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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Video Tip: Backhand Mechanics with Paola Longoria

Have you watched my “Tip of the Week” video series featured on the LPRT Facebook, my YouTube Channel, and FranDavisRacquetball? This goes over “Backhand Mechanics with Paola Longoria”. I break down the importance of how to execute a good backhand with proper footwork and good early racquet prep, and as an added bonus some Spanish subtitles (con subtítulos en español!)! If you like what you just watched check out more detailed information on shot selection in my book and DVD. The Championship Racquetball book is only $19.95 + shipping or the DVD for is only $24.95 + shipping. Order both

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Video Tip: Good Deceptive Drive Serves

Have you watched my “Tip of the Week” video series featured on IRT-Tour.com, my YouTube Channel, and FranDavisRacquetball? This goes over “Good Deceptive Drive Serves”. I break down importance of how to execute good deceptive drive serves and how to keep your opponent guessing and off balance. If you like what you just watched check out more detailed information on shot selection in my book and DVD. The Championship Racquetball book is only $19.95 + shipping or the DVD for is only $24.95 + shipping. Order both for only $40.00 + shipping. Buy NOW at https://www.frandavisracquetball.com/store/ * 10% of proceeds from the

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Preseason Training Schedule: COVID-19

Preseason training schedule

First off, I hope everyone has been staying healthy through this unprecedented time. No one ever saw this coming, and we all have had to learn how to deal with it as the world went on a complete “lockdown.” It’s been since the middle of March that all cities/states in the USA were following “stay at home orders” from their respective governors. As the country/world is slowly starting to open up, I thought PRESEASON TRAINING SCHEDULE was the perfect topic to discuss and share with you, so you know how to come back safely without a possible injury. Postseason Recovery

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Video Tip of The Week

Video Tip of The Week

Have you watched my “Tip of the Week” video series featured on IRT-Tour.com, my YouTube Channel, and FranDavisRacquetball? This goes over the “Return Of A Good Drive Serve”. I break down importance of how to return a good drive serve and how to get your opponent out of the middle, deep in the court. If you like what you just watched check out more detailed information on shot selection in my book and DVD. The Championship Racquetball book is only $19.95 + shipping or the DVD for is only $24.95 + shipping. Order both for only $40.00 + shipping. Buy NOW

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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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Video Tip of the Week

Video Tip of The Week

Have you watched my “Tip of the Week” video series featured on IRT-Tour.com, my YouTube Channel, and FranDavisRacquetball? This goes over the “Setup Off the Back Wall” and features an analysis between IRT pro players Rocky Carson and Adam Manilla. In this video I break down how to hit more consistent shots off the back wall. I teach and train all my players that off the back wall shots are one of the most offensive shots in the game at any level. If you like what you just watched check out more detailed information on shot selection in my book and

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”Evaluate Your Game” by Coach Fran Davis

The 1st half of the 2019/2020 season is over and it’s a perfect time to “evaluate your own game” and create a mid-way check point for your game. It is important to keep the things in your game that are working for you and adjust/change those things that are not working for you. You want to take a good hard look and be honest with yourself. I have all my athletes from my Championship Team including Rocky Carson, Paola Longoria, my Jr. Championship Team including Graci Wargo and Briana Jacquet evaluate their games technically, physically, mentally, and emotionally and make a

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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