Real Racquetball Show logo with Mike Wedel and Maurice Miller

The Real Racquetball show is hosted by Executive Director Mike Wedel with current co-host Maurice Miller. Episodes or "Games", feature a variety of topics such as the “movers and shakers” of racquetball, updates on National events, as well as news and important information for our racquetball community. Real Racquetball is live streamed via the USA Racquetball Facebook page as well as the USA Racquetball YouTube Channel.

Watch previous episodes of the Real Racquetball Show via the Facebook and YouTube links.

Game 1: July 20, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/57a3zdQkgx/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/QrfogTEKCX8
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik
T
opics:
Impact of COVID.
US OPEN.
Giving Games.

Game 2: August 3, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/579IYATto2/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/b8s54UuS1Lg
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik
Topics:
• Why should USA racquetball be supported (donate and support)?
Giving Games (donate).

Game 3: August 17, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/579f9blAl8/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/PO5gMCO4KkE
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik
Topics:
Questions given by people.
How do you get racquetball back to its heyday?
What is being done to revive/promote the sport?
What is the plan to raise funds outside of membership?
What is going to change for the rest of the year and 2021 yr?
Sponsorship for pro tournaments?
Dan Whitely

Game 4: August 31, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/5798OUgWkT/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/czt8H8hapDQ
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik
Topics:
• How to become a Canadian citizen?, posted by Team USA member.
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Fees for entrance to tournaments / tournaments directors.
Promoting the outdoor game / national outdoor events.
Ranking systems.
Racquetball in schools as competitive.

Game 5: September 14, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/578T4rqn_r/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/QQfP2RK2sdY
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik
Topics:
Moment of Silence for two great losses.
LA fitness and partnerships.
Replacements of Revenue stream.
Magazine Advertisement.
Combing events.
What happened to racquetball?

Game 6: September 21, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/578JFEWs5n/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/CQGmgC3W8YE
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik
Topics:
Committees (Hall of Fame).
Construction of more racquetball outdoor courts.
Sponsorships
Outdoor vs inside racquetball.
COVID times.
Racquetball champion that has an impact on people.

Game 7: October 5, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/578sufg5y1/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/pUO8suga8lo
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik,  Special Guest: JT Thompson
Topics:
Number of players for upcoming events.
Presentation of racquetball champion (JT Thompson).
What they are looking for in a champion.
Achievements
How racquetball is growing.

Game 8: N/A
Cohosts: N/A
Topics: N/A

Game 9: November 2, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/578e6h8ruA/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/cxIG_As2dfg
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik,  Special Guests: Mike Colter, Dr. Jody Nance, Connor Shane
Topics:
Event and everything that had to be done in order to have the event.
When and how Jody started the program/Jody.
Postponements of national doubles.
How events and event dates are changing.
Future plans for future and near future events in today’s environment.

Game 10: November 23, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/577S7FYGQ5/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/ioDcZUJwEVQ
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Sudsy Monchik,  Special guests: Connor Shane
Topics:
RRC – Sandy Long, Esha & Arya Cyril.
National Events.
Schedule (doubles postponement, nationals for high school).
Outdoor

Game 11: January 18, 2021
Facebook: https://fb.watch/577AYJJQKk/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/rZ0D-a_iy1M
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Connor Shane,  Special Guests: Esha and Arya
Topics:
Racquetball Summer Festival.
Future events.
Real Racquetball Champions.
• Go Fund me page that Esha and Arya started.
Another champion; Sandy Long.

Game 12: February 1, 2021
Facebook: https://fb.watch/577rEEjuRv/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/jnCBYOkHp_s
Host: Mike Wedel,  Special Guests: Cheryl Kirk, Terry Rogers, Cindy Tilbury, Connor Shane
Topics:
• 
National Racquetball month.
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Program (Happy renew year membership) 2021.
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ParapanAm games (PanAm).
Updates (website)Ranking system, seating.
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Host of leagues or camps at 25% capacity.

Game 13: February 15, 2020
Facebook: https://fb.watch/5773o8J2qJ/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/VWT94vQLNvY
Host: Mike Wedel,  Special Guest: Larry Winn, Connor Shane, Matt Krueger, Sam Esser, Cheryl Kirk, Cindy Tilbury, Bryan
Topics:
• 
National Colligates are cancelled.
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2021 Outdoor Nationals.
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World Singles and Doubles.
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Free camps and clinics.
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Real Racquetball Champion; Larry Winn.
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20 x 40 Sports Alliance.
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Future of Racquetball.
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Top 10 winners.
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USA Racquetball Renew year winner; Glenn Martineau.

Game 14: March 1, 2021
Facebook: https://fb.watch/576ZS4nZlf/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/FtnJDxtvhjw
Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Maurice Miller
Topics:
• 
Hall of Fame Inductees: Kelley Beane & Aimee Ruiz
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Scholarship Recipients: Nikita, Kirsh, Julia, Tarun

Game 15: March 15, 2021
Facebook: https://fb.watch/571doR30m-/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/H-ELUV58n0o

Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Maurice Miller

Topics:
• 
Real Racquetball Champion - Kevin Sendrey.
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Getting Back to Play - Dr. Brendan Giljum.
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2021 USAR National Championships Festival Presented by Penn - Connor Shane.


Game 16: April 5. 2021

Facebook: https://fb.watch/5710q1VlXJ/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/HXM7CqRzkwU

Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Maurice Miller 

Topics:

• Financial Transparency – PPP Loans, Grants, and Donations.

• NMRA and USAR.

• Collegiate Racquetball – Starting a Team.

• Festival Overview.


Game 17: April 19. 2021

Facebook: https://fb.watch/570LfEzy56/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/Uv_6rcQhibM

Cohosts: Mike Wedel and Maurice Miller 

Topics:
• April Real Racquetball Champion: Carrie Reitmeier.
• 
United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.
• 
SafeSport Q&A: Wednesday, April 21st.
• 
Re-Elected Board Members.