Doubles Season Is Upon Us

In the winter, racquetball courts fill up as outdoor play winds down.  To energize players in these more crowded conditions, doubles tournaments bloom.  Between November and February, states will hold their state doubles championships, regions will hold their regional championships, and the US National Doubles Championship will also be held. December 11-13, 2015 Georgia State … Continue reading Doubles Season Is Upon Us

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How to become a USAR certified racquetball referee, online

How to become a USAR certified referee online 1) Log into your USAR account on R2 sports. https://www.r2sports.com/membership/login.asp?sportOrganizationID=1 2) Click on Courses and Testing. 3) Click on Referee Certification. 4) Watch the video clinic. 4 videos, about 15 minutes each. Improving your tournament experience starts with just this simple step. 5) Pass the written test. … Continue reading How to become a USAR certified racquetball referee, online

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The Value of Self-reflection

Socrates: “The life which is unexamined is not worth living.” Santayana: “He who does not remember the past is condemned to repeat it.” How do these philosophical quotes apply to racquetball in 2014? Working on your game and seeing from outside your own skull is an essential step to understanding how you are truly doing. … Continue reading The Value of Self-reflection

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Level Up Drill

In late August or early September, Jim Winterton wrote a post on Facebook about how to up your level of play by one division. I internalized the post rather than copying it out to a Notepad file, which turns out to be a mistake because now I can’t find it again on his timeline. Basically, … Continue reading Level Up Drill

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