Beginning Racquetball: Skills and Drills featuring Coach Jim Winterton
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Hall of fame coach Jim Winterton covers all of the aspects necessary to become a successful racquetball player. As he trains beginning and intermediate students, Winterton also helps coaches and teachers by explaining instructional techniques. The topics covered in this DVD are: serves, forehand and backhand, simplified shot selection, general strategies, and conditioning. Coach Winterton demonstrates a progressive system of learning, starting with positioning and leading to footwork and execution of shots. This informative DVD is helpful for racquetball players and instructors at every level.
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Jim Winterton has more than 30 years of experience coaching athletes from the beginner to the elite levels, and is recognized as one of the best racquetball coaches in the world. He is director of the High Performance Racquetball Camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has coached the U.S. national team for 12 years. He has been named Racquetball Coach of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee three times (1995, 1999, and 2003) and was a Racquetball Hall Of Fame inductee in 1999.
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As with Winterton's other DVD, the video quality is excellent and it's easy to see why Winterton was so successful as the coach for the U.S. team. Skills are explained in detail and easy to understand. Winterton does a great job of not only showing technique, but also the potential for what may happen to one's game should they work on a few technical skills.
If you're new to racquetball, this is a great way to be introduced to the sport.