Jun 292011
 

The purpose of your racquet swing is to send as much energy as possible into the ball. But if your swing is inefficient, you will lose power and consistency. So here are two important equations to remember: More Efficient Swing = Less Effort Less Effort = Better Consistency There are five measurable components of a […]

Jun 242011
 

Arnold Palmer was able to generate tremendous club head speed by rapidly turning his hips on his downswing. He took full advantage of the natural speed multiplier inherent in every golfer and hit drives up to 346 yards with the old equipment. Palmer rotated his hips a full 120 degrees prior to impact—a far cry […]

Mar 292011
 

In his March 2011 monthly newsletter, Racquetball Tim discussed how to hit a harder forehand by using a compact and focused swing. According to Racquetball Tim, here’s the order in which things happen for a normal drop and hit forehand: 1.  Drop the ball AWAY from your body so that you have full arm extension […]

Feb 232011
 
Hit with Acceleration

There are many ways to add more speed to your racquetball shots. And some methods are counterintuitive. Remember, ball speed is directly tied to racquet head speed at contact. However, you don’t want swing your racquet faster by using  just your arm strength. Here are four ways to increase your racquet speed: 1. Relax! Tension […]