Success on the Racquetball Court and in the Boardroom; Sawyer Howitt

     Racquetball ball is a game played with a hollow rubber ball either indoors or outdoors courts, invented by Joseph Sobek. It requires dedication and determination to improve oneself physically and in the court as well.

Sawyer Howitt is a racquetball player based in Oregon Portland. Sawyer has the potential to play men’s singles, men’s doubles, and mixed doubles; however, he mainly plays Men’s singles. Howitt started playing while in high school and played in Oregon high school racquetball state championship and has continued to increase his ranking to be one of the best upcoming players in Racquetball club in Portland.

Sawyer is young, outgoing and talented, and he is not only a good player in racquetball but also a savvy businessman. Currently, he is the project manager of Meriweather group and is keen to understand the financial and operational needs of businesses in a bid to come up with business development strategies. There is a lot to learn from Howitt on what makes one a good racquetball player.

So what makes one great at racquetball?

 Work out

One of the most basic requirements for anyone wishing to play any game is to have a good work out plan. Racquetball requires a lot of muscle strength and thus requires one to work out regularly to ensure physical fitness, very high level of coordination, upper body strength and the ability to jog for a mile continuously.

 Research

What about starters?

If one is a starter, do your research well and find out what the game is all about. You will find a lot of tutorial materials online that will help you have a clue of what the game entails. To start with, you require the racquetballs, shoes and eye protectors. Look for clubs and arenas where you can practice the game, find places where it’s not crowded as this will give you an opportunity to practice more.

 Coach

A good coach will come in handy. A quote by Isaac Newton says if ‘I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.’ A good coach will help you advance and advice on how best to get to a professional level.

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