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Let’s Play Racquetball

LET'S PLAY RACQUETBALL!

Racquetball is the sport everyone can play!

The Play Racquetball system is designed to increase participation in the sport by making it more visible and accessible to all age groups and skill levels.  Play Racquetball is designed to attract new participants by encouraging initial participation, and helping to foster a growing interest in racquetball.

Racquetball is a sport the whole family can enjoy. Regardless of your age, or athletic ability, it’s never too late to pick up the racquet and play.

Play Racquetball consists of a tool kit to promote participation in the sport in both racquetball and non-racquetball facilities.

Non-Racquetball Facilities

This portion of the program is designed for youth multi-sport programs searching for programming and would like to introduce their kids to racquetball. Play Racquetball provides a tool-kit with tight easy to follow lesson plans that are perfect for a variety of age groups and offer skill progression.

Participants will learn the basics of the sport with lesson plans designed for specific ages and athletic abilities. There is no requirement of an actual racquetball court, just access to a wall, outside or inside and some equipment.  The easy to follow lesson plans will guide the instructor through basic racquetball skills and drills. After the lesson is over, participants should be provided with a Play Racquetball brochure which will provide them with information on how to remain active in the sport.

Racquetball Facilities

This portion of the program is designed for facilities with racquetball courts looking to increase their use. The Play Racquetball program provides facilities with guidelines for hosting a racquetball open house inviting both kids and adults to try the sport in a fun, inclusive environment. The Play Racquetball program provides a number of resources including lesson plans, an event checklist, promotional posters and brochures for kids and adults.  All of these resources can be found below.

 


 

LET'S PLAY RACQUETBALL LESSON PLANS

Because Play Racquetball is designed to introduce as many people as possible to the sport. The lesson plans have been designed to meet the needs of various groups.

In this section you will find four sets of lesson plans. Each lesson plan, or set of lesson plans, has been designed specifically to suit specific age groups and events.

Be sure to use the appropriate Play Racquetball practice plans that meet your needs.

 Play Racquetball – Facility Event

  • This lesson plan includes videos that demonstrate specific skills.  It is designed for facilities with a racquetball court hosting a 45 min to 1 hour open house for people to come out and try the sport.

Play Racquetball – Non-Facility Event

  • This lesson plan  includes videos that demonstrate specific skills.  It is designed for non-racquetball facilities, such as a gymnasium or outdoor wall. It is designed to introduce racquetball in a non-traditional environment.

Play Racquetball – Lesson Plans Ages 7-10

  • These are a series of lesson plans designed to progress the skill of racquetball players ages 7-10. These lesson plans should only be used if you plan to use them in succession.

Play Racquetball – Lesson Plans Ages 10-14

  • These are a series of lesson plans designed to progress the skill of racquetball players ages 10-14. These lesson plans should only be used if you plan to use them in succession.

 


 

LET'S PLAY RACQUETBALL EVENT & PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION

RACQUETBALL CANADA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Racquetball Canada Skills Development Program (RSDP) is a 4 level program created by Racquetball Canada. The RSDP is aligned with Racquetball Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model, and is aimed at the LTAD stages (1) FUNdamentals and (2) Learning to Train. A Racquetball Canada trained coach will administer the  RSDP with the goal of helping beginners execute basic skills, understand the rules and be able to referee as well as play safely on and off the court. The program is geared toward skill development and personal growth with no time limits on how long players spend at each RSDP level.

RACQUETBALL CANADA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – Overview

LEVEL 1 – IntroductionDrillsReport Cards

LEVEL 2 – IntroductionDrillsReport Cards

LEVEL 3 – IntroductionDrillsReport Cards

LEVEL 4 – IntroductionDrillsReport Cards

 


 

RAQUETBALL CANADA PROGRAMS - HOW TO GUIDES

The “How To” Guides are under currently under construction and will be posted when they are ready.

 

Racquetball Canada has several “How To” Guides  to help get your racquetball programs started or keep them going. Look below for the guide you need for your program. Don’t see one that fits the program you want? Contact Racquetball Canada to ask for help with your program.

Weekly Singles League

Women’s Programs

Players with a Disability

Player Retention