Racquetball Pro Tips

Pro Tip by

Wanda Collins
AmPRO Certified Professional Level III Instructor
USARIP Ceritifed Professional

Olivia Nicholes
USARIP Ceritifed Instructor

  • Racquetball Tip – Returning Serve October 12, 2017 One of the toughest assignments in the game of racquetball is to successfully return a well-placed serve in the backhand corner. It is improtant that the receiver be able to neutralize the server’s advantage and get on an equal footing ...
  • Complete Swing December 10, 2012 Using a complete swing when hitting the ball can provide a wealth of benefits: It will help you to keep your racquet level – which eliminates hits into the floor, or shots that fly too high. It increases the speed at which ...
  • Making Your Backhand Better October 8, 2012 I can’t count the number of players who are looking for tips to make their backhand better. Players who are self taught have some obstacles to overcome to improve their stroke, but the most important one is something they overlook: ...
  • Watch Those Feet! August 13, 2012 It is important to remember the rule regarding leaving the service box early after serving. If you (or your partner in doubles) steps over any part of the back line (the “short line”) of the service box before your serve ...
  • Be Ready from the Start June 11, 2012 When you’re waiting for your league or tournament match, or just that grudge match with your weekly playing buddy, be sure you have prepared to play your best from the first point. Too many people run into the locker room, ...
  • Using the Lob Serve April 9, 2012 A lot of racquetball players neglect a serve that can actually be a good weapon in their game. The lob serve – that high, arching soft serve that travels to the back corner of the court – isn’t just a ...
  • Warm Up for a Match January 9, 2012 Pre Court: Find a stationary bike, tread mill, rowing machine. Get on and do a slow gradual start for about 10 minutes. Stand in a forehand position and swing a forehand swing 50 times. Start with a shorter stroke, thinking of perfect ...
  • Handling the Blast Shot May 9, 2011 How many times have you experienced the awful feeling of trying to catch up to your opponent’s shot when it flies from front wall to back wall and zips by you toward to front wall again? This should be a ...
  • Sportsmanship March 7, 2011 Fairness, the practice of the sport, respect for your opponent and respect for your official. These are all key points that make up Sportsmanship. At the BAC it is essential to display good sportsmanship. Whether it is in the hallways ...
  • Comfort Zone January 4, 2011 PLAY OUTSIDE YOUR “COMFORT ZONE” This means fining new people to play. If you play the same people on a regular basis, you will get to know their game all too well (and they will know yours). It allows you ...
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