SERVE MORE EFFECTIVELY USING CHANGEUPS In baseball, a changeup is an “off-speed pitch thrown to look like a fastball but arriving much more slowly to the plate. Its reduced speed coupled with its deceptive delivery is meant to confuse the batters timing.” Using changeup serves during a racquetball match are crucial to keeping your opponent […]
In this video, Ben Croft and Tom Fuhrmann explain the benefits of serving a drive jam serve. The short jam serve is hit to a target very low on the side wall and then comes in at a tough angle straight towards the receiver.
If you wish to catch an opponent off guard and elicit a weak return, then occasionally hit your drive serve to your opponent’s forehand. An ideal serving strategy includes this “change-up” drive serve because your opponent is expecting serves to their backhand and they “mentally lean” to this side. Proper Technique for a Deceptive Serve […]