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The New York City Racquetball Meetup Group Message Board › Racquetball FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Racquetball FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Paul A.
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New York, NY
Post #: 7
Hello all - I found an excellent racquetball resource from the usenet newsgroup alt.sport.racquetball

Posted on the net by:

http://arneberg.com/r...­

Here are the topics covered: I bolded some of the interesting ones:

GENERAL QUESTIONS
QG01: What is racquetball?
QG02: What racquetball organizations can I join? (AARA, USPRA, PARI/AmPRO)
QG03: What magazines are available that cover racquetball?
QG04: What books can I buy about racquetball?
QG05: What videotapes can I buy to learn more about racquetball?
QG06: Are there any good mail order places to order racquetball supplies?
QG07: What can I do to help stop my strings from breaking?
QG08: What's the relationship between string tension and power/control?
QG09: How can I find out more about racquet stringing?
QG10: My glove wears out too fast! What should I do?
QG11: How can I estimate what rank I am (A/B/C/D)?
QG12: How can I contact manufacturers of racquetball equipment?
QG13: How can I keep my goggles from fogging up?
QG14: What's with these green racquetballs I'm starting to see?

TECHNIQUE QUESTIONS
QT01: What are some good serving techniques?
QT02: If my opponent is behind me, should I watch him take his shot?
QT03: How can I hit the ball harder?
QT04: What is a "splat" shot?
QT05: What is a "pinch" shot?
QT06: What is a "jam" serve?

RULES QUESTIONS
QR01: If a served ball bounces ON the short line, is it short or good?
QR02: Do you have to win by two points?
QR03: Do I have to allow my opponent a clear shot to the entire front wall?
QR04: What's that broken line behind the short line for?
QR05: Do I get two serves after a hinder if I already have a fault?
QR06: Can I let the ball hit the front wall TWICE before I hit it?

ANSWERS
Meetup.com has a character limit, so you can find the answers posted online here:

http://arneberg.com/r...­
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