more musings by Marshall

Women in Mixed

November 18th, 2005 by Marshall

At the close of her first season playing Mixed, one player with a lot of elite women’s experience made an observation to me that came down to four things about Mixed:
The pace is higher.
It’s generally easier to cover the women.
I can’t have as much of an impact.
I had a lot of fun playing Mixed.

There’s a lot of truth in there, and it speaks volumes about women in the Mixed game as it stands today.
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The “cheap” foul

November 9th, 2005 by Marshall

Other folks blogs are talking about cheap/intentional fouls. Here’s my story from this year’s Nationals, and why I still don’t think we can enforce additional penalties for this kind of offense.
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Nationals ’05 – Inconsistency Reigns

November 8th, 2005 by Marshall

So, as it turns out, if you’re inconsistent and make some bad decisions, you get beat. Yes, Jim, even in Mixed. So here’s how 6TM did, really. I’ve got to get this out of the way before I try to make general observations about Nationals. That’ll be next.
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