February 13, 2012 in Club News
Shape up with this fast-moving court sport.
It’s easy to think Steve Strandemo is biased when he calls racquetball “the perfect sport.” He’s in the Racquetball Hall of Fame and was ranked among the top 10 players in the world from 1973 to 1986.
But as a sport for beginners to use for fun and exercise, his points are hard to argue with.
“It’s really easy to get started and get yourself to a level of competency where you can have fun and get a great workout, and if you’re having fun you’ll want to keep playing,” says Strandemo, who is now a racquetball instructor in San Diego.
“In tennis, if you hit a ball an inch too low you hit the net. An inch too high and the ball goes long. That kills a lot of rallies. You spend more time walking to pick up the ball than you do playing. All those shots are in play in racquetball. There’s a much larger margin for error, especially …[Read More at Weight Watchers.com]