How To: Perform a cross-court shot in raquetball

This video demonstrates the cross court backhand shot in a Racquetball match. It demonstrates the proper form and timing in an actual racquetball match. It provides helpful tips: for example, the cross court backhand shot should be employed strategically. The best time to consider using the cross court backhand shot is when you see your opponent leaning on the down line: i.e. use the cross court backhand, if it appears that your opponent has already committed to a line of attack. If it appear...

How To: Do advanced racquetball drills

In this video Shane Vanderson shows us 30 second drills to play better racquetball. These drills are more for the advanced racquetball player. These drills help with foot skills and coordination. To start begin behind the dotted line and simply hit the ball alternating between forehand and backhand shots. While doing these concentrate on doing proper footwork. After you have successfully done consecutive shots for 30 seconds alternating between forehand and backhand you will want to do the dr...

How To: Perform a drive z to the right side

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform a drive-z serve to the right side in racquetball. Begin by standing in the center of the service area. Now aim for the spot on the front wall about 6 feet off the ground and 1-2 feet from the cross-court side wall. Drop the ball and hit the ball with power at the spot you chose on the front wall. Make sure the ball hits deep in the side wall, not the back wall. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing racquetball and would li...

How To: Cut of the lob z serve in raquetball

This video illustrates how to play Racquetball and how to teturning the Lob Z. Your main priority should be to cut off the Lob Z at or around the dotted line. If the serve is low in your hitting zone, take an aggressive shot like down the line or cross court pass. Make sure to square up to the side wall as shown in the video. If it is a good serve and the ball is high in your hitting zone, play it safe and go up to the ceiling. This will get your opponent out of center court and allow you to ...

How To: Play doubles in raquetball

You need four persons to play doubles. One person shall be on the forehand side while the other person shall be on the backhand side. Same thing for applies for the opposite team. You need to be in your side of the court. Either you should be on the right or the left side of your court. However you have the option to move or switch sides at any time. When you are doing the service then your partner must stand in the service box with his back towards the back wall. The opposite team must stand...

How To: Hit shots from the corner in raquetball

In this Sports video you will learn how to hit shots from the corner in racquetball. When your opponent hits a shot into one of the corners, the common mistake that a lot of players do is to run into the corner in order to dog out the ball. If you do this, the ball can jam you to ‘short arm’ the shot. Don’t crowd yourself into the corner eliminating your full extension. The video demonstrates how by staying a few feet from the corner, the player was able to extend his arm fully to take a full...

How To: Practice a kill shot in racquetball

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a kill shot in racquetball. Do not worry about hitting the floor first. Many players new to the game will worry about hitting the floor and hit the ball too high. Practice aiming an inch off the floor. It is generally easier to work your way up rather than down. Aim about a foot into the floor before the front wall. If you are aiming too high, keep this in mind. By watching this video, you will be able to make better kill shots and improve your...

How To: Hit a backhand in racquetball

In this how-to video, you will learn how to hit a backhand in racquetball. You will need a racquetball racket, a ball and a place to play. You want to be parallel to the sidewall. Turn your body to face the sidewall if you are about to hit the ball. You want a nice, wide stance, but not too wide or you will lose your balance. Use a backhand grip, which differs from a forehand grip. The v of your hand will be more on the face of the grip. Place the racket up, but not too close to the head. You...

How To: Play racquetball for beginners

Racquetball is not very complicated, but it does require a bit of practice and learning of the rules. This video tutorial will show you all of the basics you will need to know as a beginner player. Once you watch this tutorial you will be up and running and ready to start a game of your very own. So, have fun!!

How To: Perform the deadly wide angle pass in raquetball

This video demonstrates how to play the deadly wide angle pass in the racquetball. The video shows that one of the best kept secrets in racquetball is wide angle pass. It is similar to a cross court pass, but it hits the side wall on the fly around the dotted line. Then it "wraps" around behind your opponent and bounces twice before hitting the back wall. A scene of two players playing the racquetball and making the deadly wide angle pass is shown. The videos tells the wide angle pass is very...

How To: Perform a backhand stroke in racquetball

When you start playing racquetball, you will need to master a few moves. In this tutorial, learn how to perform a backhand splat stroke. This video will show you all of the proper techniques to get you started on the court. Once you get down the proper moves, you will be a force to be reckoned with at the gym.

How To: Be deceptive with your serves in raquetball

This video shows the viewer how be deceptive with their racket ball serve. Most players change the direction they will serve to by changing the alignment of their body or their contact point on the ball -some people even adjust the shape of their swing. This gives away the direction of the serve. This video suggests simply changing the point at which the ball is dropped. This allows the player to serve to both sides of the court with no obvious differences. This makes it harder for the oppone...

How To: Hit the forehand in racquetball

A demonstration of the proper way to perform a forehand stroke in racquetball. This video details proper foot position and other elements of good form with an emphasis on solid hand-eye coordination and good follow-through. A good forehand stroke begins with proper elevation of the racket on the back swing. Your feet should remain parallel to the wall. At the beginning of the downward swing, you should shift your weight slightly to your leading foot while bending slightly at the knee. As you ...

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