By signing up for the Cedar Park Junior Tennis Ladder, you and your participating minor accept and agree to the following waiver of liability:
I hereby agree to assume full and complete responsibility, risks, liabilities and hazards incidental to participation in the Cedar Park Junior Tennis Ladder. I agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless the Cedar Park Junior Tennis Ladder, its office holders, agents, employees, and all other persons and entities associated with the ladder from any and all claims, costs, causes of action and liabilities including but not limited to illness, personal injury, death and/or damage to or destruction of property arising from participation in the ladder. I agree to follow all policies and rules, its office holders, agents and employees. I understand failure to comply with Cedar Park Junior Tennis Ladder's policies may result in my removal from said ladder. I have read the forgoing and certify my agreement by signing up for the ladder.
This player has never played tennis, has never hit a ball, but has a general understanding of the game. These players should seek more instruction and practice before playing on this ladder.
A beginner who has not played very much tennis, has never played and scored an actual match or maybe only one or two, has had little or no professional instruction, and has difficulty keeping an on-going rally with an opponent. Their serve may only be tapping the ball to get it in with no real serving motion. They may or may not understand scoring.
Has moved beyond the novice/beginner level, has played matches, understands scoring, can consistently serve the ball in and have a decent rally with their opponent, is consistent when hitting medium-paced shots, but is not comfortable with all strokes and lacks execution when trying for directional control, depth or power.
Has achieved improved stroke dependability with directional control on moderate shots, but still lacks depth and variety. Starting to exhibit more aggressive net play. Serves are very consistent with good pace and spin. This player can carry on a long rally with considerable pace. Has most likely had some experience with match play or tournaments.
Has dependable strokes, including directional control and depth on both forehand and backhand sides on moderate shots, plus the ability to use lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys with good success. Typically has a very strong and consistent serve that can force opponents to make errors. Rallies may be lost due to impatience because this player tries to run their opponents and hit winners. Has most likely played in many matches and tournaments.