HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Completes Another Undefeated Season!

Overland Park, Kansas – June 21st, 2019 For the fifth time in her professional career, Paola Longoria (Mexico) has completed an undefeated season on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). Paola’s previous undefeated seasons were 2017-2018, 2015-2016, 2013-2014 & 2012-2013. Only four other ladies have finished an LPRT season undefeated and they each only did so once.  Longoria accomplished her most recent feat by winning the TeamRoot.com Classic Grand Slam located outside Kansas City over the weekend in both the singles and doubles divisions. The 2018-2019 season was Paola’s 16th on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour. Her overall match record

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Paola Longoria on track for Undefeated Season!

San Antonio, Texas & Syosset, New York – May 5th, 2019  With tournament victories in back-to-back weeks in Texas and New York, Paola Longoria is on track for an undefeated season on the 2018-2019 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). In the ‘Battle at the Alamo’ event in San Antonio during the last weekend in April, Paola – the No. 1 ranked racquetball player in the world – did not drop a single game en route to the title in the Women’s Professional Singles division. [caption id="attachment_8751" align="alignnone" width="225"] Paola Longoria wins the LPRT pro-stop in San Antonio, TX[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8754"

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Bouncing Back

Bouncing back after losing a match is not easy to do, but it is a MUST if you want to be successful and build your championship game. It’s inevitable that we ALL win and lose matches, but it is what we do when we lose a match that counts the most. Losing should be a learning experience, NOT beating yourself up experience. Just ask yourself, “Did I play well and lose? Or did I play poorly and lose?” The key is to learn from your mistakes and remember your successes. Let go of all the negative thoughts, and remember your great

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Coach Fran Davis Travels to the 2019 National Championships to Coach Charlie Pratt and other Students

Fran Davis continues to spread her “Championship Racquetball” philosophy with Paola Longoria, Rocky Carson and at her numerous Camps presented by HEAD/Penn Coach Fran Davis is at the National Championships in Denver, CO this week coaching Charlie Pratt and many of her amateur students. This is a US Team qualifying event for the Pan American Games in Lima Peru. This event is added onto Fran’s busy 2nd half of the 2018/2019 season traveling the world coaching and training Paola Longoria, #1 LPRT Pro, and Rocky Carson, #2 IRT Pro, but also coaching amateur racquetball players like yourselves at tournaments as

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Fran Davis & Jason Mannino Weekend Racquetball Camp in San Francisco, CA!

HEAD Championship Racquetball Camp Series 2019 Penn Attention Racquetball Enthusiasts! May 31 - June 2, 2019 there will be an Instructional WEEKEND Racquetball CAMP in the area with 2 of the most dynamic coaches/players in the game today. Fran and Jason team up to share with you 50+ years of their WINNING racquetball experiences and knowledge and cover EVERY aspect of the game from stroke mechanics, to shots of the games, to drills, to court position, to shot selection, to serves/return of serves, to game plans/strategies, to mental toughness, to training schedules and more… The camp course includes 14+ hours of a combination

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Playing the Percentages

“Playing the Percentages” is what I teach, preach and live by. It is how I coach Rocky Carson and Paola Longoria and how I coached Jason Mannino and Sudsy Monchik and ALL my other students. No matter what level of player you are, pro or amateur, “playing the percentages…in other words playing the odds” is a philosophy I have always supported and encouraged players to play by. It not only works in racquetball, but in many other sports…let’s take a quick look: 1-Basketball – If you had one second left in a game and you were down by one point

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Paola Longoria March/April Update 2019

Paola Longoria Representing Mexico at the Pan American Championships in Barranquilla, Colombia Paola Longoria, the No. 1 ranked pro player in the world, and Mexico’s National Team are here in Barranquilla to compete in the Pan Am Championships this coming week, April 13-20. This international tournament is a main qualifier for seeding for the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru this summer. Paola officially punched her ticket to a spot on the 2019 Mexican National Team March 3rd at the Mexican National Selection Event in Chihuahua, MX by winning the Women’s Doubles Title with her partner, Samantha Salas, and also

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HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Starts 2019 with a Sweet Victory

Greenville, South Carolina – January 27th, 2019 The Palmetto State is known for its beautiful beaches, rich history and Paola Longoria winning racquetball tournaments. Paola – the No. 1 ranked racquetball player in the world – won her third career Sweet Carolina Open to kick off the 2019 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) calendar year by beating Gabby Martinez in the quarter-finals in 3 games, Maria in semi-finals in 3 games and then Samantha in the finals in 3 games. In Women’s Professional Singles matches played in South Carolina all- time, Longoria is undefeated (12-0). The tournament victory in the

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Fran Davis is coming to Dallas, TX!

Fran Davis is coming to Dallas, TX to offer a USAR Instructor Certification Class (March 7-8), and for an Instructional Weekend #Racquetball Camp (March 8-10). There are two opportunities for anyone wishing to improve their game or their knowledge as a certified instructor. The TXRA will reimburse you 100% of the cost to become a USAR-IP certified Level 2 or Level 3 instructor, making this a FREE offer once you pass the class. The USAR-IP certification class is available March 7-8.NOTE: Before you sign up for this USAR-IP class, everyone must take the FREE Level 1 course on-line to be eligible to take the

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Championship Racquetball January 2019 –What Can a Fran Davis Camp Do for YOU?

HERE’S WHAT A FRAN DAVIS CAMP CAN DO FOR YOU! “I came to the camp at a point where my shoulder was starting to hurt so much when I played that I thought I might have to give up racquetball. Your instruction and the video feedback fixed my swing mechanics right away and I have literally never had a sore shoulder while playing since then. Also, the work on court position and shot selection was fantastic. Using that information, I went out the next day and beat an opponent that I had never beaten before (and kept on winning my

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