Your shot selection depends on two basic criteria, the location of your opponent, and, the position of the ball. This means that you must always be aware of the court location of your opponent at all times. If the ball is above waist height, then your options are limited to hitting a defensive ceiling ball. […]
The serve is the most important aspect of racquetball. You have complete control of the speed, angle, height and direction of your serve. Your goal is to either ace the serve or force a weak return of serve.
The backhand’s engine is in your upper body, especially in your hips and shoulders. Watch this video a few times and watch how Anthony unwinds his hips and shoulders throughout the swing. The hitting arm just goes along for the ride.
This is another really nice video by Jo Shattuck demonstrating the proper racquetball forehand and backhand strokes, followed by a demonstration of the two-step drive serve technique. First, notice that she shows how the swing is driven by hip rotation. Second, she is facing the front wall at the finish of her strokes. These are […]