Danny Massaro: In praise of pushy parents

Danny Massaro: In praise of pushy parents

Parents, teachers and coaches show they care when pushing pupils to succeed   By DANNY MASSARO – Squash Coach The phrase “pushy parent” is mostly used in derogatory terms. It insinuates a controlling parent being overbearing on the poor victim child, who would do much...
Are you up on EJS policies?

Are you up on EJS policies?

Just a quick note to direct you to the page which has all of the Essex Junior Squash and England Squash & Racketball policy documents. There’s also a brief agenda for the AGM being held on Sunday 19th July at Lexden Squash Club. [cta title=”Policy...
The One Question Every Parent Should Quit Asking

The One Question Every Parent Should Quit Asking

Some thought-provoking words that have no direct connection with squash, but we thought you might like to read them anyway. Danny Masaro, husband of world champ Laura Massaro flagged up the article on his Twitter feed @WinningParent . We enjoyed the words, maybe you...
COMMENT: Good character leads to success

COMMENT: Good character leads to success

Last week we posted a story highlighting concerns over the on-court behaviour of some of our young squash players. Essex coaches were asked to remind players about the game’s Code of Conduct after a number of incidents of racket abuse, unsavory language and...