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All posts by Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma

Polish Squash joins in national scheme to end lockdown

Polish Squash joins in national scheme to end lockdown

  Federation works with Sports Ministry to plan reopening programme By ROSANNA RADLINSKA-TYMA – Squash Mad Correspondent Squash clubs in Poland will have to wait until phase four of the government’s plans to end the coronavirus lockdown. Poland reacted quite quickly in terms of introducing special measures to tackle Covid-19 and flatten the curve. The [...]

May 4, 2020 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Growing the game, News 0

Stringing: Malgorzata Cerlich adds another string to her bow

Stringing: Malgorzata Cerlich adds another string to her bow

Polish stringer turns her stencils into works of art By ROSANNA RADLINSKA-TYMA – Squash Mad Correspondent There are not many female stringers in squash, and we are delighted to discover a relative newcomer to the ranks in the shape of Małgorzata Cerlich from Poland. Squash Mad’s Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma ramps up the tension, fires some questions [...]

August 21, 2019 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma News 0

The Art of Stringing: Jon Sharpe shares his secrets with Squash Mad

The Art of Stringing: Jon Sharpe shares his secrets with Squash Mad

Part 1: Meet Jon Sharpe, coach, captain, dad and top stringer  By ROSANNA RADLINSKA-TYMA – Squash Mad Correspondent Following the excellent article by Joe Magor in 2013 about Greg Gaultier’s rackets, and how softly they were strung, I came up with the idea to write something about stringing in general as it is very important [...]

August 11, 2019 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Interviews, News 0

Squash Girls Can – a story from a different land

Squash Girls Can – a story from a different land

Growing the numbers in Poland…with a little help from two Egyptian superstars  By ROSANNA RADLINSKA-TYMA – Squash Mad Europe Correspondent   The first time I heard of the initiative which supports women’s squash was probably during the British Open 2016 when I talked to Adriana Olaya from PSA World Tour. Then I gradually saw it [...]

May 14, 2018 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Growing the game, News 0

Interview with Gary Crossland, inventor of the Squash Tech Buddy

Interview with Gary Crossland, inventor of the Squash Tech Buddy

‘We changed the name from Squash Swinger…’  By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   While browsing Facebook I came across a fan page of Jorvik Squash Academy some time ago, and the video clips were not the usual video clips showing players repeating or demonstrating a certain technique (although I must admit that [...]

February 23, 2018 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Fun Stuff, Growing the game, Interviews, News 1

The magic of the glass court powers squash in Poland

The magic of the glass court powers squash in Poland

Kids get a buzz for the game when they step inside the glass box By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   Have you ever thought how big a role the glass court plays when it comes to popularising squash? I didn’t want to write anything about the glass court itself until I’ve seen [...]

January 26, 2018 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Growing the game, News 2

Russia proves that squash in Europe is growing fast

Russia proves that squash in Europe is growing fast

Look East to see the biggest growth in squash By ROSANNA RADLINSKA-TYMA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   The reason for checking the ESF junior events calendar since 2006 was simple – I was a mother of a teenage junior player and a junior player in the making. Right now, a teenage junior is an adult and [...]

June 6, 2017 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Growing the game, Interviews, News 2