Aug 172011
 

The mechanics of throwing a baseball and a racquetball swing are very similar. Tim Lincecum can pitch at 97 mph because he has an efficient delivery and a very high hip rotation speed. Due to the hidden force multiplier in your hip rotation speed, any increase in hip speed multiplies your racquet swing speed by […]

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 […]

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 usingĀ  just your arm strength. Here are four ways to increase your racquet speed: 1. Relax! Tension […]

Jan 282011
 

Speed vs Control The equivalent to yin and yang in racquetball is speed and control. If you increase your hitting speed, you lose some control. If you want to gain more ball control, you need to give up some speed. But is that really true? In racquetball, ball speed really, really matters. I can think […]