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Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on October 06, 2021
Preparing for tournaments is a very important aspect of squash that is overlooked by many players. People tend to show up on the day of a tournament and dive right into the action without putting ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on January 27, 2016
Having worn the Asics Blast and Blade models for a number of years, I was keen to try their newest shoe, the Fastball. I initially noticed a shape and composition similar to older versions of the ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on September 13, 2013
Having restrained my urge to pen a review of the IOC's decision to exclude squash from the Olympics (for the third consecutive time), I thought now would be an appropriate time for a preview of the ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on August 07, 2013
The title of this post isn't an open invitation to vent your frustrations of the day, rather an important question about your thought process on court. This is an exercise in metacognition; thinking ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on June 16, 2013
I recently returned from a three-event tour of South America (Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil). I was quite happily into the main draw of all three without having to qualify, and in fact was set to ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on April 28, 2013
Having learned the sport in a relatively "rural" squash area, and now living in the biggest hotbed for junior squash in Canada, the topic of junior development is very interesting to me. I often ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on February 19, 2013
I recently read a book entitled "Talent is Overrated" by Geoff Colvin. Clearly this is an attention-grabbing headline, and flies in the face of many people's beliefs about world-class performers in ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on February 02, 2013
I recently played two tournaments near Canada's west coast, in Alberta. The first tournament was a 10k PSA event in downtown Calgary at the lovely Bankers Hall Club. I wasn't meant to be in the ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on January 17, 2013
I recently switched to the Harrow Spark after several years using the Black Knight Magnum Corona. The primary difference between these racquets is the lightness of the Spark. The Corona is, in my ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on October 10, 2012
Now into the tenth month of the year, squash season is once again upon us. Leagues are starting up again and ever-present weekend tournaments have begun to dot the calendar. In this post, I thought ...