|College Town USA|
|An MIT Education for Free|
|Pro Squash Store|
|Another Poll for the Olympics|
|Gail Ramsay: American Squash Icon|
|It’s Not the Size of Your . . .|
|Allen Wants UVA to Be National Power
|Last Week’s Question|
|Question of the Week|
|Movement is the Key|
|Behind the Scenes Training|
|Truth & Rumors|
|More Squash News|
|Often called the “Athens of America,” Boston has emerged as America’s College Town.College students are literally everywhere.More than 250,000 call it home, 1 in every 5 people is either a student or affiliated with higher education, and there are more than 80 colleges in the region.The cross-registration and shared resources between schools, college events open to all students, concerts, and inter-connectedness of the student scene has made the city America’s college town.For more on Boston’s student life, please click here.|
|MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content.It is open to the world.”The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.”-Dick K.P. Yue, MIT Professor
To see MIT’s OpenCourseWare, please click here.
|Pro Squash Store is an online store powered by Amazon.The prices are exactly the same as Amazon, but Amazon.com will return a percentage of sales purchased through Pro Squash Store back to support the sport of squash.To visit Pro Squash Store, please click here.|
|With just under a month to go until the IOC makes its decision, there is yet another poll sponsored by Inside the Games.To show your support for squash (or baseball/softball or wrestling), please click here.|
|$30 will get you a great weekend squash tournament at Bates College and free tickets to watch David Palmer and Thierry Lincou in a pro tournament.To register for the Bobcat Classic amateur squash tournament, please click here.|
|She is the Princeton women’s squash coach. She was the first person to ever win four consecutive individual college squash national championships. And she did it at a school with no squash program.The top division in the Women’s College Squash Association Individual Championship, the Ramsay Cup, was renamed in her honor.
To learn more about Gail Ramsay, please click here.
|It’s how big the squash court is … on your ship.Squash players have always valued good length, suitable width, and the aerobic benefits of hit’n it for a good hour.But for the ultra wealthy, squash courts, zipwires and waterslides are turning super yachts into more than a private escape. They are becoming sports venues.To see Financial Times’ article, please click here.|
|With a talented new coach, Mark Allen, and a gorgeous new facility, could the University of Virginia become a national power in squash?To see Daily Progress’s article, please click here.|
|Last week we asked you: It’s 9-9 in game 5 of the semi-finals of a tournament. You think you hit your shot on the second bounce. Would you call your ball “NOT UP” or wait for the referee to do so? More than 1/3 of the players who responded said they would not call their own ball “not up.”
To see last week’s results, please click here.
|Which squash league / tour has squash’s best brand?To cast your vote, please click here.|
|One of the basics of coaching, often taught incorrectly, is the importance of movement.
It is very hard to explain good squash movement using the written word. However, former English National Squash Coach, David Pearson identifies several indicators of good and bad movement in this article.To read Mr. Pearson’s piece on good squash movement, please click here.
|Drive transitional power with physioball leg curls instructed by Alabama softball head strength and conditioning coach Michelle Diltz.To see the University of Alabama softball’s workout, please click here.|
|Behind the scenes video of Lebron James and Kevin Durant in off-season workouts.To see the video, please click here.|
TRUTH & Rumors
|Squash 365: Does Success Breed Success
YouTube: Short Video Promoting Cameron Pilley and His Sponsors
Squash Source: What’s In Your Squash Bag?
DSR: Sobhy Wins in Southampton
DSR: Bob Hanscom Pulls No Punches Talking About Southern California Clubs
YouTube: A Man in His Connecticut Kitchen Interviews Paul Assaiante