In this episode, Mick rambles about the following:
0:55 Recap on the Italian Open Masters tournament
1:14 Two key points from a former Pro
3:00 The effect of lack of match practice
3:39 The thrilling experience of tournament play
4:59 The difference between fitness & no fitness
5:34 How even losing a long rally can still win you the match
7:34 Valuable chat with the Italian technical director, Tim Simpson
8:31 The power of following a training program
9:03 Separate squash fitness bootcamp and stretching programs to follow
11:05 The 6-month side-split & front-split goal
12:45 The hamstring challenge & solution
13:56 The power of excited confidence
15:01 Set the goal, focus on process, lower expectations
15:44 Taking action obliterates mind games
16:53 Back to the regular Friday Night Podcast
17:56 “No time!” is no excuse!
18:09 Exciting new members area with added programs
IMPORTANT UPDATE: My mindset in this podcast is a cautionary tale.
Putting a time-limit on your stretching aims is counter-productive.
Here is the stretching approach I am now following correctly.