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Jan
16
Hello 2018, you are the year of healthy athletes, with consistent smiles and big dreams

A new year, a new start. Although cliché, January 1st is a day to take a little more time to stand still and make some promises on what to do better, more or less, in the next 365 days. As a professional athlete or athlete scholar, there are plenty of tips to become the very leader […]

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Jan
11
Ageing Up ? Keep Smiling!

Ageing Up ? Keep Smiling! In a junior squash career players ‘age up’ each 2 years. They enter a new age category with stronger, older competitors. It often takes some time to settle in and achieve their ‘cruising speed’, mentally and physically. How do they manage their expectations and emotions when taking that step up ?     Every […]

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Jan
07
The best players are not scared to make mistakes, they know they will learn from them!

The best players are not scared to make mistakes, they know they will learn from them! When the going gets tough and you need to stay motivated and positive during your daily and some times hardest training sessions, or your toughest tournament experiences, a little “Growth mindset” can help you through. Since the publication of Stanford University […]

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Jan
04
The hurdles of change – expect and understand them to overcome them!

The hurdles of change – expect and understand them to overcome them! To progress and chase our dreams we often need to change certain habits we have. Whether you want to improve your technique, game strategy, mindset, movement or any other habit in your life, change will be rewarded with progress but it has a price. Understand […]

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Jan
03
A positive mindset: You can only control your efforts in life, you cannot control the outcomes.

A positive mindset: You can only control your efforts in life, you cannot control the outcomes. It often happens we get down on ourselves, during or after a match because things aren’t going or didn’t turn out the way we wanted them to. At these very moments we lose control over our emotions and often our […]

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Dec
30
Mindset Inspiration: Long term success can be realised by the 1 % margin for improvement in everything you do.

Mindset Inspiration: Long term success can be realised by the 1 % margin for improvement in everything you do. In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job. No British cyclist had ever won the Tour de France, but as the new General Manager and Performance Director for Team Sky (Great Britain’s professional cycling team), Brailsford was […]

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Dec
27
Shaun Moxham on Squash Skills

Shaun Moxham on Squash Skills Shaun Moxham has shared his knowledge and views on technical and movement training on the world’s best performing Squash Video Platform Squashskills.com  Watch the introduction video here and discover much more in other blogs. Shaun will talk about several topics on Squashskills.com – check it out!Discover more on www.squashskills.com

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Dec
20
Be creative on the beach this summer!

Be creative on the beach this summer! Summer has finally arrived and that means in between camps and training, holidays! The summer is the ideal period to take a break, but also to train hard and work on aspects that you may not always have the time for during the season. Summer holidays often means beaches for […]

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Dec
18
Nerves and frustration: You have the power to master them!

Nerves and frustration: You have the power to master them! Have you ever felt your heart suddenly racing before a match, not allowing you to breathe or think as clearly as you usually do in practice? Have you experienced not seeming to be able to perform as well in matches as in training? Does it […]

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Dec
15
Be a coach and at the same time a confidant. If there is no relationship, there are no results.

Be a coach and at the same time a confidant. If there is no relationship, there are no results. This week we share an article from the Czech Squash Magazine “Squash Revue’. They interviewed Shaun Moxham on how he works with players and how he has experienced his career so far. Thank you Petra Fabianova […]

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Dec
13
What is your WHY? – Powered by your WHY, there’s little you cannot do.

What is your WHY? – Powered by your WHY, there’s little you cannot do. In sport, education and in life we have to push ourselves through matches, exams, practice sessions, days where things don’t always go the way we had planned. Or we have to give ourselves that little help to stay on track, keep […]

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Dec
10
Squash Resistance Band Training on the Beach

Squash Resistance Band Training on the Beach Summer is almost over, yet we still have one intense and extremely efficient movement session for you – on the beach of course. We’ve worked with cones and ladders, focused on plyo, and for this last set of drills we bring the resistance bands into the game. Read on […]

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