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.
Do you have a case of the skips? Are you hitting more than 5 skip shots per game? If so, then you will also be losing many more matches than you should. And, having a case of the skips can become deeply problematic. By definition, a skip ball shot is the worst played shot in […]
Hitting a racquetball kill shot may give you a nice buzz, but if you want to win, then control center court position. And to control center court, you need to use down-the-line and wide-angle passing shots. In a recent Jennifer Johnson article Are You Playing Racquetball or Just Hitting Shots? she looks at the difference […]
This tip from RacquetWorld Pats Tip of the Month discusses the importance of keeping your shots from rebounding off the back wall. The No Back Wall tactic is especially important when serving: I often tell players simply “no back wall”. In short, this means that no ball you hit, drive serve, passing shot, ceiling ball, […]