Squash Player Magazine 2013 Issue 1


Issue 1 of the Squash Player magazine includes contributions from Peter Nicol, Malcolm Willstrop, Paul Carter, Mandie Tromp, Richard Eaton, Alan Thatcher, Rod Gilmour, Ian McKenzie and Simon Redfern:

  • NEWS provides an update on squash’s bid for Olympic inclusion and lists the PSA and WSA award-winners
  • 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 rally-ending 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 round-ups 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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