & SHABANA
    Ian McKenzie talks to Ashraf Hanafi on his relationship with Amr Shabana

  • COACHING TALENT
    Part 3 of Paul Turken's series on the coaching business

  • CORINNE CASTETS
    Player of the Month Corinne Castets talks to Framboise Gommendy after an emotional farewell to the game

  • MY GAME  JOE KNEIPP
    Joe Kneipp talks about his game, his training and what he has to do to improve

  • CAPITAL SQUASH
    Fritz Borchert reports from Doha on the PSA Masters and the WISPA Grand Prix Finals

  • ALL WORK & NO PLAY
    Joe Laredo investigates the lifestyle of a young lady on the squash circuit  Katline Cauwels

  • VIVE LA FRANCE
    Framboise Gommendy steps onto home soil for the European Team Championships in Renne

  • PLUS ... the usual
    News, On Court, Rankings, Directory, Calendar, Gallery, Workshop, and more ...

PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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2004 Issue 3
SUPER SERIES FINALS EDITION

  • BEACH AT THE BEACH
    Lee Beachill is the first player to put his name on the Bermuda Open trophy... Dan Rutstein reports

  • OPEN CHAMPIONS
    Squash Player revisits the world of the first
    British Open champion ...

  • TIM GARNER: A QUIET MAN
    Framboise Gommendy interviews Tim Garner,
    player, promoter and organiser ...

  • DINING AT CANARY WHARF
    Culinary expert Martin Bronstein has a
    night out at Canary Wharf ...

  • THIERRY LINCOU
    Richard Eaton interviews player of the month
    Thierry Lincou on being world number one
    but not world champion ...

  • SUPER SERIES FINALS
    Official tournament programme for the Brit Insurance Super Series Finals included in this issue

  • PLUS ... the usual
    News, On Court, Rankings, Directory, Calendar, Gallery, Workshop, and more ...

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2004 Issue 2
ENGLAND SQUASH EDITION

  • Whitewash at the Nationals
    Ian McKenzie watches as Peter Nicol crashes
    and John White goes through to a National title

  • Carry on Cassie
    Cassie Jackman sets a National Championship
    record in Manchester

  • Marvellous Masters
    All the action from the National Championships
    in the popular age group events

  • Hanley Tackles White
    Malcolm Willstrop reports on rugby league legend Ellery Hanley's interest in squash and his influence
    on new world no 1 John White.

  • Amr Shabana
    Richard Eaton examines the complex character
     of the World Champion

  • PLUS ... the usual
    News, On Court, Rankings, Directory, Calendar, Gallery, Workshop,
    and more ...

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2004 Issue 1
INTERNATIONAL EDITION

  • Nicol back to winning ways
    Robert Edwards reports from the
    Middle Eastern hub of Squash ...

  • Worlds from HK
    Colin McQuillan comments on the
    Women's World Open in Hong Kong ...

  • Carol Owens
    World #1 Carol Owens wins the world title and
    quits at the top  Martin Bronstein's interview ...

  • Coaches Communication!
    Paul Turken in part 11 of an article based on his European Coaching Conference presentation ...

  • Shabana heads World Revolution
    Richard Eaton watches the greatest upsets in
    squash history in Pakistan ...

  • Talent at Sheffield
    Malcolm Willstrop reports on the Britih Junior Open in Sheffield, and has some strong comments on eligibility issues ...

  • 50 Tips you can use
    Pullout poster with 50 top tips for
    improving your game ... and your results ...

PLUS ... the usual
News, On Court, Rankings, Directory,
Calendar, Gallery, and more ...

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2003 Issue 10, December
England Squash Edition

  • Champions of the future
    Nicky Crowther speaks to the U17 champions Rachel Willmott and Chris Simpson

  • In the Bag
    Peter Nicol takes us through the equipment he uses, how he prepares it, and he explains how crucial it is to his success

  • New World Champions
    Carol Owens and Amr Shabana win world opens in Hong Kong and Lahore

  • My Open Adventure
    Phil Collins ventures out of Hertfordshire, briefly, to enter the British Open

  • Player of the month:
    James Willstrop
    Simon Parke interviews the young player who has supplanted him in the England team

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PLUS ... the usual
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Calendar, Gallery, and more ...

   

2003 Issue 9, December
International Edition

  • WSF Conference
    Ted Wallbutton rounds up happenings at the WSF Conference in Vienna, and what's happening in the World scene

  • Aussie Champions
    France KO England and fight Australia  Ian McKenzie reports from Vienna

  • Coaches Communication
    Coaches are in business, and reputation and brand building are all part of the job, explains Paul Turken ...

  • British Open Ages
    Report and Results from the British Open masters events

  • Rachael Grinham  player of the month
    Martin Bronstein talks to the British Open champion

  • Tactics
    A3 poster highlighting the tactical do's and dont's for your game


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PLUS ... the usual
News, On Court, Rankings, Directory,
Calendar, Gallery, and more ...

   

2003 Issue 8, Oct/Nov
England Squash Edition

  • Rackets, Rackets, Rackets
    Buy now, says Joe Laredo after reviewing the rackets available this season

  • Good Lord
    Joe Laredo talks to Paul Lord about his squash career and his new business career in squash

  • Palmer Again
    David Palmer is making a habit of collecting titles. The 2001 British Open champion returned with a vengeance to snatch the 2003 edition ... Ian McKenzie reports

  • Grinham's Surprise
    Cairobased Aussie Rachael Grinham surprised everyone at the British Open, including herself ... Ian McKenzie watched her work her way through a nervous field

  • England's World Champions
    England has five new World Champions following the World Masters in Finland. Martin Bronstein interviews four of them ...

  • PLUS ... the usual
    News, On Court, Rankings, Directory, Calendar, Gallery, and more ..

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2003 Issue 7, September 2003
International Edition

  • Master Van Der Wath
    George Meiras reports from the World Masters

  • In the Bag
    John White carries a demolition toolkit around with him. Here he explains how he uses it ...

  • Matchplay Poster
    Here is the master plan for your game, set out in easy steps  you can even put it on your wall!

  • The English Open
    All the action from Sheffield

  • Kawy is Queen
    Egypt and Omneya Abdel Kawy clean up at the World Junior Championships

  • Amr Shabana 
    Player of the Month
    Amr Shabana took a significant upward step with victory in the Spanish Open, but will he go further? Martin Bronstein asks the question ...

  • PLUS ... the usual
    News, On Court, Rankings, Directory,
    Calendar, Gallery, and more ..

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