The lob serve which requires the most precision is the high nick lob. When performed correctly, this serve cannot be cut off by the receiver and dies in the back of the court, making it one of the most difficult lob serves to return. The server stands just to the left of center in the […]
In this video, Rocky Carson demonstrates several alternative lob serves which can be more difficult for your opponent to return. Rocky shows how to hit the high lob nick, high lob z forehand, high lob z backhand, and half lob serves. Please remember that when serving, you are not allowed to back out of the […]
The goal of the lob serve is to prevent your opponent from having an easy offensive shot. The lob serve allows the server time to relocate to center court. A good lob serve will pin your opponent in a back corner and force them to hit a ceiling ball or make a weak return. In […]
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.