Tendonitis and inflammation in a wrist, elbow, or shoulder is a signal from your body telling you that something is wrong. Typically, inflammation occurs from stress and overuse. If your tendonitis is the result of playing too much racquetball, then the cure is to rest for a week or two. The standard treatment for tendonitis […]
The backhand’s engine is in your upper body, especially in your hips and shoulders. Watch this video a few times and watch how Anthony unwinds his hips and shoulders throughout the swing. The hitting arm just goes along for the ride.
In his March 2011 monthly newsletter, Racquetball Tim discussed how to hit a harder forehand by using a compact and focused swing. According to Racquetball Tim, here’s the order in which things happen for a normal drop and hit forehand: 1. Drop the ball AWAY from your body so that you have full arm extension […]
This is another really nice video by Jo Shattuck demonstrating the proper racquetball forehand and backhand strokes, followed by a demonstration of the two-step drive serve technique. First, notice that she shows how the swing is driven by hip rotation. Second, she is facing the front wall at the finish of her strokes. These are […]