John Ellis demonstrates how and when to hit the basic racquetball shots: down-the-line pass, cross court pass, wide-angle pass, pinch, splat, and reverse pinch. Hit passing shots when your opponent is in front of you. Try for pinch and splat shots when your opponent is behind you in the back court.
Do you have a case of the skips? Are you hitting more than 5 skip shots per game? If so, then you will also be losing many more matches than you should. And, having a case of the skips can become deeply problematic. By definition, a skip ball shot is the worst played shot in […]
The jam serve (AKA wrap-around serve) is a unique serve used in both singles and doubles. The goal of this serve is to have the first bounce of the ball hit the floor in the center of the court, but as close to the back wall as possible. In singles, use it against opponents who […]
Ben Croft provides a short lesson on how to take a shot off the back wall. He suggests using your racquet or hand to find the back wall, and then to move forwards, building up momentum before hitting the ball.