This is a very helpful video by John Ellis on returning a difficult drive serve.
Use racquetball ceiling ball shots to move your opponent out of center court. The ceiling ball forces them into one of the back corners of the court and allows you time to take the vital center court position. Ceiling shots are also one of the best returns of service. And a good ceiling ball player […]
John Ellis explains the rules behind the service box lines and the 5 foot encroachment line. A good serve must pass the service line. The server cannot leave the service box until the serve passes the service line. The serve returner cannot strike the served ball until it crosses the dashed 5-foot encroachment line.
The racquetball serve is the most important part of the game. Use the drive serve to either immediately score a point or cause a weak return of service. Your goal is to win 5 or more points from your serve in each game. In most cases, whoever serves best during a match will win.