Find Your Level

“PLAY TENNIS” – SELF-RATING GUIDE
Find suitable playing partners and enjoy playing tennis more.

How?

  • Use the “Play Tennis” Self-Rating Guide which identifies and describes differentlevels of tennis ability. (See poster in your club or use pocket guide)

Purpose:

  • Find your own general level of tennis ability.
  • Find players of a similar level so that you can have competitive games.
  • Play an individual at a higher level using handicap scoring to make the game morecompetitive.
  • Participate in group lessons or league play with people of similar ability.

Guidelines to rate yourself:

  • Study the “Play Tennis” self-rating chart
  • Start reading from the top of the chart, beginning with Level 1.0.
  • Find the level that best describes your general level of play.
  • Ask your Instructor or Coach to validate your self-rating, if you think that will help.
  • Remember that as you play more, and improve, your rating may improve.
  • Update your rating periodically.
  • Results in social and competitive matches will validate whether your chosen level isreasonably accurate.
CHAMPS PLAYER RATING SCALE

 1.0     This player is just starting to play tennis.

1.5     This player has limited playing experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play.

2.0     This player needs on-court experience. This player has obvious stroke weaknesses but is familiar with basic positions for singles and doubles play.

2.5     This player is learning to judge where the ball is going although court coverage is weak. This player can sustain a slow rally with other players of same ability.

3.0     This player is consistent when hitting medium pace shots, but is not comfortable with all strokes and lacks control when trying for directional intent, depth, or power.

3.5     This player has achieved improved stroke dependability and direction on moderate pace shots, but still lacks depth and variety. This player exhibits more aggressive net play, has improved court coverage and is developing teamwork in doubles.

4.0     This player has dependable strokes, including directional intent, on both forehand and backhand sides on moderate shots, plus the ability to use lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys with some success. This player occasionally forces errors when serving and teamwork in doubles is evident.

4.5     This player has begun to master the use of power and spins and is beginning to handle pace, has sound footwork, can control depth of shots, and is beginning to vary tactics according to opponents. This player can hit first serves with power and accuracy and place the second serve and is able to rush the net successfully.

5.0     This player has good shot anticipation and frequently has an outstanding shot or attribute around which a game may be structured. This player can regularly hit winners or force errors off of short balls, can put away volleys, can successfully execute lobs, drop shots, half volleys and overhead smashes, and has good depth and spin on most second serves.

5.5     This player has developed power and/or consistency as a major weapon. This player can vary strategies and styles of play in a competitive situation and hits dependable shots in a stress situation.

6.0     These players will generally not need NRTP rankings. Rankings or past rankings will speak for themselves. The 6.0 player typically has had intensive training for national tournament competition at the junior level and collegiate levels and has obtained a sectional or national ranking.

6.5     The player has a reasonable chance of succeeding at the 7.0 level and has extensive satellite tournament experience.

7.0         The is a world class player who is committed to tournament competition on the international level and whose major source of income is tournament prize winnings.

Questions or Concerns

Is the Champs Sports Center licensed by the government authorities?

Yes, it is licensed by Ministry of Sports & Culture.

Are coaches working at the Champs Sports Center with skills and experience in tennis training?

The Ministry of Culture and Sports grants the license only after screening & confirming the experience certificates of the concerned trainers.

What services does the Champs Tennis Center offers?

At present we offer tennis, taekwondo, kickboxing training only.

What can age groups be enrolled in the Champs Tennis Center?

Three years and above, and each level is classified and determined by the appropriate group.

Where are the tennis courts & martial arts hall are located?

Our Tennis Center is located at AlBidda Park (Corniche) and Taekwondo and Kickboxing is at the Arab International Academy in AlSadd area in front of Center Point Center inside the air-conditioned hall.

Are parents allowed to choose the time and days of their choice?

We are keen always in distributing groups schedule suggested by parents, but we encounter some obstacles, so it is difficult to satisfy everyone sometime, so the final decision be taken by technical committee.

Are there any offers or discounts in fees?

Yes, in case players are brothers or sisters then the price will be QAR 500 each.

Do you have tennis training programs for ages 3 to 4 years?

Yes, we have training programs for 3-4 years called Baby Tennis unique program for identifying talent and skills.

What is the Fees for Baby Tannis?

QAR 600 per month.

What is the training duration for Baby Tennis how many times per week?

45 minutes only, and twice a week.

How many players are in each Baby Tennis training group?

Maximum 12 players.

Are there training programs for adults?

Yes, we do have tennis programs for men & women.

What are the prices and offers available to adults?

Basic Plan QAR 125/ hour per player (should be min 2 & max 4 players in a group)
Growth Plan QAR 100/ hour per player (4 players per group) monthly program.

What will I benefit from the growth plan?

You will receive a 20% discount and pay only QR 800 per month for eight hours divided in two hours a week.

Is adult training group or individual?

Group (min 2 max 4 players)

What is the registration process?

Please follow the registration instructions outlined below to avoid delays and loss of time:

  1. Request a registration form via WhatsApp 33321275 or Email info@champs.qa
  2. Fill the complete form
  3. Read the contract carefully and then sign it.
  4. Go to the nearest health center for a medical test.
  5. Scan the following: (Enrollment Form) (Agreement) (QID of Parent) (QID of Player) (Player Photo) Note: (incomplete or unclear scan will not be accepted).

Send the mentioned in (e) via WhatsApp 33321275 or Email info@champs.qa

What are the training times for kids?

3:00 pm to 7:00 pm during school season.

What are the fees for kids tennis lessons?

We have two plans at the moment Basic & Growth.
Basic Plan         QAR 600            8 hours/month
Growth Plan    QAR 900            12 hours/month

How many lessons per week for kids?

Basic Plan  = 2 hours/week  Growth Plan  = 3 hours/week

What is the lesson duration?

One hour.

Will the training be in group or individual?

In Groups

How many players are in each kids group?

Six players maximum.

Are adults also obliged to fill out the form and sign the agreement?

Yes

I do not have a partner or a colleague who wants to play tennis. What should I do?

Champs Tennis Center will keep you on priority list as we receive entries, we will call you and inform you the time & date.

What about individual training?

Please contact us at 33321275, and after studying your application, you will be notified.

Does the Champs Tennis Center provide transportation for players?

We do not provide transportation.

Does the Champs Tennis Center provide tennis rackets, shoes, and clothing?

We do not provide rackets, shoes & clothing. (Note: you may consult tennis coach what type of racket you should buy).

Is the Champs Tennis Center operating throughout the year?

Yes

What type of playground are available in Champs Tennis Center?

We have outdoor for tennis & indoor for taekwondo & kickboxing.

What if I am absent on training due to any emergency reasons?

Players absent for any reasons (sickness, exams, travel, or other emergencies) lessons are not compensated, nor it will be transferred to the following month, we strictly recommend you to attend all sessions on given dates & time.

What should I do after submitting all the documents?

You will receive a confirmation of time, date & location to attend the tennis lessons.