Course: Fundamentals of Racquetball

Lead Instructor:  Rocky Carson
 Access:  Public   Status:  Active   Course:  $24.99

In this course, Rocky Carson, teaches you what it takes to win at racquetball. Each immersive lesson includes high quality video, slides, printouts, moderated forums and more. The course is comprised of six online lessons including Understanding RacquetballCore SwingsCore ServesCore ReturnsFootwork, and Strategy for Success. Topics include forehands, backhands, drive serves, lob serves, ceiling balls, cross court returns, shuffling, pivoting, and more.

Course Lessons (6)


Understanding Racquetball

This lesson covers the basics of racquetball.  You will learn about Rocky Carson's background, the game of racquetball, equipment, the court, key rules, fitness, and what to expect in this cou...

Core Swings

A strong forehand and backhand are essential in racquetball.  In this lesson you will learn the fundamentals of the forehand and backhand.  You will learn how to get power from your legs ...

Core Serves

The serve is one of the two most important shots in the game of racquetball.  The serve starts out every rally.  The goal is to start each rally in an offensive state and put your opponen...

Core Returns

Returns are a key component of racquetball.  Having a wide array of different returns at your disposal allows you to better counter your opponent.  This lesson will teach you the down the...


Footwork allows you to properly execute shots during a match.  Shuffling and pivoting are essential for proper footwork.  This lesson will teach you how to attack shots coming from the fr...

Strategy for Success

The mental aspects of the game are just as important as the physical aspects, and having a well thought out strategy is essential for being a successful racquetball player.  This lesson cover...

Course Specs

Course Chapters

There are no individual chapters available for this course.

Course Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Testing & Certification

There are not currently any tests or certifications for this course.

Lead Instructor

Rocky Carson

Racquetball Chief Instructor

Rocky Carson (born May 21, 1979) is an American professional racquetball player. Carson is the current Men's Singles World Champion, a title he won for a 5th time in 2016, which is an International Racquetball Federation (IRF) career record, and current Pan Am Games Champion in Men's Singles. Carson was the #1 player on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) at the end of the 2007-08 season, and finished ranked 2nd at the end of the 2015–16 season.