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Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on August 24, 2012
The National Squash Academy Open was held last week and it would be my first tournament in nearly two months. I had put in a good, consistent summer of training and was very anxious to finally get on ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on August 08, 2012
This post will be a two-themed piece; I will briefly touch on the Olympics, and then get into a squash specific discussion. 
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on July 04, 2012
After an extended absence from the squash blogging world, I am finally settled back into a normal routine and plan on posting again with some degree of regularity. Since my last post a few months ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on April 13, 2012
Although spring time usually marks the end of squash season and beginning of activities not confined to four white walls, the schedule this year has worked out such that I will be playing my biggest ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on April 03, 2012
One of the more frustrating elements of training full time for me has been the slow rate of improvement. It would seem logical to think that doubling the amount of time you train (which is ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on March 27, 2012
Learning how to play in unfavourable/imperfect conditions has been one of the most important lessons in my short career. Playing different types of tournaments in different types of clubs in ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on March 21, 2012
People often wonder why there are so few upsets at the very highest levels of pro squash. It is considered a major upset when someone outside the top 10 beats one from the top five, and seeing ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on March 13, 2012
The wisdom that “Squash is a mental game” has been heard by anyone who has ever played an organized match in this sport. Motivation, psychology and tactics are all integral parts of the game. This is ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on February 29, 2012
Last night I had the opportunity to play an exhibition match at the Barrie Athletic Club, as a crowd warmer for the main event which was Karim Darwish vs Thierry Lincou. This was part of the ...
Mike McCue
By Mike McCue
on February 24, 2012
The swing is one of the most important and scrutinized aspects of every player’s overall game. Good technique allows a few important things to develop in your game: consistency in ball striking, ...