Fran Davis One Day Clinic Las Vegas, NV – May 16, 2021

Attention Racquetball Enthusiasts! Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 9:00am to 12:00 pm PST there will be a one day clinic held at the Las Vegas Athletic Club - Central in Las Vegas, NV taught by Coach Fran Davis. Session Includes: Lecture on topics such as Court Position, Shot Selection, Serve &/or Serve Return for Singles and some Doubles Playing/Critiquing on the Court as well Giveaways & Wrap Up You do NOT want to miss this GREAT Opportunity to work with Coach Fran Davis, the #1 coach/instructor in the world. She presently coaches Rocky Carson, #3 IRT Pro Player/1x US Open Champion/5x

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Video Tip: When To Use the Pass Shot

Good morning everyone. Have you watched my “Video Tip” series featured on the LPRT Facebook, my YouTube Channel, and FranDavisRacquetball? This goes over “Off Balance Reaching Go to the Ceiling" featuring world no. 1 Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas Solis. In this video tip I discuss and show an example of when you are off balance and can reach to the ceiling to reset the rally. This is another mental and physical technique that I emphasize with all my players. Knowing when to hit a shot that gives you the best opportunity to win a rally. If you like what

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Fran Davis One Evening Clinic Port Richey, FL – March 10, 2021

Attention Racquetball Enthusiasts! Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm EST there will be a One Evening Clinic held at the Richey Racquet in Port Richey, FL taught by Coach Fran Davis. Session Includes: Lecture on topics such as Court Position, Shot Selection, Serve &/or Serve Return for Singles and some Doubles Playing/Critiquing on the Court as well Giveaways & Wrap Up You do NOT want to miss this GREAT Opportunity to work with Coach Fran Davis, the #1 coach/instructor in the world. She presently coaches Rocky Carson, #3 IRT Pro Player/1x US Open Champion/5x World Champion, and

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Fear of Failure

Coach Fran Davis and Rocky Carson

“Championship Racquetball” Sports Racquetball Triangle - Tips from the Coach! By Fran Davis  Fear of Failure           I decided to write about “Fear of Failure” as it is something that all my athletes have had to face on their way to becoming a CHAMPION and they may experience it after getting back to tournaments after this 5+ month layoff due to the pandemic. Both Rocky Carson and Paola Longoria had to face it at the 2019 Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru…on the way to bringing home medals to their respective countries. So many people that compete

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The Power of Visualization – Part II

Paola Longoria Image

THE POWER OF VISUALIZATION…from my book, “Championship Racquetball” Article also featured on the IRT website • IRT Articles Part II (How do you visualize?) In the last article I covered Part I of “The Power of Visualization” and defined what visualization was and how it worked. Today I am going to discuss Part II of “The Power of Visualization” and teach you how to visualize using 3 techniques. Method #1 – From the Outside In The first way to practice visualization is to pretend that you are watching yourself on TV.  See yourself on the TV screen of your mind (blue sky) as if you

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The Power of Visualization – Part I

Rocky Focus

THE POWER OF VISUALIZATION…from my book, “Championship Racquetball” Article also featured on the IRT website • IRT Articles Part I (What is visualization and how does it work?) In these trying times of the COVID 19 pandemic we are all struggling to be safe, stay healthy and stay afloat yet stay in our routines as best we can. Of course we are all up against many different challenges, but for sure we do have this in common…”WE LOVE RACQUETBALL”. So how do we stay engaged in our routines and keep up as much as possible so when we are able

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Continuing The “Making of a Champion”-Racquetball Magazine Spring Issue

2020 Spring Racquetball Magazine

Have you read the 2020 Spring USA Racquetball Magazine? (click the link to view) Let’s continue my proven philosophy of “Making You a Champion” using the core principles of “Building Your Racquetball Dream House” as you build your championship racquetball game one assessment at a time. In this issue I am going to discuss “Coming Back in a Match.” Paola Longoria was playing Maria Jose Vargas in the finals of the LPRT Christmas Classic on December 15, 2019, and they were in the tiebreak- er. Maria went out to a 6-0 lead on Paola, and Paola decided to call a

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Make Your Opponent Uncomfortable

Your objective when you are playing is to make your opponent uncomfortable, end of story. The more uncomfortable you make them feel, the more mistakes they will make. The more mistakes they will make; the more opportunities you will get. The more opportunities you will get, the more you can take advantage of those situations by going offensive to end the rally and/or score a point, or force your opponent to go defense.                                                       

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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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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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COVID-19 is Impacting the World

In light of the current events ALL scheduling of camps/clinics are currently on hold. If you have any questions please Click the button below to contact me. MOST importantly stay safe and Healthy