Squashplayer

2012 ISSUE 6
Issue 6 of the Squash Player magazine includes contributions from Peter Nicol, Ross Norman, Gawain Briars, Phil Whitlock, James Willstrop, Richard Eaton, Alan Thatcher, Rod Gilmour, Howard Harding and Ian McKenzie:
NEWS 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 match-up, 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 build-up 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 on his ‘day of death’
– A lesson from Ian McKenzie’s ‘The Squash Workshop’ scrutinising a key area in the 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 round-ups 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
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