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2018 NJTL Player Level System

Level 1 (formerly known as Tiny Tyke & Beginner 1-3)

This player has either just started playing tennis or has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play and sustaining a rally with a partner.

  • Age Groups
    • Ages 5-6
    • Ages 7-8
    • Ages 9-10
    • Ages 11-14
    • Ages 15-18

Level 2 (formerly known as Intermediate)

  • This player has passed the NJTL Level two tryout by executing the following skills:
    • 10 bounce-ups in a row
    • 10 bounce-downs in a row
    • 5 out of 10 serves from the baseline
    • 5 out of 10 groundstrokes from the baseline

Level 3 (formerly known as Advanced)

  • This player has passed both the NJTL Level two & Level three tryouts. Level three tryout includes execution of the following skills:
    • 8 out of 10 serves from the baseline into the correct service box
    • Successful completion of a 20-shot rally with an NJTL coach. Players receive two chances to successfully complete the rally.
    • Minimum of four of five correct answers to a quiz regarding tennis rules.

If you have any questions about the NJTL of Indianapolis level system or tryouts, please feel free to e-mail the office at or call 317.429.9965.