Taylor Knoth #23 IRT Professional Player

Taylor Knoth the Jr. World and National Champion 2010, National Intercollegiate Champion 2011 and made it to the quarter finals of the IRT Pro National Championships – a dream came true! Beyond his wildest imagination, Taylor never expected to make it to the quarter finals of the IRT Pro National Championships; he knocked off the #9 and #10 seeds along the way before playing the #1 pro player in the world, Kane Waselenchuk. What an honor, privilege and experience that was for Taylor who just turned 20 yrs. old and finished the season ranked #23-his highest ranking ever! Besides all

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Getting Ready for Nationals with Fran Davis

Well it is that time of year to get ready for "The Nationals" in Fullerton, CA. How does one prepare for such a prestigious event? I would think you are in decent tournament shape as you had to play in "The Regional's" to qualify for this tournament. Let's see what Rocky Carson and Taylor Knoth will do to aggressively prepare for this tournament so they can achieve their goals of winning in their respective divisions, Rocky in the Pro division and Taylor in the US Team Qualifying division. (more…)

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In an interview with Jason Mannino, the Legend

Jason shares his thoughts and insights on being coached by Fran Davis. 1)  Jason, why did you choose Fran Davis when you were looking for a coach? After I started teaching with Fran during the 2000 season I learned how much she knew about the game. At that time, I felt she was the only person that I could trust to analyze my game. We set up a video analysis session which I thought would last an hour or two, 10 hours later, after strict scrutiny, I realized I had a lot to work on and that she could help.

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Rocky Carson #2 IRT Professional Player

"A GREAT Start to the 2nd Half of the Season" Rocky has played three Tier 1 IRT events in January So. CA, NY and IN and not only made the finals of all three, but in the IN event he took Kane to a tie-breaker before losing 6-11 in the 5th game. Only a select few have even taken a game off Kane in TWO years, but in the IN event Rocky pushed him and had Kane on the ropes. On February 13th at the National Doubles Championship at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, Rocky and his partner, Jack

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Taylor Knoth

"Gearing up for the National Intercollegiate Championships April 2011 in Tempe, AZ" Taylor has not played many events after winning the Junior World Championships in November 2010 due to a heavy load in college, but the tournament he played in Corvalis, OR at the beginning of January he won beating Jeff Stark in the finals. Taylor just played in the Tier 3 IRT Satellite Pro-Stop, the Seattle Open, February 18-20, where last year he took Shane Vanderson to 5 games before losing in the tie-breaker. This year he took out the #15 IRT Pro Player, Charlie Pratt, in the quarter-finals

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Rocky Carson and Fran Davis Join Forces

In August of this year, 2010, Rocky and I started to work together and immediately he is seeing results in his game and ranking. This summer he was ranked # 3 on the IRT ranking and now he is # 2. He lost to Alvaro Beltran at the US Open in the 16's and just s few weeks later he found himself facing Alvaro in the finals at the IRT Pro Stop in Mexico which was definitely to Alvaro's advantage as that was his hometown. But Rocky was MUCH MORE prepared in November in MX as we studied the video

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Taylor Knoth: 2010 World Junior Champion

Taylor finally took home the covenanted title of World Junior Champion, Boy's 18 & U, on November 20th, 2010 at the IRF World Junior Championships in Los Angeles, CA, a title that has alluded him for 3 years. The event had over 300 of the best junior racquetball players from across the world gathered to compete for individual and team medals. The event kicked-off with an opening ceremony that represented 17 countries. Taylor led the way as the Junior Team USA successfully defended their Boy's and Girl's World Cup and the Overall World Cup team competition successfully. Team USA has

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