The following list lists each skill level from 2.5 to 3.5+. It also adds specific details about the skills required to be at a given level.
2.0 Beginner Skill 2.0 Skill Level
A player has the following qualifications and skills: Completed GVPC's Pickleball 101 Beginner Training or equivalent. Those who attended training for beginners Have at least an equivalent transferable skill and/or have played something with another player may be eligible for the starter's 2.0 Round-Robins at the captain's discretion. RR may not yet move across the field in a safe or balanced manner. but ready to learn how to serve even if they can't execute the serve. Unfamiliar with the double bounce rule and may not know what it is. Learning where to stand on the court between serving, counter-attacking and point play. But I still feel uncomfortable with some positions. There may be no ground stroke basis. Unless it brings skills that can be transferred from other sports…such as racquetball, tennis, badminton, paddle tennis, table tennis, squash, etc., it has not demonstrated how to collect preliminary points. I don't know what a dink is. Unless from tennis where cut volleys or drop volleys may comparable Best able to hold the ball for a few shots.
2.5 Skill Level
A 2.5 Skill Level Player has a 2.0 Skill and Qualification Level and additionally: Used to play GVPC's Pickleball 101 or equivalent at another club. Or have you ever played with another pickleball player who taught them the basic rules? of how to play the game should learn to move around Course in a balanced and safe manner, such as running at high speed and being totally uncontrollable. which will become a danger to themselves and others learning how to serve consistently. It is usually allowed to bounce before a serve is returned or returned (the double bounce rule), but this is not always the case. Learning where to stand on the court during serve, counterattack and point play. Give them some freedom to rest their backs so they can improve their hitting. (Not sure if this is the quality they show compared to instructor recommendations.) Know the basics of how to keep score. But it may still be difficult. Haven't learned how to Dink effectively yet, but might try to do so. The focus should be on keeping the ball in play. Instead of trying to hit low and hard. Or try to put it better than the ability of the player. Sometimes it may lull you with your forehand hand, although it may not be good.
Skill level 3.0
They has skill level 2.5 plus the following: Know some rules and how to recalculate your score after losing your way. Get about 3/4 of their serves in, trying to return more than half of their backhand and overhead. Should work to serve both sides of the opponent. Should try to serve and receive back in the depths. (near the base line) usually moves quickly to the non-volley boundary line after returning to serve. Serve deeper and higher to bring time closer to the non-volley boundary line. Working on developing consistent forehand and backhand strokes. should not counterattack (after the return serve) up in the air But make a flattering bounce. Become more aware of your partner's position on the pitch compared to yourself. and how to move with a partner inconsistency in overhead hitting. Are starting to use some successful forehand balls. Able to short volley at the net, but has little ability in their volleys. Developing more power in shooting and the ability to return balls hit lower and harder. Sustainable "dink" exchanges should be developed on the net. Haven't thought of putting different strokes in the same shot yet. and not dealing with different strokes on the ball consistently.
3.5 Skills-Level has player skills
3.0-skill-level and besides: keep improving your knowledge of pickleball rules (and know all the main ones at this point). Serve deep and serve deep regularly. Most basic matchmaking tactics should be understood and tactics apply to the skills they have or are trying to learn. However, the use of such strategies and tactics is inconsistent. Should develop skills to play effectively with opponents. This includes proper communication and good team coverage on court. Knowing to move quickly to the net after returning to serve But sometimes it still lags too long. Has consistently hit the opponent's weak point. Should possess shots such as forehand and backhand groundstrokes, forehand stealth, overhead smash, net volume.