The goal of the lob serve is to prevent your opponent from having an easy offensive shot. The lob serve allows the server time to relocate to center court. A good lob serve will pin your opponent in a back corner and force them to hit a ceiling ball or make a weak return. In […]
According to Ben Croft, the most important shot in racquetball is the serve. He also talks about changing his pattern of serving straight-in drive and lob serves by mixing in Z-drive and high Z-lob serves.
John Ellis gives a demonstration on how to hit a backhand lob Z serve as perfected by Rocky Carson.
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.