BookMaster the shots and strategies to control center court and win points. Racquetball: Steps to Success features expert instruction, clear photographs, 3-D court diagrams, more than 80 drills, and a proven system for improving your game.
Stroke mechanics for the forehand and backhand and more than 35 shots, including serves, serve returns, and front-wall, side-wall, ceiling, and back-wall shots, are covered and illustrated.
Learn when finesse trumps power, why a risky kill shot may be a better choice than a high-percentage ceiling shot, and what shots will move you into—and your opponent out of—the critical center court position.
As part of the popular Steps to Success Sports Series, with more than 1.5 million copies sold, Racquetball: Steps to Success covers it all to give you the tools to rule the court!
Table of ContentsStep 1. Forehand
Step 2. Backhand
Step 3. Serve
Step 4. Return of Serve
Step 5. Front-Wall Shots
Step 6. Side-Wall Shots
Step 7. Ceiling Shots
Step 8. Back-Wall Shots
Step 9. Court Positioning
Step 10. Shot Selection
Step 11. Game Management
Step 12. Doubles, Cutthroat, and Outdoor Court Games
"This step-by-step guide to learning the game gives players, coaches, and instructors the fundamentals necessary not only to learn the game but to excel at higher levels."
Indoor Racquet Sports
"Dennis Fisher understands the strengths and weaknesses of the game and has created a strategy to maximize a player's potential. Racquetball: Steps to Success will develop anyone's game, at any level, at any age."
Derek "Big D" Robinson
U.S. National Champion
AncillariesAll ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/RacquetballStepsToSuccess.
Includes lecture topics, physical activities, student assignments in both a 20-session and 32-session framework, introductory notes, key points of technique, common errors and solutions, teaching modifications, and skill application, and additional resources such as Web sites, books, DVDs, and videos. Also included are test questions in multiple-choice, true or false, fill-in-the-blank and short answer format, and student evaluation guidelines.