John Ellis demonstrates how and when to hit the basic racquetball shots: down-the-line pass, cross court pass, wide-angle pass, pinch, splat, and reverse pinch. Hit passing shots when your opponent is in front of you. Try for pinch and splat shots when your opponent is behind you in the back court.
The 10 basic racquetball shots can be further categorized into two groups: Back Court Shots – shots that force your opponent into the back of the court Pass Shot Cross Court Pass Shot Ceiling Shot Off the Back Wall Z-ball Shot Around the Walls Into the Back Wall Front Court Shots – shots that should […]
Your shot selection depends on two basic criteria, the location of your opponent, and, the position of the ball. This means that you must always be aware of the court location of your opponent at all times. If the ball is above waist height, then your options are limited to hitting a defensive ceiling ball. […]
This tip from RacquetWorld Pats Tip of the Month discusses the importance of keeping your shots from rebounding off the back wall. The No Back Wall tactic is especially important when serving: I often tell players simply “no back wall”. In short, this means that no ball you hit, drive serve, passing shot, ceiling ball, […]