Racquetball Skill Level Definitions
Level A: Forehand and backhand strokes are equal. High percentage of successful shots. Accurate serves, passes, killshots. Able to compete regionally and nationally.
Level B: Knowledge of offense vs. defense and shot selection. Able to execute most shots; lacks consistency; improved footwork and ability to wait for shots; may have developed a variety of serves; and backhand is starting to become more equal to forehand.
Level C: Beginning to understand and execute "basic" shots consistently. Level of knowledge is improving. Learning pinches, ceiling shots, basic serves, strategy, and center court positioning.
Level D: Learning basics: safety, rules, forehand and backhand strokes, serves and returns. Shots are inconsistent; often follows ball direction rather than anticipating where to move to wait for a return; most shots will be high and rebound back to the center court area. Has difficulty judging shot and return angles.
Novice: Just starting to learn how to play. Lacks knowledge of all aspects of the sport.