Below is the USA Pickleball Player Skill Ratings rubric that provides specific skills needed to achieve each level of player rating. Click on any toggle below to display specific definition for each rating level.
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This player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.
This player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.
This player is a top caliber player. Performance and tournament wins speak for this player’s ability to consistently perform at a high level.