A note to parents of talented junior players

A note to parents of talented junior players

I have often known of a junior tennis player has been given an opportunity by their coach to travel and play Junior International Tennis Federation (ITF) events. However, in some cases the trip to the designated country was strewn with problems because the players...
Parental chat with the Junior Player

Parental chat with the Junior Player

The tennis match has ended. Your child played very well in the game and they won the match in style. The comments you make are very positive and you sound very happy with the world. “You played so well today. I have never seen you hit the ball as good as that! Carry...
Expectations of a Tennis Parent…

Expectations of a Tennis Parent…

As parents whose child undertakes an activity, whether that is a sport, instrument or endeavour; we pay for that coach to teach our child to improve, and we would also hope that they also teach some life-skills along the way, not as a bonus but as a part of the...