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Raising Big Smiling Squash Kids: The Complete Roadmap for Junior Squashby Richard Millman
Synopses & Reviews
Squash offers your kid unparalleled benefit - opportunities to travel the world, top colleges, a sport that can be enjoyed no matter what the weather, and a game where you dont always need a partner for practice. Plus: friendship, character building, and a lifetime of health and optimum fitness. Whether you know squash or not; whether your kid is 2 or 18 and just starting out, or has a few years of squash experience, this book offers a complete roadmap to all the game has to offer. Youll find practical advice ranging from the best age to get your kid started in squash, to pursuing a career in professional squash, to finding ways squash players can give back to their communities. Gain insight into squash organizations. Have fun along the way at the best squash camps and vacations. A book for every squash family!
About the Author
Richard Millman is the Head Pro at Westchester Squash Club and former Director of National Performance for the United States Squash Racquets Association. He coached the US national squash team and the university team at Cornell. As a player, Richard was the Norfolk Champion a record eight times, and a top player on the ISPA world professional tour. Richard remains an active, enthusiastic player and has won the US National Men's 30s, 35s and 40s Championships. Interviews with Richard have been regularly featured in the media including The Journal News and Racquet Sports Industry magazine.Georgetta Morque is a prolific sportswriter, and a former squash league player. She is the daughter of the late Joe Lordi, a 1930s squash champion. Georgetta has fond childhood memories of squash, presenting trophies to the winners of the tournament named in her Dad's honor.
Table of Contents
Introduction — Common acronyms — Getting kids interested — First class — In the groove — Fun to fiery — Match time — Camps and resorts — Gearing up — Physical conditioning — Mind games — Pushing : how much is too much — Money wise — Careers in squash — Building a squash community — Inside squash organizations — Movers and shakers.
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