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.
Ben Croft provides a short lesson on how to take a shot off the back wall. He suggests using your racquet or hand to find the back wall, and then to move forwards, building up momentum before hitting the ball.
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 […]