The jam serve (AKA wrap-around serve) is a unique serve used in both singles and doubles. The goal of this serve is to have the first bounce of the ball hit the floor in the center of the court, but as close to the back wall as possible. In singles, use it against opponents who […]
According to Ben Croft, the most important shot in racquetball is the serve. He also talks about changing his pattern of serving straight-in drive and lob serves by mixing in Z-drive and high Z-lob serves.
John Ellis gives a demonstration on how to hit a backhand lob Z serve as perfected by Rocky Carson.
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.