The Art of Doubles: Court Position

[caption id="attachment_1322" align="alignright" width="200"] “Championship Racquetball[/caption] The art of court positioning is just as important in doubles as it is in singles. The downfall of most doubles teams is that the partners act as if they are playing singles and are very haphazard about where to go after the serve, after the return of serve, and during the rally. When you play doubles you want to be like a piece on a chessboard, knowing how to position yourself on the board as every move can cost you.   (more…)

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The Art of Racquetball Doubles: Picking a Partner

[caption id="attachment_1322" align="alignright" width="200"] frandavisracquetball.com[/caption] Winning doubles requires more than banging the ball, standing anywhere, and playing like singles together on the court. It's primarily a game of strategy and positioning at the intermediate and advanced levels. Two people join skills and unify into a singular unit, moving and working  independently and together at the same time. Doubles is truly an art; it is like playing the game of chess at 100+ mph.  (more…)

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