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Jeffrey Archer and his contribution to the world of Squash

Jeffrey Archer and his contribution to the world of Squash

One of my favorite squash coaches in the world tended to quote the title of Jeffrey Archer’s first novel - “Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less”. The novel itself was inspired by Archer’s own brush with bankruptcy and deals with a business con gone wrong. This is not...

S2ozzie NEWSFLASH!

S2ozzie NEWSFLASH!

MLK Squads, Lyall's Tournament Reportage and more... RIGHT HERE!

Weekend #2 of the New Decade – Coach Lyall’s Reportage

Weekend #2 of the New Decade – Coach Lyall’s Reportage

After a whirlwind start to 2020, the second weekend of the new decade arrived and we were desperate to keep the momentum flowing. The week started with all the kids returning back to school and concluded with S2ozzies spread across 4 events nationwide; home P2P, our...

S2 Squash and Between Games MAGIC – PART DEUX

S2 Squash and Between Games MAGIC – PART DEUX

In response to the tremendous amount of interest generated in our previous post on “between games magic” - I’ve compiled a few more broad tips for the S2 family. Now, firstly, what needs to be acknowledged is that I’ve entirely fabricated the “tremendous amount of...

GCC Gold Report

GCC Gold Report

What a whirlwind week! After beginning our 2nd week of Winter Camp which saw record breaking S2 attendance (60+!), a new decade arrived on Wednesday and then the first weekend of the 20’s brought the GCC Gold to town and brought Tom Brady closer to retirement (sorry...

Counter Drop – the Ugly Duckling of the Squash World…

Counter Drop – the Ugly Duckling of the Squash World…

The ugly duckling of the squash world is arguably our counter drop. We’ll applaud the rolling cross court volley nick or get enthusiastic about a perfect length drive, but play a counter drop winner and only Mom claps. Firstly, for those who haven’t been playing along...

S2 NEWSFLASH

S2 NEWSFLASH

Coach Dave arrives, New Years plans and Lyall’s last report of said DECADE - RIGHT HERE!

Coach Lyall’s last report of the DECADE!

Coach Lyall’s last report of the DECADE!

We may very well have just saved the very best until last! The last weekend of the decade arrived, and by the time it concluded 72 hours later, our S2ozzies has endured an absolutely whirlwind weekend of competition and were celebrating winners (more than 1!) in 3...

New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

A New Year’s Resolution is a tradition whereby a person resolves to improve their life, either by addition or subtraction of different behaviors. Studies have suggested that a resolution made in the New Year period are significantly more likely to be kept than those...

S2 Squash and Between Games MAGIC

S2 Squash and Between Games MAGIC

“How do you speak to players between games?”  This could be one of the most frequently asked questions to S2 Coaches, it’s not, but let’s pretend.  🙂 Why is this question important?  Glad you asked.  Two basic reasons.  Firstly there may be circumstances where...

P2P #4 – Holidays are Comin’!

P2P #4 – Holidays are Comin’!

The final P2P of the decade and the 4th this season was hosted on Saturday 21st December. S2 was the 2nd busiest place in King of Prussia, only behind the Mall, where I’m sure the chaos was on a whole ‘nother level! 7 Divisional titles were up for grabs and could we...