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TAP LEVEL DESCRIPTION

TAP Levels ( LEVEL 1 AND LEVEL 2 ATHLETES)

THIS IS A BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM.  THE ATHLETES OF THESE PROGRAMS ARE ABLE TO COMPETE UP TO LOCAL 2 DAY EVENTS.

THE PROGRAM WILL BE DIVIDED INTO 5 LEVELS:

     1.   BEGINNER

    1. NEVER PLAYED BEFORE

    2. NO SKILL SET

  1. BEGINNER 2

    1. CAN STEP SHUFFLE  ( USE CORRECT FOOT WORK)

    2. KEEPS A STEADY PLATFORM

    3. COMMUNICATES ( CALLS THE BALL)

    4. CORRECT PLACE STEP HIT MECHANICS ON SERVE

    5. LEFT RIGHT UP FOOT WORK ON SETTING

    6. HANDS UP QUICK

  2. BEGINNER 3

    1. CAN PASS A HIGH BALL NEAR TARGET AND UNDERSTANDS FACING SOURCE

    2. CAN BALANCE BODY AND HOLD PLATFORM AND LOOKS COMFORTABLE

    3. CAN SERVE USING RIGHT MECHANICS FROM 3 METER LINE OVER THE NET AND DEEP

    4. CAN SET AN OUTSIDE BALL HIGH

    5. UNDERSTANDS PASSING TO A PLACE AND SETTNG TO A PLACE

    6. CAN STEP SHUFFLE  ( USE CORRECT FOOT WORK)
       

  3. INTERMEDIATE 1 

    1. CAN PLAY A CONTROL PASS SET PASS GAME

    2. CAN SERVE FROM THE BACK LINE

    3. UNDERSTANDS BASE DEFENSE

    4. CAN DO A 4 STEP APPROACH

    5. COMMUNICATES WELL

    6. TRANSITIONS WELL BETWEEN TOUCHES
       

  4. INTERMEDIATE 2 

    1. CONTROL PASS SET HIT

    2. SERVE FLOATS

    3. HITS WITH TOP SPIN OVER THE NET AND INTO THE COURT

    4. CAN SET AN OUT OF SYSTEM BALL

    5. PASSES HIGH AND IN CONTROL

    6. IS WELL BALANCE DURING HER GAME