May 2015 IRT Newsletter – Part 1

 

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May 2015: Krowning Moment Pro Invitational Internacional;
Next Pro Stops; Eric Muller; 7 Secrets to Great Dubs

This week: World Class Racquetball Hits the Rio Grande Valley April 30 –  May 3, 2015 

KMPII_2015_LogoThe Krowning Moment Pro Invitational Internacionalbrings the world’s elite pros to the Health & Kinesiology Club of the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, boasting a strong international flavor as many players will cross the border from Mexico to compete with the professionals.

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Eric Muller: Keeps Winning Edge with the IRT and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

MullerEric_ProfileYou wouldn’t expect the road of a professional racquetball player to lead to merchant banking, but Eric Muller, the IRT’s Chairman of the Board, has found the two careers share a skill set that serves him at the helm of men’s professional racquetball and in his selection last November as a partner with Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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Rocky_Alvi_2_USOEPN_2014_restrungOne of the biggest myths of doubles is that if you are a good singles player you’ll be a good doubles player, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Doubles is primarily a game of strategy and court positioning when you get into the intermediate and advanced levels of play. You can no longer just bang the ball and stand anywhere like two singles players together on the court, but must move and work independently and together at the same time. Teamwork is the key to success. Photo by restrungmag.com

A Doctor’s Advice: Prep for National Singles

Honaker_200Weekend racquetball warriors, or occasional tournament champions, beware of intensive workouts if you are not already in good condition. There are dangers inherent in intensive workout experiences when the body is not already in condition to withstand such intensity.

Read More: Prep for National Singles

2014_Longbeach_LogoAfter a thrilling challenge by the #12 seed and local favorites, Scott Davis/Tom Durham, #4 Charlie Pratt/Jansen Allen fell to the #1 Carson/Beltran in a tiebreaker 15-3, 6-15, 11-9. #3 Daniel De La Rosa/Jose Rojas upset #2 Kane Waselenchuk/Ben Croft in another tiebreaker 15-14, 7-15, 11-6 to reach the final where Carson/Beltran beat De La Rosa/Rojas 15-4, 15-6 to capture the first-ever Long Beach Open Doubles Title.

Up Next:
Pro Kennex Tournament of Champions

Multnomah Athletic Club Portland, OR
May 14-17, 2015
Enter by 5/4, 6 p.m. CST

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Only the top 8 IRT pros compete, while amateur players in the Northwest can also play and watch at the famous “MAC” in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon.

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New Tier 1:
Fresno IRT Summer Kickoff ProAm
Fresno, CA
5/28-31 2015

Entry Deadline:
Sun. 5/24 8 pm CST

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Perfectly located in Central California where Northern and Southern Californians can meet halfway, the social area is surrounded by 7 courts for a great vibe and match viewing!
Sign up for Fresno here

Send Iowa Junior Racquetballers to Junior Olympics 

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June 24-28 Junior Olympics in
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and receive unique benefits & gifts for donors.
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