Racquetball is both a recreational and competitive game. But whether you are playing just for fun with some friends on a Sunday morning, or your fellow club players during the week, or in a weekend tournament, it is always important to be safe, as well as know Racquetball etiquette. Here are some things to remember to do before and during play:
Stretch before you play.
Wear safety glasses when on the court.
Check your equipment.
Cross train - lift weights, jog, play another sport.
Watch where the ball is at all times when playing.
Eat right - don't eat a large meal before playing.
Be aware of and pay attention to the safety line during play.
Avoid dehydration and cramps - drink plenty of water before and during play.
Know the rules of the game.
Always knock BEFORE entering a court. Players could still be playing!
Know what a Hinder is.
Be courteous of other players. Show respect!
Do NOT run into another player. Always stop. Don't swing if a player is in your way.
Be honest! If you didn't get it, say so. You'll probably get the next one.
Compliment your opponents when they hit a good shot or make a good play.