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NSPA Indoor Play

Saturday Morning Intermediate/Advanced

Saturday morning play is geared toward the intermediate and advanced players. This three hour session will begin with two hours of challenge court/ladder play followed by the last hour of open play. No partner is ever needed and the NSPA will provide all balls.

Challenge court will start having players placed on courts 1-4, with court 1 as the top court and court 4 is the bottom court. Players will start the day placed on courts by NSPA rating. If you do not have a rating, players will start toward the bottom. 

During challenge court, players losing on the last court will sit for 1 round and return after the round is over. Players consistently losing, may sit for up to half of the time. Players winning games will continue moving up and will have continuous play.

How do I know if I should play on Saturday mornings with the NSPA intermediate/advanced group? Consider the following:

  • Do you have either a UTPR or NSPA rating (NOT DUPR), and if not, do you know how to get one?
  • Are you still learning the basics of strokes, scoring, and strategy?
  • Have you ever played in a tournament of over 100 competitors at the 4.0 or level or higher? If so, how did you do?
  • Have you played less than 6 months?
  • Do you frequently find yourself on the bottom court, or sitting out during challenge play?
  • Are your opponents hitting the ball mostly in your direction when trying to win points?
  • Are you out of position often? Are you not sure if you are; or not quite sure what that means?
  • Do you have over a 50% success rate in your third shot attempts? Do you understand what that means?
  • Do you run out of position to avoid certain shots (i.e. backhand)?
  • Do you find yourself off the court often during a point?

Consider some of these things prior to registering. 

If you have any questions about the play on Saturday morning, please reach our to Cris Holst: Come join the fun!

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