I started the blog with a commitment to play as many individual opponents as I could arrange during the month of September, both to improve my ability to read opponents and where they are hitting the ball and to improve my endurance. At the end of the month, I played in the ACA Fall Classic … Continue reading September was USA Racquetball month
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In the very early 1990s, I was a psychology major. During that time, I read quite a number of popular psychology books that tried to take research and apply it to real people in real situations. One of the best of these was Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. His concept of … Continue reading Synchronicity
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Came home from work to a mini-Christmas in September. Time to move the racquetball equipment from the old Gearbox bag to the new one. Not sure which to choose, the Ally or the Club. All of this (and 2 more MAX2 170G Teardrop Neon Blue racquets) showed up inside this rolling travel bag. Loving it! … Continue reading Christmas in September
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If you follow Winterton Racquetball on Facebook, you’ll notice that Jim Winterton mentions the titles of books with some frequency. He isn’t always the best at providing the author’s details, so finding out the real book he’s discussing can take some extra effort. The most recent mention (September 14) is So Good They Can’t Ignore … Continue reading What’s Jim Winterton Reading?
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I am very fortunate to live between the two physically closest LA Fitness locations in the world (per local rumor). (Akers Mill and Marietta South) In preparation for the 2014 ACA Fall Classic Shootout at the end of September, I am stepping up my local competition. I play at the Marietta South location Monday thru … Continue reading Two-a-Day racquetball conditioning
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I’m trying to figure out how far is too far to drive for a racquetball tournament. I’ll drive ~2.5 hours each way this weekend for a tournament in Greenville, South Carolina. I think that ~5 hours each way to play in Mobile, Alabama is probably too much though. Four hours each way to Charlotte, North … Continue reading How far is too far to drive for a racquetball tournament?
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