Not familiar with correct grips, strokes, court positions or movement patterns.
Has learned the correct grips for each stroke. Familiar with court positions, hitting balls with some success.
Developing feel for the ball and maintaining regular contact with some control. Developing a service action with success from the service line.
From the service line with a coach or another pupil. Improved service consistency and familiar with movement patterns.
Serving with consistency but without power. Can rally and control the direction of the ball and play a basic game of singles or doubles. Smaller concentrated groups are now recommended.
Consistency has improved on all strokes and can better control the direction and flight of the ball. Has further developed court positioning and movement patterns.
Serve will be more varied and now displaying some ability to construct points.
Displaying good routines, variation on both serves and greater depth and power on all strokes.
Win free points from strong serves, construct points well and displaying quick and balanced movement.
Taking more shots on the rise with the ability to finish points with winning plays.
All shots technically very good with power and consistency. Can evaluate opponents and match their own strengths against their opponent’s weaknesses. AR points for Juniors or highest grade competition for adults.
Chosen in state and national training squads, state and national teams. Bio-mechanically very sound with excellent athleticism. Displaying great perception and anticipation with the ability to make correct decisions more often. Demonstrate uncompromising fighting spirit and determination.