There are two main points in this video by Jo Shattuck: You need a variety of racquetball serves. Change your serve height, speed, or angle so it does not become predictable. After hitting your serve, relocate out of the service box into center court position. Maintaining control of center court position will enable you to […]
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte French general & politician (1769 – 1821) I cannot repeat myself enough about how important the serve is in racquetball. You get to decide the speed, angle, and direction of the serve to your opponent who is pretty much unprepared, flat-footed, and positioned […]
Serving is the most important part of scoring points in racquetball. So this is the area where you should practice the most. Your goal is to hit serves which are the most difficult for your opponent to return. So do not always hit your favorite serves all the time if they are not winning you […]
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.