Observable Characteristics of the Generic Levels of Skill Proficiency

Precontrol Level (Beginner)
Control Level (Advanced Beginner)
Utilization Level (Intermediate)
Proficiency Level (Advanced )

* Taken from: Boyce, A. (2003).  Improving Your Teaching Skills: A Guide for Student Teachers and Practitioners.  Boston: McGraw Hill. 
- Adapted from Stanley, S. (1997).  Pysical Education: A movement orientation. (2nd Ed.).  New York: McGraw Hill.