2021 November Championship Newsletter

FROM INDOOR RACQUETBALL TO OUTDOOR RACQUETBALL, ALL IN A SPAN OF TWO WEEKS! What a world-wind tour it has been for Coach Fran Davis as her players, Paola Longoria, Rocky Carson and Team Zurek (Erick Trujillo, JP Rodriquez, Francisco Fajardo, Ponsi, Eduardo Garay, Mica Meneses, Sebastian Franco and Eduardo Castaneda) all played in either the US OPEN and in the 3WallBall event, two of the biggest stages in racquetball and the results were astounding! Also her partner, Jason Mannino, was inducted into the 2020 Hall of Fame as one of the best players to ever play the game. PAOLA LONGORIA

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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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Vote for Paola Longoria for World Games Greatest Athlete

Congratulations to Paola Longoria who is a candidate for The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time. Please vote for Paola online and let’s show the world why racquetball is the greatest sport in the world. As Paola's coach for going on 12 years, I can wholeheartedly say she DESERVES and EARNED this honor. Voting DAILY is allowed and ends on February 1, 2021. Only the 10 highest ranked candidates move forward after January 20, 2021 so let’s make sure Paola is in that group. Voting link: https://www.theworldgames.org/awards/The-World-Games-Greatest-Athlete-of-All-Time-81 Please go vote now and remember to vote daily. Thank you, Coach

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Paola Longoria Closes Out the 1st Half of the 2020/2021 Season WINNING

HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Wins her 106th Tournament in Kansas Overland Park, Kansas – December 15, 2020 Paola Longoria, the world’s top ranked player, won the Women’s Professional Singles title at the TeamRoot.com Super max Slam event in Kansas. Due to the global pandemic, the tournament was the first contested on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) since the Boston Open in March. The singles event was the 137th tournament Longoria (Monterrey, Mexico) has played in during her professional career. Of those tournaments, Paola has won 106 of them – a staggering tournament winning percentage of more than 77 percent!

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Delivering in Vegas…Congrats!

Vegas-Paola Longoria

“Championship Racquetball” Sports Racquetball Triangle…. Tips from the Coach!                                                                     By Fran Davis and Pro Rocky Carson HEAD/Penn [ngg src="galleries" ids="5" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"]Delivering in Vegas…CONGRATS! Well, my Championship Team was “Ready for Vegas” and then “Delivered in Vegas”. More than 300 of the world’s best racquetball players took to the air on the Las Vegas Strip for the 2020 3Wallball World Championships. My Players fared well from the Professionals I coach to the Amateurs I coach and who attended the Rocky Carson Outdoor Racquetball Clinic in September 2020 in Seattle, WA: https://www.frandavisracquetball.com/2020/10/getting-ready-for-vegas/ Paola Longoria – the No. 1 ranked female racquetball

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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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Paola Longoria Training Camp February Update 2018

Paola Longoria with Coach Fran Davis and her Team, Magaly Zeron (sports psychologist), Efrain Lara (conditioning trainer), Armando Baustista (masseuse) and her brother, Christian Longoria (sparring partner) all got together in Monterrey, MX to prepare for The Mexican National Championships, January 31-February 5. At the camp we covered ALL SIDES of the “Racquetball Success Triangle” leaving nothing to chance.…. Through watching videos of Paola playing throughout the year we all came to the camp with things in our respective areas we wanted to adjust, tweak and address to sharpen Paola’s game. That is the very reason why Paola has dominated

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Paola Longoria January Update 2018

Paola Longoria Starts 2018 on a Winning Note…On and Off the Court On the Court: HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Begins 2018 with a Sweet Carolina Victory – January 28th, 2018 A New Year rings in a familiar resolution for Paola Longoria, the No. 1 ranked female racquetball player in the World. For the 10th consecutive time, Paola has started a calendar year with a win on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). The latest victory in her New Year streak comes from the 2018 Sweet Caroline Open, a Grand Slam event on the LPRT. The San Luis Potosi, Mexico native

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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