Study the “Play Tennis” self-rating chart Start reading from the top of the chart, beginning with Level 1.0. Find the level that best describes your general level of play. Ask your Instructor or Coach to validate your self-rating, if you think that will help.
Find your tennis rating using National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) categories. This is the most accurate rating system available and was developed by the U.S. Tennis Association in 1979. Player levels are based on a scale from 1.0 to 7.0. This player is Just starting to play tennis.
Just learning tennis. First few lessons, beginner level. 1.5: A tennis player with very limited court experience. This player is working on basic strokes and serves, trying to keep a ball in play. 2.0: BEGINNER: This player knows how to hit all of the strokes, but lacks court experience.
At this level, you may find that you need work in more stressful matches and controlling your power. So what’s next for you? At a level 6.0 or higher, you will not need a NTSA rating – your rating is determined by match play. Go get ‘em tiger! General Characteristics of the Different Tennis Rating Player Levels (NRTP & USTA Guidelines) 1.5
Tennis Skill Test - Check List Student's Name: Completed √ Racquet Quickness 1 Partners stand 6 feet apart while balancing their racquets upside down on the racquet tip. On signal, they release their racquet and try to catch their partner’s racquet before it falls to the ground. Ball Balance 2
Above all, tennis should be fun. Players can get the most enjoyment from the sport by playing with others of a similar level for more compatible matches. Designed simply as a guide, the rating categories may be adjusted depending on your competitive ability or as your skills change. Ultimately, your rating is based on your match results.
Launched on a one-year trial at the ITF AGM in Rio, in September 2003, the ITN On-Court Assessment measures certain key strokes of consistency, accuracy (first bounce) and power (second bounce). It also includes a mobility element. The use of the ITN On-Court Assessment has continued to develop over the years and many nations / coaches still use the concept to rate players and measure the improvement of their players.
Jump to the 4.5 level if you are able to confidently get points off of your first serve and place your second serve with accuracy, and if you also are hitting with power and spin, and able to dictate pace. Place your skills at the 5.0 to 5.5 level if your game includes a variety of strategies, power, precision and consistency.
Often times more detailed and high-level assessments are needed for particular athletes. These include, but are not limited to, nutritional analysis, hydration profiling, sweat & electrolyte analysis, lactate profiling, performance blood work, body imaging and scans, and orthopedic evaluations. In these cases, our staff works hand in hand with ...