Whenever you have a shot which you can hit at knee level or below, AND, you opponent is behind you, then you should hit a pinch shot. In this video, Ben Croft shows how he drills his pinch shots.
The racquetball pinch shot is the most efficient way to end a rally. If you have a shot in the middle or front of the court and your opponent is behind you, then hit the ball below knee level into one of the front corners. A well hit pinch shot hits the side wall first, […]
The wide-angle passing shot is more effective than a standard cross-court passing shot. The wide-angle pass hits the front wall slightly higher and closer to the side wall. Then ball then travels deep to the side wall, hitting the side wall 1-2 feet above the floor and 4-5 feet behind the dotted 5-ft receiving line. […]
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.