What Level Am I?
You have had lessons (or an opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of the game) and have been playing for at least 2-3 months. You know the rules, understand basic strategy & are able to maintain a short rally. Pickleball basics & rules are best learned through lessons or a clinic prior to league play.
You are able to hit drives, serves, and returns with pace, as well as dinks & drop shots. You are developing some consistency and control, and beginning to vary your shots between the hard and soft game.
You should generally be able to hit both forehand and backhand drives, serves, and returns with pace, as well as dinks, drop shots, and volleys of different speeds, and have consistency and control.