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 […]
In this video, Cliff Swain demonstrates his classic 2-step drive serve technique. His 3 key points to a good racquetball drive serve are Get low, and stay low throughout the serve Drop the ball, don’t bounce it Step in the direction of your target
Kane has the best drive serve on the pro tour. He is also known for his elaborate pre-serve routine in the front court and service box which he performs before every drive serve. What is the purpose of this routine? Do athletes in other sports have pre-action routines? Well, the answer is overwhelmingly yes! I […]
Ben Croft describes how to hit a powerful 1-1/2 step drive serve. Notice how he drives his front leg straight down the court. He stays down throughout the hitting zone and hits the ball about 8-10″ off the floor. His target on the front wall changes according to his position in the service box.