Rocky suggests the proper method for hitting a powerful racquetball forehand swing: Get the racquet UP. Step into the shot. Rotate hips and lower body first. Swing with leading elbow. Contact ball at leading heel.
Tendonitis and inflammation in a wrist, elbow, or shoulder is a signal from your body telling you that something is wrong. Typically, inflammation occurs from stress and overuse. If your tendonitis is the result of playing too much racquetball, then the cure is to rest for a week or two. The standard treatment for tendonitis […]
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 […]