“A golden bit does not make the horse any better.”
Horsemen realize that what makes a good horse is not the equipment, but the training. A new piece of equipment is not going to solve a horse riding problem. Good horses and good riders aren’t inextricably linked to expensive gear.
Take home for Squashies:
Don’t be the player with the 2.5 rating and all the new gear. The odds are that a new racket wont redesign your whole game, or that cool shoes will make you run faster. The answer is always work, the answer ain’t “new gear”.